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The purpose of this study was to investigate the antecedents and consequences of visitors' participation in a private country club community. Based on the theoretical relationships between the conceptual constructs, a model was proposed and then tested utilizing data collected from 288 amateur...

Author(s)
Hwang JinSoo; Han HeeSup; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 7, pp 89-100
Abstract

Brand loyalty is believed to be a sustainable advantage for theme parks. Since theme parks represent a man-made environment purposefully built for specialized market segments, studying factors that lead to brand loyalty for theme park products is of strategic importance. These factors have yet to...

Author(s)
Fu XiaoXiao; Kang JuHee; Tasci, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 9, pp 1261-1273
Abstract

Repeat visitors are important to a destination and may differ from first time visitors. The aim of this study was to examine the frequency of visits to a destination and examine satisfaction and intention to return rather than examine the repeat visitor as a large homogenous group. The results here ...

Author(s)
Mays, S.; Hritz, N. M.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2015, No.15, pp 7-21
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This study examines the moderating effect of age (younger versus senior travelers) on the relationships between destination image (DI) and its outcomes; in this case, satisfaction and loyalty. Using structural equation modeling (the partial least squares approach) as well as multigroup tests and...

Author(s)
Assaker, G.
Publisher
Akdeniz University, Tourism Faculty, Antalya, Turkey
Citation
International Antalya Hospitality Tourism and Travel Research conference proceedings, Antalya, Turkey, 9-12 December 2014, 2014, pp 1-20
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to empirically examine how five different brand equity dimensions of a festival brand (i.e. awareness, image, quality, value and loyalty) are inter-related. Specifically, this study aims to examine the impact of brand awareness on perceived brand image, perceived brand...

Author(s)
Manthiou, A.; Kang, J. H.; Schrier, T.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2014, 69, 4, pp 264-283
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With the increased popularity of festivals in event tourism, it is imperative for festival investigators, stakeholders, and organizers to have better understanding of how consumers behave in the festival environment. The purpose of this study was to investigate attendees' behavior at a food...

Author(s)
Jamison, J.; Kim, Y. H.; Josiam, B. M.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 731-746
Abstract

Food festivals can offer a whole host of sensory experiences for visitors while engaging with a destination and its people. Understanding visitors' motivations to attend a specific food festival is beneficial for both community developers and festival professionals when implementing an effective...

Author(s)
Chang, W. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2011, 15, 2, pp 151-161
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The purpose of this study was to examine the dimensionality and usefulness of Hofstede's measure of values and Kahle's List of Values (LOV) in the context of parks and recreation. Parks and recreation areas around the world increasingly serve as international visitor attractions and play an...

Author(s)
Li ChiehLu; Chick, G. E.; Wu, H. C.; Yen TianMing
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2010, 52, 2, pp 80-93
Abstract

This study investigates two specific types of U.S. travelers to China: Group Package Tour (GPT) visitors and Free Independent Travel (FIT) visitors. Results indicated that GPT visitors were more likely to be older and have higher household income than FIT visitors. Four trip-related characteristics ...

Author(s)
Bonn, M. A.; Chang, H. W.; Agrusa, J.; Furr, L.; Kim, W. G.; Lee, H. Y.
Publisher
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Florida International University, North Miami, USA
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 2009, 27, 1, pp 58-76
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The purposes of this study were to identify the tourist image of Kansas, USA, with limited comparative advantages and to suggest using the knowledge of the existing image to develop its competitive advantages. Telephone interviews were conducted with 417 individuals in 12 US states. Both the...

Author(s)
Hsu, C. H. C.; Wolfe, K.; Kang, S. K.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 1, pp 121-126

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