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Recent research suggests initial support for significant differences between travel profiles of general tourists and ecotourists. The purpose of this study was to further test for such differences and contribute to the knowledge base through a unique intra-provincial comparison. Two visitor exit...

Author(s)
MacKay, K. J.; Lamont, D. E.; Partridge, C.
Citation
Journal of Applied Recreation Research, 1996, 21, 4, pp 335-357
Abstract

Two determinants of travel behaviour, viz. motivation and destination choice, are chosen to verify the validity of travel typologies. The study is based on an extensive and representative travel survey covering almost 2000 households and more than 12 000 trips within Switzerland. Generally, travel...

Author(s)
Graf, L.; Ossig, C.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2002, 57, 1/4, pp 28-32
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess and compare the travel motivations of both Asian and domestic college students. A comprehensive review of the literature was used to identify psychological motivations for travel and these were further assessed in terms of their importance and performance....

Author(s)
Kim, K. Y.; Jogaratnam, G.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 4, pp 61-82
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to identify the motivations for choosing all-inclusive package tours when traveling, and to specify the visitor and travel attributes associated with those motivations. Design/methodology/approach - A specific visitor-exit-survey involving all-inclusive tourists visiting...

Author(s)
Anderson, W.; Juaneda, C.; Sastre, F.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2009, 64, 2, pp 4-18
Abstract

The worldwide demographic shift towards population ageing has made older adults an attractive market segment not only for developed countries but also for developing countries such as Malaysia. This study explores travel behaviour among older adults living in Malaysia. Using non-probability quota...

Author(s)
Ghazali Musa; Sim OngFon
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2010, 13, 2, pp 177-192
AbstractFull Text

In order to enhance their revenue streams, airports have increasingly assumed the role of commercial hubs. However, they differ from traditional retailers because of the atmospheric and psychological issues inherent to the act of traveling. Given the scarcity of studies aimed at understanding the...

Author(s)
Ferreira, J. B.; Freitas, A. S. de; Rosa, J. P. B.; Kurtz, R. G. M.; Carvalho, M. L. A. de
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2012, 6, 1, pp 32-47
Abstract

Purpose - Shopping is a popular tourist activity. While a person might not travel for the purpose of shopping, many tourists shop while traveling. This study aims to examine travel motivation as a predictor of the importance assigned to desired shopping center attributes for three different...

Author(s)
Kinley, T. R.; Forney, J. A.; Kim, Y. K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 6, 3, pp 266-278
AbstractFull Text

The concept of slow tourism is gaining attention and this study provides new insights into the phenomenon from the perspective of a goal-driven consumption process. The authors conduct primary qualitative research to define slow tourism, build a conceptual model, and develop measurement scales....

Author(s)
Oh HaeMoon; Assaf, A.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 29
Abstract

Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47
AbstractFull Text

Insurance companies pay attention to their current and potential customers. The variety of offered services such as travel insurance causes the confusion of the customer and uncertainty of what he wants and what is expected. The task of the insurance company is to make customer aware of the need to ...

Author(s)
Nowotarska-Romaniak, B.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.4, pp 133-139

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