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This research examines the recovery mechanisms of leisure travel experiences with a focus on the moderating role of vacation duration. Results from a sample of 509 US respondents shows that autonomy is a requisite in the link between tourism experiences and life satisfaction, while its effect on...

Author(s)
Chen, C. C.; Zou SuiWen; Gao, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2020, 37, 5, pp 636-648
Abstract

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 article builds on the idea that senior tourists' decision making is a staged process in which the different choices are sequential, interrelated, and interdependent. These decisions are "whether to take a vacation," "whether to opt for an international trip," "whether to use an organized...

Author(s)
Nicolau, J. L.; Losada, N.; Alén, E.; Domínguez, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 4, pp 602-613
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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

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

The main purpose of this study is to analyze the consequences of terror related risks on destination image perceptions of tourists who are vacationing at a destination under terrorism risks. The survey was conducted with tourists, who were visiting Istanbul during a risky period. Before surveying...

Author(s)
Nasır, S.; Yılmaz, M. T.
Publisher
TOJSAT, Sakarya, Turkey
Citation
The Online Journal of Science and Technology (TOJSAT), 2017, 7, 1, pp 139-145
Abstract

The main aim of the presented paper is to evaluate and to compare tourism in EU countries in 2012 and 2013. EU countries are compared with regard to the cause of the trips made by habitants of each EU country. Four different causes of trips were distinguished: business trips, visits to relatives...

Author(s)
Puzder, M.; Koščová, M.; Košč, I.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2016, 13, 5/6, pp 575-580
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
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In 2015, most of university students chose to have a vacation in their home country (75.1%). Before students decided where to go on vacation they had identified their needs. In doing so they took into consideration opinions of other people (friends - 35.9%, family - 26%) or information provided by...

Author(s)
Cichowska, J.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.4, pp 55-63
Abstract

The effect-recovery theory (Meijman and Mulder 1998) and the conservation of resources theory (Hobfoll 1998) suggest that taking a leisure trip provides opportunities for relaxation, detachment from work, mastery experience, and personal control. This research examined the role of tourism...

Author(s)
Chen ChunChu; Petrick, J. F.; Shahvali, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 2, pp 150-160

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