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Utilizing butterflies in souvenirs escalates their exploitation, which occurs even with protected species. Visitors affect both tourism sustainability and butterfly populations. Thus, parks must establish visitor management practices to secure tourism, including butterfly-trading activities to...

Author(s)
Ansari, F.; Jeong YoonJeong; Putri, I. A. S. L. P.; Kim SeongIl
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 6, pp 1789
Abstract

This study examines the relationship between the motivation of wine tourists to visit cellar doors and destination image perception. A survey of tourists resulted in 676 useable questionnaires. Using a novel segmentation method, self-organizing maps, and bagged clustering, the study identified 5...

Author(s)
Bruwer, J.; Prayag, G.; Disegna, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 3, pp 355-366
Abstract

This empirical study aims to identify the segment of "food tourists" with a quantitative approach, using data on behavior, motives, and attitudes. It explores food tourists' holiday trip behavior and the effects of such vacations on indicators of well-being (e.g., recreation, health, and others)....

Author(s)
Lohmann, M.; Femers, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 2018, 3, 3, pp 203-216
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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

Museum attendance is often seen as a chance for visitors to learn and thus increase their cultural capital. However, a share of the visitors may decide to attend museums for reasons other than cultural capital accumulation. This article investigates whether learning process takes place also in the...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Nogare, C. D.; Scuderi, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 2, pp 281-294
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The main purpose of this paper was to evaluate the tourist perceptions regarding the tourism development in Danube Delta and to understand the typology of tourists which travel in this area. In this context, it was carried out a questionnaire survey in 2017 on 169 tourists. The main results of our...

Author(s)
Pavel-Nedea, A.; Dona, I.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2017, 17, 3, pp 283-286
Abstract

Individuals around the globe engage in sustainable consumption in their everyday life, e.g., when it comes to individual transportation. Although tourism behavior contributes to global carbon emissions to a considerable extent, consumers' awareness of sustainability in the tourism industry is still ...

Author(s)
Penz, E.; Hofmann, E.; Hartl, B.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 6, pp 1056
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Protected areas are fast becoming tourist attractions and as such have contributed increasingly to nature-based tourism, the industry's fastest growing sector. It is assumed that tourists visiting the protected areas are motivated by intangible values such as recreational, cultural and spiritual,...

Author(s)
Ern ChingFei; Ching GohHong
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 3, pp 10-20
Abstract

Motivation and interests of tourists are determining the development of new products and destinations, which meet the new demands of travelers. In this paper, we present a study on wine tourism, in particular the denomination of origin of Jerez-Xérès-Sherry in the Jerez area, where the bodegas...

Author(s)
Vieira-Rodríguez, Á.; López-Guzmán, T.; Rodríguez-García, J.
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2014, 7, 2, pp 9-26

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