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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 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 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
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
AbstractFull Text

This research attempts to investigate the impact of information sources on the decision making process of travel to the Egyptian tourist destination after the revolution of January 25, 2011. A questionnaire was downloaded on the Website of (monkey survey) during the period (12 October-11 December...

Author(s)
Ahmed, T. S. A. A.; Kadir, A. R. A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2013, 61, 4, pp 395-423
Abstract

Although tourism image and souvenir shopping play critical roles in travel decisions and tourist behaviors, little is known about the relationship between them. This article seeks to address two deficits in the literature by presenting (1) the linkage between tourism image and souvenir shopping and ...

Author(s)
Wong IpKin [Wong, I. K. A. ]; Cheng MingMing
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2014, 31, 4, pp 476-492
Abstract

This paper sheds light on tourists emotional experiences on holiday, which are central to increase our understanding of tourist behavior. Tourists usually travel to cities with good impression. Choosing a travel destination is definitely a complicated decision-making process for tourists. For...

Author(s)
Anshul Garg
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2015, 8, 1, pp 1-9
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist behavior scales.

This chapter presents a number of measurement scales developed by tourism researchers to assess (1) travellers' decision making and buying behaviour, (2) travellers' knowledge and information search behaviour, (3) their online behaviour, (4) perceptions of travel risk and travel constraints, (5)...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Purpose: The theory of planned behaviour (TPB) considers the interrelationship between such concepts as beliefs, attitudes, norms, intentions and behaviour (Ajzen, 1991; Ajzen and Fishbein, 1975). Based on a review of academic sources, this paper aims to analyse the efficacy of the TPB for...

Author(s)
Yuzhanin, S.; Fisher, D.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 2, pp 135-147

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