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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

This paper argues that a gap exists between the marketing of shore excursions and cruise tourists' expectations of 'local flavor' experiences. The paper first establishes that this discrepancy exists, then aims to refine the focus of marketing and promotion, and finally proposes strategies for...

Author(s)
Dai TianChen; Hein, C.; Zhang Tong
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 29, pp 157-165
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to apply the cultural tourism typology of McKercher and to estimate the economic relevance of cultural tourism to the context of a small island destination tourist market. Small island destinations may be confronted with environmental constraints that restrain the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Semrad, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2015, 39, 4, pp 469-491
Abstract

This paper presents a picture of the Dutch outbound tourism market, based on data pertaining to recent years ending in 2007. Data are presented on the market drivers, number of outbound arrivals and major destinations, market characteristics (booking behaviour, demographics, purpose of visit,...

Author(s)
Bakker, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.6, pp 1-38
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to show that the field of restaurants in Amsterdam, a tourist-historic city par excellence where tourism and daily life of locals are spatially intimately intertwined, is nevertheless segmented according to types of restaurants and their micro-geography (passers-by streets ...

Author(s)
Terhorst, P.; Erkuș-Öztürk, H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2015, 9, 2, pp 85-102
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
AbstractFull Text

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
Abstract

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

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
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.

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