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Despite variable and relatively cool summer weather, domestic vacations in countries around the North Sea are an important type of tourism. However, relations between weather and domestic tourism in this region remain understudied. A quantitative research (n=326) among domestic camping tourists in...

Author(s)
Jeuring, J. H. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 61, pp 70-81
Abstract

This brief paper focuses on Dutch outbound tourism, that is, international flows with the Netherlands as a place of origin. Using data provided by CBS Statistics Netherlands, we show that the total number of international holidays, both in absolute terms and per capita, has significantly grown in...

Author(s)
Zirulia, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 2015, 106, 2, pp 220-227
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overcrowded Amsterdam: striving for a balance between trade, tolerance and tourism.

This chapter deals with the overcrowding of Amsterdam, one of the world's foremost tourist cities. Insights are provided into how societal and economic changes have influenced the policies of public and private (tourism) sector organizations, city marketer practices, resident attitudes and, more...

Author(s)
Gerritsma, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Section 1 describes trends, development and policy of tourism and recreation in the Netherlands. Section 2 describes holidays in 2000, including holiday expenses, destinations and transport, and visits by foreign tourists. The 3rd section describes different sectors, including hospitality,...

Publisher
Nederlands Research Instituut voor Recreatie en Toerisme (NRIT), Breda, Netherlands
Citation
Trendrapport toerisme en recreatie, 2000/2001, 2001, pp 159 pp.
Abstract

Over the last 20 years, international development agencies like SNV Netherlands Development Organisation have hesitantly become involved in tourism. This paper explains the complex and rarely researched political and technical issues behind the working practices, drivers and beliefs of an aid...

Author(s)
Hummel, J.; Duim, R. van der
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 3, pp 319-338
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to show that the field of restaurants in Amsterdam, a tourist-historic city par excellence where tourism and daily life of locals are spatially intimately intertwined, is nevertheless segmented according to types of restaurants and their micro-geography (passers-by streets ...

Author(s)
Terhorst, P.; Erkuș-Öztürk, H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2015, 9, 2, pp 85-102
Abstract

This paper presents a picture of the Dutch outbound tourism market, based on data pertaining to recent years ending in 2007. Data are presented on the market drivers, number of outbound arrivals and major destinations, market characteristics (booking behaviour, demographics, purpose of visit,...

Author(s)
Bakker, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.6, pp 1-38
Abstract

The Netherlands outbound tourism market is one of Europe's mature travel markets in which change is evolutionary, not revolutionary. Dutch travel patterns are well established, travel intensity is high, and in the leisure market at least one holiday a year, typically taken abroad, is a routine...

Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1993, No. 5, pp 20-36
Abstract

How happy are tourists during a day of their holiday and what makes them happy? These questions were addressed in a study of 466 international tourists in the Netherlands. While on vacation, tourists are generally high on hedonic level of affect, with positive affect exceeding negative affect...

Author(s)
Nawijn, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 5, pp 559-566
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Sport events are a driving force of the sport tourism market. The way they are organized as well as their attractiveness have a significant influence on the number of participants, therefore the organizers look for solutions that will ensure the highest attendance possible. The concept of...

Author(s)
Waśkowski, Z.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2016, 9, 2, pp 3-11, 123

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