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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

The present study examines the extent to which the topics of sustainability - considered innovative subjects in guiding - are included in guide training programmes in eight European countries. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study of its kind in Europe. It is assumed that tourist...

Author(s)
Pereira, E. M.; Mykletun, R. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 4, pp 358-373
Abstract

This paper presents partial results of a large-scale multi-lingual (English, French, German, and Dutch) international study conducted in 2012, resulting in responses from over 60 countries (n=2490). This paper provides analyses of data obtained from respondents in nine countries (Australia,...

Author(s)
George, E. W.; Mallika Das
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2017, 6, 2, pp 273
Abstract

Objectives: To describe the design, methods and first results of a survey on obesity-related behaviours and body mass index (BMI) in adults living in neighbourhoods from five urban regions across Europe. Design: A cross-sectional observational study in the framework of an European Union-funded...

Author(s)
Lakerveld, J.; Rebah, M. B.; Mackenbach, J. D.; Charreire, H.; Compernolle, S.; Glonti, K.; Bardos, H.; Rutter, H.; Bourdeaudhuij, I. de; Brug, J.; Oppert, J. M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2015, 5, 10, pp e008505
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The purpose of this study is to model and empirically test international tourism demand for Turkey. For this purpose, panel co-integration and panel fully modified ordinary least squares (FMOLS) methods are employed for nine top tourist-generating countries. The results indicate that there is a...

Author(s)
Dogru, T.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 40
Abstract

Background. Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) can affect travelers to sub-Saharan Africa, as well as migrants from disease endemic countries (DECs), posing diagnosis challenges to travel health services in non-disease endemic countries (non-DECs). Methods. Cases reported in journals have been...

Author(s)
Simarro, P. P.; Franco, J. R.; Cecchi, G.; Paone, M.; Diarra, A.; Postigo, J. A. R.; Jannin, J. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 44-53
Abstract

This report discusses the developments and prospects of camping and caravanning in Europe. Camping and caravanning are defined by two features: both are dependent on holiday parks which are designated for holidaymakers of this type; and such holidays are undertaken by tourists who have invested in, ...

Author(s)
Ball, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.18, pp 1-47
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Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

This book highlights the most successful implementation of Leader+ funded local development strategies in the European Union. Leader+ is a European Community initiative for assisting rural communities in improving the quality of life and economic prosperity of their local area, and is co-financed...

Publisher
Leader+ Observatory, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
A selection of Leader+ best practices, 2009, pp 98 pp.
Abstract

Data on international tourist arrivals, hotel occupancy rates, and economic impacts, among others, are presented, whenever available, for several sports tourism events. These events include: the 1992 Barcelona Olympics; the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France; Euro 2000 in the Netherlands and Belgium;...

Author(s)
McKelvie, J.; McKelvie, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.17, pp 1-46

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