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This research employed two experimental studies to examine the relationship of photograph content with consumers' online travel booking intentions, the role of photograph source in this relationship, and the impact of photograph content on consumer reaction to price. Study 1's findings suggest that ...

Author(s)
Shin YooJin; Noone, B. M.; Robson, S. K. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 1, pp 120-139
Abstract

Intangible cultural heritage (ICH) has recently become an important area of tourism development for many countries that are home to such cultural resources. Within this context, the value of an ICH site has often been used to guide tourism development and policy making. In addition, community...

Author(s)
Qiu QiHang; Zheng TianXiang; Xiang Zheng; Zhang Mu
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 1,
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Selection of the best hotel for vacations requires a highly complex decision-making process. This complexity stems from factors including, but not limited to, the products of the hotel, information regarding the hotel and personal preferences. Determining the factors which affect the selection of...

Author(s)
Göral, R.
Publisher
Conscientia Beam, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Journal of Tourism Management Research, 2020, 7, 1, pp 11-31
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Opinions shared by peer travelers help tourists decrease the risks of making a poor decision. However, the increasing number of reviews per experience makes it difficult to read all reviews for an informed decision. Therefore, reviewers who make a personal and explicit recommendation of the...

Author(s)
Guerreiro, J.; Rita, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2020, 43, pp 269-272
Abstract

$159.99, 159.38 or $160.00? The phenomenon of pricing around a rounded number, with apparent preciseness, is commonly observed in the marketplace. Much research has been conducted in the general area, and has established that the use of precise prices, those without a zero-ending, tends to lead to...

Author(s)
Kim JungKeun; Cui YuanYuan; Choi ChoongBeom; Lee SangHyub [Lee, S. H. J.]; Marshall, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 79,
Abstract

Habits are powerful indicators of people's decisions and behaviors (e.g., Allan, 2019; Verhoeven et al., 2012). Based on a survey with 625 frequent travelers in the U.S., this study examines how visitors' daily green behaviors (DGBs) influence their pro-environmental behaviors (PEBs) at tourism...

Author(s)
Liu AiJing; Ma, E.; Qu HaiLin; Ryan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2020, 28, 9, pp 1390-1408
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This study aims to explore the antinomy of distance effects in tourist destination choice by demonstrating its catalytic effect and functionary mechanism. The concept of "distance desire" is proposed to express the catalytic effect of distance, while the attributes and subdivisional dimensions of...

Author(s)
Cao JingJing; Zhang JinHe; Wang Chang; Hu Huan; Yu Peng
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 4, pp 614-630
Abstract

Facilitation of suitable accommodation for different travellers is the prime concern of travel agencies. Travel agencies must keep themselves competitive and sustain a good pace of growth to continue raising profits by attracting and retaining as many tourists as possible through meeting their...

Author(s)
Jagannath Roy; Sharma, H. K.; Samarjit Kar; Zavadskas, E. K.; Saparauskas, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja, 2019, 32, 1, pp 219-253
Abstract

Travel websites have become one of the most influential tools in travel planning and they have been commonly used in today's travel world as access to the internet has become easier and more widespread thanks to technological advancements. This research intended to examine the perceptions of...

Author(s)
Uysal, D.
Publisher
Izmir Katip Celebi University, Faculty of Tourism, Izmir, Turkey
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research, 2019, 3, 2, pp 198-212
Abstract

The development of smartphones is pervasive and expending, which has become increasingly apparent in the world's largest industry-travel and tourism. The rise of smart tourism represented by applications has brought tourists a more convenient and comfortable experience, which have radically...

Author(s)
Hua ChengGang; Bai ChangHong; Wei MingQiu
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2019, 34, 11, pp 51-65

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