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For some tourists, shopping is a "must-do" activity, and many tourists' purchases can be classified as souvenirs. This study employs a grounded theory approach to explore the central elements of souvenirs that help tourists reminisce about their holiday experiences and encourage their intentions to ...

Author(s)
Sthapit, E.; Björk, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 1, pp 1-26
Abstract

In countries facing rapid growth in nature-based tourism, increasing use of protected areas for recreational purposes creates a demand for improved infrastructure and accessibility. However, increased infrastructure, such as road improvements, is likely to alter the natural environment and...

Author(s)
Tverijonaite, E.; Ólafsdóttir, R.; Thorsteinsson, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2018, 24, pp 1-10
Abstract

The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse factors influencing the propensity to share travel experiences in social media during a trip, across a sample of Millennial and Generation Z consumers in three different countries. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was sent to consumers...

Author(s)
Styvén, M. E.; Foster, T.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2018, 4, 1, pp 80-92
Abstract

A review of the literature on family leisure travel indicates an emphasis on the spectacular and exotic, with little empirical investigation on everyday behaviours retained while on vacation. The present study examines possible spillovers from the home to the tourism setting by examining the...

Author(s)
Sthapit, E.; Björk, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2017, 28, 2, pp 209-223
Abstract

This article examines the relationships between leisure activity seriousness and travel intention. The concept of seriousness, introduced by Lee and Scott (2013), combines constructs from serious leisure and recreation specialization, such as behavioral commitment, personal commitment,...

Author(s)
Suni, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 20, pp 77-83
Abstract

The effectiveness of interpretive signage as a means of modifying visitor behaviour to reduce negative impacts on wildlife was tested empirically at a seal watching site on Vatnsnes peninsula in North West Iceland. From July to September 2014, the actions of 2440 visitors were observed and their...

Author(s)
Marschall, S.; Granquist, S. M.; Burns, G. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 17, pp 11-19
Abstract

Commercial films are important for deciding where to travel. Nonetheless, surprisingly little is known scientifically about which emotions tourist commercials trigger while watching them and how similarly or differently online vs. post hoc self-reported emotions affect travel intentions. In an...

Author(s)
Hetland, A.; Vittersø, J.; Fagermo, K.; Øvervoll, M.; Dahl, T. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 4, pp 528-547
Abstract

Purpose - The aim of this study is to examine cruise destination branding as a new resource for a region to promote an area as a differentiated cruise destination. The authors specifically study how the perceived brand awareness of a destination moderates the relation between cruisers' motivation...

Author(s)
Lemmetyinen, A.; Dimitrovski, D.; Nieminen, L.; Pohjola, T.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 4, pp 245-286
Abstract

This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.

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