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A new way of thinking is influencing the behaviour of both consumers and firms: any tourism activity has a sizeable environmental impact and the roots of environmental problems in this industry lie in human behaviour. Accordingly, in recent years tourists have been taking into account the...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Ollero, J. L.; García-Pozo, A.; Marchante-Lara, M.
Publisher
Graduate Faculty of Environment, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research, 2012, 6, 4, pp 1067-1076
Abstract

Tourism in Antarctica has grown substantially over recent decades and has diversified into different activities and modes of transport. This paper presents a first attempt to explore the implications of this diversification trend for Antarctic tourist experiences, wildlife and onsite management....

Author(s)
Lamers, M.; Gelter, H.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2012, 48, 3, pp 280-290
Abstract

Existing literature suggests that information search and planning always precede travel activity. This contrasts with our understanding of purchasing behaviour in other contexts where a significant amount of non-planned, impulse purchasing occurs. We propose that impulse purchasing also occurs in...

Author(s)
Laesser, C.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2012, 23, 2, pp 268-286
Abstract

The purpose of this case study is to identify and gain knowledge about movie-induced tourism push motivations of SF-Filmvillage visitors (SF as Suomen Filmiteollisuus Oy). Thirty motivational statements used in the study were reduced with principal component analysis into four underlying themes:...

Author(s)
Suni, J.; Komppula, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 5, pp 460-471
Abstract

Despite the growing interest in film-tourism research, little research has explored the extent to which on-site film-tourism experiences influence tourist satisfaction and post-visit behavioral intentions. Within the context of Asian audience's responses to a Korean historical TV drama, ...

Author(s)
Kim SangKyun
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 5, pp 472-484
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to analyze the recovery of the Balinese and Egyptian tourism industries after experiencing terrorist attacks, to see what can be learnt by Caribbean destinations. Design/methodology/approach - The paper applies the principles of consumer behaviour to the observed...

Author(s)
Crawford, D.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2012, 4, 1, pp 91-97
Abstract

This paper focuses on tourist spatial-temporal behaviour patterns and develops a combination approach to clarify such behaviour patterns quantitatively and qualitatively using the concept of the space-time path of time geography. A case study of the Summer Palace verifies that this approach is...

Author(s)
Huang XiaoTing; Wu BiHu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2012, 14, 4, pp 625-645
Abstract

This article utilizes causal mapping technique to examine how influential psychological factors in one's judgment, both conscious and unconscious, contribute to tourist behaviors. Through analyzing qualitative data generated from extensive interviews of two US college students who participated in...

Author(s)
Bliss, B.; Li, X.; Meng, F.; Harrill, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 1, pp 1-14
Abstract

The use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology enables the study of tourists' activities and movement patterns in real time. But what does this information tell us about tourists' subjective experiences? The present paper accounts for the results from four case studies: two event studies and ...

Author(s)
Zakrisson, I.; Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 6, pp 505-523
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The paper examines the factors influencing visitors' preferences in the mountainous area of Nafpaktia, Greece and the implications for an advertising communication programme. The study is a survey and 500 respondents filled in a questionnaire. It describes visitors' characteristics, the research...

Author(s)
Bitsani, E.; Kavoura, A.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2012, 7, 2, pp 217-235

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