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The purpose of this exploratory study was to segment Japanese travellers (n=313) to Turkey using travel motivations as part of travel behaviour descriptors. Theoretical and practical contributions of the motivation factors are discussed within the framework of Iso-Ahola's arousal theory. The...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; Uysal, M.; Yoshioka, C. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 3, pp 293-304
Abstract

Within the context of the multidestinations and multiactivities, the present study focused on the comparison between the push and pull motives in terms of the influences on destination choice and holiday activity of German pleasure travellers to the USA, Canada, and Asia. Employing a multinomial...

Author(s)
Lee, G.; O'Leary, J. T.; Lee SunHee; Morrison, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 2, pp 89-104
Abstract

This paper examines the behavioural characteristics of Australian and New Zealander (Anzacs) visitors (n=425) who attended Anzac Day in Gallipoli, Turkey in 2003. This type of information will help to understand the different segments of visitors interested in international cultural-historical...

Author(s)
Catalca, H.; Yurtseven, H. R.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2003, 14, 2, pp 127-141
Abstract

This report presents the findings of a study on the characteristics, behaviour and motivations of current and potential visitors to the Middle East and North Africa. Some of the issues examined include: attitudes towards travel, leisure and holidays; type of trip-holidays; key motivation by type of ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2003, No.23, pp 127 pp.
Abstract

This special issue on Japanese tourism consists of 6 papers in addition to an introduction. Topics covered include: the changing gaze of Japanese tourists; Japanese travellers' motives and gift buying behaviour while on leisure travel to the USA; the economic contribution to Hawaii of Japanese...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 9, 3, pp 235-301
Abstract

Night markets have become the most popular tourism attraction for international tourists in Taiwan since 2003. They offer tourists a chance to experience new things and visit different environments when visiting the island. Japan has long been the leading generator of international tourism for...

Author(s)
Chang, J.; Min, J. C. H.; Lin YuehHsiu; Chiang ChunHuei
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2007, 8, 2, pp 25-44
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards understanding western tourists: empirical studies.

This chapter presents empirical data on Western tourists in developing countries, based on both primary and secondary sources. The primary data (concerning organized round trips) came from some 333 interview records (272 with tourists and 61 with tour managers, tour guides, local travel agents and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The tourist unravelled.

This chapter presents conceptual conclusions about Western tourists based upon a comparison between the theoretical perspectives discussed in chapter 2 (pp. 10-61) and the empirical data presented in chapter 3 (pp. 62-112). First of all, the lines of thought that are outlined in chapter 2 are...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Culture has long been recognized as a possible reason why people in different countries make different decisions, but research into its impact in tourism contexts has been limited. This study addressed this gap by examining the influence of cultural distance on tourists' destination choices. Five...

Author(s)
Ng SewImm; Lee, J. A.; Soutar, G. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 6, pp 1497-1506
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grounded theory of international tourism behaviour: building systematic propositions from emic interpretations of Japanese travellers visiting the USA.

This chapter demonstrates the application of the long interview method to collect data for grounded theory development in tourism. Long interviews with seven Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii's Big Island in 2006 map and compare visitors' plans, motivations, decisions and consequences. The results...

Author(s)
Martin, D.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter

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