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Despite a busy lifestyle - or perhaps as a result of a stressful lifestyle - more people than ever before make leisure trips, sometimes for a long time but in many cases just for short periods. Modern telecommunication technology brings attractive tourist destinations directly into the living rooms ...

Author(s)
Leeuwen, E. S. van; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development, 2011, 14, 3/4, pp 262-289
Abstract

This chapter examines trends in tourism and leisure as they affect the demand and supply for holidays and tourist facilities in tourist origin and tourist destination areas, based on the situation in the Netherlands. It finds that the number of holidays has increased, people go away more often on ...

Author(s)
Haan, T. Z. de
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism development., 1995, pp 41-47
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

Imaginaries of touristic otherness have traditionally been closely related to geographical distance and travel far away from the everyday. But in today's context of sustainable tourism, a moral and behavioral shift may be expected, toward traveling near home. Distance may actually become a...

Author(s)
Jeuring, J. H. G.; Haartsen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2017, 19, 1, pp 118-141
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

This study, part of an R&D project with Dutch tour operators, assessed Dutch consumer preferences towards a carbon label for holiday trips. A general survey (n=504) assessed the perceived importance of a CO2 label to consumers. To determine the preferred design, two focus groups (n=15) followed by...

Author(s)
Eijgelaar, E.; Nawijn, J.; Barten, C.; Okuhn, L.; Dijkstra, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 3, pp 398-411
Abstract

Messages with a clear focus on personal benefits and social and personal norms could impact holidaymakers' preferences towards opting for sustainability actions. This argument was explored using a three stage, sequential, mixed methods study. Firstly, analysis of current sustainability messages...

Author(s)
Hardeman, G.; Font, X.; Nawijn, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 59, pp 484-493
AbstractFull Text

Senior people, whose share in the world population and power of purchasing are gradually increasing, have become an important market segment for tourism sector. Nowadays, senior tourists are the people who more active than the generations before themselves; have higher quality of life and consumer...

Author(s)
Albayrak, T.; Caber, M.; Bİdecİ, M.
Publisher
Anatolia: Turizm Arastirmalari Dergisi, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia: Turizm Arastirmalari Dergisi, 2014, 25, 1, pp 62-74
Abstract

This paper investigates vacation behaviour under high travel cost conditions. We estimate discrete portfolio vacation choice models on data obtained in a novel free format Stated Preference of Revealed Preference (SP-off-RP) choice experiment. The substantive contribution of this paper is that we...

Author(s)
Cranenburgh, S. van; Chorus, C. G.; Wee, B. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 43, pp 105-118
Abstract

This chapter provides an analysis of the Dutch market for developing-country nature tourism, based on a national survey of households (n=212) in the Netherlands in 2001. It presents data on past and intended future trips as well as trip and entrance fee costs. Next, ratings for South Africa as a ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Dellaert, B. G. C.
Publisher
World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Nature tourism, conservation, and development in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, 2003, pp 131-156

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