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Flash Eurobarometer 258 (Survey on the Attitudes of Europeans Towards Tourism, Spring 2009)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2009
Contributor
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • IFAK, Taunusstein, Germany (Data Collector)
  • SAAR POLL, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • METRON ANALYSIS, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP SPAIN, Spain (Data Collector)
  • EFFICIENCE3, Reims, France (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nikosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSKOPEA, Rome, Italy (Data Collector)
  • LATVIAN FACTS, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • BALTIC SURVEY, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP HUNGARY, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • MSR, Naarden, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Austria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP POLAND, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • CONSULMARK, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • VALICON, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Norrköping, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • NORSTAT FINLAND OY, Pori, Finland (Data Collector)
  • VITOSHA, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP ROMANIA, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organisation, Brussels / The GALLUP Organisation, Hungary(international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Patterns of Consumption
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
Description
  • Abstract

    Travel behaviour in 2012. Holiday plans for 2013. Topics: number of travels in 2008 for business purposes or private purposes for a minimum of one night; number of short private trips in 2008 for less than four nights; number of short private trips in 2007; number of trips in 2007 for a minimum of one night; number of holidays in 2008 for a minimum of four consecutive nights; main reason for not going on holiday in 2008; major motivation for main holiday trip in 2008; country of the main holiday; use of the following means of transport to travel to holiday destination in 2008: airplane, boat, train, bus, car or motorbike, bicycle, other; month of the beginning of main holiday in 2008; kind of main holiday trip in 2008: travel and accommodation organized individually, travel and accommodation booked through a travel agency, package tour or all-inclusive-holiday booked via the internet, package tour or all-inclusive-holiday booked through a travel agency; amount of money spent on all holidays in 2008 compared to 2007; impact of changes of cost of living on holiday plans in 2008; kind of impact; ways of cutting back holiday budget: cheaper accommodation, cheaper means of transportation, closer distance of destination, time of booking, changes in travel period; kind of holidays willing to reduce first: short-stay trips, winter holidays, summer holidays, none; kind of leisure spending willing to reduce most: entertainment, restaurants and cafés, shopping, beauty and wellness treatments, sports and other activities; influence of the following factors on personal holiday destination: quality of service, price, value for money, eco-friendliness, social considerations, safety and security; preferred type of holiday destinations; main expectations from non-traditional holiday destinations; most important information sources for a decision about own travel plans; most important attractions with regard to the choice of a holiday destination; holiday plans in 2009; ability to afford planned holidays; country of the main holiday in 2009. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; interviewer ID; language of the interview; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; type of phone line; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2009-02-14 / 2009-02-18
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Greece (GR)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and above
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Telephone interview: CATI
  • Telephone interviews were conducted in each country, with the exception of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia where both telephone and face-to-face interviews were conducted (70% webCATI and 30% F2F interviews).
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 27127
    Number of Variables: 68
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4889 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Survey on the attitudes of Europeans towards tourism. Brussels: European Commission March 2009 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_258_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2009): Flash Eurobarometer 258 (Survey on the Attitudes of Europeans Towards Tourism, Spring 2009). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4889