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Very complex yet highly integrated business logics characterise cruise tourism with shore excursions frequently identified as a key source of value. This paper presents a case study of cruise tourism and shore excursion planning in Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim of this paper is to investigate the...

Author(s)
Lopes, M. J.; Dredge, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 6, pp 633-652
Abstract

In Norway, as in many other countries, rural and farm tourism is becoming an important activity for promoting the vitality and sustainability of rural communities. This paper focuses on the analysis of visitors to Norwegian farms, which offer various tourism activities and services. The countryside ...

Author(s)
Blekesaune, A.; Brandth, B.; Haugen, M. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 1, pp 54-73
Abstract

This study investigated the power of fear evoked by advertisement photos in tourism advertisements, using data obtained from a survey of 386 tourists in Norway in 2001. The basic assumption was that advertisement photos portraying a risky holiday situation could influence tourists' attitudes...

Author(s)
Hem, L. E.; Iversen, N. M.; Nysveen, H.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 4, pp 1-26
Abstract

As in many industrialized countries, Finnish policy makers see nature tourism as a source of rural economic development. This study explores the factors that influence traveller expenditures on nature trips. While focusing primarily on nature tourism in southern Finland, it also draws comparisons...

Author(s)
Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.; Sievänen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 2, pp 118-135
Abstract

This article explores the importance placed on a destination's eco-friendliness by tourists in relation to their cultural backgrounds. The study subsequently tests relationships between the perceived eco-friendliness and other tourist motivations for visiting a nature-based destination such as...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Lee YoungSook
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2013, 19, 2, pp 105-116
Abstract

This report provides an update on Scandinavian outbound travel, highlighting the market drivers, destinations, market characteristics (booking behaviour, visitor demographics, purpose of visit, expenditure, length of stay, and seasonality), modes of transport and accommodation, and the tour...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2013, No.5, pp 43 pp.
Abstract

This study contributes by highlighting an underlying link between Christian spirituality of nature and tourists' motivation towards nature-based destinations. Positioning Norway as a nature-based destination within British, French, and Swedish markets, examinations are performed representing three...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Prebebsen, N. K.; Chen, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2015, 20, 6, pp 631-643
Abstract

For some tourists, shopping is a "must-do" activity, and many tourists' purchases can be classified as souvenirs. This study employs a grounded theory approach to explore the central elements of souvenirs that help tourists reminisce about their holiday experiences and encourage their intentions to ...

Author(s)
Sthapit, E.; Björk, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 1, pp 1-26
Abstract

This study explores travel motivation on thanatourism of tourists visiting the disaster-hit beach resort of Phuket and identifies differences in tourist motivation between Thais and Scandinavians and between tourists of different age and gender. The findings reveal that curiosity about the outcome...

Author(s)
Rittichainuwat, B. N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 46, 4, pp 422-432
Abstract

This paper investigates the relationship between four groups of trip activities and the daily expenditures of a sample of visitors (n=162) at two nature-based attractions in Northern Norway. The paper also examines some other potential factors by adopting a widely utilized two-fold segmentation...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 2, pp 200-215

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