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A research programme is currently underway in Sweden to investigate the determinants of tourism. The idea is to bring together researchers from different disciplines - sociology, psychology, economics, human geography and computer science - to study a central theme, tourism, using similar methods...

Author(s)
Nyberg, L.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 8-10
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism from Finland to Playa del Ingles on the island of Gran Canaria. A multi-stage research methodology was used, incorporating participant observation, field diarys and a questionnaire distributed to Finns arriving in Gran Canaria on a charter flight for a short-term visit ...

Author(s)
Selänniemi, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Hosts and guests revisited: tourism issues of the 21st century, 2001, pp 80-92
Abstract

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
Abstract

This paper discusses what is communicated to the viewers through the content of TV travel shows. The concepts of destination image and travel motivation are focused on, and selected Swedish TV travel shows constitute the empirical basis for that discussion. The pictures could easily be used for...

Author(s)
Hanefors, M.; Mossberg, L.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2002, 8, 3, pp 235-246
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to show that tourism always is more than a mere 'reflective' project. It also implies a 'sensuous and bodily involvement'. It is argued that being a tourist is a kind of participating in the local national representations which normally has some kind of bodily...

Author(s)
Nielsen, N. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2003, 3, 1, pp 83-98
Abstract

The performance of MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism in Europe in recent years ending in 2002 is analysed, and the outlook of this tourism sector is explored. Also presented are profiles of 11 MICE destinations in Europe: Barcelona (Spain); Berlin (Germany); Brussels...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.2, pp 3.1-3.21
Abstract

This paper looks at circumpolar tourism, focusing on the major destinations in the far north, namely Alaska (USA), northern Canada (the Yukon and the Northwest Territories), Greenland, Iceland, and Norway. Data on travel patterns, accommodation and transport in these destinations in 2000-02 are...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.3, pp 1-27
Abstract

This special issue on border tourism consists of 5 papers. The first paper introduces many of the concepts relating to borderlands in general as well as the relationship of tourism to such regions. The second paper deals with transboundary cooperation in tourism in the case of the Bothnian Arc on...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2006, 8, 2, pp 99-204
Abstract

Tourism research has identified a number of factors that influence tourist behaviour, among them socio-demographic characteristics and the number of previous visits. This article argues that tourists' spatial mobility, the time period within the holiday, the characteristics of the places visited,...

Author(s)
Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2008, 56, 2, pp 143-158
Abstract

This paper gives an overview of the various kinds of nature tourism practised at five different nature destinations in Iceland: Mývatn, the national parks Skaftafell and Jökulsárgljúfur, and the Highland destinations Landmannalaugar and Lónsöroefi. The study analyses visitors' experiences, types of ...

Author(s)
Sæpórsdóttir, A. D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2010, 12, 1, pp 25-52

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