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Reiseanalyse (Travel Survey Germany) 1989

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 1989. Topics: frequency of vacation in the last three years; destination areas; degree of organization and tour operator of the trip in the previous year; shaping one´s own life (selected forms of behavior); stay at place of vacation or tour; repeated trips to destination; type of vacation; (psychological) demands of a vacation; trip month; vacation duration; time of travel decision; sources of information; use of various tour operators and use of travel agent; name of tour operator; services booked; form of organization of the planned trip and means of transport used; charter or scheduled flight; booking flight along with lodging; meal services booked; catalogs and pamphets of the tour operator used; type of lodging as well as meals on vacation; accompanied by someone from one´s household and age of these persons; trip budget and distribution of the expenditures among vacation preparations, travel, lodging, meals and secondary expenditures; 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 1990 and extent of current plans; planned country to visit on vacation; utilizing the tourist office of the vacation destination and type of desired information; perception of environmental problems in the vacation areas; perceived annoyance by environmental problems in the country visited on vacation; vacation areas in which the environment is still intact or the most damaged; personal trips to Berlin as well as information on point in time and type of lodging; knowledge about Austrian states; knowledge about selected vacation regions in Austria; associations with Steiermark; reasons for and against Israel as country to visit on vacation; characterization of the Israeli airline EL AL; knowledge about selected tour operators; judgement on travel catalogs and travel pamphlets; preferred form of vacation; evaluation of selected tour operators as sympathetic or unsympathetic; tour operators who have been used; membership in the ADAC {auto club}. Miscellaneous: having a yard; living together with a partner; car possession; religious denomination; assessment of development of financial situation of household; moving to the FRG in 1989. The following questions were posed to those not traveling: year of last vacation trip; reason for not taking vacation trips. Demography: age; sex; marital status; schooling; occupation; net household income; sources of income (from DM 300); household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of the 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
  • 1990-01
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: 6108
    Number of Variables: 652
Comparable surveys at earlier points in time are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0828-0834, 1146-1149, 1426-1430 und 1822.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1823 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Studienkreis für Tourismus (Hrsg.): Urlaubsreisen 1989. Starnberg: Studienkreis für Tourismus 1990.

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

Studienkreis für Tourismus, Starnberg (1991): Reiseanalyse 1989. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.