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Over the last decade, there has been noticeable rise in popularity of all-inclusive holidays. This growth has coincided with the propensity in many destinations to develop tourism enclaves, which can either be purpose-built gated resorts physically isolated from their surrounding community or...

Author(s)
Wall-Reinius, S.; Ioannides, D.; Zampoukos, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 5, pp 766-784
Abstract

Tourist satisfaction, their willingness to recommend and to return to a destination represent the basic goals of a tourist destination. Low cost carriers contributed to improved accessibility of destinations, and their business model has led to lowering the prices and attracted new tourist...

Author(s)
Vidić, G.; Miočić, B. K.; Žnidar, K.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2019, 31, 1, pp 35-68
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Cover for Pilgrim tourist motivations in religious heritage, culture and art.

This chapter focuses on the motivations of tourists to visit pilgrim destinations, thereby connecting medieval heritage, art and personal narratives. The chapter further illustrates the role of medieval pilgrim heritage, art and narrative, in modern management of pilgrim tourism in Scandinavia.

Author(s)
Lidén, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spiritual and religious tourism: motivations and management.

This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes ...

Author(s)
Dowson, R.; Yaqub, M. J.; Raj, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book
Abstract

This study investigates event images of two Scandinavian endurance skiing events. It adds to the relatively limited literature on endurance sport event images and provides a better understanding of how participants perceive images of the cross country ski events Birkebeinerrennet and Vasaloppet,...

Author(s)
Sagheim, K. B.; Aas, Ø.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2019, 23, 2/3, pp 133-150
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Cover for Pilgrimage routes from Central Europe and Scandinavia towards Jerusalem and Santiago de Compostela.

This chapter outlines the historical and modern development of religious pilgrimage routes and trails that have for centuries led pilgrims from Central Europe and Scandinavia to Jerusalem. Based on a detailed inventory and evaluation of sacral buildings, as well as an analysis of source materials...

Author(s)
Duda, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Drawing on primary data from a consumer survey (N=2000), this study demonstrates a clear growth potential in rural tourism in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, which is, however, hampered by innovation gaps. At the conceptual level, the study offers a model that identifies the following five innovation...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Kwiatkowski, G.; Larsen, M.Ø.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, 1, pp 1-17
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A world-wide trend in tourism has been noticed during the recent years. The number of group trips as well as individual tourists who are interested in all the technological relicts is constantly increasing. The tourists interested in industrial heritage are most frequently ones coming from Western...

Author(s)
Ziółkowska-Weiss, K.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2017, No.3, pp 177-189
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The primary objective of this study is the question of the place of Szczecin's tourist products in the offer of selected travel agencies. The article presents the analysis of the offer of selected agencies in an attempt to answer the following questions: - service of which travel agencies would ...

Author(s)
Opas-Zajdlewicz, I.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2017, No.3, pp 155-166
Abstract

This paper investigates the factors associated with the (non)adoption of eco-certification among the nature-based tourism companies in the Scandinavian region. Previous research suggested that the popularity of tourism eco-certification schemes remained limited in the region due to socio-cultural,...

Author(s)
Margaryan, L.; Stensland, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 162, pp 559-567

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