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Ethical decisions to visit disappearing destinations are self-serving and influences feed into self-interest. Data were collected from a sample of pre-, during- and post-visit tourists to Venice and Svalbard, using expressive techniques and scenarios using the Hunt-Vitell model to understand...

Author(s)
Hindley, A.; Font, X.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 16, pp 1684-1700
Abstract

This study addresses the question of how an inherent interest in food affects consumers as travellers. This is done by focusing on food interest as an antecedent and uncovering the effects of such an interest on travel motivation, destination choice, positive food experiences and, further, on...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 1, pp 9-26
Abstract

This article proposes that reactance theory can be used to better understand how tourists' perceptions of climate change affect their travel decisions. Reactance theory explains how individuals value their perceived freedom to make choices, and why they react negatively to any threats to their...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Hindley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 26-42
Abstract

Mainland Chinese International Students (MCIS) were chosen for this study due to the growing and increasing market of both MCIS and Chinese tourists in Norway. A qualitative methodology approach was employed and semi-structured interviews were conducted. Contradictions with previous findings, the...

Author(s)
Lantai, T.; Mei XiangYing
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2017, 28, 3, pp 394-403
Abstract

Prior to their trips, leisure travellers search for information, both in the pre- and the post-decision stages. Previous studies on leisure travel decision making have documented how personal characteristics and perceived risk influence pre-trip information sourcing, but not detailed their effects...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2015, 15, 1, pp 39-53
Abstract

In a comprehensive survey of Norwegian charter tourists (N=1222), the relationships between tourists' motives for travelling, their definition of holiday type, and their behaviour are examined among two different groups of tourists. The first group, the "decision makers," actually made the travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Kleiven, J.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2006, 14, 1, pp 75-97
Abstract

This paper investigates how past experience influences choice behaviour and valuation in a hypothetical travel mode choice situation. It uses a stated choice question asked of visitors (n=335) to a major ski resort in Sweden in 1996. The author explores whether an individual's choice behaviour,...

Author(s)
Nerhagen, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 1, pp 5-30
Abstract

A research programme is currently underway in Sweden to investigate the determinants of tourism. The idea is to bring together researchers from different disciplines - sociology, psychology, economics, human geography and computer science - to study a central theme, tourism, using similar methods...

Author(s)
Nyberg, L.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 8-10

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