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Destinations have offered diverse gamified trips in the last 10 years. However, there is a lack of understanding on what motivates visitors to participate in such a trip. As one of the first attempts to examine visitors' motivations for taking a gamified trip, this paper conceptualizes and...

Author(s)
Shen Ye; Choi HwanSukChris; Joppe, M.; Yi SungHwan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 78, pp 104074
Abstract

The concept of smart tourism has gained a significant attention in the last years, leading to fruitful discussions among scientists and practitioners; however, there has been lack of attention paid to smart tourists so far. Although this emerging type of tourist has been conceptualized, it is now...

Author(s)
Gajdošík, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2020, 26, 6, pp 1042-1062
Abstract

This article explores the demand side of beer tourism, in particular the characteristics of travelers motivated by beer experiences using a survey of American leisure travelers (N = 562). Travelers motivated by beer (called "beer tourists" or "beer travelers") can be considered a distinct market...

Author(s)
Stone, M. J.; Garibaldi, R.; Pozzi, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2020, 24, 2/3, pp 167-178
Abstract

Halal tourism is a dynamic emerging market segment that is growing at a notable pace. Understanding the Muslim travelers' needs, interests and behaviors is a key priority for professionals. Therefore, the goals of this study are twofold: first, to examine the linear and nonlinear effects of Islamic ...

Author(s)
Papastathopoulos, A.; Kaminakis, K.; Mertzanis, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 35,
Abstract

We present the determinants of the length of stay (LOS) of Porto Street Stage that integrated the program of the 52nd edition of Rally de Portugal. Sport events assume an important role in the marketing of tourism destinations. However, when we compare them with other segments in tourism, it still...

Author(s)
Borges, A. P.; Vieira, B. M.; Vieira, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2020, 24, 1, pp 1-17
Abstract

Solo travel is a growing trend, a significant proportion made up of international students who take solo trips during their study abroad. However there is limited empirical research on the Asian proportion of this growing market. This study explores the main motivations and constraints of 10 female ...

Author(s)
Osman, H.; Brown, L.; Thi Minh Trang Phung
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2020, 20, 2, pp 248-267
Abstract

Market segmentation is a pivotal and under-investigated issue when evaluating decision-making processes and motivational factors shaping rural tourism. The present study has examined market segments of rural tourists in Iran based on their socio-demographic attributes, travel characteristics and...

Author(s)
Bayat, N.; Rastegar, E.; Salvati, L.; Darabi, H.; Fard, N. A.; Taji, M.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2019, 10, 19, pp 1-24
Abstract

Travelers can enjoy a wide range of choices with the assistance of online review websites such as TripAdvisor. Online reviews provided by customers are an important portion of hotels' online business worldwide as they have value in terms of understanding customers' observations of hotels' product...

Author(s)
Ali Ahani; Mehrbakhsh Nilashi; Elaheh Yadegaridehkordi; Sanzogni, L.; Tarik, A. R.; Knox, K.; Sarminah Samad; Othman Ibrahim
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2019, 51, pp 331-343
Abstract

Purpose: Cyber-attacks on hotel information systems could threaten the privacy of consumers and the integrity of the data they exchange upon connecting their mobile devices to hotel networks. As the perceived cyber-security risk may be reflected heterogeneously within the US consumer population...

Author(s)
Morosan, C.; DeFranco, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2019, 10, 3, pp 264-285
Abstract

Purpose: Research abounds highlighting the differences between males and females when they travel. Even in business travel, these differences have been acknowledged, with suppliers and marketers spending significant money to develop and market products to accommodate them. The purpose of this study ...

Author(s)
Douglas, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2019, 10, 3, pp 300-316

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