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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

Estimates of U.S. demand for travel to Western Europe (including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Austria and Denmark) are calculated using a gradual switching regression procedure (GSRP) based on the U.S. annual data of visits from 1960-85. The two benefits of this procedure...

Author(s)
Gallet, C. A.; Braun, B. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 503-507
Abstract

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

An econometric analysis of the domestic tourism demand of households in Sweden is performed using a two-staged budgeting model. The microeconomic data that were used come from the Tourism and Travel Database that run from January 1990-October 1996. A model was also estimated for total expenditure ...

Author(s)
Coenen, M.; Eekeren, L. van
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2003, 3, 2, pp 114-133
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
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This chapter explores the route and site dimensions of tourism and sustainability. It argues that, if ecotourism should be regarded as the solution to make the world more sustainable, tourism researchers should start to distinguish between eco-travellers and eco-site visitors. Ecotourism should...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T., Jun.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article demonstrates how a microsimulation model based on TDB data (Swedish Tourist Database provided by Marknadsfakta, Ǻre, Sweden) can be used to estimate the number of trips, choice of activity, and choice of destination for domestic overnight trips in Sweden using individual microdata from ...

Author(s)
Lundgren, A.; Lundevaller, E.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 11, 6, pp 349-366
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 study goes beyond subjective personal introspection and applies multiple methods to accomplish a confirmatory personal introspection (CPI) of a long-term stay in Sweden, during a university exchange program. The utilization of old pictures of the experience is one of the key aspects of the...

Author(s)
Montanari, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Business Research, 2013, 66, 11, pp 2363-2368

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