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There is literature detailing the effects of travel motivation, risks perceptions, and travel constraints on the destination image and travel behaviour of individuals. However, literature explaining these factors in the context of prospective young women travellers is scarce. This study empirically ...

Author(s)
Mohammad Jamal Khan; Shankar Chelliah; Sahrish Ahmed
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 11, pp 1139-1155
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Global tourism movement has shown an increase over the past years. Historically, global travel is meant to be the prerogative of men but the women and travel phenomenon has slowly started to emerge. This study addresses the cultural values of West and Asia to understand the Asian perspective....

Author(s)
Ying TohJen; Khairil Wahidin Awang; Jamil Bojei
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 6, 2, pp 45-54
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This qualitative study explores the travel motivations and experiences of solo female Asian tourists. Data were collected from 10 in-depth interviews with a focus on Asian women's travel motivations, experiences and constraints. Thematic analysis was used to analyse the data. Resistance was found...

Author(s)
Seow, D.; Brown, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 10, pp 1187-1206
Abstract

Background: The absolute number of travel-related Chlamydia cases in Sweden has consistently increased between 2000 and 2013. Given the growth in international travel, we aimed to study the trends of travel-related Chlamydia incidence to determine differences and identify high-risk groups and...

Author(s)
Decraene, V.; Berenzon, S. K.; Franko, M. A.; Veličko, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 25, pp 42-49
Abstract

Study abroad and long-term international travel have been shown to result in learning of "generic skills," like decision making and patience. However, examination of the benefits of domestic travel is scarce. In this exploratory study, women with children were asked to reflect on domestic travel...

Author(s)
Stone, M. J.; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 1, pp 17-30
Abstract

This book examines the behavior, motivations, experiences, and needs of women as tourists and travellers, drawing on both historic and contemporary eras. Surprisingly little research has explored key issues, experiences, and opportunities in the context of women's travel. With an international...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Wilson, E.
Publisher
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA
Citation
Women and travel: historical and contemporary perspectives, 2017, pp 276 pp.
Abstract

Background: Despite the continuing growth of international tourism, very little research has been done on the link between individual risk attitudes and health behaviours during travel. Our study uses a validated risk-taking questionnaire Domain-Specific Risk-Taking Scale (DOSPERT) and data from a...

Author(s)
Farnham, A.; Ziegler, S.; Blanke, U.; Stone, E.; Hatz, C.; Puhan, M. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay064
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Cover for Trekking to women's empowerment: a case study of a female-operated travel company in Ladakh.

This chapter presents a case study of the Ladakhi Women Travel Company (LWTC), a travel agency based in Leh, India, which is owned and operated by Ladakhi women. A local female guide founded the LWTC in 2009 to give women in Ladakh the opportunity to participate in the traditionally male-dominated...

Author(s)
Caparrós, B. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Background: Among strategies for malaria prevention, stand-by emergency treatment (SBET) is a possible approach, but scarce evidences exists investigating travellers' adherence and behaviours toward its use; therefore, the presented study aimed to determine travellers' compliance toward the SBET...

Author(s)
Ferrara, P.; Masuet-Aumatell, C.; Agüero, F.; Ramon-Torrell, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2018, 17, 134, pp (2 April 2018)
Abstract

Ireland's near-total abortion ban was, in effect, a policy of offshoring abortions. Before the May 2018 vote to repeal it, the 8th Amendment allowed for conservative and nationalist groups to celebrate the idea of Ireland as an 'abortion-free' territory, while forcing women to travel to England for ...

Author(s)
Calkin, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Gender, Place and Culture, 2019, 26, 3, pp 338-361

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