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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

There is ample evidence to suggest that positive emotions lead to valuable life outcomes. This study examines daily positive emotion development before, during, and after a leisure travel experience. The study measured positive emotions on a daily basis in 25 mature adult participants before,...

Author(s)
Mitas, O.; Yarnal, C.; Adams, R.; Ram, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2012, 34, 2, pp 115-135
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Couchsurfing is a website to facilitate hospitality exchange between global travelers and local hosts. As Couchsurfing was initiated, it was just an alternative accommodation for budget travelers. However, now Couchsurfing has been recognized as a stylish way of travel, which brings new forms of ...

Author(s)
Chen DeJung
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2018, 18, 1, pp 105-122
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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
Abstract

We present a case of East-African trypanosomiasis (EAT) in a 56-year-old Dutch woman returning from holiday in Tanzania and Kenya. The diagnosis was delayed due to the lack of suspicion and secondly because of postponed analysis of blood microscopy after negative rapid malaria antigen testing....

Author(s)
Wijsman, C. A.; Hanssen, J. L. J.; Scheper, H.; Visser, L. G.; Lieshout, L. van
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay024
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Background: Malaria is a notifiable disease in the Netherlands, a non-endemic country. Imported malaria infections occur regularly among travellers, migrants and visitors. Surveillance data were analysed from 2008 to 2015. Trends in amounts of notifications among risk groups were analysed using...

Author(s)
Gier, B. de; Suryapranata, F. S. T.; Croughs, M.; Genderen, P. J. J. van; Keuter, M.; Visser, L. G.; Vugt, M. van; Sonder, G. J. B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2017, 16, 60, pp (2 February 2017)
Abstract

Background: Each year clusters of imported malaria cases are observed in Dutch wintersun vacationers returning from The Gambia. To gain more insight in the travel health preparation and awareness of these travellers, the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of this travel group was studied by...

Author(s)
Genderen, P. J. van; Mulder, P. G. H.; Overbosch, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2014, 13, 74, pp (28 February 2014)
Abstract

We divided the number of travel-related hepatitis A cases notified in Dutch surveillance (2003-2011) by travel data obtained from an annual holiday survey to estimate the risk of hepatitis A among Dutch travelers. Of the 2,094 cases notified, 931 (44%) were imported. Morocco (n=272, 29%), Turkey (...

Author(s)
Sane, J.; Sousa, R. de; Pelt, W. van; Petrignani, M.; Verhoef, L.; Koopmans, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 3, pp 208-211
Abstract

Background. Previous studies investigating the travelers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) profile indicated an important educational need among those traveling to risk destinations. Initiatives to improve such education should target all groups of travelers, including business travelers,...

Author(s)
Genderen, P. J. J. van; Thiel, P. P. A. M. van; Mulder, P. G. H.; Overbosch, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 35-43
Abstract

Background: In a large part of the developing world, limited infectious disease surveillance is performed. In laboratory information management systems data on diagnostic requests is available and may be amenable to trend analyses. We explored this potential, using DENV diagnostic requests as a...

Author(s)
Cleton, N.; Reusken, C.; Murk, J. L.; Jong, M. de; Reimerink, J.; Eijk, A. van der; Koopmans, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 2, pp 159-166

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