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During initial ethnographic fieldwork among Norwegian long-term visitors in the province of Alicante in Spain, these visitors expressed concern about the manner in which they were portrayed in the Norwegian news media, in contrast to their own images as holiday-makers. This problem is partly...

Author(s)
Selstad, L.; Nogués-Pedregal, A. M.; Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 2020, 18, 3, pp 223-236
Abstract

This study examines visitation patterns of alpine skiers who possess various types of ski passes, based on a data set consisting of the number of daily visitors at a Norwegian ski resort from 2008/2009 to 2011/2012. The results show that some of the variations in visitation patterns can be...

Author(s)
Malasevska, I.; Haugom, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 4/5, pp 390-403
Abstract

The study draws upon the conceptualisation of storytelling in order to explore the emotional labour of adventure guides. Adventure guides lead organised excursions and often spend several days with groups of tourists, sometimes in challenging contexts, which increase the possibility of their...

Author(s)
Mathisen, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 1, pp 66-81
Abstract

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

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

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

Studies scrutinizing the economic aspects of student tourism at the micro-level are rare in the literature. Set against this background, the present study examines the variation in a sample of Norwegian students' length of stay at summer vacation destinations in 2014. Three estimation methods - an...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 54, pp 178-184
Abstract

The natural environment is an important element in destination choice. Regional environmental change and extreme environmental events including outbreaks of species perceived as disturbing to tourists or diminishing perceived environmental quality should consequently affect tourism. However, few...

Author(s)
Nilsson, J. H.; Gössling, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 1, pp 32-44
Abstract

This study goes beyond subjective personal introspection and applies multiple methods to accomplish a confirmatory personal introspection (CPI) of a long-term stay in Sweden, during a university exchange program. The utilization of old pictures of the experience is one of the key aspects of the...

Author(s)
Montanari, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Business Research, 2013, 66, 11, pp 2363-2368
Abstract

The overall goal of this study is to explore the relative importance different groups of tourists give to the vacation experience phases (pretrip, en-route, and on-site experiences). By clustering the tourist by their motivation and subsequently testing the relative importance given to the various...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Woo, E. J.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 5, pp 617-627

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