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This article explored length of stay (LOS) in the context of tour planning, to assess as to whether LOS can be increased. LOS is an important parameter for tourism destination management, at the same time as evidence have suggested that LOS is declining on a global scale. The study was based on...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. Kr. S.; Gössling, S.; Dybedal, P.; Skogheim, T. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2018, 35, pp 29-35
Abstract

Exchange rate volatility (ERV) affects international tourist flows either by affecting the choices of the potential traveller or the actions of the tourism intermediaries. In this study, we examine the relationship between tourist arrivals and ERV for the UK and Sweden. Our results show that there...

Author(s)
Agiomirgianakis, G.; Serenis, D.; Tsounis, N.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2015, 6, 1, pp 1-16
Abstract

This study develops a unique model capturing antecedents of place attractiveness in tourism hotspot crowding contexts. A structural equation model reveals three density dimensions: one destination image variable and two avoidance versus approach reactions that influence assessments of crowding...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.; Iversen, N. M.; Hem, L. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2019, 76, pp 53-66
Abstract

Background: Accessible travel has led to a rapid growth in international tourism, particularly to developing countries. With the increase, travel-associated morbidity and mortality has changed. Data on traveling populations are essential for policy makers to estimate infectious and noninfectious...

Author(s)
Behrens, R. H.; Carroll, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 5, pp 296-302
Abstract

Purpose: To provide insights into holiday well-being, the purpose of this paper is to examine two inevitable traveller activities related to destinations' gastronomy: pre-trip food information sourcing and the daily meals consumed. Design/methodology/approach: A survey was carried out among 243...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2017, 119, 7, pp 1578-1591
Abstract

Tourism is often portrayed by the tourism industry, tourists themselves and tourism scholars as a liminoid site of escape, happiness and freedom from constraint. For many, however, holidays do not live up to this expectation. This paper challenges the dominant tourism discourse of holidays as sites ...

Author(s)
Heimtun, B.; Jordan, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2011, 11, 3, pp 271-290
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the impact of perceived risk on travel behavior and information search, and explore the mediating effect of tourist type. The results based on a quantitative survey of Finnish travelers' show how risk-prudent and risk-aversive tourists use specific types of...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 306-323
Abstract

This article explores the social identities available to Norwegian midlife single women when on holiday. As inherent in their habitus, the social identity of a friend is a way of tackling tourism spaces that accommodate bonding. With friends women feel socially included as tourists and seldom...

Author(s)
Heimtun, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Gender, Place and Culture, 2012, 19, 1, pp 83-101
Abstract

This report discusses the prospects of outbound travel for the most well-travelled nationalities in the world i.e., the Scandinavians. Scandinavia refers to Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Though it has a total population of 19.6 million people, the region recorded a total of 21.1 million arrivals in...

Author(s)
Haden, L.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.14, pp 1-45
Abstract

This bulletin presents a brief overview of international tourism in Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden), and describes the characteristics of outbound travel and the profile of travellers in this region. Data (for 1999) are presented about the source market, destination,...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2002, No.21, pp 48 pp.

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