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Location-based augmented reality (AR) games have the potential to transform tourism marketing, yet their proliferation in the tourism sector is limited. On the other hand, full-fledged location-based AR games appeal to users, who readily adopt and use them. Although they are not developed to...

Author(s)
Lacka, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 3, pp 345-357
Abstract

The present study examines a comprehensive model of travelers' use of online travel reviews as a form of user-generated content (UGC) through an expanded unified theory of acceptance and use of technology 2 (UTAUT2) framework. The UTAUT2, which includes Performance Expectancy (PE), Effort...

Author(s)
Assaker, G.; Hallak, R.; El-Haddad, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2020, 26, 2, pp 149-165
Abstract

This article explores the relation between motivation and experience in attendees at different types of events. There has been relatively little research into the experience dimensions of event attendees, or to what extent different motivations affect the experience, even in the events literature,...

Author(s)
Colombo, A.; Marques, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2020, 12, 2, pp 222-238
Abstract

The problem of technology overuse - and related mental health and addiction issues - has spilled over into the tourism context. Recent literature has also suggested that heavy use of technology while travelling could potentially have negative impacts on the overall tourist experience; and that...

Author(s)
Egger, I.; Lei SutIeng; Wassler, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 79,
Abstract

Tourist satisfaction, their willingness to recommend and to return to a destination represent the basic goals of a tourist destination. Low cost carriers contributed to improved accessibility of destinations, and their business model has led to lowering the prices and attracted new tourist...

Author(s)
Vidić, G.; Miočić, B. K.; Žnidar, K.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2019, 31, 1, pp 35-68
Abstract

This article explores the influence of a television drama on tourist motivation and behavior at a heritage attraction, Highclere Castle in the UK, the setting of the television series, Downton Abbey. The series raises awareness of the attraction and stimulates motivation for traveling. The article...

Author(s)
Liu XueRui; Pratt, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2019, 24, 4, pp 497-515
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The paper seeks to explore the role specific attractions play in bringing tourists to destinations. The paper also seeks to find out whether a destination projects itself differently to different source markets. Using content analysis, the paper applies Pearce's travel career pattern model and...

Author(s)
Kankhuni, Z.; Ngwira, C.
Publisher
Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey
Citation
Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2019, 4, 1, pp 378-395
Abstract

Recent research has shown that holiday air travel constitutes a typical value-action gap as many people continue to fly despite their concerns about climate change. However, some people do voluntarily reduce their holiday flights. Little is known so far about the role that values play in this...

Author(s)
Büchs, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 2, pp 234-250
Abstract

This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date. Yoga tourism is an emergent niche market that can be viewed as a subset of wellness or holistic tourism. Previous research has suggested that it reflects consumers' desire for...

Author(s)
Ali-Knight, J.; Ensor, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 4, pp 484-497
Abstract

This study seeks to explore the visitor experience at heritage sites pre, during and post visit. A conceptual model depicting the heritage visitor experience was proposed. A self-administered survey (n=195) was completed by visitors at six heritage sites across Northern Ireland. Visitor...

Author(s)
Kempiak, J.; Hollywood, L.; Bolan, P.; McMahon-Beattie, U.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Heritage Studies, 2017, 23, 4, pp 375-392

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