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Seasonality is a phenomenon that affects the vast majority of tourist destinations. The negative aspects of seasonality have been widely discussed from economic, social and environmental points of view. On the contrary, the unreliability of tourism demand forecasts is rarely listed among the...

Author(s)
Vergori, A. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 5, pp 1011-1027
Abstract

This paper analyses the use of the main e-tourism platforms by European tourists. A computer-aided Web interview (CAWI) was used to conduct the research in 19 European countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia,...

Author(s)
David-Negre, T.; Almedida-Santana, A.; Hernández, J. M.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 131-152
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Market circumstances have led some stakeholders to faster, and some to slower market adjustments. Integration and other forms of cooperation are part of business strategies of various actors in tourism. The result of such cooperation is often innovation, In economic growth theory, both exogenous...

Author(s)
Slivar, I.; Golja, T.; Sinković, D.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
24th Biennial International Congress, Tourism & Hospitality Industry 2018 (THI2018), Trends and challenges, Opatija, Croatia, 26-27 April 2018, 2018, pp 407-418
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In 2050, Amsterdam's red light district will all be about android prostitutes who are clean of sexual transmitted infections (STIs), not smuggled in from Eastern Europe and forced into slavery, the city council will have direct control over android sex workers controlling prices, hours of...

Author(s)
Yeoman, I.; Mars, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Futures (Oxford), 2012, 44, 4, pp 365-371
Abstract

The subject of this study concerns individual vacationers' reactions to the global economic crisis. This crisis is lasting longer than expected, resulting in Europe in a "double dip". Vacationers can use different strategies to cope with this crisis: from pruning (giving up the vacation) via...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 40, pp 330-337
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 examines the transformation of space as a result of the development of recreation and tourism activities and draws out some of the implications for policy and planning. An introductory chapter serves as a guide to intervention and this is followed by 18 chapters divided into four parts....

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism and spatial transformations: implications for policy and planning., 1995, pp xii + 347 pp.
Abstract

Tourists in the Netherlands and other major European holiday destinations have been noticing a great deal of environmental pollution. They are most put out by litter, dying forests and dirty swimming water. Despite this, environmental pollution does not at present have any influence on people's...

Citation
NBT Koerier, 1989, 12, 11, pp 4-5
Abstract

Tourism in the Netherlands is under-researched, but is a diverse and important activity. Expenditure in the country by foreign tourists makes a significant contribution to the nation's overall trade surplus. Foreign visitors are particularly important for the prosperity of the hotel sector, even...

Author(s)
Pinder, D.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and economic development. Western European experiences., 1988, pp 214-229
Abstract

The article focuses on golf tourism in Belgium and the Netherlands, with coverage of market trends and the development of consumer demand, regional patterns of participation, market structure, the growth in the number of golf clubs and facilities, the influence of social trends, and future...

Author(s)
Vanhove, N.
Publisher
Europäisches Tourismus Institut GmbH, Universität Trier, Trier, Germany
Citation
Wachstumsmarkt Golftourismus: Chancen für die Nachbarn Luxemburg, Rheinland-Pfalz, Belgien und Lothringen. 4. Tourismus-Forum Luxemburg, Trier, Deutschland, 1996., 1996, pp 11-36

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