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Purpose: This paper aims to examine how nostalgia influences travel attitudes and intentions of tourist destination among travellers with Italian heritage. Perceived travel risks as a moderating role between the relationships between personal and historical nostalgia and travel attitudes are also...

Author(s)
Phau, I.; Quintal, V.; Marchegiani, C.; Lee, S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 3, pp 296-309
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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

Tourism is the fastest developing industry in the world in terms of many items such as employment generation and addition to national income. It generated US$7.6 trillion (10% of global GDP) and 277 million jobs (1 in 11 jobs) for the global economy in 2014. The travel and tourism sector is also...

Author(s)
Mamhoori, A.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2015, 4, 5, pp 183
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Since the Turkish offensive on Cyprus in 1974, the United Nations buffer zone has functioned as a major barrier between the island's Greek and Turkish populations. Greek Cypriots were not permitted to cross into the Turkish north and vice versa. However, on 23 April 2003, these restrictions were...

Author(s)
Webster, C.; Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2006, 8, 2, pp 162-181
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
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This paper provides profiles of cruise vacationers and the guests of four different types of land-based resorts (casino, oceanside beach, ski, and summer country). Data are based on a survey conducted among 3320 US visitors during 1989 and 1990 for Tourism Canada by the Longwoods Research Group...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.; Yang, C. H.; O'Leary, J. T.; Nadkarni, N.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 99-111
Abstract

Australia has been the recipient of significant negative press as a result of the politics of Pauline Hanson and Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party, with the Singapore press routinely reporting stories of what are said to be One Nation's anti-Asian and racist policies. Despite this, Singapore, a key ...

Author(s)
Litvin, S. W.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 124-133
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
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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This study investigated change in destination perception during the course of a holiday using in situ research techniques. Data are obtained from surveys of motorists (n=748) travelling through Arizona, USA. Cognitive perceptions were represented by destination knowledge and affective perceptions...

Author(s)
Vogt, C. A.; Andereck, K. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 348-354

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