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Cover for Long way up: powered two-wheeled journeys in northern peripheries.

This chapter examines the experiential facets of motorcycling as part of drive tourism in the Arctic, with a focus on northern Norway. It looks at peripheral motorcyclists' motivations and behaviour, and emphasizes safety issues in remote peripheral areas in relation to sustainable motorcycle...

Author(s)
Cater, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article develops a typology of tourists based on the self-reported importance of Internet access before, during and after their trip (n=515 Danish travellers using online travel services). Survey results suggest the prevalence of five distinct tourist segments: Offliners (marginal Internet...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Jensen, J. M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, A-1201 Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2012, Helsingborg, Sweden, January 25-27, 2012, 2012, pp 107
Abstract

This chapter maps the differences in time-space use/consumption among different groups of visitors in protected areas during winter. It is based on two questionnaire surveys, conducted in the winter of 2001-02, among visitors in the state reserve of Hauts-Plateaux du Vercors in southern France and...

Author(s)
Dupuis, L.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 91-104
Abstract

This paper examines the preferences for information sources in travel planning by experienced travellers and Internet users in Norway. The study focuses on 4 categories of sources and how travellers planning to go on a city-holiday rank these sources and their sub-categories. A total of 392...

Author(s)
Tjøstheim, I.; Tronvoll, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 276-285
Abstract

This paper presents a case study based on a travel survey on the preferences for different information sources among package and non-package travellers. The sample consists of 367 Norwegian travellers who had access to the internet, had been on a charter holiday (at least once), or had travelled...

Author(s)
Tjøstheim, I.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2002: Proceedings of the International Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 166-176
Abstract

This study assesses and compares the interest in sustainable tourism and the environmental initiatives among tourists and residents in the Haderslev-Vojens valley, east coast of the Jutland peninsula, Denmark during the summer of 1997. Second, it analyses the differences in the interest in the...

Author(s)
Kaae, B. C.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and sustainability: linking culture and the environment, 2001, pp 289-313
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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