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The problem of technology overuse - and related mental health and addiction issues - has spilled over into the tourism context. Recent literature has also suggested that heavy use of technology while travelling could potentially have negative impacts on the overall tourist experience; and that...

Author(s)
Egger, I.; Lei SutIeng; Wassler, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 79,
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The senior market is particularly attractive to the tourism industry. Alongside evidence of a growing propensity to travel and spend, consumption is often deliberately linked to low seasons, balancing out the peaks and valleys for tourism suppliers. Health is one variable which is particularly...

Author(s)
Hunter-Jones, P.; Blackburn, A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2007, 31, 5, pp 509-516
Abstract

This paper offers an investigation into what effect the expectation of holiday taking has on the sense of well-being of UK tourists. The well-being of the tourist is currently an under-researched area. This sphere of study is related to research which attempts to account for the perceived negative...

Author(s)
Gilbert, D.; Junaida Abdullah
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2002, 8, 4, pp 352-361

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