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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

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

Responsible tourism is emerging as a significant market trend in the UK as wider consumer market trends towards lifestyle marketing and ethical consumption spread to tourism. This paper reviews recent survey evidence about consumer attitudes towards the responsible and ethical aspects of the...

Author(s)
Goodwin, H.; Francis, J.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2003, 9, 3, pp 271-284
Abstract

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
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Digest of Tourist Statistics, 1995, No. 19, pp 99 pp.
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Citation
Digest of Tourist Statistics, 1995, No. 18, pp 97 pp.
Abstract

The paper considers, from a theoretical and conceptual perspective, the factors that might have a significant influence upon holiday-taking among a community of West Indian origin in the UK: the Afro-Caribbean community. Economic, social, cultural and product-related factors are considered. It is...

Author(s)
Stephenson, M. L.; Hughes, H. L.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1995, 16, 6, pp 429-435
Abstract

The article reviews the trends towards the increasing specialization and conversely, the diversity, of leisure, recreational and tourism activities in the UK. The analysis indicates that there has been a marked increase in the number of sports and leisure activities pursued on an individual basis...

Author(s)
Clark, G.; Darrall, J.; Grove-White, R.; Macnaghten, P.; Urry, J.
Publisher
Council for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE), London, UK
Citation
Leisure landscapes. Leisure, culture and the English countryside: challenges and conflicts. Background papers., 1994, pp 201-210

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