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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
Abstract

The purpose of this special issue is to provide a range of alternative tourism futures and directions in order to challenge present perspectives in an informed, thoughtful and considered way. Eight papers look at the future of sustainable tourism, literary festival tourism, family tourism, the ...

Author(s)
Yeoman, I.; Postma, A.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2014, 39, 3, pp 293-452
Abstract

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

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

Fashion in Western civilization is one of the most influential phenomena. In many parts of the world fashion tourists are growing in number. It is worldwide known that the "Big Five" "Fashion Capitals" are Paris, London, Milan, New York and Tokyo, but throughout the 20th Century, and in particular...

Author(s)
Demirović, D.; Pivac, T.
Publisher
Academic Publishing House Researcher, Sochi, Russia
Citation
European Researcher, 2013, 65, 12-2, pp 2882-2891
Abstract

Exploratory-descriptive research project, in the form of a document analysis, aimed to understand how hospitality permeates the volunteer tourism scientific production, from the analysis of journal articles published in English language on the international database Scopus from 2000 to 2015. The...

Author(s)
Santos, D.; Rejowski, M.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 2017, No.27/28 Vol. 1, pp 171-181
Abstract

This chapter first reviews the literature on tourism demand, and the few studies that look into the relationship between climate and tourism. The chapter then analyses international tourist flows, to explore the sensitivity of tourism to climate in general. First, all tourist arrivals (for the...

Author(s)
Lise, W.; Tol, R. S. J.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Climate change in the Mediterranean: socio-economic perspectives of impacts, vulnerability and adaptation, 2003, pp 290-318
Abstract

In this paper, a vector autoregressive (VAR) framework is used to model international tourism demand from the five main inbound tourism countries for Portugal: Germany, Spain, France, the Netherlands and the UK. Given the non-stationarity of the variables considered, vector error correction...

Author(s)
Daniel, A. C. M.; Rodrigues, P. M. M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 3, pp 617-634
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter

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