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This study contributes to the development of knowledge on transferring the concept of customer-based brand equity to a tourism destination context. Keller's brand equity pyramid is utilized as the comparison framework to reveal similarities, but also overlaps, differences and gaps on both the...

Author(s)
Chekalina, T.; Fuchs, M.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 1, pp 31-51
Abstract

The aim of this special issue is to contribute to a critical knowledge base on food tourism by zooming in on the multitude of interests at stake among consumers, producers and destination developers. Most of the six studies presented were undertaken in a Nordic setting but, irrespective of their...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 1, pp 1-110
Abstract

This study addresses the need for more knowledge about the growing number of food tourists. The objective is to describe the effects of enduring food involvement on consumers' behaviour in terms of food consumption, food-related activities and travel. The theoretical concepts of involvement,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Mossberg, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 1, pp 44-58
Abstract

Accommodation businesses are increasingly dependent on a limited number of reservation platforms. A significant feature of these platforms is guest evaluations, which are transformed into ratings and rankings. As the positioning of the business in comparison to competitors determines customer...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Zeiss, H.; Hall, C. M.; Martin-Rios, C.; Ram, Y.; Grøtte, I. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 14, pp 1744-1763
Abstract

This paper intends to analyze: (1) how information sources, eWOM, and image influence the intention to visit a medical tourism destination; (2) the moderating role of culture and (3) cross-cultural differences based on Hofstede's individualism and uncertainty avoidance. A total of 534 responses...

Author(s)
Hoz-Correa, A. de la; Muñoz-Leiva, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 204-219
Abstract

'Sharing economy' platforms such as Airbnb have recently flourished in the tourism industry. The prominent appearance of sellers' photos on these platforms motivated our study. We suggest that the presence of these photos can have a significant impact on guests' decision making. Specifically, we...

Author(s)
Ert, E.; Fleischer, A.; Magen, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 55, pp 62-73
Abstract

This article highlights the motivational factors behind consumers' and tourists' decisions to buy local artisan cheese in Jämtland (Sweden). Empirically, the case itself diverts from the typical Franco-Mediterranean case in which both the actions of producers and consumers are embedded in...

Author(s)
Rytkönen, P.; Bonow, M.; Girard, C.; Tunón, H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agriculture, 2018, 8, 4, pp 58
Abstract

The charter airline industry is showing rapid decline in the short-haul markets, whilst in the long-haul markets it remains far more resilient. Passengers now have the ability to self-assemble their own tailor-made package of travel products such as flights, accommodation, car rental, insurance,...

Author(s)
O'Connell, J. F.; Bouquet, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 2, pp 175-189
Abstract

Urban green spaces, including parks, provide numerous ecosystem services (ES) for city inhabitants. Besides provisioning and regulating services, they also provide cultural services by giving people opportunities to recreate and experience nature in the city. The focus of this paper is on cultural...

Author(s)
Bertram, C.; Rehdanz, K.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecosystem Services, 2015, 12, pp 187-199
Abstract

This study aimed to find out how "free-from labelling" shapes consumers' perception of food products and whether the absence of an ingredient is considered an indicator of improved nutritional value of the product. An online survey was conducted in four European countries: the United Kingdom,...

Author(s)
Hartmann, C.; Hieke, S.; Taper, C.; Siegrist, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Quality and Preference, 2018, 68, pp 377-388

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