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Virginia's image as a travel destination versus competitive states in the Mid-Atlantic region of the USA is considered. The regional competitiveness of Virginia as a tourism destination was evaluated by creating a "perceptual map" which reveals the similarities and differences in how 10 states were ...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Chen, J. S.; Williams, D. R.
Citation
Tourism Management, 2000, 21, 1, pp 89-96
Abstract

This article identifies image attributes measuring the total attractiveness of overseas destinations to Korean tourists (n=35) and investigates image attributes affecting Korean tourist choice behaviours of trip planning time frame, budgeted travel costs, and length of trip. The attractiveness of a ...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Hsu, C. H. C.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2000, 38, 4, pp 411-416
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate German, French, and British travellers' information search behavior. This study used the data collected from a series of in-flight surveys on German, British, and French travellers (n=8842) to the US between January and December 1997. To visualize tourists'...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Chen, J. S.
Citation
Tourism Management, 2000, 21, 6, pp 583-590
Abstract

This study delineates destination-country images perceived by Korean travellers to Asia/Pacific, North America, and Europe, respectively. Data were obtained from 265 questionnaires completed at on-site surveys conducted at the Seoul International Airport, South Korea, in March 1997. The results...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 4, pp 345-350
Abstract

The relationship between tourists' destination loyalty and their destination preferences was investigated. Destination loyalty is operationally defined as the level of tourists' perceptions of a destination as a recommendable place. On-site surveys of Korean outbound travellers were conducted at...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Gursoy, D.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2001, 13, 2, pp 79-85
Abstract

This research introduces a hybrid approach including correspondence analysis and logit modelling to contrast the relative market position of Virginia with 8 other eastern US states and the District of Columbia. The data obtained from a series of telephone surveys (n=1318 useful samples) in 31...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 4, pp 987-1003
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This research depicts a new investigative theme pertaining to travel motivation to wellness destinations. Owing to the paucity of definition of such a phenomenon, this study first defines wellness tourism and then launches an empirical study to explore the underlying motivational factors. Both...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Prebensen, N.; Huan, T. C.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2008, 19, 1, pp 103-115
Abstract

This research aims to investigate travelers' perceptions of farm tourism and uses a popular leisure farm in Taiwan as a site for the case study. A series of on-site surveys with structured questionnaires was deployed in a popular farm tourism destination in Taiwan, yielding 358 useful samples. This ...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Chang, L. L.; Cheng JenSon
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2010, 19, 4, pp 309-325
Abstract

To study the tourist consumption process, the present work suggests a new conceptual framework of tourist motivation. This framework for tourist motivation proposes causal relationships for important constructs in the consumption process: between motivations to travel, tourists' satisfaction, and...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N.; Skallerud, K.; Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2010, 27, 8, pp 858-873
Abstract

Research acknowledges the tourist as imperative in creating experience value. Building on this premise, the present study offers an integrated approach to understanding tourists' experience values and attempts to extend the theoretical and empirical evidence of causal relationships between the...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Woo, E. J.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 2, pp 253-264

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