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Little research exists on "foodies", who are passionate about food and intend to travel for their special food interest. This study extended the theory of planned behavior model by adding two factors, food travel motivation and destination foodscape to understand the behavioral intentions of...

Author(s)
Diep Ngoc Su; Johnson, L. W.; O'Mahony, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2020, 25, 9, pp 1012-1028
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This study explored the travel motives of the Chinese immigrants who visit their homeland for vacation. A combination of qualitative interview and quantitative survey was undertaken to collect data. Five-hundred valid Chinese immigrants in Macao were surveyed. Three core travel motivation factors...

Author(s)
Io ManU
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 5, pp 521-535
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This study aims to provide managerial implications for provincial parks through an analysis on visitors' characteristics and motivational factors. The information was collected by surveying 290 visitors. The survey questionnaire consisted of questions regarding visitors' socioeconomic...

Author(s)
Sung ChanYong; Kim DongPil; Cho Woo
Publisher
Korean Society of Environment and Ecology, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Environment and Ecology, 2016, 30, 6, pp 1047-1056
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Insurance companies pay attention to their current and potential customers. The variety of offered services such as travel insurance causes the confusion of the customer and uncertainty of what he wants and what is expected. The task of the insurance company is to make customer aware of the need to ...

Author(s)
Nowotarska-Romaniak, B.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.4, pp 133-139
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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
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The concept of slow tourism is gaining attention and this study provides new insights into the phenomenon from the perspective of a goal-driven consumption process. The authors conduct primary qualitative research to define slow tourism, build a conceptual model, and develop measurement scales....

Author(s)
Oh HaeMoon; Assaf, A.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 29
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Purpose - Shopping is a popular tourist activity. While a person might not travel for the purpose of shopping, many tourists shop while traveling. This study aims to examine travel motivation as a predictor of the importance assigned to desired shopping center attributes for three different...

Author(s)
Kinley, T. R.; Forney, J. A.; Kim, Y. K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 6, 3, pp 266-278
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In order to enhance their revenue streams, airports have increasingly assumed the role of commercial hubs. However, they differ from traditional retailers because of the atmospheric and psychological issues inherent to the act of traveling. Given the scarcity of studies aimed at understanding the...

Author(s)
Ferreira, J. B.; Freitas, A. S. de; Rosa, J. P. B.; Kurtz, R. G. M.; Carvalho, M. L. A. de
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2012, 6, 1, pp 32-47
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The worldwide demographic shift towards population ageing has made older adults an attractive market segment not only for developed countries but also for developing countries such as Malaysia. This study explores travel behaviour among older adults living in Malaysia. Using non-probability quota...

Author(s)
Ghazali Musa; Sim OngFon
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2010, 13, 2, pp 177-192
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Purpose - This paper aims to identify the motivations for choosing all-inclusive package tours when traveling, and to specify the visitor and travel attributes associated with those motivations. Design/methodology/approach - A specific visitor-exit-survey involving all-inclusive tourists visiting...

Author(s)
Anderson, W.; Juaneda, C.; Sastre, F.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2009, 64, 2, pp 4-18

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