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The concept of smart tourism has gained a significant attention in the last years, leading to fruitful discussions among scientists and practitioners; however, there has been lack of attention paid to smart tourists so far. Although this emerging type of tourist has been conceptualized, it is now...

Author(s)
Gajdošík, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2020, 26, 6, pp 1042-1062
Abstract

Destinations have offered diverse gamified trips in the last 10 years. However, there is a lack of understanding on what motivates visitors to participate in such a trip. As one of the first attempts to examine visitors' motivations for taking a gamified trip, this paper conceptualizes and...

Author(s)
Shen Ye; Choi HwanSukChris; Joppe, M.; Yi SungHwan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 78, pp 104074
Abstract

We contribute a system design and a generalized formal methodology to segment tourists based on their geolocated blogging behaviour according to their interests in identified tourist hotspots. Thus, it is possible to identify and target groups that are possibly interested in alternative...

Author(s)
Kaufmann, M.; Siegfried, P.; Huck, L.; Stettler, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2019, 8, 11,
Abstract

The consumption of food is an integral part of a tourism experience. As foodie travellers seek out unique food experiences, it is valuable for tourism destination managers to understand their preferences and behaviours. Using a 61-item foodie activity scale, 2948 surveys were analyzed to determine...

Author(s)
Kline, C.; Lee SeungWoo [Lee, S. W. J. ]; Knollenberg, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 9, pp 1234-1245
Abstract

Self-driving tour is one of the most important ways for people to travel, and network travel notes actually reflect the traveling information of self-driving tourists. In this paper, with the network travel notes of self-driving tourists as the research object, methods such as text analysis and...

Author(s)
Han Dong; Tang Jia; Huang LiHua; Jia Lei
Publisher
Journal Board of Journal of Landscape Research, Pawtucket, USA
Citation
Journal of Landscape Research, 2018, 10, 4, pp 138-144
Abstract

Motivation is one of the greatest drivers of human behavior, yet travel motivation in the context of cruise tourism remains an understudied topic. Although a limited number of cruise specific studies focus on push (travel motives) and pull (destination attributes) factors, the push-pull...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 557-568
Abstract

This study analyzes tourists' psychological connection to pop culture tourism. Based on the psychological continuum model (PCM), the article identifies three different tourist groups in terms of awareness, attraction/attachment and allegiance, and employs statistical analysis of tourist...

Author(s)
Lee SeoJin; Lee WooJin; Jeon HyeongYeon
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 1, pp 31-47
Abstract

Surf tourism is a multibillion dollar industry expected to continue expanding. Despite such economic significance, the surf tourism literature has gaps related to surf tourism segments. In response, this study applied the serious leisure framework to profile serious surfers and contrast their...

Author(s)
Sotomayor, S.; Barbieri, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 18, 1, pp 62-73
Abstract

Recent developments in the airline industry have given rise to new types of tourists who differ in terms of the ways they devise their own travel itineraries. In particular, airline liberalisation has impacted the tourism industry with an array of strategic actions that involve pricing, service and ...

Author(s)
Liasidou, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 3, pp 511-528
Abstract

This research examines the effectiveness of destination familiarity as a segmentation variable. Based on the traditional destination-choice model, which suggests that customers might eliminate unfavorable destinations in the early stages of information search process, this research proposes that...

Author(s)
Chen, C. C.; Lin YuehHsiu
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 4, pp 339-352

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