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The purpose of this study is to provide an understanding of how tourists' self-presentation is managed on social networking sites (SNS). Specifically, the study investigated the effects of SNS use on social support and tourism experience and the moderating role of the different tourists'...

Author(s)
Kim, J. M.; Tussyadiah, I. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2013, 30, 1/2, pp 78-92
Abstract

The role of social media in crisis communications is an embryonic area of research in tourism, thus the purpose of this study was to examine drivers of social media use during crises. An online survey of 2,416 tourists from Australia, Brazil, China, India, and Korea was conducted. Hierarchical...

Author(s)
Schroeder, A.; Pennington-Gray, L.; Donohoe, H.; Kiousis, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2013, 30, 1/2, pp 126-143
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The purpose of this research is to study South Korean group artists' image and Thai fanclub's behavior. The quality research was used by content analysis and in-depth interview. The research was separated into two points which are; first is South Korea group artist's image through the new media;...

Author(s)
Kliengkloaw, J.; Yenjabok, P.
Publisher
Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Proceedings of the 51st Kasetsart University Annual Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 5-7 February 2013, 2013, pp O53
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Blogs are an Internet application that continues to grow in popularity. Many blogs contain travel-related postings and, thus, are of importance for researchers and practitioners in the tourism field. Differences in blog use have been found across different cultures. This study seeks to test whether ...

Author(s)
Lee, Y. J.; Gretzel, U.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2014, 31, 1, pp 37-54
Abstract

Despite travel forums being an influential source of electronic word of mouth in the tourism context, the nature of interaction between information inquirers and contributors is yet to be appraised. This study attempts to fill the knowledge gap by exploring the inquiry titles in a travel forum in...

Author(s)
Jani, D.; Kim, D. Y.; Hwang YeongHyeon
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 10, pp 1127-1140
Abstract

The demilitarized zone (DMZ) and Dokdo mark South Korea borders with North Korea and Japan respectively. Each borderland is a socially constructed symbolic cultural landscape shaped in part by tourism. In this study, a sample of 2202 online images was inspected using content-semiotic analysis to...

Author(s)
Hunter, W. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 17, 2, pp 151-160
Abstract

The advent of on-line and cloud access through mobile devices has led to a reconsideration of the traditional role of tourist information centers. Derived from a sample of Korean domestic tourists, this paper suggests means by which tourist information centers can respond to new demands for travel...

Author(s)
Lyu SeongOk; Hwang JinSoo
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 48, pp 54-63
Abstract

Purpose - This article aims to explore the arguments that citizens of future cities will increasingly live in virtual communities as well as bricks and mortar ones, and that some previously physical supply chains will become virtual networks or communities. In examining these arguments, the article ...

Author(s)
Burnes, B.; Choi HwanHo
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 2015, 20, 3, pp 300-312
Abstract

Recent crises have highlighted the increasingly important role of social media in crisis communications. Attention has been given to residents' use of social media during a crisis; however, there is a lack of research which focuses on factors that influence tourists' use of social media during a...

Author(s)
Schroeder, A.; Pennington-Gray, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 5, pp 584-595
Abstract

Destination photography communicates images that shape and reshape destination perceptions of past and potential tourists and, consequently, influence their decision-making process. Using theoretical underpinnings provided in works on culture, this exploratory study examines whether destination...

Author(s)
Stepchenkova, S.; Kim, H.; Kirilenko, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 6, pp 758-773

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