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Work during vacation is publicly and theoretically seen as detrimental to vacationers' quality of life. This study investigated whether work during vacation affects vacationers' quality of life in terms of intensity of felt emotions and needs fulfillment. A sample of international tourists in the...

Author(s)
Nawijn, J.; Damen, Y.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 6, pp 759-767
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

Coastal tourism destinations are reinventing themselves, concentrating on product improvement and image enhancement. Reinventing sustainably is key and restaurants are an important factor. Research upon the processes of change in the industry seems to be fragmented and undefined in its conclusions. ...

Author(s)
Derriks, T.; Hoetjes, T.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2015, 6, 12, pp 81-100
Abstract

The motivation(s) of the sport tourist has been a regular source of discussion within much of the sport tourism literature. Much consideration has been paid to the interaction and influence each sport or tourism motive has upon the other. This paper discusses the complexity of combining these...

Author(s)
Robinson, T.; Gammon, S.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2004, 9, 3, pp 221-233
Abstract

Data on international tourist arrivals, hotel occupancy rates, and economic impacts, among others, are presented, whenever available, for several sports tourism events. These events include: the 1992 Barcelona Olympics; the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France; Euro 2000 in the Netherlands and Belgium;...

Author(s)
McKelvie, J.; McKelvie, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.17, pp 1-46
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
Abstract

Whereas investments in new attractions continue to rise within the theme park industry, knowledge regarding the effects of new attractions on theme park performance and attendance remains scarce. In order to predict the impact of new attractions on the performance of European theme parks, this...

Author(s)
Cornelis, P. C. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2010, 27, 4, pp 361-382
Abstract

The importance of residents' communication about their home region as tourist destination is increasingly acknowledged in the place branding process. However, the extent to which residents feel responsible for communicating Destination Images (DIs), and how these attributions affect word-of-mouth...

Author(s)
Jeuring, J. H. G.; Haartsen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2017, 14, 2, pp 240-259
Abstract

Recently, the consumer was hit hard by the consequences of the global economic crisis, which still has effects on tourists' spending. These effects are investigated using a general framework linking crises/disasters to individual tourist behavior. In 2010, data were collected in the Netherlands...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2012, 39, 2, pp 1048-1069
Abstract

The emphasis of this report is on accommodation and day recreation, covering: holidays taken by Dutch people in 1988; destinations; luxury equipment; tourism expenditure by foreign tourists; developments in hotels, holiday bungalows, camping, water sports, catering; and, finally, an exploration of...

Publisher
Breda, Netherlands
Citation
Trendrapport toerisme 1988., 1989, pp 97pp.

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