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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

665 boat tourists in the Baltic Sea and Skagerak Region, Norway took part in an on-site survey to determine: the characteristics of boat tourists, their trip planning behaviour; and the media sources they use in this pre-trip decision making. The tourists were asked to suggest some improvements...

Author(s)
Gjesdal, O.; Sulebak, J. R.; Borge, M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2002: Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 339-345
Abstract

This paper analyses and compares the tourism strategies of Copenhagen, Denmark and Singapore and examines how Copenhagen and the Singapore Tourism Board manage their tourism industries and balance the different interests of locals and tourists. It discusses their respective tourism strategies and...

Author(s)
Ooi CanSeng
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 3, pp 689-706
Abstract

Place, location and locality are examined in the context of the development of tourism in a way that is consistent with the concept of sustainable development. Concepts relating to tourism destination management are discussed in this context and a number of characteristics indicating possible...

Author(s)
Eligh, J.; Welford, R.; Ytterhus, B.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2002, 10, 4, pp 223-234
Abstract

This paper suggests that the investigation of tourism-induced seasonal retirement migration can shed new light on issues of anti-tourism, social distinction, and authenticity. Interviews conducted with 46 Swedish retirees, spending their summers in Sweden and their winters in Spain, showed that...

Author(s)
Gustafson, P.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 4, pp 899-918
Abstract

In this article, general and regional patterns of tourism in Finland are compared with the preconditions for tourism development. A new model of the 'regionalism' of Finland's tourism is presented. A comparison of regional tourism demand (actual tourist flows) with preconditions and supply shows...

Author(s)
Vuoristo, K. V.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2002, 180, 1/2, pp 251-259
Abstract

This article examines how the concept of authenticity is perceived by solitary travellers in the Norwegian Lofoten Islands. Its aim is twofold. First, it provides a literature review on authenticity that calls for further empirical investigation. Second, it explores how tourists themselves come to...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.; Olsen, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2002, 4, 3, pp 137-152
Abstract

This article engages critically with recent social theorising about local development, with illustrative examples from Icelandic peripheral settings. People in resource-based localities have attempted to cope with the transformations of late modernity in various ways. Such coping strategies consist ...

Author(s)
Jóhannesson, G.þór; Dís Skaptadóttir, U.; Benediktsson, K.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, UK
Citation
Sociologia Ruralis, 2003, 43, 1, pp 3-16
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to report on a study of: what kind of value added services offered by tourism businesses' Web sites are perceived the most important by customers; and a comparison between customers' preferences for and the actual offerings of value added services by tourism...

Author(s)
Nysveen, H.; Methlie, L. B.; Pedersen, P. E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2003, 5, 3, pp 165-174
Abstract

After defining content/semiotic analysis and noting some of its general merits and disadvantages, this article outlines its principal applications in tourism research. The case for its greater adoption is explored. Attention focuses on Atlas/ti and a comparison is made with manual techniques, both...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.; Dann, G. M. S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 1, pp 1-13

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