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This study investigates the growth impact of international tourist arrivals on carbon emissions in selected small island states via Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis. The study employed a panel-based multivariate model for seven small islands between the periods of 1995 and 2013 to...

Author(s)
Akadİrİ, S. S.; Akadİrİ, A. C.; Alola, U. V.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 12, pp 1480-1498
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This paper investigates the determinants of international overnight stays to Finnish Lapland in the early winter season. The data are based on major winter destinations for the period 1996-2014 and are distinguished by nine major visitor countries. During the sample period, international overnight...

Author(s)
Falk, M.; Vieru, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 11, pp 1312-1326
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In 'Walking to Be Some Body' Matthew R. Anderson uses the example of North American Scandinavian-background pilgrims walking Norway's St. Olaf Way to parse the yearning of contemporary diaspora pilgrims who walk repristinated routes along ancient paths toward real or imagined homelands. These...

Author(s)
Anderson, M. R.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2019, 7, 1, pp 62-76
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Tourism is considered to be a major tool worldwide, instrumental in economic development, employment generation, poverty alleviation and international understanding. India is slowly and steadily registering its presence in the global arena, especially in the Asia and Pacific Region in the Tourism...

Author(s)
Bivek Datta; Manohar Sajnani; Joby Thomas
Publisher
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Citation
International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, 2018, 6, 2, pp 79-84
Abstract

This article explored length of stay (LOS) in the context of tour planning, to assess as to whether LOS can be increased. LOS is an important parameter for tourism destination management, at the same time as evidence have suggested that LOS is declining on a global scale. The study was based on...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. Kr. S.; Gössling, S.; Dybedal, P.; Skogheim, T. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2018, 35, pp 29-35
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Knowledge transfer and innovation cooperation between the EU and its neighbours has remained weakly developed. To promote this cooperation, the EU has set up initiatives for the European neighbourhood. The issue has, however, received very limited scholarly attention in the field of tourism. This...

Author(s)
Makkonen, T.; Williams, A. M.; Weidenfeld, A.; Kaisto, V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 68, pp 140-151
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This paper examines the migration, lifestyle, and business motivations of international winter tourism entrepreneurs who have moved to a "low-amenity" rural area in northern Sweden. Low-amenity areas are characterised by economic decline, outmigration, and limited tourism development. Based on...

Author(s)
Carson, D. A.; Carson, D. B.; Eimermann, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, 2, pp 183-198
Abstract

This study examines three psychological phenomena (perceived discrimination, orientation to mainstream culture and life satisfaction) in explaining destination loyalty of international students. A sample of 489, short-term (n=174) and long-term (n=315) international students completed an online...

Author(s)
Jamaludin, N. L.; Sam, D. L.; Sandal, G. M.; Adam, A. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 8, pp 934-949
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This paper explores the potential in foreign markets for winter tourism in Norway and discusses the influencing factors explaining why foreign tourists visit and revisit Norway on ski vacations. In a decreasing market, it becomes increasingly important to destination managers and marketers to...

Author(s)
Tjørve, E.; Lien, G.; Flognfeldt, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 1, pp 78-102
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This paper investigates how outdoor recreation demand is reflected in the commercial tourism supply. We bring together the demand and the supply perspectives as well as the domestic and international dimensions, i.e. linking outdoor recreation with nature-based tourism. The data is collected...

Author(s)
Margaryan, L.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 17, pp 84-92

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