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This article reports a study where a sample of potential international visitors from Japan, USA, UK, and Germany, to the tourism destination ("Fjord Norway") evaluate photos of nature-based tourism attractions. Data was gathered from 428 visitors and a set of scales was developed in 2001 to capture ...

Author(s)
Hem, L. E.; Iversen, N. M.; Grønhaug, K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2003, 3, 1, pp 48-70
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There is limited scholarship engaging with equestrian tourism even though this segment of the tourism industry has recently undergone phenomenal growth in both supply and demand. This article will focus on the core element of equestrian tourism, travel on horseback, and will explore the role of...

Author(s)
Notzke, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 8, pp 948-966
Abstract

The first attempts to develop a wilderness purism scale arose in the late 1960s, with the aim of measuring compliance between the wilderness dimensions stated in the US Wilderness Act, and the attitudes of wilderness users. In the 1980s, similar scales were developed and tested in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Vistad, O. I.; Vorkinn, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2012, 19, pp 39-47
Abstract

The paper studies monthly accommodation data for visitors from five countries: the USA, Germany (formerly West Germany), Norway, Denmark and Finland, to Sweden in the period 1978-93. The focus is on the dynamic response of guest-night numbers to changes in the relative destination price level,...

Author(s)
Hultkrantz, L.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1995, 1, 4, pp 357-374
Abstract

This research aims to explore Norwegians' image of US lodging facilities with a two-stage perceptual survey of Norwegian residents. Focus group surveys are first conducted to determine the important attributes delineating Norwegians' perceptions of US lodging facilities. Subsequently, a...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Ekinci, Y.; Riley, M.; Yoon, Y.; Tjelflaat, S.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2001, 13, 6, pp 280-284
Abstract

A study was conducted in Italy to quantify and characterize recreational and tourist use of the Isafa di Trento forest in Italy. Criteria for selecting a population sample and the questionnaire design are described. Results compiled for recreational use of Italian forests, including data on...

Author(s)
Scrinzi, G.; Tosi, V.; Agatea, P.; Flamminj, T.
Citation
Genio Rurale, 1996, 59, 3, pp 51-76

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