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Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
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

Qualitative data were gathered from 35 families visiting the Legoland tourist attraction in Billund, Denmark. Analysis employed a framework based upon established "push" and "pull" factors for tourism and leisure, but also took into account sociological changes in family structure and process. It...

Author(s)
Johns, N.; Gyimóthy, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2003, 3, 1, pp 3-23
Abstract

One negotiation site of heavily mediated, indirect, and usually inadvertent communication between hosts and tourists is the picture postcard rack. As "hegemonically scripted discourses," postcards make important assumptions about the tourist's touristic experience, as well as the image of that...

Author(s)
Thurlow, C.; Jaworski, A.; Ylänne-McEwen, V.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2004, 5, 2, pp 93-104
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

This paper examines freshman students' preferences of management principles in three dimensions: how tasks are defined (Functionalism vs. Idealism) how decisions are reached (Conflict vs. Harmony); and how organizational resources are utilized (Organic vs. Mechanic). It also examines whether there...

Author(s)
Marnburg, E.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 2007, 6, 2, pp 79-107
Abstract

The intention of this article is to discuss and contrast two central aspects of a published interview with Zygmunt Bauman addressing the nature of 'the tourist syndrome' (Franklin, 2003). First, the tourist syndrome is a metaphor for contemporary living in liquid modernity and second, tourism is...

Author(s)
Heimtun, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2007, 7, 3, pp 271-293
Abstract

Significant changes in the climatic system have been observed, which may be attributed to human-enhanced greenhouse effect. Even stronger changes are projected for the future, impacting in an increasing way on human activity sectors. The present contribution, prepared in the framework of the MICE...

Author(s)
Kundzewicz, Z. W.; Giannakopoulos, C.; Schwarb, M.; Stjernquist, I.; Schlyter, P.; Szwed, M.; Palutikof, J.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Wien, Austria
Citation
Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 2008, 93, 1/2, pp 117-132
Abstract

The objective of this study was to understand work motivation in a sample of seasonal workers at a tourism destination strongly steered by seasonality. Furthermore, it was investigated whether seasonal workers could be divided into worker subgroups on the basis of their work motivation. A...

Author(s)
Lundberg, C.; Gudmundson, A.; Andersson, T. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 6, pp 890-899
Abstract

The 220,000 second homes in Denmark are very important tourism and leisure resources. This study documents the development in property values and the trade in second homes during the period 1994-2008 and links property values to socio-economic characteristics, events in the lives of the owners and...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Staunstrup, J. K.; Ibsen, R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 3, pp 677-691

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