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This paper examines the similarities and differences in demand for coastal and marine tourism activities and experiences from three European markets. Long-haul travellers from the United Kingdom and Germany in 1996 (n=1200) and The Netherlands in 1993 (n=1125) were studied using archival survey...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.; Green, D.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 3, pp 212-227
Abstract

The increase in activity tourism as a special interest type of travel is discussed with reference to its potential in attracting visitors from countries such as the UK and Netherlands to the sparsely populated areas of eastern Europe. Examples from research carried out in Slovenia are used to...

Author(s)
Broek, M. van den
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1997, 22, 2, pp 21-27
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Sport events are a driving force of the sport tourism market. The way they are organized as well as their attractiveness have a significant influence on the number of participants, therefore the organizers look for solutions that will ensure the highest attendance possible. The concept of...

Author(s)
Waśkowski, Z.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2016, 9, 2, pp 3-11, 123
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Savitch and Kantor explain divergent trajectories of urban development with the help of four variables, namely, market conditions, inter-governmental support, local culture and popular control in their theory. In this article, we apply Savitch and Kantor's theory to the urban tourism development...

Author(s)
Öztürk, H. E.; Terhorst, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2012, 20, 4, pp 665-683
Abstract

Motivation and interests of tourists are determining the development of new products and destinations, which meet the new demands of travelers. In this paper, we present a study on wine tourism, in particular the denomination of origin of Jerez-Xérès-Sherry in the Jerez area, where the bodegas...

Author(s)
Vieira-Rodríguez, Á.; López-Guzmán, T.; Rodríguez-García, J.
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2014, 7, 2, pp 9-26
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This report profiles the 5 most valuable outbound tourism markets in Europe (Germany, the UK, France, Italy, and the Netherlands), selected on the basis of their levels of travel expenditure: in 2002, their citizens spent a combined total of 151 146 million euro worldwide. For each country, data on ...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.16, pp 1-54
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This study investigated the relationship between the development of tourism industry (ARR), economic growth (GDP) and foreign direct investment (PLA) in 18 major international tourism destinations. Utilizing autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) methodology; this study finds that there is a long...

Author(s)
Othman, R.; Salleh, N. H. M.; Sarmidi, T.
Publisher
Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, 12, 12, pp 1245-1254
Abstract

We propose the use of a tool recently introduced by Gayer (2010), known as the "economic climate tracer", to analyze and monitor the cyclical evolution of tourism source markets to Portugal. Considering the period 1987-2015, we evaluate how tourism to Portugal has been affected by economic cycles....

Author(s)
Andraz, J. M.; Rodrigues, P. M. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 56, pp 1-7
Abstract

The main goal of this study is to estimate the price and income elasticity of demand for tourism to Spain. This estimation is done separately for the major international source markets for Spain: Germany, the UK, Italy and the Netherlands. For this purpose, the authors use the autoregressive...

Author(s)
Álvarez-Díaz, M.; González-Gómez, M.; Otero-Giráldez, M. S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2015, 21, 5, pp 1103-1110
Abstract

School travel represents a distinct segment of the tourism market, with its own market characteristics. It is without doubt a sizeable business, generating a large flow of both day visits and overnight stays. The research puts the European market at almost 100 million visits a year. However, the...

Author(s)
Cooper, C.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1999, No. 5, pp 89-106

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