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This article examines perceptions of how safe airline travel is and respondents' level of concern over privacy and trust of authorities. These attitudes are then used to understand the choice to travel under passenger screening processes with differing levels of invasiveness. We find that travelers ...

Author(s)
Beck, M. J.; Rose, J. M.; Merkert, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 4, pp 495-512
Abstract

Place attachment has become a popular concept in tourism and environmental psychology. However, little research has explored its role in predicting place-related behaviors, compared to alternative place-related constructs such as place satisfaction. This article clarifies the differential impacts...

Author(s)
Chen Ning; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 8, pp 1026-1041
Abstract

Because of the inefficiency in analyzing the comprehensive travel data, tourism managers are facing the challenge of gaining insights into travelers' behavior and preferences. In most cases, existing techniques are incapable of capturing the sequential patterns hidden in travel data. To address...

Author(s)
Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.; Zhang YanChun
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 3, pp 399-413
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This study investigated the influence of face as a Chinese cultural value on Chinese outbound group tourists' gift purchase behaviour. Specifically, the study examined how face's impact on gift purchase behaviour is moderated by the gift giver-receiver relationship. The results confirmed that...

Author(s)
Gao HaiLian; Huang SongShan; Brown, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 62, pp 97-106
Abstract

Growing acceptance and concern about anthropogenic climate change is beginning to influence tourists' travel practices, with a hardening of attitudes towards long-haul aviation now evident in a number of key European outbound tourism markets. This raises timely questions as to whether or not the...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

While the interrelated nature of tourism decisions is well recognised, there is a significant gap between conceptual understanding and modelling practice. Empirically, the interrelations between tourism decisions are often not tested and quantified because the research technique does not embody the ...

Author(s)
Rashidi, T. H.; Koo, T. T. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 56, pp 48-64
Abstract

Within a context of delivering food security into the future, dietary guidelines are being reframed, corporations are replacing unsustainable products, and consumers are being encouraged to become ecological citizens. While there is a growing literature on the food practices of 'alternative'...

Author(s)
Dixon, J.; Isaacs, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Policy, 2013, 43, pp 67-76
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
Abstract

This study compares the management practices and content of the education/interpretation commentaries of two differing commercial dolphin watch operators in Nelson Bay, New South Wales, which is promoted as the "Dolphin Capital of Australia." The major objective of the study was to measure and...

Author(s)
Mayes, G.; Richins, H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2009, 5, 2/3, pp 201-214
Abstract

This article adopts a consumer behavioural approach to investigate the needs, wants, and expectations of club patrons and reviews the different requirements of the three existing segments of club patrons (full members, social members and visitors) and two demographic sub-groups (Baby Boomers and...

Author(s)
Drew, A.; Kriz, A.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2006, 7, 2/3, pp 195-210

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