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This account describes results from a study of motor tourists characterized by an individualistic-romantic outlook, utilizing data from the Norwegian Foreign Visitor Survey. In segments of modern-day holiday travel, there seems to be dynamic cultures of individualism. Relating to this discourse,...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 4, 1, pp 5-23
Abstract

This study explores travel motivation on thanatourism of tourists visiting the disaster-hit beach resort of Phuket and identifies differences in tourist motivation between Thais and Scandinavians and between tourists of different age and gender. The findings reveal that curiosity about the outcome...

Author(s)
Rittichainuwat, B. N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 46, 4, pp 422-432
Abstract

This article discusses the economic impact of the European Civil Aviation Authority flight ban triggered by the volcanic fallout of Eyafjallajokull in Iceland and the consequent move to turn over flight risk assessments from the CAA to the airlines. On the 15th of April, as the ash cloud spread...

Publisher
Economist Shop, London, UK
Citation
Economist (London), 2010, 395, 8679, pp 79
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Purpose: The Norwegian travel industry faces decline in important international tourism segments and needs an industry wide and future-oriented strategy to face these challenges. Accordingly, a common understanding of future drivers and different scenarios for the industry is needed. The paper aims ...

Author(s)
Enger, A.; Sandvik, K.; Iversen, E. K.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2015, 1, 1, pp 6-18
Abstract

This paper provides a comprehensive econometric analysis of the expenditures of international visitors to the Western fjord-region of Norway. The data come from an intercept survey conducted on randomly elicited summer visitors at central tourism locations in the region. Estimations are performed...

Author(s)
Engström, T.; Kipperberg, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 51, pp 131-141
Abstract

The "eastern tourist," as a reference category to the visitors from Russia, has been a recurring feature in Finnish newspapers. Focusing on the leading Finnish national daily newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat, this article explores how representations of Russian tourists as consumers have been changing...

Author(s)
Gurova, O.; Ratilainen, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, Suppl. 1, pp 51-65
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to reveal the similarities and variances in activity patterns among those traveling alone and with a different mix of travel companions in the context of nature-based tourism. Design/methodology/approach: In this research, five different travel parties (alone, with small...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Wang Wei; Prebensen, N. K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 1, pp 45-56
Abstract

This paper investigates the travel motives of German visitors to Fulufjället National Park (FNP). The park attracts more than one-third international visitors, which is a high proportion compared to other regions in the Scandinavian mountains. Data for this study were derived from a mixed-method...

Author(s)
Garms, M.; Fredman, P.; Mose, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 3, pp 239-258
Abstract

This article explored length of stay (LOS) in the context of tour planning, to assess as to whether LOS can be increased. LOS is an important parameter for tourism destination management, at the same time as evidence have suggested that LOS is declining on a global scale. The study was based on...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. Kr. S.; Gössling, S.; Dybedal, P.; Skogheim, T. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2018, 35, pp 29-35
Abstract

In 'Walking to Be Some Body' Matthew R. Anderson uses the example of North American Scandinavian-background pilgrims walking Norway's St. Olaf Way to parse the yearning of contemporary diaspora pilgrims who walk repristinated routes along ancient paths toward real or imagined homelands. These...

Author(s)
Anderson, M. R.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2019, 7, 1, pp 62-76

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