Seasonality in Tourism

1st Edition

Editors: Tom Baum Svend Lundtorp
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080436746
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 7th December 2001
Page Count: 202


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Table of Contents

Contributors. Introduction (T. Baum, S. Lundtorp). Seasonality in tourism: issues and implications (R.W. Butler). Measuring tourism seasonality (S. Lundtorp). Seasonality in Irish tourism, 1973-1995 (E. Kennedy, J. Deegan). Modelling the seasonality of hotel nights in Denmark by county and nationality (N.K. Sørensen). Off-season is no season: the case of Bornholm (S. Lundtorp et al.). Long term positive adjustments to seasonality: consequences of summer tourism in the Jotunheimen area, Norway (T. Flognfeldt). An analysis of the nature, causes and marketing implications of seasonality in the occupancy performance of English hotels (D. Jeffrey, R.R.D. Barden). Extending the school holiday season: the case of Eurocamp (M. Klemm, J. Rawel). Managing seasonality in peripheral tourism regions: the case of Northland, New Zealand (J. Commons, S. Page). Seasonal visitation at Fort Edmonton Park: an empirical analysis using a leisure constraints framework (T.D. Hinch et al.). Author index. Subject index.


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@qu:The authors must be congratulated by bringing together an excellent collection of studies that could be used as references or lesson drawing in various parts of the world that experience seasonality in tourism. ... [the] authors give a significant direction for future researchers o this much needed issue of dealing with seasonality both at theoretical and practical levels. @source:Tourism Analysis, Vol 8, No 1

About the Editors

Tom Baum Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of International Hospitality Management, The Scottish Hotel School, University of Strathclyde.

Svend Lundtorp Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Centre of Bornholm