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This study focused on individuality as expressed by German tourists in Norway. Based on the 1998 survey data obtained from 486 German tourists, German tourists were divided into two groups (those who perceived themselves as typical German tourists and those who did not). These two groups were...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Larsen, S.; Abelsen, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 416-420
Abstract

Over the years, academics have attempted to develop typologies that distinguish between various types of tourists. There is, however, general consensus that these taxonomies suffer from several weaknesses. In particular, they are based on a priori theoretical assumptions that rely on just one or...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2004, 5, 3, pp 69-90
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the impact of perceived risk on travel behavior and information search, and explore the mediating effect of tourist type. The results based on a quantitative survey of Finnish travelers' show how risk-prudent and risk-aversive tourists use specific types of...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 306-323
Abstract

Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47
Abstract

Environmental sustainability may be seen as a collective challenge that can only be met if a sufficient number of individuals cooperate. Whether or not individual tourists are willing to contribute their share may thus depend not only on the degree to which they think that environmental...

Author(s)
Doran, R.; Hanss, D.; Larsen, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2015, 15, 4, pp 281-292
Abstract

This article proposes that reactance theory can be used to better understand how tourists' perceptions of climate change affect their travel decisions. Reactance theory explains how individuals value their perceived freedom to make choices, and why they react negatively to any threats to their...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Hindley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 26-42
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to gain more insight into the phenomenon of solo travel to city destinations and attain more knowledge on the topic. Design/methodology/approach: The study employed a questionnaire consisting of qualitative and quantitative items. In all, 21 individuals (12...

Author(s)
Abbasian, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2019, 5, 1, pp 35-50

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