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Cover for Nordic pilgrimage to Israel: a case of Christian Zionism.

This chapter provides insight into the Nordic Protestant pilgrimage to Israel, with special attention paid to Christian Zionism. It further discusses how sacred shrines and holy sites often host pilgrims who are united by strong degrees of cultural homogeneity. Jerusalem differs on this point. The...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645230)
Type
Book chapter
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

Although previous research suggests that people prefer to think of themselves as being authentic (or individualistic) travellers rather than stereotyped tourists, there have been few studies investigating the external validity of such claim. This paper addresses this research gap by investigating...

Author(s)
Doran, R.; Larsen, S.; Wolff, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 17, 6, pp 555-563
Abstract

A large-scale survey of food lovers revealed the critical importance of planned events in their lifestyles and travel. Details provided in this article include participation frequencies for various food-related events, segmentation based on food-event attendance, and the differences between...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Andersson, T.; Vujicic, S.; Robinson, R. N. S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2015, 19, 3, pp 407-419
Abstract

The importance of senior travellers as a travel segment for the tourism industry is continuously increasing as the number of pensioners increases in the Western world. These new senior travellers differ from earlier generations in many ways, one of which has to do with the increasing use of...

Author(s)
Pesonen, J.; Komppula, R.; Riihinen, A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2015, 15, 3, pp 233-252
Abstract

This article utilized content analysis of seniors' narratives on the Internet to uncover the central themes related to their perceptions of travel constraints and the ways through which seniors negotiate such barriers. The study results suggest that aging is associated with alterations in the order ...

Author(s)
Kazeminia, A.; Chiappa, G. del; Jafari, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 1, pp 80-93
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

A large-scale sample of food lovers accessed by an online survey, which followed a qualitative focus group study, employed the photo elicitation technique to investigate their preferences for travel experiences. This technique identified top choices both for food-related and other types of urban,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.; Vujicic, S.; Robinson, R. N. S.; Cavicchi, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2016, 22, 1, pp 55-67
Abstract

Tourism has been critiqued as an environmentally destructive industry on account of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with tourist mobility. From a policy perspective, current and projected growth in aviation is fundamentally incompatible with radical emissions reduction and decarbonisation...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.; Reis, A.; Finkler, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 336-347
Abstract

Tourism produces an increasing share in global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. These are mostly derived from transport emissions, and long-haul air travel in particular. Short-haul domestic tourism is believed by some to be a potential substitute for long-haul tourism. Using the example of Finland...

Author(s)
Adamiak, C.; Hall, C. M.; Hiltunen, M. J.; Pitkänen, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2016, 18, 2, pp 129-151

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