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Very complex yet highly integrated business logics characterise cruise tourism with shore excursions frequently identified as a key source of value. This paper presents a case study of cruise tourism and shore excursion planning in Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim of this paper is to investigate the...

Author(s)
Lopes, M. J.; Dredge, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 6, pp 633-652
Abstract

Conflicts among forest visitors have direct effects on the quality of a recreational experience. As the number of visitors to forests close to residential areas increases, as well as the number of different activities, so does the potential for perceived conflicts. According to the literature,...

Author(s)
Bakhtiari, F.; Jacobsen, J. B.; Jensen, F. S.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2014, 13, 4, pp 662-671
Abstract

This article develops a typology of tourists based on the self-reported importance of Internet access before, during and after their trip (n=515 Danish travellers using online travel services). Survey results suggest the prevalence of five distinct tourist segments: Offliners (marginal Internet...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Jensen, J. M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, A-1201 Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2012, Helsingborg, Sweden, January 25-27, 2012, 2012, pp 107
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of performative work that aims to create experiences for visiting tourists. It reports on qualitative research conducted among frontline employees working in three tourist attractions on the island of Lolland in Denmark, namely Lalandia ...

Author(s)
Bærenholdt, J. O.; Jensen, H. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2009, 9, 4, pp 349-365
Abstract

Data are presented on the market characteristics of Nordic outbound travel, including the traveller demographics, seasonality of trips, tourist expenditure, length of stay, mode of transport and accommodation. Outbound Nordic tourism markets by country (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and...

Author(s)
Marvel, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.15, pp 1-56
Abstract

Through the 1990s massive investments were made in developing tourist attractions with historical content in Denmark. Many of these centres were based on assumptions of very high annual visitor numbers, often in the 100 000 range, and thus a self sustained economy, once the initial investments...

Author(s)
Ejstrud, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 4, pp 327-335
Abstract

This chapter proposes a demand-based Tourism Area Life Cycle (TALC) model. By taking the number of tourists as a measure of the time path of the model, it examines the theoretical underpinnings of the cycle from the visitor perspective. The model is tested through a time series analysis of the...

Author(s)
Lundtorp, S.; Wanhill, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism area life cycle, Volume 2: conceptual and theoretical issues, 2005, pp 138-149
Abstract

This book with 8 chapters presents the results of a 3-year research project on the making and consumption of places in the contemporary world. Illustrated through a case on Denmark, it considers the general arguments about the intersections of places, performances and people. It is shown that...

Author(s)
Bærenholdt, J. O.; Haldrup, M.; Larsen, J.; Urry, J.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Performing tourist places, 2004, pp xiv + 167 pp.
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

The performance of MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism in Europe in recent years ending in 2002 is analysed, and the outlook of this tourism sector is explored. Also presented are profiles of 11 MICE destinations in Europe: Barcelona (Spain); Berlin (Germany); Brussels...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.2, pp 3.1-3.21

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