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In a world that undeniably competes for investment, visitors and residents, the adoption of approaches derived from the marketing has become a reality in the search for sustainability. It is a fact that a city marketing and brand management policy is able to promote and transform an image, boost...

Author(s)
Sousa, B.; Rodrigues, S.
Publisher
University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain
Citation
Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal (ET), 2019, 9, 1, pp 38-62
Abstract

The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

The environmentally responsible behaviour (ERB) facilitates the sustainability of tourism destinations. This study aims to identify the key impact factors to promote visitors' ERB in urban park and examine the impact mechanism. A total of 567 visitors were surveyed in Beijing's Yuyuantan Urban...

Author(s)
Zhao MinYan; Dong SuoCheng; Wu, H. C.; Li Yu; Su TengWei; Xia Bing; Zheng Ji; Guo Xin
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 23, 8, pp 792-805
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Purpose - Christmas Markets have become important contributors to the winter tourism activities. They have become popular events, attracting different types of visitors, from young people and families with children, to work colleagues and senior travelers. The purpose of the present research was to ...

Author(s)
Marković, S.; Janković, S. R.; Racz, A.; Mitrović, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
24th Biennial International Congress, Tourism & Hospitality Industry 2018 (THI2018), Trends and challenges, Opatija, Croatia, 26-27 April 2018, 2018, pp 230-245
Abstract

Tourism contributes to human well-being and is recognized as a cultural ecosystem service. However, assessments of landscape potential for tourism tend to be very general. Therefore, this study proposes a method that takes into account both the complexity of landscape and the behavior of tourists....

Author(s)
Woźniak, E.; Kulczyk, S.; Derek, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Landscape and Urban Planning, 2018, 170, pp 209-220
Abstract

This research is to test the influence of the marketing mix dimension, which consists of product, price, promotion, and place, on destination image dimension, which consists of cognitive image and affective image. The data collecting used questionnaire with 282 respondents with accidental sampling...

Author(s)
Teviana, T.; Lubis, A. N.; Siregar, Z.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2018, 26, 4, pp 2809-2824
Abstract

Because of the inefficiency in analyzing the comprehensive travel data, tourism managers are facing the challenge of gaining insights into travelers' behavior and preferences. In most cases, existing techniques are incapable of capturing the sequential patterns hidden in travel data. To address...

Author(s)
Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.; Zhang YanChun
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 3, pp 399-413
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Cover for Attentive tourists: the importance of co-creative experiences.

This chapter focuses on co-creative on-site tourist experiences and how these stimulate attention and contribute to increased memorability. The chapter presents a case study of tourist experience and behaviour in the Dolphin Emotions Experience (DEE) at Zoomarine Park, Algarve, Portugal.

Author(s)
Campos, A. C.; Mendes, J.; Valle, P.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Heritage tourism is a growing field, both from a visitation perspective and in terms of research efforts. This article adds value by reporting results of a study that estimated the economic contributions of heritage tourism in a major state in the U.S. Patterns of visitor behavior and spending...

Author(s)
McGrath, J. M.; Primm, D.; Lafe, W.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 5, pp 1131-1137
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This article examines the information sources used by Brazilian students to obtain information about Santiago de Compostela. These sources are responsible for introducing the tourist destination and can influence its attractiveness. The research was performed using a mixed method approach divided...

Author(s)
Rodrigues Soares, J. R.; Castro Gabriel, L. P. M.; Sánchez Fernández, M. D.
Publisher
Universidade de Alicante, Alicante, Spain
Citation
Investigaciones Turísticas, 2017, No.14, pp 130-153

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