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This empirical study explores the amount of attention tourists pay to social responsibility (environment and community) information when booking accommodation online. Visual attention is a necessary requirement for tourists to consider the social responsibility of different accommodation options...

Author(s)
Babakhani, N.; Randle, M.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 5, pp 559-571
Abstract

Changing default settings has proven to be a powerful approach to influencing consumer decisions without denying consumers the possibility of choosing freely. This is only the second study investigating the effectiveness of defaults in tourism, and the first testing also the combined effect of...

Author(s)
Cvelbar, L. K.; Grün, B.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 60, 1, pp 220-229
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Drivers of trip cancellations among Australian travellers.

This chapter investigates which factors affect Australian tourists' (n=1231) decision to cancel or not to cancel when facing a critical unexpected event at the destination of their choice. In particular, it examines whether the nature of the crisis, traveller characteristics and trip...

Author(s)
Hajibaba, H.; Dolnicar, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper tackles a key issue arising from the United Nations World Tourism Organization call for consumers to take climate change into consideration when making travel decisions. Some people genuinely want to comply with this request. However, they face the "perplexity of environmental...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 2, pp 175-194
Abstract

Purpose - Destination recommender systems need to become truly human-centric in their design and functionality. This requires a profound understanding of human interactions with technology as well as human behavior related to information search and decision-making in the context of travel and...

Author(s)
Gretzel, U.; Hwang YeongHyeon; Fesenmaier, D. R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 6, 4, pp 297-315
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Profiling the one- and two-star hotel guests for targeted segmentation action: a descriptive investigation of risk perceptions, expectations, disappointments and information processing tendencies.

This chapter aims to examine the one- and two-star hotels in with regard to issues that are known to influence choice behaviour (expectations, disappointments with past experiences and perceived risk), while taking into account information need and processing habits. The specific purpose of the...

Author(s)
Dolničar, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper extends the work of other researchers by investigating surf tourists from a behavioural perspective, with the main aim of the study being to gain an insight into the travel patterns of the surf tourism market of Australia. This is achieved in an empirical way by using unsupervised neural ...

Author(s)
Dolnicar, S.; Fluker, M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2003, 8, 3, pp 186-196

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