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Educating and changing consumers' attitudes towards sustainable and more environmentally friendly holiday choices is often seen as a key challenge for the tourism industry. The primary objective of this study is, therefore, to increase our understanding of psychological mechanisms underlying...

Author(s)
Skeiseid, H.; Derdowski, L. A.; Grahn, Å. H.; Hansen, H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 1,
Abstract

Despite its positive image boat-based marine wildlife tourism, including whale-watching, endangers animals' habitats and populations. This highlights the importance of transitioning towards more sustainable forms of boating. This could be achieved through certification with ecolabels that establish ...

Author(s)
Lissner, I.; Mayer, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 4, pp 352-375
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This study examine how the number of visitors affects the behavior of four chimpanzees Pan troglodytes in Aalborg Zoo. Overall, continuous focal sampling showed no significant changes in the chimpanzee's behaviors that could be linked to the number of visitors. However, the youngest individual...

Author(s)
Ottosen, M. P.; Kjær, J. W.; Andersen, M.; Bach, L. A.; Pagh, S.
Publisher
University of Tlemcen, Tlemcen, Algeria
Citation
Genetics and Biodiversity Journal, 2020, 2020, Special Issue, pp 1-60
Abstract

Over half of the annual guests at Swedish hotels are supplied by the corporate sector. These guests are made up of individuals who travel for meetings, conferences, or presentations as a part of their job. Access to meals while travelling is essential and introduces added complexity to business...

Author(s)
Sundqvist, J.; Walter, U.; Hörnell, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 2020, 4, 2, pp 53-66
Abstract

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 there is a growing interest in immersive experiences and visitor immersion within the tourism industry, there is still a deficiency of empirical research focusing on how visitors become immersed. This study explores the subjective nature of the immersion process by focusing on the moderating...

Author(s)
Blumenthal, V.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 1, pp 4-27
Abstract

In a rapidly digitalizing world, the increasing importance of online information channels is repeatedly stated. But little is known about the procedure of online information search. This study examines the process of booking a journey via digital devices. It is based on a multi-method approach...

Author(s)
Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 3, pp 276-279
Abstract

Seasonality in visitor arrivals is one of the greatest challenges faced by tourist destinations. Seasonality is a major issue for sustainable tourism as it affects the optimal use of investment and infrastructure, puts pressure on resources and can create negative experience of crowding at ...

Author(s)
Sæþórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.; Stefánsson, Þ.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 11,
Abstract

This article incorporates fans and the fan experience into the study of music tourism, expanding beyond live performances and cultural heritage. The study empirically describes today's ABBA tourists to Sweden in terms of their involvement, social identity, online practices, and travel motives and...

Author(s)
Lexhagen, M.; Lundberg, C.; Chekalina, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Popular Culture (Boston), 2019, 52, 6, pp 1408-1432
Abstract

Domestic and international tourists to Norway were compared concerning revisit intentions, Word of Mouth propensity (WoM), satisfaction and expenditures. Data from five large surveys were analysed. Results indicate that domestic tourists in Norway have higher revisit intentions, higher...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Wolff, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 4/5, pp 422-428

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