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This research examined the push-motives driving domestic rural tourism amongst senior travellers. An understanding of this is essential to stimulate rural tourism and to redistribute visitors from high volume destinations to other locations. Applying the push-pull framework, an online survey of...

Author(s)
Lewis, C.; D'Alessandro, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 32, pp 100574
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It is impossible to develop effective tourism marketing actions and planning the communication without an understanding of the motivations of tourists for travel. The aim of this paper is to deepen the knowledge of the reasons for traveling festivals visitors. For this purpose we developed a survey ...

Author(s)
Moretti, S. L. do A.; Zucco, F. D.; Pozo, H.
Publisher
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2016, 10, 2, pp 374-393
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This paper provides a comprehensive econometric analysis of the expenditures of international visitors to the Western fjord-region of Norway. The data come from an intercept survey conducted on randomly elicited summer visitors at central tourism locations in the region. Estimations are performed...

Author(s)
Engström, T.; Kipperberg, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 51, pp 131-141
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This paper examines international visitors' perceived importance and performance of 12 destination attributes of Penang Island using an Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA). The result was drawn from a questionnaire survey of 803 respondents who visited the island between August and November 2012. ...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Ala'a Nimer Abukhalifeh; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2015, 10, 1, pp 15-36
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This study investigates the relationships between travel motivation, destination image and overall satisfaction of international tourists visiting Sichuan province after the great Wenchuan earthquake of 2008. Did the earthquake influence tourist' motivations for visiting Sichuan either positively...

Author(s)
Tang Yong
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 11, pp 1260-1277
Abstract

Afrikaans arts festivals are facing increasing competition and, at times, lack differentiation given the increasing numbers of festivals in the South African festival market. This ultimately threatens the sustainability of these events and its role-players, including artists, local economies and...

Author(s)
Viviers, P. A.; Botha, K.; Perl, C.
Publisher
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2013, 35, 2, pp 211-229
Abstract

This study set out to determine whether different target market segments have different needs as to which managerial aspects will keep them satisfied and returning to a festival. A survey was conducted at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival by means of field workers handing out 400...

Author(s)
Williams, K.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2013, 35, 1, pp 183-202
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The research was about assessing visitors' satisfaction with a host of tangibles in Cameron Highlands, a popular tourist destination in Malaysia. Among the tangibles were transportation, accommodation, food and beverages and facilities. A questionnaire survey was conducted to measure visitors'...

Author(s)
Tambi, A. M. A.; Mahamad, W. S. A. W.; Salim, N. Z. M.; Ismail, S. R.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2013, 23, 2, pp 272-278
Abstract

Nature-based tourism products in Africa, especially South Africa, are playing an important role in attracting visitors. It is therefore essential to understand travel behaviour and the factors influencing the behaviour of visitors, as such knowledge can influence future park visits, park...

Author(s)
Slabbert, E.; Plessis, E. du
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, 3, pp 639-660
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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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