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This monograph looks at the planning implications of a behavioural approach to the study of tourism. One of the main problems in planning tourism facilities is that of predicting tourists' expectations of these facilities and, hence, the potential of destinations to attract tourists. Until...

Author(s)
Mansfeld, Y.
Citation
Progress in Planning, 1992, 38, 1, pp 92pp.
Abstract

The purpose of the first part of this study is to present an empirical review of findings on class and tourism behaviour from studies carried out in the UK since the war, but mainly over the past two decades. The picture that emerges from the review is that in post war Britain, differential tourism ...

Author(s)
Seaton, A. V.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 1, pp 106-111
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This article compares the use of 3 satisfaction models in a study of satisfaction among 84 Taiwanese tourists on a 7-day tour of the American West. The models studied include: the discrepancy model, which basically states that satisfaction occurs when a product or service has performance that meets ...

Author(s)
Crossley, J.; Xu, Z.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1996, 15, 2, pp 4-14
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A survey of 12 908 North American subjects (86% response rate) identified their most recent holiday experience and built up a demographic profile of tourists, trip planning behaviour, evaluative ratings of various holiday types and participation in cruising as a specific holiday type. In particular ...

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Moscardo, G.; Morrison, A. M.; Cai, L. A.; Nadkarni, N.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1996, 7, 2, pp 54-63
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Data derived from a study of 244 Mexican visitors to the Rio Grande Valley, USA, during March 1995 investigates the determinants of expenditures by Mexican visitors to five shopping malls in southern USA. Respondents answered questions relating to their socio-economic and demographic...

Author(s)
Asgary, N.; Santos, G. L. de; Vincent, V.; Davila, V.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1997, 3, 4, pp 319-328
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The characteristics, travel patterns and destination selection attributes, and perceptions and satisfaction level of mainland Chinese visitors travelling to Hong Kong are identified. A self administered, closed-ended questionnaire was sent out to 275 mainland Chinese visitors, of which 100 usable...

Author(s)
Hailin Qu; Li, I.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1997, 35, 4, pp 37-41
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A population of 189 Native Canadians (99 French Canadians, 90 English Canadians) were investigated to identify demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, general vacation travel characteristics, and attitudes towards vacation accommodation and destination attributes. The t-test methodology was...

Author(s)
Sussmann, S.; Rashcovsky, C.
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 1997, 16, 2, pp 191-208
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Macro-environmental factors, comprising uncontrollable demographic, economic, natural, technological, political and cultural forces means that the tourist industry must constantly innovate and upgrade its products and services to meet demand from consumers. This paper describes how the relevant...

Author(s)
Keng, K. A.
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 1997, 1, 2, pp 5-14
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A study of 600 backpacker visitors to Cairns, Australia explored evaluative dimensions associated with the allocentric/psychocentric model of tourist behaviour. Two aspects of this model are explored: similarity/dissimilarity preferences in regard to the physical environment and also in regard to...

Author(s)
Ross, G. F.
Citation
Pacific Tourism Review, 1997, 1, 1, pp 7-15
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The paper examines the determinants (sociodemographic and trip-related characteristics) of travel expenditures for UK, French, German and Japanese travellers to Canada. Interviews were conducted with 500 departing Japanese visitors, and 600, overall, with departing visitors from the UK, France, and ...

Author(s)
Hsieh, S.; Lang, C. T.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of International Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism Management, 1997, 1, 1, pp 67-78

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