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Cover for Alpine winter tourists' view on climate change and travel mobility.

This chapter presents the results of a survey conducted in the alpine destination of Alpbach-Seenland (Province of Tyrol, Austria) which asked winter tourists (n=518) about the two-way relationship between climate change and tourism, measures to reduce tourism's energy consumption and carbon...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Unger, R.; Mailer, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study estimated the annual carbon footprint of active sport tourists caused by snow-sport-related travel in the context of day trips, vacations, training courses, and competitions in 2015. Information about individual travel behaviour, sport profile, environmental consciousness, and...

Author(s)
Wicker, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2018, 22, 2, pp 151-171
Abstract

In order to understand the role of user-generated content (UGC) in travel planning, this study integrates Psychological Empowerment with the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), to develop a model of UGC-enabled empowerment and its impact on intention to use UGC when making travel plans. Survey data...

Author(s)
Mendes Filho, L.; Mills, A. M.; Tan, F. B.; Milne, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 4, pp 425-436
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this paper is to obtain clusters or tourist profiles based on tourist motivations, according to the model of Crompton. Data were collected from a sample of 859 individuals conducting a survey about travel motivations, intention of travelling, search for information, perception of...

Author(s)
Beltrán-Bueno, M. Á.; Parra-Meroño, M. C.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2017, 39, pp 41-65, 607-609
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to examine how nostalgia influences travel attitudes and intentions of tourist destination among travellers with Italian heritage. Perceived travel risks as a moderating role between the relationships between personal and historical nostalgia and travel attitudes are also...

Author(s)
Phau, I.; Quintal, V.; Marchegiani, C.; Lee, S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 3, pp 296-309
Abstract

Tourism is the fastest developing industry in the world in terms of many items such as employment generation and addition to national income. It generated US$7.6 trillion (10% of global GDP) and 277 million jobs (1 in 11 jobs) for the global economy in 2014. The travel and tourism sector is also...

Author(s)
Mamhoori, A.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2015, 4, 5, pp 183
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

This study investigated young women's perceptions of sexual risk in leisure travel contexts with the purpose of developing a measurement scale for sexual risk taking in tourism. Perceived dimensions of sexual risk taking and the differences across sexual sensation-seeking propensity levels were...

Author(s)
Berdychevsky, L.; Gibson, H.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 2015, 47, 5, pp 621-646
Abstract

Purpose - This study aimed to investigate the direct and indirect relationship of utilitarian motivation, hedonic motivation and self-identity to travelers' attitude toward travel mobile application usage using the technology acceptance model (TAM). In addition, this study identified the...

Author(s)
Im, J. Y.; Hancer, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2014, 5, 2, pp 177-193
Abstract

Although research on marathon running has gained in importance during recent years, a lack of research regarding the economic aspects of marathon runners has been clearly identified. The purpose of this study was to investigate the willingness-to-pay (WTP) for participation in and traveling to...

Author(s)
Wicker, P.; Hallmann, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2013, 17, 3, pp 271-282

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