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Purpose: This paper aims to explore and model tourists' perceptions of corruption-related holiday incidents and their impact on travel preferences and behavior. Design/methodology/approach: This research methodology reflects an exploratory-sequential, mixed-method design, comprising a content...

Author(s)
Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 4, pp 795-814
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Cover for Self-congruity theory in travel and tourism: another update.

This chapter was designed to update the chapter on self-congruity research in travel and tourism (Sirgy, 2014). That chapter reviewed much of the research on self-congruity in travel and tourism and provided a refinement of the theoretical model originally proposed by Sirgy and Su (2000). The goal...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.; Lee DongJin; Yu, G. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourism is risky and the insecurities associated with travel to unfamiliar places can reduce tourism demand. However, destinations posing risk are not always avoided; risk could even be an aspect inherently contributing to the attractiveness of certain destination types. Tourists are known to...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; George, B. P.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 4, pp 563-568
Abstract

This study explores tourists' attitude towards healthy eating and its influence on their travel eating behaviour. Based on focus group interviews and literature review, two instruments were developed to measure healthy eating attitude and travel eating behaviour. Factor analysis results revealed...

Author(s)
Chang, R. C. Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 4, pp 369-390
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Cover for Can perceptions of Italian organized crime affect travel behaviour?

This chapter examines how the image perceptions of Italian and British travelers towards Italian organized crime affect visitor behaviour. In this study, a cross-cultural analysis aimed at assessing the similarities and differences between Italian and UK interviewees was carried out. The results...

Author(s)
Bregoli, I.; Ceruti, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This collection of five papers presents studies that pertain to sustainable consumer services, particularly in tourism and hospitality. The first paper looks at how stakeholder attitudes toward environmental protection and cultural preservation emerge as the exogenous variable influencing the...

Author(s)
Chen, R. J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2015, 22, 1, pp 223-265
Abstract

Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47
Abstract

Theories of social influence (Crano 2000) and cognitive dissonance (Festinger 1957) have clear applicability to travel purchases, but have rarely been investigated in hospitality research. An experimental study of students' travel decisions for a spring break vacation was conducted. Subjects chose...

Author(s)
Tanford, S.; Montgomery, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 5, pp 596-610
Abstract

Backpackers are noted for their love for novelty in seeking travel experiences. Despite their love for novelty, backpackers travel experiences are influenced by perceived risks which have mostly been ignored by tourism researchers. Using a sample of 603 backpackers that visited Ghana as a case...

Author(s)
Adam, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 49, pp 99-108
Abstract

This study aims to analyse the image of the city of Rome held by first-time and return visitors, and the influence of such an image on tourist behaviour. First, we measure the cognitive and the affective image of Rome; second, we analyse whether tourists' previous experiences in the city...

Author(s)
Giraldi, A.; Cesareo, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 14, 4, pp 197-205

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