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Family travel receives growing attention from both the travel industry and academia, but they ignore a vital segment of the family holiday: nuclear families that travel with young children. This study investigated the motivations that drive this market segment to take vacations as a starting point...

Author(s)
Li MiMi; Wang Dan; Xu WenQing; Mao ZhenXing
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 8, pp 1047-1057
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Abstract

This paper discusses the differences between rural and farm tourism, and identifies why farm tourism has become an important part of the rural economy. After the concepts of "rural", "rural tourism" and "farm tourism" have been defined, an overview is presented of the status of farm tourism in...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 1, pp 7-24
Abstract

This paper acknowledges national and regional differences in the way agritourism is perceived, defined and presented, by placing it within a Europe-wide context. It then gives more in-depth case studies of agritourism in 10 selected European countries. Belgium features as a case study due to its...

Author(s)
McKelvie, J.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.July, pp 1-44
Abstract

This book examines how the growth of tourism in locations that have historically been considered geographically remote plays a major role in the consolidation and transformation of often longstanding and powerful cultural imaginaries about 'the edges of the world'. The contributors examine the...

Author(s)
Herrero, N.; Roseman, S. R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism imaginary and pilgrimages to the edges of the world, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

Music tourism, the act of travelling to places associated with music, has become part of the tourism itinerary of many European cities. Although academic interest in this phenomenon is growing, little empirical research explores the experiences of music tourists - what are music tourists looking...

Author(s)
Bolderman, L.; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2017, 17, 2, pp 164-181
Abstract

This book draws on data collected by the European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) Cultural Tourism Project, which combines data presentation and analysis with more reflective discussions on the nature of cultural tourism in different areas of Europe. The first five chapters...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism in Europe., 1996, pp xi + 347 pp.
Abstract

This special issue examines the socio-cultural, environmental, developmental and technological dimensions of festivals and events. This issue consists of nine articles. The first article examines a comprehensive research agenda for key festivals in Edinburgh, based on published articles, existing...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Robertson, M.; Ali-Knight, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2007, 11, 1/2, pp 1-98
Abstract

Following a background discussion on the key dimensions of rural development in the EU, this chapter highlights some examples that present either innovative approaches or representative use of the framework provided by the EU's Rural Development Regulation. Examples have been selected so as to...

Author(s)
Shucksmith, M.; Thomson, K. J.; Roberts, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990552)
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
The CAP and the regions: the territorial impact of the Common Agricultural Policy, 2005, pp 165-188
Abstract

This article explores the web-based promotion of tourism in two linguistic minority spaces, namely Dingle in the Corca Dhuibne Gaeltacht (designated Irish-speaking region) in Ireland and Inari in Finnish Sámiland. Tourism websites not only mediate the contact between tourist and tourism producer,...

Author(s)
Kelly-Holmes, H.; Pietikäinen, S.; Moriarty, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2011, 11, 1, pp 31-42

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