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Family travel receives growing attention from both the travel industry and academia, but they ignore a vital segment of the family holiday: nuclear families that travel with young children. This study investigated the motivations that drive this market segment to take vacations as a starting point...

Li MiMi; Wang Dan; Xu WenQing; Mao ZhenXing
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 8, pp 1047-1057

Surveys were conducted among family business owners in the tourism and hospitality industry in two resort areas (Canmore, Canada and Bornholm, Denmark) with a view to identifying growth- and profit-oriented entrepreneurs. The sample size was 84 in Bornholm and 100 in Canmore. Analysis of owners'...

Getz, D.; Petersen, T.
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2005, 24, 2, pp 219-242
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In this chapter, the critical issues of motivation and goals are examined, particularly the contrasts inherent in growth and profit-oriented entrepreneurship versus the more prevalent lifestyle and autonomy motivations. Research data from Australia, Canada and Denmark are analysed to examine...

Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998084)
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