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Social media platforms empower tourists to engage in secondary crisis communication and even take collective action against destinations. Such online actions result in challenges for tourism destinations related to crisis management and image restoration, especially for human-induced tourism crises ...

Author(s)
Zhai XueTing; Luo QiuJu; Wang Long
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2020, 16,
Abstract

Although modern society is more inclined to view authenticity from a postmodernist perspective, few quantitative studies on heritage tourism explored existential authenticity in detail. This study deconstructs authenticity into three components - object-related, intra-personal, and inter-personal - ...

Author(s)
Lin YuChiang; Liu YunChiao
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 12, pp 2134-2152
Abstract

This study investigates the incidence of international student travel in Taiwan. It was found that Chinese, Asian and other international students behave somewhat differently from respondents in prior studies conducted in Western settings. Cultural background influenced the travel behaviors of...

Author(s)
Lee ChengFei; King, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 4, pp 457-476
Abstract

Tourism has become an increasingly important market in the global economy. Due to strong competitions in this market, the overall image of a country plays an important role in attracting international travelers. Existing studies in international marketing have shown that country image is an...

Author(s)
Yu Peng; Zhang HongMei
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2016, 31, 12, pp 62-75
Abstract

Surfers are characterized by the time and effort they invest in surfing and their propensity to travel in search for the perfect wave. In spite of such characteristics and the economic significance of surf tourism, little is known about surfing as serious leisure and its implications in surf...

Author(s)
Barbieri, C.; Sotomayor, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 35, pp 111-121
Abstract

Existing literature suggests that information search and planning always precede travel activity. This contrasts with our understanding of purchasing behaviour in other contexts where a significant amount of non-planned, impulse purchasing occurs. We propose that impulse purchasing also occurs in...

Author(s)
Laesser, C.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2012, 23, 2, pp 268-286
Abstract

This research examines the effectiveness of destination familiarity as a segmentation variable. Based on the traditional destination-choice model, which suggests that customers might eliminate unfavorable destinations in the early stages of information search process, this research proposes that...

Author(s)
Chen, C. C.; Lin YuehHsiu
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 4, pp 339-352
Abstract

This article discusses tourist-activated networks as a concept to inform technological applications supporting dynamic bundling and en route recommendations. Empirical data were collected from travelers who visited a regional destination in the US and then analyzed with respect to its network...

Author(s)
Zach, F.; Gretzel, U.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2011, 13, 3, pp 229-238
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This research aims to (1) study the tourism behavior of senior tourists at Tha Kha Community, (2) study the appropriate tourism industry marketing factors for senior tourists at Tha Kha Community, and (3) study the guideline for slow tourism management for senior tourists at Tha Kha Community. The...

Author(s)
Kongdit, S.; Ratanapongtra, T.
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2017, 4, pp CUHK-73-CUHK-82
Abstract

This article explores the relationship between low-cost carrier (LCC) service proliferation and regional dispersal of tourists by examining the mode choice decision of leisure tourists. This research applies a stated choice method controlling for travel mode attributes as well as trip context...

Author(s)
Koo, T. T. R.; Wu ChengLung; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2010, 49, 1, pp 106-120

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