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Most of existing studies assume that diaspora tourism can facilitate the tourists to reconnect socially to their ancestral home. Yet, how and why diaspora tourists engage in social capital building during their home return trips is still uncertain. Whether they feel socially connected and which...

Author(s)
Li TingTing [Li, T. T. E.]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 8, pp 1021-1036
Abstract

The term limen was introduced to anthropological studies following Van Gennep's theories (1960) about liminality. Among them, Victor and Edith Turner (1978) defined pilgrimage as a liminal experience, as it implies being between two existential levels that, through rituality, favours reflection. In ...

Author(s)
González, R. C. L.; Lopez, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2020, 22, 2, pp 433-453
Abstract

This study investigates the effects of self-determined travel motivations on the ecologically responsible attitudes of Ramsar wetland visitors. An on-site questionnaire survey was administered at the Ramsar wetland in Hong Kong to evaluate the self-determined travel motivations and ecologically...

Author(s)
Chow, A. S. Y.; Cheng, I. N. Y.; Cheung, L. T. O.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2019, 22, 1, pp 42-61
Abstract

This study introduces self-perception theory as a guiding framework in explaining residents' attitudes from an introspective approach involving residents' own degree of travel. To date, measures explaining such attitudes have primarily come in the form of sociodemographic, socioeconomic, spatial,...

Author(s)
Woosnam, K. M.; Draper, J.; Jiang JingXian; Aleshinloye, K. D.; Erul, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 357-368
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Self-congruity theory in travel and tourism: another update.

This chapter was designed to update the chapter on self-congruity research in travel and tourism (Sirgy, 2014). That chapter reviewed much of the research on self-congruity in travel and tourism and provided a refinement of the theoretical model originally proposed by Sirgy and Su (2000). The goal...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.; Lee DongJin; Yu, G. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This qualitative study explores the flight experiences of obese people. The in-depth semistructured interviews (n=24) with self-identified obese people revealed that they confront difficulties and barriers that arise from their interaction with the physical environment. While these entail some...

Author(s)
Poria, Y.; Beal, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2017, 56, 3, pp 370-380
Abstract

This book investigates 'home' and 'homeland' as destinations of touristic journeys and adds to recent scholarly interest in the intersection between tourism and migration. It covers the temporary visits and journeys in search of home and homelands by migrants, displaced people, exiles and diasporic ...

Author(s)
Marschall, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and memories of home: migrants, displaced people, exiles and diasporic communities, 2017, pp 304 pp.
Abstract

This study aims to develop a destination personality scale utilizing a sample of mainland Chinese travelers and examine the impact of this new scale on tourists' travel attitudes and behaviors using a two-step mixed method approach. Results yield an 18-item five-dimensional destination personality...

Author(s)
Pan Li; Zhang Meng; Gursoy, D.; Lu Lu
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 59, pp 338-348
Abstract

Purpose - This study aimed to investigate the direct and indirect relationship of utilitarian motivation, hedonic motivation and self-identity to travelers' attitude toward travel mobile application usage using the technology acceptance model (TAM). In addition, this study identified the...

Author(s)
Im, J. Y.; Hancer, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2014, 5, 2, pp 177-193
Abstract

This study focused on individuality as expressed by German tourists in Norway. Based on the 1998 survey data obtained from 486 German tourists, German tourists were divided into two groups (those who perceived themselves as typical German tourists and those who did not). These two groups were...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Larsen, S.; Abelsen, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 416-420

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