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Previous studies show that time series data about the frequency of hits for tourism-related search terms from Google (Google Trends data) is a valuable predictor for short-term tourism demand forecasting in many different tourism regions worldwide. The paper contributes to this literature in three...

Author(s)
Bokelmann, B.; Lessmann, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 75, pp 1-12
Abstract

Health tourism and wellness tourism have become "temptations" with many world markets looking to take advantage of their growing popularity. Babymoon tourism is one of the hottest trends in travel today. The aim of this study is to fill a gap in the research on babymoon tourism by measuring the...

Author(s)
Gabor, M. R.; Oltean, F. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 70, pp 170-175
Abstract

New marketing trends in the service context show that the physical environment is an important driver of how consumers of services (or products) are immersed in an overall consumption experience. Few studies, however, have focused on this issue in the tourist sector, and even fewer in the specific...

Author(s)
Risitano, M.; Sorrentino, A.; Quintano, M.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2017, 7, 4, pp 289-308
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Cover for Family tourism.

This chapter defines and outlines the nature of family tourism, exploring key concepts such as definitions and constitution of the family, current trends in family tourism, historical development and changing holiday patterns, as well as macro-environmental factors impacting on family tourism, such ...

Author(s)
Southall, C.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The present study aims to provide greater insight into the trends affecting traditional travel agencies and propose strategies to improve their competitiveness. This research develops a qualitative study with three complementary steps: (1) focus groups were held with the main travel agency segments ...

Author(s)
Aguiar-Quintana, T.; Moreno-Gil, S.; Picazo-Peral, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 20, pp 98-108
Abstract

Over the past few years holidays abroad are becoming more accessible for more and more Russian tourists. This increases the flow of tourists from Russia who for the first time visit the European resorts without knowing how to behave. So it raises a lot of different stereotypes about Russian ...

Author(s)
Ageenko, D. S.; Papazyan, G. S.; Apukhtin, A. V.
Publisher
Academic Publishing House Researcher, Sochi, Russia
Citation
European Researcher, 2013, 39, 1 Part 2, pp 128-131
Abstract

The most recent Commission Communication on tourism, 'Europe, the world's No 1 tourist destination - a new political framework for tourism in Europe' - COM(2010)352, highlighted the challenges generated by the demographic trends in Europe and the need for the tourism sector to adapt quickly if it...

Publisher
Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat), Luxembourg-Kirchberg, Luxembourg
Citation
Statistics in Focus: Population and Social Conditions, 2012, No.43, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

This report sheds some light on the holistic tourism niche market and points to its future development. Sections cover: the definition of holistic tourism; the development of holistic tourism; the main sectors within holistic holidays (yoga, ayurveda, 'detox', meditation and retreats); the key...

Author(s)
Grihault, N.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2007, No.2, pp 1-45
Abstract

This paper looks behind the tourism statistics of the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland for 2005 and the preceding years. Significant trends are revealed such as: (i) Northern Ireland visitor numbers are growing from a small base, but its share of holidaymakers remains low; (ii) the North...

Author(s)
Corr, F.
Publisher
Jemma Publications, Sandycove, Irish Republic
Citation
Hotel & Catering Review, 2006, 39, 10, pp 22-23
Abstract

While the 2005 figures on Irish tourism are encouraging, it is argued that they disguise a number of worrying trends that have been evident for some years now. First, tourism is becoming increasingly dependent on the UK market. In addition, some 44% of all visitors from Britain come to Ireland to...

Author(s)
Corr, F.
Publisher
Jemma Publications, Sandycove, Irish Republic
Citation
Hotel & Catering Review, 2006, 39, Directory, pp 25, 27

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