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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

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

Section 1 describes trends, development and policy of tourism and recreation in the Netherlands. Section 2 describes holidays in 2000, including holiday expenses, destinations and transport, and visits by foreign tourists. The 3rd section describes different sectors, including hospitality,...

Publisher
Nederlands Research Instituut voor Recreatie en Toerisme (NRIT), Breda, Netherlands
Citation
Trendrapport toerisme en recreatie, 2000/2001, 2001, pp 159 pp.
Abstract

How happy are tourists during a day of their holiday and what makes them happy? These questions were addressed in a study of 466 international tourists in the Netherlands. While on vacation, tourists are generally high on hedonic level of affect, with positive affect exceeding negative affect...

Author(s)
Nawijn, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 5, pp 559-566
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 economy of the Netherlands during 1993 showed that the recession of 1992 was continuing, with recovery due in 1994. Even so the number of holidays taken was 5% higher than during 1992 and holiday expenditure increased by 8%. Globally, there was an increase of 3.8% in tourism arrivals during...

Publisher
Breda, Netherlands
Citation
Trendrapport toerisme 1993/1994., 1994, pp 121pp.
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

Work during vacation is publicly and theoretically seen as detrimental to vacationers' quality of life. This study investigated whether work during vacation affects vacationers' quality of life in terms of intensity of felt emotions and needs fulfillment. A sample of international tourists in the...

Author(s)
Nawijn, J.; Damen, Y.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 6, pp 759-767

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