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The present investigation was designated to analyse the characteristics of hotel customers of the Community of Valencia (Spain) as a function of their reasons to travel. The sample consisted of 391 customers from 38 hotels. Data from this sample were collected in the summer of 1998. Customers...

Author(s)
Luque, O.; Martínez-Tur, V.; Zurriaga, R.
Publisher
Institut Turistic Valencia (ITVA) Studies and Publications Section, Valencia, Spain
Citation
Papers de Turisme, 2000, No.28, pp 202-210
Abstract

This study examined the decision variables used by German travel consumers when making certain travel decisions. Data (n=103) were gathered in March 2000 at the International Tourism Exchange (ITB) in Berlin. ITB is the leading trade fair for the global tourism industry. The authors investigated...

Author(s)
Lennon, R.; Clottey, B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 1, pp 67-73
Abstract

This study investigates the strength of the relationship between the destination choices of respondents (334 residents of housing estates and 380 travel fair attendees in Singapore) and the perceived risk of food-borne illnesses, as well as respondents' sources of information regarding food safety...

Author(s)
MacLaurin, T. L.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 15, 4, pp 233-257
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

Focusing on consumer and travel behaviour of adventure travellers, this study proposes a classification of adventure travellers for segmenting the US adventure travel market. A survey of adventure travellers (N=892) examined traveller characteristics, trip-related factors in the decision-making...

Author(s)
Sung, H. H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2004, 42, 4, pp 343-356
Abstract

This paper discusses several conceptual issues concerning sports tourism consumer motivation, including: (1) the distinction between pseudo and intentional choices in sports tourism decisions; (2) the different motivations of spectators, sports organization workers and participants in the realm of...

Author(s)
Kurtzman, J.; Zauhar, J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2005, 10, 1, pp 21-31
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Cover for Tourist decision-making and travel destination recommendation systems.

This chapter argues that, in the context of tourists' use of information technology, it is more important to understand tourists' actual choices of whether or not to use the technology than their attitudes towards, and their stated intentions to use, a certain technology. Following from this...

Author(s)
Dellaert, B. G. C.; Häubl, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The differential impacts risk and uncertainty have on travel decision-making were explored by examining the constructs' influence on the antecedents of intentions to visit Australia using the theory of planned behavior. Respondents were obtained from online consumer panels in South Korea, China and ...

Author(s)
Quintal, V. A.; Lee, J. A.; Soutar, G. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 6, pp 797-805
Abstract

Purpose - The main purpose of this study is to draw implications about simultaneous consideration of demographics, preferences and attitudes in understanding travel behavior decision criteria. Design/methodology/approach - Convenience sampling was used to collect data. In 2006 university students...

Author(s)
Ozdİpcİner, N. S.; Li, X. P.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 6, 1, pp 34-43
Abstract

This article is the first outcome of a two-part study examining American college students' perceptions of South Korea as a travel destination. The study, as a whole, verifies whether students' destination image formation is affected differently by their travel experience in a destination. In other...

Author(s)
Kim, K. M.; Hallab, Z.; Kim, J. N.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2012, 21, 5, pp 486-505

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