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Cover for Campbell's model of recreational and vacational travel.

Campbell's model of tourist leisure travel is presented, which describes the travel patterns of three groups of travellers according to their travel motivation (recreation, vacation, or a combination of both).

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pilgrimage: a distinctive practice.

Drawing on more than 25 years' experience facilitating programmes of pilgrimage, the author presents a practical philosophical construct for locating pilgrimage within the spectrum of contemporary travel. A model is presented that consists of horizontal and vertical axes creating four quadrants....

Author(s)
LeSueur, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394996)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social tourism as correlates of quality of life: the case of disadvantaged people.

This chapter investigates the factors that affect the formation of the social holiday experience, and the meaning of the experience for the holiday taker. It presents a case study of the 'Well-being week for unemployed people' at a holiday centre in eastern Finland. The case study illustrates an...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Ilves, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experiencing a water sports holiday as part of a rehabilitation trajectory: identifying the salutogenic mechanisms.

This chapter presents a case study exploring how people from a rehabilitation centre experienced a water sports holiday. The location was a water sports island in the Loosdrechtse Plassen, a lake district in the Netherlands. The chapter contributes to the existing literature on the benefits of...

Author(s)
Wagenaar, M.; Vaandrager, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The image of cruise ship holidays on Italian television: a comparative analysis.

This chapter shows the results of a comparative study of cruise advertising campaigns that have been broadcast on Italian television recently. Starting from the theoretical standpoint adopted in the study, which considers the cruise ship as the destination in itself, the chapter identifies the...

Author(s)
Polizzi, G.; Oliveri, A. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The morality of mass tourism.

This chapter sketches a perspective addressing three questions: First, how did holidays become conspicuous moral terrain? Second, is this a progressive development? Third, is mass tourism per se (from all-inclusive packages through to volunteer tourism) worthy of celebration in moral terms? In...

Author(s)
Butcher, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists' interpretations of a 'Feelgood in Lapland' holiday - a case study.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight the different meanings and components that different people respectively hold and associate with well-being tourism. The chapter is informed by a study that aimed to find out what kind of interpretations customers of a hotel chain formed about a 'Feelgood ...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family tourism.

This chapter defines and outlines the nature of family tourism, exploring key concepts such as definitions and constitution of the family, current trends in family tourism, historical development and changing holiday patterns, as well as macro-environmental factors impacting on family tourism, such ...

Author(s)
Southall, C.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Slow tourism.

This chapter gives a brief overview of the background to slow tourism and considers the key dimensions of speed, time and distance. It explores the main factors involved in slow holidays from both the supply side (the types of slow holiday currently being developed and promoted) and the demand side ...

Author(s)
Caffyn, A.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of personal and trip characteristics on holiday choice.

This chapter examines the role and relevance of personal and trip characteristics in the holiday choice of British visitors (n=505) to Alanya, Turkey. The personal and trip related characteristics examined are gender, age, marital status, education, origin country, revisiting patterns, experience...

Author(s)
Kesgin, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter

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