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Vespestad, May Kristin

Førsteamanuensis, PhD
Handelshøgskolen ved UiT i Harstad




Forskningsinteresser

Opplevelsesbasert turisme, naturbasert turisme, opplevelsesøkonomi og markedsføring.

Arbeider i CRIStin


  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Lindberg, Frank; Mossberg, Lena. Value in tourist experiences: How nature-based experiential styles influence value in climbing. Tourist Studies 2019; Volum 19 (4). ISSN 1468-7976.s 453 - 474.s doi: 10.1177/1468797619837966.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord. Co-Creation as a Tool to Overcome Cross-Cultural Differences in Educational Experiences?. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education 2019. ISSN 1096-3758.s doi: 10.1080/10963758.2019.1685391.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Hansen, Odd Birger. Shaping Climbers’ Experiencescapes: The Influence of History on the Climbing Experience. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research 2019; Volum 44 (1). ISSN 1096-3480.s 109 - 133.s doi: 10.1177/1096348019883685.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Clancy, Anne. Service dominant logic and primary care services. International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences 2018. ISSN 1756-669X.s doi: 10.1108/IJQSS-02-2018-0012.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Mehmetoglu, Mehmet. The interrelationship between personality traits and psychological constraints on adventure activity participation. Advances in Hospitality And Leisure 2017; Volum 13. ISSN 1745-3542.s 79 - 98.s doi: 10.1108/S1745-354220170000013007.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Lindberg, Frank. Naturbaserte turistopplevelser: En gjennomgang av ulike perspektiver.. Cappelen Damm Akademisk 2015 ISBN 978-82-02-42894-5.s 77 - 94.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Mehmetoglu, Mehmet. Gender Differences in Vacation Behavior. Tourism Review International 2015; Volum 19 (3). ISSN 1544-2721.s 147 - 161.s doi: 10.3727/154427215X14430967453670.

  • Mariussen, Anastasia; Ibenfeldt, Cathrine von; Vespestad, May Kristin. The typology and role of online information sources in destination image formation: An Eye-Tracking study. (fulltekst) International Journal of Digital Accounting Research 2014; Volum 14 (20). ISSN 1577-8517.s 141 - 164.s doi: 10.4192/1577-8517-v14_6.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Lindberg, Frank. Understanding nature-based tourist experiences: an ontological analysis. Current Issues in Tourism 2011; Volum 14 (6). ISSN 1368-3500.s 563 - 580.s doi: 10.1080/13683500.2010.513730.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Tour operators' insight into the Russian nature-based experience market. European Journal of Tourism Research 2010; Volum 3 (1). ISSN 1994-7658.s 38 - 53.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Mehmetoglu, Mehmet. The relationship between tourist nationality, cultural orientation and nature-based tourism experiences. European Journal of Tourism Research 2010; Volum 3 (2). ISSN 1994-7658.s 87 - 104.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Promoting Norway abroad: a content analysis of photographic messages of nature-based tourism experiences. Tourism, Culture & Communication 2010; Volum 10 (2). ISSN 1098-304X.s 159 - 174.s doi: 10.3727/109830410X12815527582945.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Samarbeid på tvers i Nord. 2019.

  • Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord; Vespestad, May Kristin. Turistfiske. 2019.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord. Black Friday - best å bare tilby billigst eller bedre å bli best?. Nordlys 2019.

  • Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord; Vespestad, May Kristin. Opplevelsesøkonomi - vår nye vekstnæring?. Handelshøgskolen ved UIT 10 år 2019-10-01 - 2019-10-01 2019.

  • Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord; Vespestad, May Kristin. Opplevelse i sentrum. Harstad Tidende 2019.s 16 - .

  • Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord; Vespestad, May Kristin. Co-creation experiences: A new practice in higher education?. 5th ICRTEL 2019 - International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning 2019-05-01 - 2019-05-02 2019.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord. Co-creating cross-border learning experiences. Sommerkonferanse UIT handelshøgskolen 2018-06-13 - 2018-06-14 2018.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord. Co-creation as a tool to overcome cross-cultural differences in educational experiences?. The 2nd Lisbon International Conference on Social Science & Humanities (ICSSH) 2018-05-21 - 2018-05-22 2018.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Empowered by experiences - An experience economy perspective. The 2nd Lisbon International Conference on Social Science & Humanities (ICSSH) 2018-05-21 - 2018-05-22 2018.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Tourism Mangement and research. Winterschool 2017-12-04 - 2017-12-08 2017.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Thesis writing and Research Methodology. Winterschool 2017-03-13 - 2017-03-17 2017.

  • Smørvik, Kjersti Karijord; Vespestad, May Kristin. Co-creating cross-boarder learning experiences. (fulltekst) Lumen 2017; Volum 2. ISSN 2343-2837.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Gressnes, Thomas. Samfunnsøkonomi og administrasjonsfag - markedstilpasning, strategi og markedsføring. Cappelen Damm Akademisk 2016 ISBN 978-82-02-48812-3.s 119 - 128.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Online informations sources in destination image formation. Market Innovations and Experience Economy Seminar 2014-09-03 - 2014.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Research Methodology. Winterschool 2014-06-03 - 2014.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Topic: "Tourism Management". Visiting Scholar 2014-06-16 - 2014-06-21 2014.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. "Introduction to Tourism Management". Visiting Scholar 2014-03-08 - 2014-03-18 2014.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Spennende doktorgradsprosuksjon i Bodø. (fulltekst) Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse 2011; Volum 1. ISSN 1500-0788.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin; Eide, Dorthe; Fjelldal-Soelberg, Frode. VRI Gjesteundersøkelse 2010. En studie av gjestenes tilfredshet, oppfatninger og opplevelser på Helgelandskysten.. 2011 ISBN 978-82-7314-632-8.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. "Tourism experiences in an international context". Market Innovations and Experience Economy Seminar 2010-01-27 - 2010-01-29 2010.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. "Tourism Management". Visiting Scholar 2009-01-12 - 2009-01-19 2009.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. "Nature-based experiences in the High North". Market Innovations and Experience Economy Seminar 2009-06-02 - 2009-06-03 2009.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Nature-based Tourism in Norway. Visiting Scholar 2009-09-01 - 2009-12-01 2009.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Store muligheter i Nord-Norge. (fulltekst) Harstad Tidende 2008.s 7 - .

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Understanding nature-based tourism experiences cross-culturally.. Market Innovations and Experience Economy Seminar 2008-05-26 - 2008-05-27 2008.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Understanding nature-based tourist experiences: A discussion of experiential perspectives.. Market Innovations and Experience Economy Seminar 2008-09-22 - 2008-09-23 2008.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Understanding nature-based tourist experiences: A modern, postmodern and socio-cultural perspective. Market Innovations and Experience Economy Seminar 2008-11-17 - 2008-11-18 2008.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Tourism development. Visiting Scholar 2008-10-02 - 2008-10-08 2008.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Ekstremferie fosser fram. Nationen 2008. ISSN 0805-3782.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Ekstreme familieferier. (fulltekst) NRK 2008.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Vil ha adrenalinkick i ferien. Bergens Tidende 2008. ISSN 0804-8983.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Populære opplevingsferiar. (fulltekst) NRK 2008.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. How to operationalize the concept of culture in relation to tourism experiences - Reseach methodological considerations. Working paper 2008 (8). ISSN 1503-383X.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. "Tourism management". Visiting Scholar 2007-03-28 - 2007-04-03 2007.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. "Tourism in Norway". Visiting Scholar 2006-04-10 - 2006.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Tourism. Visiting Scholar 2006-05-03 - 2006-05-09 2006.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. "Tourism Management". Visiting Scholar 2005-10-01 - 2005.

  • Vespestad, May Kristin. Geoturisme. Visiting Scholar 2005-10-03 - 2005.