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Although it is common to find groups of Italian tourists at some of the more remote and unlikely destinations around the world, the Italian outbound market is still relatively immature by the standards of the main West European origins. This is partly explained by the attractions of Italy itself,...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1990, No. 3, pp 37-50
Abstract

The report looks at a number of issues connected with UK citizens travelling in continental Europe. It examines the type of transport used; attitudes to travelling; activities enjoyed while travelling, and knowledge about and attitudes to the Channel Tunnel. Survey results show that 70% of people...

Publisher
Mintel Publications Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Leisure Intelligence, 1990, 3, pp 1-28
Abstract

Very little research has been conducted on the mature market (50+ years) in the USA with respect to travel. However, the size and economic spending power of this group makes it a significant force in the travel marketplace. The purpose of this article is to profile portions of the mature market...

Author(s)
Shen, J.; Gartner, W. C.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1991, 9, 4, pp 64-77
Abstract

Mature West German travellers represent an important recreation market for the USA. While they tend to agree with their younger counterparts as to how the US compares to other countries in the world in terms of destination attributes, they rate the importance of these attributes very differently....

Author(s)
O'Leary, J. T.; O'Malley, G. L.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1991, 9, 4, pp 78-85
Abstract

Sweden is one of Europe's most travel intensive countries, and analysts frequently pinpoint the country as having strong growth potential for outbound travel. However, inflation and static real incomes, coupled with a change of government, have dampened travel in recent months, and immediate...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1991, No. 5, pp 42-56
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine the vacation attributes preferred by residents of the USA when they engage in overseas travel. The sample for the study consisted of approximately 2000 individuals living in major metropolitan areas throughout the USA. Information was obtained regarding the...

Author(s)
Bojanic, D. C.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1992, 1, 1, pp 61-79
Abstract

Western literature currently proposes several multipragmatic approaches to, and methodologies of, tourism studies. Numerous typologies of tourists, their travel motivations, destinations, modes of travel and accommodation reflect these approaches. Specific data on the patterns of overseas travel as ...

Author(s)
Horna, J. L. A.
Citation
Ekonomicka Revue Cestovneho RUCHU, 1992, No. 3, pp 113-120
Abstract

Although, theoretically, Brazil has enormous tourism potential, this has so far been unfulfilled and tourism plays a minor role in the country's economy. Arrivals in 1990 were fewer than in 1980, 1.1 million compared with 1.6 million a decade earlier. Over half of all visitors come from South...

Author(s)
Rizzotto, R. A.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 52-67
Abstract

The more we understand the choices made by the travelling public about sets of activities, the more potential tourists will be generated through improved market planning and promotional strategies. Activity based segmentation was used to identify five groups of Hong Kong international pleasure...

Author(s)
Hsieh, S.; O'Leary, J. T.; Morrison, A. M.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 2, pp 209-223
Abstract

The growth of special interest tourism, or ecotourism, brings with it several concerns associated with the protection of natural areas and features to which these types of tourists are drawn. In this paper, the concept of ecotourism is examined first as a form of alternative tourism. From this...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Smale, B. J. A.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1992, 17, 1, pp 21-32

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