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This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
Abstract

This study investigated the power of fear evoked by advertisement photos in tourism advertisements, using data obtained from a survey of 386 tourists in Norway in 2001. The basic assumption was that advertisement photos portraying a risky holiday situation could influence tourists' attitudes...

Author(s)
Hem, L. E.; Iversen, N. M.; Nysveen, H.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 4, pp 1-26
Abstract

This paper examines the effect of internet-based travel and tourism markets on pre-purchase consumer search. It specifically addresses the question of whether consumer search in electronic markets is substantially different from search in conventional markets, judged by the objectives and amount of ...

Author(s)
Öörni, A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 17, 2/3, pp 3-14
Abstract

This article explores one potential reason for the online tourism market's slower than expected growth rate. It investigates to what extent value-added services provided by websites for tour operators and travel agencies are actually perceived as important by the customer in the search and purchase ...

Author(s)
Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2004, 7, 2, pp 119-135
Abstract

Only travel and leisure motives with some degree of stability are likely to contribute to predictions of travel choice or behaviour. Eight motive scales, based on previous research and consultations with a travel company, were used in a survey of outbound tourists from Norway (n=243). Their...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Kleiven, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 3, pp 233-245
Abstract

This study investigated the influence of customer satisfaction with leisure services on tourists' positive word-of-mouth and revisit intentions. The study was carried out within the context of visitors to the SantaPark in Rovaniemi, Finland. Data were collected through personal interviews with 82 ...

Author(s)
Haahti, A.; Yavas, U.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Services Marketing Quarterly, 2005, 26, 3, pp 1-12
Abstract

Winter recreation is an important part of the tourism industry for many destinations in Scandinavia, North America, and other regions, with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing being popular winter activities. The snowmobiling market and its economic impact have been evaluated, but assessment of ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2005, 53, 2, pp 127-140
Abstract

In a comprehensive survey of Norwegian charter tourists (N=1222), the relationships between tourists' motives for travelling, their definition of holiday type, and their behaviour are examined among two different groups of tourists. The first group, the "decision makers," actually made the travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Kleiven, J.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2006, 14, 1, pp 75-97
Abstract

Generally, people's decision-making processes leading to their going on holiday are defined as complex processes characterized by high degrees of uncertainty and risk; substantial expenditure; and elaborate pre-purchase information search. However, the series of qualitative interviews which this...

Author(s)
Blichfeldt, B. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2007, 7, 3, pp 249-269
Abstract

This paper examines how a number of determinants affect students' destination choices for their summer vacation trip. By means of a multinomial regression procedure on 583 students attending a medium-sized Norwegian university college, two main findings are presented. General vacation motives and...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2008, 8, 4, pp 333-348

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