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Modeling of transportation mode choices has in the past primarily dealt with everyday short-distance travel and long-distance business travel. The present paper adds to this research in examining the long-distance transportation mode choices of tourists. The empirical setting is the domestic ...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2015, 15, pp 115-121
Abstract

This study concerns decision timing in international tourism; that is, the amount of time that elapses between a decision being made to visit a foreign country and the trip actually taking place. In particular, the focus is on differences in decision times among tourists of different nationalities. ...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.; Farstad, E.; Dybedal, P.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2014, 20, 2, pp 227-240
Abstract

Tourists' length of stay is a variable of key importance for any tourism destination due to its crucial effect on overall tourism expenditure. This study, using several econometric techniques, examines how nationality and a number of other independent variables affect length of stay. The empirical...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.; Farstad, E.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 5, pp 1069-1082
Abstract

Rural tourism, especially through second-home development is increasing rapidly in much of Europe, the USA and Canada offering new economic opportunities for local communities, but also challenges related to environmental impacts and differing perceptions within communities about appropriate...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Andersen, O.; Nellemann, C.; Bjerke, T.; Thrane, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 6, pp 664-680
Abstract

Studies scrutinizing the economic aspects of student tourism at the micro-level are rare in the literature. Set against this background, the present study examines the variation in a sample of Norwegian students' length of stay at summer vacation destinations in 2014. Three estimation methods - an...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 54, pp 178-184
Abstract

The statistical modeling of tourists' length of stay at destinations is a topic that recently has received much attention from tourism scholars. In this regard, so-called "survival models" have been introduced as a means of studying how a set of independent variables explain variation in the number ...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 1, pp 126-132
Abstract

The independent variables length of stay and travel party size are recurrent determinants of expenditures in micro level tourism studies. In most of this research it has been tacitly assumed that these variables have linear effects on tourism spending. This study, situated in a Norwegian setting,...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.; Farstad, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 1, pp 46-52
Abstract

This paper examines how a number of determinants affect students' destination choices for their summer vacation trip. By means of a multinomial regression procedure on 583 students attending a medium-sized Norwegian university college, two main findings are presented. General vacation motives and...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2008, 8, 4, pp 333-348
Abstract

In no prior study have the determinants of variation in students' tourism expenditures been examined from a micro-level point of view. The present study aims to fill this void. Using data from a survey conducted at a Norwegian university college in 2014 and a seemingly unrelated regression (SUR)...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2015, 15, pp 65-71
Abstract

This article draws attention to a neglected field in tourism research: the study of the demand for package tours. In particular, two research questions were addressed. First, the possible changes in the demand over time for package tours abroad were examined using Norwegian household expenditure...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2004, 9, 4, pp 343-354