• Destinations: tourists’ perspectives from New Zealand

      Pearce, DG; Schänzel, HA (Elsevier, 2013)
      Although tourists are frequently cited as the central focus of much destination management activity little is known about how they regard destination management. Through a series of focus groups with guests at youth hostels ...
    • Family memories of social hospitality dimensions while on holiday

      Schänzel, HA; Lynch, PA (SAGE, 2015)
      This paper focuses on neglected social hospitality dimensions of food and accommodation on family holidays. Holidays signify concentrated periods of family time allowing for more shared food experiences but also necessitating ...
    • Family time and own time on holiday: generation, gender and group dynamic perspectives from New Zealand

      Schänzel, HA (AUT University; Victoria University of Wellington, 2010)
      This thesis is about the family holiday experiences of the whole family group and its individual members by studying the anticipations before the holiday and the short- and longer-term holiday experiences/recollections ...
    • Research note: photography and children: auto-driven photo-elicitation

      Schänzel, HA; Smith, KA (AUT University; The Centre for Tourism Research and Development, 2011)
      Visual research methods, such as using photography, are gaining acceptance in tourism studies. But there is scope to further extend their application to actively involve children in the research process. When photographs ...
    • The absence of fatherhood: achieving true gender scholarship in family tourism research

      Schänzel, HA; Smith, KA (Routledge Journals, 2011)
      The lack of research into fathers on holiday is a reminder that understandings of masculinities and gender relations in tourism are absent compared to other disciplinary areas. Research on family holiday experiences is ...
    • The socialization of families away from home: group dynamics and family functioning on holiday

      Schänzel, HA; Smith, KA (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
      The focus on individuals in tourism research has led to limited and fragmented research on family groups and their leisure experiences away from home. This article extends conceptual and theoretical understandings within ...
    • Trends in family tourism

      Schänzel, HA; Yeoman, I (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2015)
      Purpose Families represent a large and growing market for the tourism industry. Family tourism is driven by the increasing importance placed on promoting family togetherness, keeping family bonds alive and creating family ...