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Despite a busy lifestyle - or perhaps as a result of a stressful lifestyle - more people than ever before make leisure trips, sometimes for a long time but in many cases just for short periods. Modern telecommunication technology brings attractive tourist destinations directly into the living rooms ...

Author(s)
Leeuwen, E. S. van; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2011, 14, 3/4, pp 262-289
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this study is to model and empirically test international tourism demand for Turkey. For this purpose, panel co-integration and panel fully modified ordinary least squares (FMOLS) methods are employed for nine top tourist-generating countries. The results indicate that there is a...

Author(s)
Dogru, T.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 40
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

This report profiles the 5 most valuable outbound tourism markets in Europe (Germany, the UK, France, Italy, and the Netherlands), selected on the basis of their levels of travel expenditure: in 2002, their citizens spent a combined total of 151 146 million euro worldwide. For each country, data on ...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.16, pp 1-54
Abstract

The report is prepared by the New Zealand Tourism Board to help provide travel agents, tour operators, and other interested organizations from New Zealand, with an understanding of the Central European tourism markets, particularly for New Zealand tourism companies or individual suppliers who are...

Publisher
Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Central Europe: market brief., 1994, pp 32pp.
Abstract

The main goal of this study is to estimate the price and income elasticity of demand for tourism to Spain. This estimation is done separately for the major international source markets for Spain: Germany, the UK, Italy and the Netherlands. For this purpose, the authors use the autoregressive...

Author(s)
Álvarez-Díaz, M.; González-Gómez, M.; Otero-Giráldez, M. S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2015, 21, 5, pp 1103-1110
Abstract

New sources of geolocated information, associated with big data and social networks, show great promise for geographical research, especially in the field of tourism geography. Photo-sharing services comprise one of these sources. The aim of this article is to demonstrate the potential of...

Author(s)
García-Palomares, J. C.; Gutiérrez, J.; Mínguez, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Geography, 2015, 63, pp 408-417
Abstract

This report discusses the developments and prospects of camping and caravanning in Europe. Camping and caravanning are defined by two features: both are dependent on holiday parks which are designated for holidaymakers of this type; and such holidays are undertaken by tourists who have invested in, ...

Author(s)
Ball, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.18, pp 1-47
Abstract

Structural equation modelling is used to analyse quarterly tourist flow data from the UK to seven major destinations (France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain) over the period 1978 to 1995, where the visit data are disaggregated into holiday, business and VFR (visiting...

Author(s)
Turner, L. W.; Reisinger, Y.; Witt, S. F.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1998, 4, 4, pp 301-323
Abstract

The present study examines the extent to which the topics of sustainability - considered innovative subjects in guiding - are included in guide training programmes in eight European countries. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study of its kind in Europe. It is assumed that tourist...

Author(s)
Pereira, E. M.; Mykletun, R. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 4, pp 358-373

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