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This chapter presents an overview of new trends in cruise tourism and addresses the question of whether there will be a change in the concept of cruise tourism so that it will better meet the needs of more postmodern tourists. The chapter focuses upon how the Norwegian Coastal Express...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Å.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 83-94
Abstract

Accurate forecasting of tourism demand is of utmost relevance for the success of tourism businesses. This paper presents a novel approach that extends autoregressive forecasting models by considering travellers' web search behaviour as additional input for predicting tourist arrivals. More...

Author(s)
Höpken, W.; Eberle, T.; Fuchs, M.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2019, 21, 1, pp 45-62
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This paper calculates the consumption expenditure of domestic visitors in Sweden, and their expenditures on outbound tourism, according to the WTO definition of tourism expenditure. The demand-based calculations of national tourism are distributed among same-day visitors and overnight visitors, for ...

Author(s)
Nordström, J.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1996, 2, 1, pp 13-42
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This report assesses the inbound and outbound business travel trends of 11 major European countries. Containing exhaustive primary and original research from numerous specialist sources, the article profiles the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) market across the continent....

Author(s)
Alford, P.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.4, pp 1-26
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Abstract

Scandinavian countries are widely associated with an attractive natural environment. A long history of settlement, and use of wildland resources and relatively sparse populations have led to distinct land use practices and access traditions. Scandinavia has developed a strong public access regime,...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Haaland, H.; Sandell, K.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 5, pp 417-433
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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Problems facing three island destinations in the Baltic: Bornholm, an island belonging to Denmark; Gotland, belonging to Sweden; and the Åland Islands which are an autonomous province of Finland are reviewed. All three are mature tourist destinations experiencing declining numbers of visitors....

Author(s)
Twining-Ward, L.; Baum, T.
Citation
Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1998, 4, 2, pp 131-140
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This issue discusses trends, developments and innovations in entrepreneurial ventures in the tourism industry in various countries. The issue consists of 11 articles. The first article explores the importance of entrepreneurship formation and promotion at university level for tourism students,...

Author(s)
Parra Lopéz, E.; Buhalis, D.; Fyall, A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2009, 7, 3, pp 355-527
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This article considers the current status of Finland as a tourist destination. It contends that as a result of increasing interest in unspoilt environments, and for a variety of other economic reasons, Finland has become an important destination for tourists. A border survey carried out on behalf...

Author(s)
Weston, C.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1995, No. 2, pp 5-24

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