Tourist perceptions of summer weather in Scandinavia

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Tourist perceptions of summer weather in Scandinavia. / Denstadli, Jon Martin; Jacobsen, Jens K.S.; Lohmann, Martin.

in: Annals of Tourism Research, Jahrgang 38, Nr. 3, 07.2011, S. 920–940.

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title = "Tourist perceptions of summer weather in Scandinavia",
abstract = "This article examines summer vacationers{\textquoteright} perceptions of weather conditions inScandinavia. Against the background of an expanding literature on tourism, weather and climatechange, the study aims at understanding the relations between weather expectations, weather perceptions, and adaptive tourist behavior. Evidence from a survey in an archipelago north of the Arctic Circle shows that most tourists considered weather conditions during their stay to be fairly good and that weather aspects have relatively small behavioral impacts. Resultsdemonstrate that when evaluating weather with respect to suitability for tourism, one should take into account traveler motives and intentions in addition to aspects such as comfort or wellbeing. In this respect, summer weather conditions in Northern Scandinavia are satisfactory or acceptable to many tourists. ",
keywords = "Business psychology, weather perception, weather sensitivity, landscapebased tourism, sightseeing, outdoor recreation, Northern Scandinavia",
author = "Denstadli, {Jon Martin} and Jacobsen, {Jens K.S.} and Martin Lohmann",
year = "2011",
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doi = "10.1016/j.annals.2011.01.005",
language = "English",
volume = "38",
pages = "920–940",
journal = "Annals of Tourism Research",
issn = "0160-7383",
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