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Nowadays, it has been recognized, the social and economic importance of religious tourism as an important part of the tourism market. It is estimated that a large number of tourists who travel to places of religious, cultural and historical importance, they often participate in various...

Author(s)
Moira, P.; Parasxi, A.
Publisher
e-Journal of Science & Technology, Athens, Greece
Citation
e-Journal of Science & Technology, 2015, 10, 3, pp 39-53
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This paper aims at exploring aspects of the development of rural tourism in the Lake Plastiras area, one of the growing rural tourism destinations in Greece. Data were collected through a survey addressing a sample of 220 tourists. In the first place, the socioeconomic characteristics of tourists...

Author(s)
Kokkali, P.; Koutsouris, A.; Chrysochou, P.
Publisher
Hellenic Association of Agricultural Economists, Thessaloniki, Greece
Citation
Competitiveness, environment, quality of life and rural development, 10th biannual conference of the Hellenic Association of Agricultural Economists, Thessaloniki, Greece, 27-29 November 2008, 2009, pp 265-279
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Food as well as other factors, such as accommodation, attractions, recreational activities and transport are key parts of the tourism product of host destinations. It has been found that in recent years, tourism choices are not determined only by the simple biological need to eat, but also by the...

Author(s)
Moira, X.; Mylonopoulos, D.
Publisher
e-Journal of Science & Technology, Athens, Greece
Citation
e-Journal of Science & Technology, 2014, 9, 5, pp 81-105
Abstract

One of the most important factors in tourism product is gastronomy. Especially, the eating habits of tourists are an essential and unique component of the overall tourism product and the influence of the modern dietary concepts is enormous. On the other hand, as religion influences every aspect of...

Author(s)
Mípa, P.; Sapsózir, Y.; Mslinóposlor, Y.
Publisher
e-Journal of Science & Technology, Athens, Greece
Citation
e-Journal of Science & Technology, 2019, 14, 2, pp 1-13
Abstract

Tourism is a socioeconomic phenomenon with important effects on human life and on national economies. The journey, i.e. the movement of people from their permanent residence in another place, is the key element of tourism. The basic component of tourism is leisure and relaxation, which are...

Author(s)
Moira, P.; Mylonopoulos, D.
Publisher
e-Journal of Science & Technology, Athens, Greece
Citation
e-Journal of Science & Technology, 2014, 9, 2, pp 11-28
Abstract

The subject of this paper concerns a vital issue, the enrichment of the Greek tourism product. Gastronomy represents a vital component of a differentiated tourism package and a motive for travel. The present research paper uses primary data and a statistical sample of Greek population and focuses...

Author(s)
Ourania, V.; Konstantina, K.
Publisher
e-Journal of Science & Technology, Athens, Greece
Citation
e-Journal of Science & Technology, 2018, 13, 1, pp 61-87
Abstract

Religion and culture are important factors that influence consumption of food. The food sector plays an important role in tourism and directly affects tourist satisfaction. The choices of food available to tourists and religious aspects associated with food are important factors when choosing a ...

Author(s)
Moira, P.; Mylonopoulos, D.
Publisher
e-Journal of Science & Technology, Athens, Greece
Citation
e-Journal of Science & Technology, 2012, 7, 2, pp 33-47
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In many rural areas, rural activities are not the main and the most important activities of the countryside. The rural population turns, therefore, to other activities, such as tourist activities, regarding them as a valuable and important tool for providing income and employment. In this study the ...

Author(s)
Sdrali, D.; Toyri, M.; Apostolopoulos, K.
Publisher
Hellenic Association of Agricultural Economists, Thessaloniki, Greece
Citation
Competitiveness, environment, quality of life and rural development, 10th biannual conference of the Hellenic Association of Agricultural Economists, Thessaloniki, Greece, 27-29 November 2008, 2009, pp 213-231
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In recent years, factors as the progressive reduction of competitiveness of tourist product, the increasing dependence of tourist industry on the mass tourism, the problems of viability of tourist units and the difficulty of adapting to new technological advances limit the tourist growth in Greece. ...

Author(s)
Lagos, D. G.
Publisher
Hellenic Association of Agricultural Economists, Thessaloniki, Greece
Citation
Sustainable agriculture and food production: adaptations to a changing social, economic and institutional environment, 11th biannual conference of the Hellenic Association of Agricultural Economists, Thessaloniki, Greece, 26-27 November 2010, 2012, pp 707-718
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Since antiquity, cruises have been a well-known way of recreation and a constituted privilege of upper social classes. In the course of time, its sociological and space-time characteristics have changed. Today, cruises have become a considerable branch of marine tourism that attracts a lot of...

Author(s)
Poluxeni, M.; Milonopoulos, D.
Publisher
e-Journal of Science & Technology, Athens, Greece
Citation
e-Journal of Science & Technology, 2006, 1, 2, pp 28-38

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