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The aim of this paper is to obtain clusters or tourist profiles based on tourist motivations, according to the model of Crompton. Data were collected from a sample of 859 individuals conducting a survey about travel motivations, intention of travelling, search for information, perception of...

Author(s)
Beltrán-Bueno, M. Á.; Parra-Meroño, M. C.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2017, 39, pp 41-65, 607-609
Abstract

This study investigated young women's perceptions of sexual risk in leisure travel contexts with the purpose of developing a measurement scale for sexual risk taking in tourism. Perceived dimensions of sexual risk taking and the differences across sexual sensation-seeking propensity levels were...

Author(s)
Berdychevsky, L.; Gibson, H.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 2015, 47, 5, pp 621-646
Abstract

Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47
Abstract

Although research on marathon running has gained in importance during recent years, a lack of research regarding the economic aspects of marathon runners has been clearly identified. The purpose of this study was to investigate the willingness-to-pay (WTP) for participation in and traveling to...

Author(s)
Wicker, P.; Hallmann, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2013, 17, 3, pp 271-282
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to propose and examine a new research model that can capture affective, cognitive and cyber-interactive elements influencing travel blog readers' behavioural intention to travel through affecting their perceived destination image. A survey of 323 blog participants found ...

Author(s)
Wang HsiuYuan
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2012, 32, 2, pp 231-255
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the impact of perceived risk on travel behavior and information search, and explore the mediating effect of tourist type. The results based on a quantitative survey of Finnish travelers' show how risk-prudent and risk-aversive tourists use specific types of...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 306-323
Abstract

This research study examined the impacts of U.S. travellers' healthy-living attitudes on their travel information search strategies. A survey of 520 U.S. travellers revealed differences, based on their healthy-living attitudes, in the importance which individuals attached to travel-related...

Author(s)
Hallab, Z.; Gursoy, D.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2006, 14, 2, pp 5-21
Abstract

This study looks at the image of Mississippi as a tourist destination as perceived by both past visitors (n=134) and non-visitors (n=101). A descriptive analysis of participants' sociodemographic characteristics and their images of the mentioned destination, is provided. MANOVA analysis indicated...

Author(s)
Hallab, Z.; Kim, K. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 4, pp 393-403
Abstract

This study examined the attitudes of students (n=714) and faculty and staff (n=192) of the University of Tennessee (USA) toward: the increased security measures in travel and tourism; and the effects of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the tourism industry, and the industry's responses. The...

Author(s)
Chen, R. J. C.; Noriega, P.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 15, 2/3, pp 81-97
Abstract

Profiles of independent nature-based tourists were assessed in the Central Coast Region of Western Australia. The research was required to determine seasonal resource use as well as to identify any potential groupings within a population of nature-based tourists. The research was based on...

Author(s)
Priskin, J.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 6, pp 499-528

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