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Drawing from theory on serious leisure, social worlds, recreation specialization, ego-involvement, and travel motivation, it is proposed that many people with specific sport or lifestyle interests will develop event-specific careers. These careers will follow a trajectory that can be measured in...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Andersson, T. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 4, pp 468-491
Abstract

A large-scale sample of food lovers accessed by an online survey, which followed a qualitative focus group study, employed the photo elicitation technique to investigate their preferences for travel experiences. This technique identified top choices both for food-related and other types of urban,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.; Vujicic, S.; Robinson, R. N. S.; Cavicchi, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2016, 22, 1, pp 55-67
Abstract

This study addresses the need for more knowledge about the growing number of food tourists. The objective is to describe the effects of enduring food involvement on consumers' behaviour in terms of food consumption, food-related activities and travel. The theoretical concepts of involvement,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Mossberg, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 1, pp 44-58