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The importance of the tourism and hospitality sectors to the urban night and the economies of cities has been well-documented. However, commercialised night-time leisure as a timespace of work remains relatively underexplored. A greater understanding of bars, hotels, restaurants and clubs as...

Author(s)
Plyushteva, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2019, 11, 3, pp 407-421
Abstract

This issue emerged out of a symposium titled 'Tourism and the Night' which was held at the University of Westminster, London in the summer of 2017. The papers presented were heavily oriented towards urban, Western contexts and the challenges and benefits of urban tourism at night. The seven papers...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2019, 11, 3, pp 371-483
Abstract

Votive deposition is an ancient practice, forming a key component of pilgrimage, which manifests an agreement between a pilgrim and a deity. At war memorials, tourists deposit votives such as wreaths, 'from home', to the dead for their sacrifice. These acts help to maintain social memories of war....

Author(s)
Winter, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2019, 76, pp 117-128
Abstract

Previous studies have indicated that positive (or negative) experiences of activity episodes are likely to correlate with positive (or negative) evaluations of a persons' life. An accumulation of short-term experiences can positively or negatively affect life satisfaction, while it is also...

Author(s)
Vos, J. de
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Transportation, 2019, 46, 3, pp 623-645
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of the introduction of the Euro on bilateral outflows of tourism among European Monetary Union (EMU) countries in the period 2002-13. Descriptive statistics indicate heterogeneous paths in tourism flows, arising from several potential drivers....

Author(s)
Addessi, W.; Biagi, B.; Brandano, M. G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Economy, 2019, 42, 5, pp 1554-1575
Abstract

This paper explores motivations for diasporic medical tourism. Using a qualitative method it seeks to understand diasporic medical tourism behaviour. Specifically, it examines the case of the Polish diaspora in Belgium making return trips to their country of origin to obtain healthcare services....

Author(s)
Mathijsen, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 72, pp 373-385
Abstract

Background: The objective evaluation of the physical environmental characteristics (e.g. speed limit, cycling infrastructure) along adolescents' actual cycling routes remains understudied, although it may provide important insights into why adolescents prefer one cycling route over another. The...

Author(s)
Verhoeven, H.; Hecke, L. van; Dyck, D. van; Baert, T.; Weghe, N. van de; Clarys, P.; Deforche, B.; Cauwenberg, J. van
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Health Geographics, 2018, 17, 16, pp (29 May 2018)
Abstract

Developments in ICT and the massive growth in social media usage have increased the availability of data on travel behaviour. This brings an array of new possibilities to improve destination management through Data-driven decisions. This data, however, needs to be analysed and interpreted in order...

Author(s)
Zee, E. van der; Bertocchi, D.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 153-180
Abstract

This paper analyses the use of the main e-tourism platforms by European tourists. A computer-aided Web interview (CAWI) was used to conduct the research in 19 European countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia,...

Author(s)
David-Negre, T.; Almedida-Santana, A.; Hernández, J. M.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 131-152
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand the online communication strategies used by destination management organizations (DMOs) during a terrorist attack. In particular, this study analyzes Twitter use during seven terrorism incidents in six European cities (Paris, Brussels, Nice,...

Author(s)
Barbe, D.; Pennington-Gray, L.; Schroeder, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 4, pp 495-512

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