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Two determinants of travel behaviour, viz. motivation and destination choice, are chosen to verify the validity of travel typologies. The study is based on an extensive and representative travel survey covering almost 2000 households and more than 12 000 trips within Switzerland. Generally, travel...

Author(s)
Graf, L.; Ossig, C.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2002, 57, 1/4, pp 28-32
Abstract

This study examines the senior travel market and its behaviour in Taiwan using data obtained from a survey of 284 senior travellers in Taipei and Kaohsiung in August 2001. Ridit analysis is used to explore the destination selection attributes of senior travellers. Three travel barrier factors were...

Author(s)
Huang, L.; Tsai HsienTang
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 5, pp 561-574
Abstract

This paper extends the work of other researchers by investigating surf tourists from a behavioural perspective, with the main aim of the study being to gain an insight into the travel patterns of the surf tourism market of Australia. This is achieved in an empirical way by using unsupervised neural ...

Author(s)
Dolnicar, S.; Fluker, M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2003, 8, 3, pp 186-196
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This chapter examines the interconnections, or nexus, between wine consumer behaviour and wine tourism, including both theoretical concepts and applied research findings. Until very recently most wine tourism research had been conducted at wineries, which is very useful for evaluation of product...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Brown, G.; Havitz, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This research examines the effectiveness of destination familiarity as a segmentation variable. Based on the traditional destination-choice model, which suggests that customers might eliminate unfavorable destinations in the early stages of information search process, this research proposes that...

Author(s)
Chen, C. C.; Lin YuehHsiu
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 4, pp 339-352
Abstract

Surf tourism is a multibillion dollar industry expected to continue expanding. Despite such economic significance, the surf tourism literature has gaps related to surf tourism segments. In response, this study applied the serious leisure framework to profile serious surfers and contrast their...

Author(s)
Sotomayor, S.; Barbieri, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 18, 1, pp 62-73
Abstract

This study analyzes tourists' psychological connection to pop culture tourism. Based on the psychological continuum model (PCM), the article identifies three different tourist groups in terms of awareness, attraction/attachment and allegiance, and employs statistical analysis of tourist...

Author(s)
Lee SeoJin; Lee WooJin; Jeon HyeongYeon
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 1, pp 31-47
Abstract

Self-driving tour is one of the most important ways for people to travel, and network travel notes actually reflect the traveling information of self-driving tourists. In this paper, with the network travel notes of self-driving tourists as the research object, methods such as text analysis and...

Author(s)
Han Dong; Tang Jia; Huang LiHua; Jia Lei
Publisher
Journal Board of Journal of Landscape Research, Pawtucket, USA
Citation
Journal of Landscape Research, 2018, 10, 4, pp 138-144
Abstract

We contribute a system design and a generalized formal methodology to segment tourists based on their geolocated blogging behaviour according to their interests in identified tourist hotspots. Thus, it is possible to identify and target groups that are possibly interested in alternative...

Author(s)
Kaufmann, M.; Siegfried, P.; Huck, L.; Stettler, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2019, 8, 11,
Abstract

Destinations have offered diverse gamified trips in the last 10 years. However, there is a lack of understanding on what motivates visitors to participate in such a trip. As one of the first attempts to examine visitors' motivations for taking a gamified trip, this paper conceptualizes and...

Author(s)
Shen Ye; Choi HwanSukChris; Joppe, M.; Yi SungHwan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 78, pp 104074

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