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This study tested a structural model which investigates the effects of perceived authenticity, motivation, information search behaviour and destination imagery on tourists' behavioural intentions to consume cultural attractions. Data were collected at selected cultural and natural heritage sites in ...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2011, 14, 6, pp 537-562
Abstract

This article outlines and tests a holistic model of tourist experience that includes the effects of the antecedents and consequences of the perceived value of an on-site trip experience. Based on the literature and the results from the present research, this article develops a framework of...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Woo, E. J.; Uysal, M. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 10, pp 910-928
CABI Book Info
Cover for Research methods for leisure, recreation and tourism.

Describing the fundamental elements of research methods for leisure, recreation and tourism, this second edition is updated throughout. Part I provides a broad overview of the research process in leisure, recreation and tourism with a chapter specifically devoted to understanding the entire...

Author(s)
Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M. S.; Hammitt, W. E.; Vaske, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Research methods for leisure, recreation and tourism.

This chapter introduces the nature and importance of research in leisure, recreation and tourism. Research in this broad field is a process by which we produce new information and knowledge to answer questions, help managers solve problems and make effective decisions. The process is planned and...

Author(s)
Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure, recreation and tourism research design.

This chapter introduces some of the basic research concepts and design. The chapter starts by discussing the purpose and types of leisure, recreation and tourism research, and then how to formulate and evaluate potential research topics and problems. The objective of the chapter is accomplished by...

Author(s)
Hammitt, W. E.; Aybar-Damali, B.; McGuire, F. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Finding and summarizing research literature.

This chapter is concerned with finding and summarizing the existing research. Finding the research involves conducting a literature review of the professional journals and academic books. Literature reviews serve a variety of functions (e.g. becoming familiar with the concepts used to understand a...

Author(s)
Vaske, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measurement of variables.

This chapter introduces how tangible and intangible variables are measured. Generally speaking, variables can be measured by the four types of scales: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio. In order to conduct scientific research, the intangible variables' goodness of measure should also be...

Author(s)
Ekİncİ, Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Proposal writing.

This chapter introduces the importance of writing a research proposal and discusses the elements of a good proposal for scientific inquiry. It stresses that research proposals must contain extensive literature reviews and offer convincing support of a need for the research study being proposed. It...

Author(s)
Kline, S. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Survey research: sampling and questionnaire design.

This chapter covers three major areas of data collection and generation: (i) underlying logic and principles of survey research; (ii) issues in designing survey instruments; and (iii) means of data collection. It introduces sampling and design of survey research as one of the most important areas...

Author(s)
Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Qualitative research in leisure, recreation and tourism.

This chapter includes the broad family of techniques called qualitative research methods. Although the specific techniques may vary, some over-arching themes unite qualitative methods into one larger family. Qualitative research focuses on descriptions based on kind rather than on quantity. It...

Author(s)
Ruddell, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter

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