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This study examines parts of holiday makers' own perspectives on some of the central aspects of their holidays, utilizing data from a survey conducted on selected charter flights on their return to Norway from six airports in the Mediterranean countries in the 1989 summer season. 1502 responses...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2000, 27, 2, pp 284-300
Abstract

The hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
Citation
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 pp.
Abstract

This report compiles and analyses data on the budgets that national tourism organizations (NTOs) allocate to the promotion of inbound tourism as well as on their structure, functions and methods of operation in order to illustrate the various forms of NTOs and suggest possible action in the area of ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Structures and budgets of national tourism organizations - 2004-2005, 2006, pp ix + 138 pp.
Abstract

Sweden is one of Europe's most travel intensive countries, and analysts frequently pinpoint the country as having strong growth potential for outbound travel. However, inflation and static real incomes, coupled with a change of government, have dampened travel in recent months, and immediate...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1991, No. 5, pp 42-56
Abstract

The book explores the relationship between a nation's level of development and the nature of its tourists, i.e., whether they are domestic or foreign to the country. Rostow's stages of development are used to designate nations and such countries as Afghanistan, Tunisia, Turkey and the Irish...

Publisher
Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel, Geographisches Institut, Kiel, Germany
Citation
Endogener tourismus., 1991, pp 193pp.
Abstract

With the research on hedonic price theory serving as background, this study examined how the overall price of Norwegian sun-and-beach package tours to the Canary Islands (Spain) during the winter of 2003-04 was determined by choice of tour operator, choice of destination, hotel star rating, and a...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2005, 43, 3, pp 302-308
Abstract

This paper explores the concept of the experience economy as a basis for management and marketing strategies in tourism destination regions. It identifies the key elements of the concept as being a view of consumer behaviour which stress the emotional, aspirational and participative over the...

Author(s)
Morgan, M.; Elbe, J.; Curiel, J. de E.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2009, 11, 2, pp 201-216
Abstract

This paper presents a comprehensive view of the empirical research findings concerning rurban relationships in different European countries (Finland, France, Hungary, the Netherlands and Spain), through two types of rurban territories: those that are placed close to (or included in) a metropolitan...

Author(s)
Buciega, A.; Pitarch, M. D.; Esparcia, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 2009, 11, 1, pp 9-27
Abstract

This book looks at sports and city marketing in five European cities. It provides an insight into the role of sports in city marketing and outlines guidelines for an integrated sports and city marketing policy. Five case studies of sports cities are presented: Barcelona, Spain; Helsinki, Finland;...

Author(s)
Berg, L. van den; Braun, E.; Otgaar, A. H. J.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sports and city marketing in European cities, 2002, pp viii + 125 pp.
Abstract

Background. Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) can affect travelers to sub-Saharan Africa, as well as migrants from disease endemic countries (DECs), posing diagnosis challenges to travel health services in non-disease endemic countries (non-DECs). Methods. Cases reported in journals have been...

Author(s)
Simarro, P. P.; Franco, J. R.; Cecchi, G.; Paone, M.; Diarra, A.; Postigo, J. A. R.; Jannin, J. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 44-53

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