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This article explores the importance placed on a destination's eco-friendliness by tourists in relation to their cultural backgrounds. The study subsequently tests relationships between the perceived eco-friendliness and other tourist motivations for visiting a nature-based destination such as...

Prebensen, N. K.; Lee YoungSook
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2013, 19, 2, pp 105-116

This study contributes by highlighting an underlying link between Christian spirituality of nature and tourists' motivation towards nature-based destinations. Positioning Norway as a nature-based destination within British, French, and Swedish markets, examinations are performed representing three...

Lee YoungSook; Prebebsen, N. K.; Chen, J.
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Tourism Analysis, 2015, 20, 6, pp 631-643
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This chapter provides some basic insight into the growing phenomenon of Chinese visitation to the Arctic. Following brief coverage of the overall context of Chinese tourism development, subsequent sections examine the magnitude of Arctic visitation, visitor profiles, motivations, preferences and...

Huang MingFeng; Tang ChuanZhong; Weaver, D. B.
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
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