Tourism Review: Volume 62 Issue 3/4


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Exploring overseas snowsport participation by Australian skiers and snowboarders

Tracey J. Dickson, Pam Faulks

While Australian snowsport participation may represent a small part of the overall international snowsport market, the fact that Australians are renowned for their…

The changing travel behaviour of Austria’s ageing population and its impact on tourism

Claudia Möller, Klaus Weiermair, Eva Wintersberger

As the population of the western world is aging, the importance of seniors for the tourism economy is growing. Seniors are expected to be an important future market. Thus…


Senior and non‐senior traveller behaviour: some exploratory evidence from the holiday rental sector in Switzerland

Kristian J. Sund, Philipp Boksberger

The purpose of this paper is to test a number of hypotheses concerning the differences between senior and non‐senior travelers in the particular context of holiday…


There is a market for destination information brochures – but is there a future?

Christian Laesser

This paper seeks to broach the issue of interdependence in the travellers’ use of online and printed destination information, thus giving insight into a key issue when it…

Congress tourism and leisure tendencies with special focus on economic aspects

Harald Pechlaner, Alice Zeni, Frieda Raich

This paper aims to show the economic impact of congress tourism and the sectors involved. In South Tyrol congress tourism may be considered niche tourism. It does not…


Destination goods as travel motives – the case of the Tirol

Anita Zehrer, Hubert Siller

Travel motivation has received considerable attention in the tourism literature. Although motivation is only one variable explaining tourist behaviour, it is regarded as…


Constructing urban green spaces: an application of Kelly’s repertory grid

Robert Home, Nicole Bauer, Marcel Hunziker

Urban green spaces are valuable to residents for a variety of reasons and some degree of management is needed to ensure at least their preservation, if not enhancement, in…

Creative tourism in destination development

Kaija Lindroth, Jarmo Ritalahti, Tuovi Soisalon‐Soininen

Purpose ‐ The aim of this article is to identify the stakeholders’ attitudes, values and feelings on destination development in the framework of creative tourism…

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