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To have a better understanding about Japanese leisure travellers, this study was designed to identify the relative importance of vacation motives as perceived by Japanese travellers; to identify the underlying dimensions of the vacation motives; and to examine the significant differences between...

Author(s)
Heung, V. C. S.; Qu HaiLin; Chu, R.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 3, pp 259-269
Abstract

This study uses the secondary data collected in 1995 for the Canadian Tourism Commission to: (1) profile Canadians who do not really like to travel (n=303); (2) examine the differences between non-travellers who say they don't like to travel, and travellers who say they don't like to travel; and...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; White, E.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 2001, 1, 4, pp 77-87
Abstract

Despite its Mediterranean location, Turkey has been unable to consistently achieve its tourism goals, as evidenced by fluctuating numbers in tourism earnings and a small share of the international tourism market. This discrepancy might be attributed to Turkey's image in the minds of world...

Author(s)
Sönmez, S.; Sirakaya, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 185-196
Abstract

This paper provides profiles of cruise vacationers and the guests of four different types of land-based resorts (casino, oceanside beach, ski, and summer country). Data are based on a survey conducted among 3320 US visitors during 1989 and 1990 for Tourism Canada by the Longwoods Research Group...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.; Yang, C. H.; O'Leary, J. T.; Nadkarni, N.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 99-111
Abstract

Objective. To evaluate travel health knowledge, attitudes, and practices on vaccination and malaria prevention among Spanish travelers to the tropics. Methods. A cross-sectional survey was carried out in the departure lounge of the two main Spanish international airports in the summer of 2004. A...

Author(s)
Lopez-Velez, R.; Bayas, J. M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 5, pp 297-305
Abstract

Although a large number of studies both in and out of the tourism literature have examined perceived risk, the risk categories utilized are often too broad and are not generated from the perspective of current and potential travellers. This deficiency in the travel research is addressed in this...

Author(s)
Simpson, P. M.; Siguaw, J. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 10, 4, pp 315-327
Abstract

To investigate passenger knowledge, communication preferences, and acceptance of public health measures for a hypothetical respiratory disease pandemic, a cross-sectional survey was conducted among passengers departing from EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (Haut-Rhin, France) to European...

Author(s)
Senpinar-Brunner, N.; Eckert, T.; Wyss, K.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2009, 15, 5, pp 831-832
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the impact of perceived risk on travel behavior and information search, and explore the mediating effect of tourist type. The results based on a quantitative survey of Finnish travelers' show how risk-prudent and risk-aversive tourists use specific types of...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 306-323
Abstract

Purpose - This study aimed to investigate the direct and indirect relationship of utilitarian motivation, hedonic motivation and self-identity to travelers' attitude toward travel mobile application usage using the technology acceptance model (TAM). In addition, this study identified the...

Author(s)
Im, J. Y.; Hancer, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2014, 5, 2, pp 177-193
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to examine how nostalgia influences travel attitudes and intentions of tourist destination among travellers with Italian heritage. Perceived travel risks as a moderating role between the relationships between personal and historical nostalgia and travel attitudes are also...

Author(s)
Phau, I.; Quintal, V.; Marchegiani, C.; Lee, S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 3, pp 296-309

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