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Reiseanalyse (Travel Survey Germany) 1988

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus, Starnberg
Publication Date
  • BASIS RESEARCH, Frankfurt/M. (Data Collector)
  • GFM-GETAS, Hamburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    Vacation and travel behavior of the West German population in 1988. Topics: frequency of vacation in the last three years; destination areas; degree of organization of trip in the previous year; stay at place of vacation or tour; repeat trips to destination; type of vacation and psychological demands of a vacation; trip month; vacation duration; time of trip decision; sources of information; use of various tour operators and use of travel agent; influence of most important sources of information and advice on personal decision behavior regarding time, place, duration, choice of means of transport, price, lodging and type of meals; time of booking and payment; name of tour operator; services booked; form of organization of the planned trip and means of transport used; meal service booked; booking by respondent or fellow travelers; catalogs and pamphlets of tour operator consulted; using and taking guide books along; frequency of traffic jams at home and abroad in traveling by car; type of lodging as well as meals on vacation; accompanied on trip by someone from one´s household and age of this person; total travel budget as well as distribution of expenditures among vacation preparations, travel, lodging and meals as well as supplementary expenses; personal activities and occupations at place of vacation; types of sport conducted during the vacation; satisfaction with vacation; information on second or third vacation trips; preference up to now and future interest in various forms of vacation; preferred vacation regions at home and abroad; frequency of short vacation trips; interest in a vacation trip in 1989; interest in getting to know the social and political conditions in the country visited on vacation; interest in organized excursions and preferred degree of organization of trips to countries far away; attitude to Denmark as place of vacation; probability of a vacation trip to Southern Tyrol in various seasons; most important reasons for or against a vacation in Southern Tyrol in the spring; perception of environmental problems in the vacation area; perceived annoyance from environmental problems in the country visited on vacation; vacation areas in which the environment is still intact or the most damaged; personal trip to Berlin and perception of the promotion ´Berlin - Culture City of Europe 1988´; vacation stays on the Italian Adriatic; judgement on the Adriatic as a vacation area; interest in a vacation trip to this area; use of a travel agent as well as tourist office during the last three years; loyalty to travel agent and tour operator; knowledge of selected tour operators; assignment of selected services and characteristics to various kinds of places to book trips; membership in the ADAC {auto club}; conducting business trips in 1988; frequency of business air travel at home and abroad; planned business trips next year and planned use of airplane. Miscellaneous: having a yard; living together with a partner; car possession; religious denomination; assessment of development of financial situation of household; frequency of reading selected magazines and daily newspapers. The following questions were posed to non-travelers: year of last vacation travel; reason for not taking vacation trips. Demography: age; sex; marital status; schooling; occupation; Occupation; net household income; sources of income (from DM 300); household size; household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household. Also encoded were: willingness of respondent to cooperate; interest in survey topic; willingness to participate in an equivalent re-interview; date of interview; length of interview; time of interview; city size; degree of urbanization.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German citizens at least 14 years old and living in private households
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6382
Comparable surveys at earlier points in time are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0828-0834, 1146-1149 and 1426-1430.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1822 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus (Hrsg.): Urlaubsreisen 1988. Starnberg: Studienkreis für Tourismus 1989.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Studienkreis für Tourismus, Starnberg (1990): Reiseanalyse 1988. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.