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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

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 paper explores travel interest structures or tourism styles among Norwegian holiday-makers (n=527) in coastal Mallorca, Spain. The main focus is on the diversity of such holiday tours that are often treated en masse. Principal component analysis is employed to identify the characteristics of...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2002, 2, 1, pp 49-78
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

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

Movement is central to how landscapes and places are encountered and perceived in tourism, yet the role of corporeal mobility has rarely been researched in concrete studies of tourist practices. This paper contends that embodied movement should be viewed as a 'performed art' with its own styles and ...

Author(s)
Haldrup, M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2004, 6, 4, pp 434-454
Abstract

Family holidays are seen as breaks away from busy everyday lives. They are supposed to be a relief from stress and chores, giving time for recovery and rest in the pleasant companionship of the family, but it sometimes may turn out to be a challenge to combine needs and desires of the different...

Author(s)
Gram, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2005, 5, 1, pp 2-22
Abstract

When 'welfare' and 'tourism' are mentioned together, paid holidays most often come to mind. Subsidized facilities for the less advantaged, can also be considered as core welfare ideology of the 20th century. From a broader perspective, however, welfare ideologies also have very complex indirect...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2005, 5, 1, pp 46-62
Abstract

This report presents a global overview of skiing holidays, highlighting the major destinations for skiing holidays and the threats to the future of the industry. Visitor data are presented for several skiing destinations, including the USA, France, Austria, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Germany,...

Author(s)
Millington, K.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.3, pp 1-32
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

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