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Risk seems all too often to be a travel companion. The purchase of travel insurance is one way to mitigate this, yet only a small body of research has examined consumer decision-making in this context. Using the Repertory Test and Laddering Analysis, this research examines the attributes of travel...

Author(s)
Kerr, G.; Kelly, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 191-203
Abstract

This article considers a temporal dimension and extends the theoretical framework beyond the leisure constraints theory to incorporate passive use and direct use values for the first time, to examine nonattendees' intention to attend a rural festival. It was found that passive use values affect...

Author(s)
Mahadevan, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2018, 22, 3, pp 441-452
Abstract

With the growing emphasis on sustainable tourism, visitor management practices such as interpretation have played an important role in achieving the multiple goals of tourism - both enhancing tourist satisfaction and fostering proenvironmental behavior. Yet previous research reveals contradictory...

Author(s)
Kim, A. K.; Coghlan, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 1, pp 77-91
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
Abstract

This study identifies beliefs and additional constructs that contribute to the formation of Australian residents' purchasing decisions of green hotel accommodation through the lens of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). A qualitative approach using focus groups and open-ended questionnaires were...

Author(s)
Nimri, R.; Patiar, A.; Kensbock, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2017, 33, pp 43-50
Abstract

The repertory grid technique was used in this paper to investigate the decision-making process of travellers. Results showed that both destination physical attributes and the travellers' feelings towards the destination play a significant role in the choice of holiday destinations. Notably, a...

Author(s)
Keshavarzian, P.; Wu ChengLung
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 546-556
Abstract

This study compared the perceptions and preferences of Australian consumers for six types of Asian food, to provide information for the positioning and marketing of ethnic food. The data were collected from 403 customers of 27 ethnic restaurants in Brisbane, Australia. The results are summarized in ...

Author(s)
Min KyeHong; Han SeungHoon
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Sciences, 2017, 17, 3, pp 165-179
Abstract

A growing number of people are travelling alone for holidays, yet limited research addresses this topic. This paper explores the main motivators and drivers of satisfaction and dissatisfaction for solo holiday travellers using a critical incident technique to collect and analyse data. The findings...

Author(s)
Bianchi, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 18, 2, pp 197-208
Abstract

The importance of team brand associations in sport management research is well documented, but the formation and stability of these associations has not been investigated. The current research tested the development, change, and predictive ability of brand associations over time. Longitudinal...

Author(s)
Kunkel, T.; Doyle, J. P.; Funk, D. C.; Du, J.; McDonald, H.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2016, 30, 2, pp 117-134
Abstract

A key element of sustainable tourism is the inclusion of activities that both provide insights into the destination, or develop a "sense of place", and that encourage tourists to develop a sense of responsibility for the conservation of that destination, which could be described as "care of place". ...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1243-1261

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