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Festivals are large scale events that can have profound impacts on the host communities. Using the sustainable consumption framework to assess the sociodemographic characteristics of sustainably-minded event attendees, this paper determines the relationship between both at home and while-travelling ...

Author(s)
Slocum, S. L.; McDowell, J.; Huang YungKuei
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2020, 31, 3, pp 466-478
Abstract

Incorporating demographic variables in brand management provides many practical benefits for service providers. Although the impact of customers' perceived values on their attitude and behavior has been extensively examined in the past, studies connecting customers' demographic characteristics and...

Author(s)
Ahn JiSeon
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2020, 26, 2, pp 195-210
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Purpose - This paper investigates the nature of theft crimes against tourist and visitors in Slovenia. The main objective of the study was to identify the characteristics of theft victims in tourist areas and to analyze the differences in risk between various crime scenes and types of crime....

Author(s)
Paliska, D.; Mušič, K.; Čeklić, J.; Mekinc, J.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2020, 26, 1, pp 15-32
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Background: Children's habitual physical activity, including active travel and catching public transit (walking and cycling to and from destinations), and independent mobility (mobility without an adult) have decreased. Public transit trips are physically active and can provide access to hobbies...

Author(s)
Pesola, A. J.; Hakala, P.; Berg, P.; Ramezani, S.; Villanueva, K.; Tuuva-Hongisto, S.; Ronkainen, J.; Laatikainen, T. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2020, 20, 342, pp (17 March 2020)
Abstract

While research on Asian tourism has increased in recent years, studies on Asian travellers' consumption patterns in Europe are still rather rare. Taking a sociological perspective, this research examines Asian tourists' consumption in Vienna in relation to their sense of distinction and mobility....

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Trupp, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 4-18
Abstract

Previous studies have investigated the potential role of neighborhood walkability in reducing sedentary behavior. However, the majority of this research has been conducted in adults and Western developed countries. The purpose of the present study was to examine associations of neighborhood...

Author(s)
Oyeyemi, A. L.; Kolo, S. M.; Rufai, A. A.; Oyeyemi, A. Y.; Omotara, B. A.; Sallis, J. F.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2019, 16, 11, pp 1879
Abstract

Tourism is an important source of income for many mountain communities in Nepal. However, the tourism industry is highly vulnerable to a variety of natural hazards. The ability of local people to proactively prepare, protect, and support prevention activities against natural hazards drives a...

Author(s)
Posch, E.; Höferl, K. M.; Steiger, R.; Bell, R.; Laxmi Gurung
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2019, 39, 4, pp R10-R19
Abstract

This study explores tourists' satisfaction outcomes and life satisfaction domains, and examines the domains' relative importance in influencing tourists' overall life satisfaction. Seven life satisfaction domains are identified in relation to young Chinese tourists' leisure travel, among which five ...

Author(s)
Wang SuoSheng
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2019, 18, pp 7-22
Abstract

Background: Criminology research has traditionally investigated sociodemographic predictors of crime, such as sex, race, age, and socioeconomic status. However, evidence suggests that short-term fluctuations in crime often vary more than long-term trends, which sociodemographic factors cannot...

Author(s)
Gates, A.; Klein, M.; Acquaotta, F.; Garland, R. M.; Scovronick, N.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Environmental Health, 2019, 18, 109, pp (16 December 2019)
Abstract

Background: Emerging evidence suggests that children become fatter and less fit over the summer holidays but get leaner and fitter during the in-school period. This could be due to differences in diet and time use between these distinct periods. Few studies have tracked diet and time use across the ...

Author(s)
Watson, A.; Maher, C.; Tomkinson, G. R.; Golley, R.; Fraysse, F.; Dumuid, D.; Lewthwaite, H.; Olds, T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 1353, pp (23 October 2019)

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