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This chapter examines tourist motivation and the roles of transport in the tourist experience. The analysis begins with a discussion of existing work on tourist behaviour, tourist motivation, and transport. A conceptual map of the connections between life cycle, tourist motivation, and the roles...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism and transport: issues and agenda for the new millennium, 2004, pp 29-43
Abstract

This case study focuses on shopping tourism in the border region of Barcs in Hungary. Lower prices, wider choice of goods, availability of high-quality products, and geographic proximity encourage citizens of the neighbouring countries to do shopping in the area. The behaviour of Croatian shopping...

Author(s)
Michalkó, G.; Váradi, Z.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2004, 52, 4, pp 351-359
Abstract

A pretest/posttest design was used to investigate the experiences of participants on a university-sponsored ski/snowboard trip to Interlaken, Switzerland. Self-administered questionnaires measuring benefits sought, destination image, satisfaction, and risk perception were distributed during...

Author(s)
Williams, S. D.; Gibson, H. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2004, 8, 2, pp 85-99
Abstract

This article reviews grounded theory studies available in the literature that deepen understanding of leisure travel decisions and tourism behaviours. The article includes a set of core propositions that are examined empirically. The reported study includes applying the "long interview method" and...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; MacDonald, R.; Burford, M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 17, 1, pp 7-39
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Cover for Cross-cultural behaviour research in tourism: a case study on destination image.

Focused on cross-cultural research in tourism, this study aims to emphasize the significance of exploring cross-cultural differences in consumer behaviour and, in particular, destination image. A theoretical framework is first developed to introduce a research agenda on cross-cultural consumer...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.; Bigné, E.; González, A.; Andreu, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper examines trampling impacts on vegetation and soil as well as visitors' perception of these impacts in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China. Results indicate that visitor usage is proportionate to trampling impacts, with the two most used trails (Yellowstone Village Trail and Gold Whip ...

Author(s)
Deng JinYang; Qiang Shi; Walker, G. J.; Zhang, Y. Q.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 6, pp 529-548
Abstract

Independent travel is an important and growing sector of worldwide tourism. This study examines the extent of travel planning by independent travellers, the extent to which travel plans are actioned, and the temporal sequence in which vacation elements are chosen. In-depth case studies were...

Author(s)
Hyde, K. F.; Lawson, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 13-23
Abstract

This study emphasizes the significance of exploring cross-cultural differences in consumer behaviour and, in particular, destination image. First, a theoretical framework was developed to introduce a research agenda on cross-cultural consumer behaviour in tourism. Secondly, a case study was carried ...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.; Bigné, E.; González, A.; Andreu, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 2/4, pp 253-257
Abstract

The classification and analysis of tourists continues to be an important research theme. Existing typologies are typically based on cross-sectional information of tourists' choice behaviour. Consequently, the sequential data embedded in holiday histories is not explicitly considered when developing ...

Author(s)
Bargeman, B.; Joh ChangHyeon; Timmermans, H.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 2, pp 320-337
Abstract

This study evaluated the role of tourism as an agent of change between two countries that have been traditionally hostile to each other (Israel and Jordan). 50 Jewish Israeli ecotourists who travelled to Jordan for the first time were asked to complete a structured questionnaire that measured...

Author(s)
Pizam, A.; Fleischer, A.; Mansfeld, Y.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 177-184

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