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Despite variable and relatively cool summer weather, domestic vacations in countries around the North Sea are an important type of tourism. However, relations between weather and domestic tourism in this region remain understudied. A quantitative research (n=326) among domestic camping tourists in...

Author(s)
Jeuring, J. H. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 61, pp 70-81
Abstract

This brief paper focuses on Dutch outbound tourism, that is, international flows with the Netherlands as a place of origin. Using data provided by CBS Statistics Netherlands, we show that the total number of international holidays, both in absolute terms and per capita, has significantly grown in...

Author(s)
Zirulia, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 2015, 106, 2, pp 220-227
Abstract

As one of its main resources, weather is an integral part of tourism. Yet little is known about how individual tourists experience the weather and how it affects the subjective perception of their holidays. The weather appears to have a prominent place in language and the use of the weather in...

Author(s)
Jeuring, J. H. G.; Peters, K. B. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2013, 19, 3, pp 209-219
Abstract

The idea of "Keeping Up with the Joneses" was developed as a phenomenon wherein people want to own the same objects and do the same things as their peers in order to keep up with them socially. Along with the combined rise of globalization, mobile technology and the millennial mindset of valuing...

Author(s)
Siegel, L. A.; Wang Dan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 159-175
Abstract

Tourism is on a rising curve from both policy and research perspectives. This paper presents new research advances on individual tourist behaviour and motives, with particular reference to the role of e-services in cultural heritage tourism. An innovative tool adopted here is (spatial)...

Author(s)
Leeuwen, E. van; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 2, pp 361-384
Abstract

The report is prepared by the New Zealand Tourism Board to help provide travel agents, tour operators, and other interested organizations from New Zealand, with an understanding of the Central European tourism markets, particularly for New Zealand tourism companies or individual suppliers who are...

Publisher
Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Central Europe: market brief., 1994, pp 32pp.
Abstract

Are tourists who take more photos happier? Our study investigates the relationship between tourists' photographing and happiness based on two proposed theories: photographing as a behavior that society expects from tourists, and photographing as a mechanism for social interaction. Questionnaires...

Author(s)
Gillet, S.; Schmitz, P.; Mitas, O.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2016, 40, 1, pp 37-57
Abstract

The tourism industry thrives on the notion that holiday travel improves well-being. However, scientific evidence that holiday travel is more beneficial than spending free time at home is lacking. Using the Effort-Recovery and the Limited Resources model as theoretical basis, this study investigates ...

Author(s)
Bloom, J. de; Nawijn, J.; Geurts, S.; Kinnunen, U.; Korpela, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 4, pp 573-588
Abstract

Purpose - If the only viable future for tourism is sustainable tourism then ways should be sought to increase the demand for sustainable offers. The purpose of this paper is to explore whether sustainability values influence the travel needs of students. The aim is to discover cues in the present...

Author(s)
Cavagnaro, E.; Staffieri, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2015, 1, 2, pp 94-107
Abstract

Drug-taking behaviours have been extensively studied in psychology, behavioural science and health studies, yet, limited effort has been invested in understanding the factors that motivate tourists to engage in drug tourism. Given the increasing numbers of tourists who are exposed to commercially...

Author(s)
Wen Jun; Meng Fang; Ying TianYu; Qi HongXia; Lockyer, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 233-244

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