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This study addresses the question of how an inherent interest in food affects consumers as travellers. This is done by focusing on food interest as an antecedent and uncovering the effects of such an interest on travel motivation, destination choice, positive food experiences and, further, on...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 1, pp 9-26
Abstract

A review of the literature on family leisure travel indicates an emphasis on the spectacular and exotic, with little empirical investigation on everyday behaviours retained while on vacation. The present study examines possible spillovers from the home to the tourism setting by examining the...

Author(s)
Sthapit, E.; Björk, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2017, 28, 2, pp 209-223
Abstract

Purpose: To provide insights into holiday well-being, the purpose of this paper is to examine two inevitable traveller activities related to destinations' gastronomy: pre-trip food information sourcing and the daily meals consumed. Design/methodology/approach: A survey was carried out among 243...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2017, 119, 7, pp 1578-1591