Ocean Tourism

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    Vacation behavior of West Germans and interest in cruises. Topics: vacation entitlement from employer; vacation frequency; length of vacation and vacation destinations; those involved in the decision and sources of information in vacation planning; preferred travel form and utilization of tour operators or travel agencies; attitudes to vacation and trips abroad (scale); preferred vacation countries; attitude to cruise ships and cruises; criteria in the choice of cruise ship; requirements and image of cruises (scales); image of airlines; interest in a combined flight-cruise; preferred means of travel to place of departure and departure harbor for a Mediterranean cruise; personal interest in a future cruise and amount willing to pay for this form of trip; earlier cruises and judgement on the performance of cruise companies of different nationalities; reading newspapers and magazines. Demography: age; sex; marital status; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; school education; occupational position; employment; household income; household size; respondent is head of household. Interviewer rating: residential area; district code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampling Procedure Comment: There is no exact information available on the sampling procedure.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 673
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1078 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22