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Coastal coral reefs, especially in the Florida Keys, are declining at a disturbing rate. Marine ecologists and reef scientists have emphasized the importance of establishing nonmarket values of coral reefs to assess the cost effectiveness of coral reef management and remediation programmes. The...

Author(s)
Park, T. A.; Bowker, J. M.; Leeworthy, V. R.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Faculty Series - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, 2000, No.00-09, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

A review is presented of the different methodologies developed to understand travel motivation and destination decision making. Three examples of motivation research are presented: descriptive; psychological; and quantitative. The 3 investigative approaches illustrate the interest and need for...

Author(s)
Smith, V. L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Hosts and guests revisited: tourism issues of the 21st century, 2001, pp 53-68
Abstract

The propositions and the usefulness of the purchase consumption system or PCS (a sequence of mental and observable steps a consumer undertakes to buy and use several products purchased leads to a purchase sequence involving other products) for tourism research is examined. Data from interviews...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; King, R. I.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 10, 1, pp 3-27
Abstract

The objectives of this study were to determine the underlying push and pull factors of motivation associated with outbound pleasure travellers in the UK as well as to identify key motivational factors that have significant effects on destination choice. Data are based on a survey conducted with 964 ...

Author(s)
Jang SooCheong [Jang, S. C. S. ]; Cai, L. A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 3, pp 111-133
Abstract

Travel decision making research has enjoyed considerable progress over the decades. Many different models and approaches have been used to advance our knowledge of travel decisions, including gravity and econometric models, psychological motivational or value, information processing theory,...

Author(s)
Jeng, J.; Fesenmaier, D. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 1, pp 15-32
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

586 travellers from six countries or regions who were vacationing in one of the six holiday destinations of Mugla, Turkey, were interviewed in August 2000 in order to identify the destination-originated (pull) factors that are likely to influence travellers' destination choice behaviour. Results...

Author(s)
Gavcar, E.; Gursoy, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 1, pp 75-81
Abstract

This article aims to identify the heuristics for transport mode choices from observed data derived from a panel-based survey of 3562 visitors from the Netherlands in 1998. It is argued that tourists do not necessarily maximize their utility in selecting a travel mode; rather, their choice behaviour ...

Author(s)
Middelkoop, M. van; Borgers, A.; Timmermans, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 75-83
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Context and dynamics of social interaction and information search in decision making for discretionary travel.

The dynamic interaction of an individual with the external environment for social interaction and information search purposes and an individual's style of being involved with some travel decision options are emphasized. This chapter relates decision making to an operator model. Implications of...

Author(s)
Huan TzungCheng; Beaman, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter

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