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Destinations have offered diverse gamified trips in the last 10 years. However, there is a lack of understanding on what motivates visitors to participate in such a trip. As one of the first attempts to examine visitors' motivations for taking a gamified trip, this paper conceptualizes and...

Author(s)
Shen Ye; Choi HwanSukChris; Joppe, M.; Yi SungHwan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 78, pp 104074
Abstract

In the context of postmodern tourism, active tourism has acquired great importance. This type of travel fits the tastes of the new tourist, who seeks new and differentiated experiences that deliver a diverse range of sensations. The present works aims at in depth exploring the profile of active...

Author(s)
Fraiz, J. A.; Carlos, P. de; Araújo, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2020, 30,
Abstract

The concept of smart tourism has gained a significant attention in the last years, leading to fruitful discussions among scientists and practitioners; however, there has been lack of attention paid to smart tourists so far. Although this emerging type of tourist has been conceptualized, it is now...

Author(s)
Gajdošík, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2020, 26, 6, pp 1042-1062
Abstract

We contribute a system design and a generalized formal methodology to segment tourists based on their geolocated blogging behaviour according to their interests in identified tourist hotspots. Thus, it is possible to identify and target groups that are possibly interested in alternative...

Author(s)
Kaufmann, M.; Siegfried, P.; Huck, L.; Stettler, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2019, 8, 11,
Abstract

Globally, climate is changing and will likely alter where and when visitors decide to travel. This study looks at how visitors' attachment to Mount Desert Island (MDI), Maine, affects their intended future visitation under changing climate conditions. Additionally, this research explores the...

Author(s)
Wilkins, E. J.; Urioste-Stone, S. de
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 5, pp 798-811
Abstract

This study brings attention to a neglected traveler segment, i.e. the rural-to-urban resettlers. Using a mixed-methods approach, the study examines important elements of their leisure travel experience, including destination activity participation, leisure travel motivations, motivation-activity...

Author(s)
Fu XiaoXiao; Lehto, X. Y.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 8, pp 61-73
Abstract

Self-driving tour is one of the most important ways for people to travel, and network travel notes actually reflect the traveling information of self-driving tourists. In this paper, with the network travel notes of self-driving tourists as the research object, methods such as text analysis and...

Author(s)
Han Dong; Tang Jia; Huang LiHua; Jia Lei
Publisher
Journal Board of Journal of Landscape Research, Pawtucket, USA
Citation
Journal of Landscape Research, 2018, 10, 4, pp 138-144
Abstract

This study analyzes tourists' psychological connection to pop culture tourism. Based on the psychological continuum model (PCM), the article identifies three different tourist groups in terms of awareness, attraction/attachment and allegiance, and employs statistical analysis of tourist...

Author(s)
Lee SeoJin; Lee WooJin; Jeon HyeongYeon
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 1, pp 31-47
Abstract

Surf tourism is a multibillion dollar industry expected to continue expanding. Despite such economic significance, the surf tourism literature has gaps related to surf tourism segments. In response, this study applied the serious leisure framework to profile serious surfers and contrast their...

Author(s)
Sotomayor, S.; Barbieri, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 18, 1, pp 62-73
Abstract

This study examines the heterogeneity of the 'visiting friends and relatives' (VFR) travel market with respect to a large urban destination in Russia, including trip planning, travel concerns, on-site destination experience, and post-travel behavior variables. Specifically, the study investigates...

Author(s)
Stepchenkova, S.; Shichkova, E.; Kim, H.; Pennington-Gray, L.; Rykhtik, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2015, 4, 4, pp 235-247

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