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Cover for Self-congruity theory in travel and tourism: another update.

This chapter was designed to update the chapter on self-congruity research in travel and tourism (Sirgy, 2014). That chapter reviewed much of the research on self-congruity in travel and tourism and provided a refinement of the theoretical model originally proposed by Sirgy and Su (2000). The goal...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.; Lee DongJin; Yu, G. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
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Cover for Co-creation of value and social media: how?

This chapter begins by outlining how value co-creation offers a new paradigm that fosters growth, innovation and competitive advantage for companies and destination authorities. It then draws attention to the renaissance presently occurring in the market, and how conditions and dimensions of this...

Author(s)
Yüksel, A.; Yanik, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

To augment the current perspective on the tourism destination image formation process, this study highlights the concept of 'schema', which is a mental structure of perceiving and classifying acquired information or knowledge. This study first proposes two schema-related models that illustrate the...

Author(s)
Kim HyangMi; Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2016, 22, 2, pp 154-166
Abstract

This study aims to develop a measurement scale assessing motivations of tourists traveling to religious sites within the Chinese context. Deploying quantitative methods in relation to Putuo Buddhist Mountain - one of the most visited Buddhist destinations in China, this study depicts 20 motivation...

Author(s)
Wang WanFei; Chen, J. S.; Huang KeJi
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 1, pp 57-72
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to reveal the similarities and variances in activity patterns among those traveling alone and with a different mix of travel companions in the context of nature-based tourism. Design/methodology/approach: In this research, five different travel parties (alone, with small...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Wang Wei; Prebensen, N. K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 1, pp 45-56
Abstract

This research attempts to explore tourism stakeholders' attitudes toward the practices of sustainability in Arctic destinations that have been regarded as sacred and pristine places that are susceptible to the influx of tourists. A mixed-method approach involving qualitative and quantitative...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2015, 22, 1, pp 225-230
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Cover for Revisiting self-congruity theory in travel and tourism.

In 2000, Sirgy and Su developed an integrated model of self-congruity in travel and tourism. The model posits that various aspects of the destination and its atmosphere are related to the destination visitor image. The destination visitor image is then evaluated in light of specific dimensions of...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This research aims to investigate travelers' perceptions of farm tourism and uses a popular leisure farm in Taiwan as a site for the case study. A series of on-site surveys with structured questionnaires was deployed in a popular farm tourism destination in Taiwan, yielding 358 useful samples. This ...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Chang, L. L.; Cheng JenSon
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2010, 19, 4, pp 309-325
Abstract

This research aims to trace the work phenomenon of foreign seasonal workers in Arctic destinations where the scenic landscapes and natural phenomenon are major attractions, and where labour shortage prevails during peak tourism months. Two themes relevant to Arctic seasonal workers are investigated ...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Wang, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 4, pp 350-360

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