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Deep-sea game fishing is an activity that tourists can enjoy at some holiday destinations. This paper presents results on the benefits received by international tourists from big-game fishing in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), Spain. Both the use and the preservation values emanating from the sport...

Author(s)
León, C. J.; Araña, J. E.; Melián, A.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 1, pp 53-65
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This exploratory study was conducted in order to investigate the impact of socio-demographic variables "age, sex, familial situation, qualification, profession, income per capita", international tourism experience, and tourism experience in Egypt on the decision making process of travel under the...

Author(s)
Azim, T. S. A.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2010, 5, 2, pp 29-47
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The purpose of this study is to examine tourists' pre and post visit behaviours in Kinmen and the change of their perceived destination image about the place. Questionnaire interview was used to survey international tourists to Kinmen, Taiwan. The relevant survey was based on a self-administered...

Author(s)
Chang LiHui; Stylos, N.; Yeh ShihShuo; Tung YuYun
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 9, pp 8-23
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The democratization of digital media in touristic cities has transformed humans into bifunctional people (Human-Smartphone). Mobile devices have caused a paradigm change in how we make decisions about touristic activities when we travel; consequently, this conditions the level of global...

Author(s)
Florido-Benítez, L.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2016, 38, pp 143-165, 529-532
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This study was designed to identify the relative importance vacation motives as perceived by the tourist visiting Langkawi Island, Kedah, Malaysia. In addition, this study also explored the underlying dimensions of the vacation motives and determinants factors. Questionnaires were distributed using ...

Author(s)
Wei LeeHeng; Zarul Fitri Zaaba; Mohd Azam Osman; Tarmiji Masron
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2016, 11, 2, pp 77-91
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This chapter examines the role and relevance of personal and trip characteristics in the holiday choice of British visitors (n=505) to Alanya, Turkey. The personal and trip related characteristics examined are gender, age, marital status, education, origin country, revisiting patterns, experience...

Author(s)
Kesgin, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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The aim of this paper is to obtain clusters or tourist profiles based on tourist motivations, according to the model of Crompton. Data were collected from a sample of 859 individuals conducting a survey about travel motivations, intention of travelling, search for information, perception of ...

Author(s)
Beltrán-Bueno, M. Á.; Parra-Meroño, M. C.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2017, 39, pp 41-65, 607-609
Abstract

Ethical decisions to visit disappearing destinations are self-serving and influences feed into self-interest. Data were collected from a sample of pre-, during- and post-visit tourists to Venice and Svalbard, using expressive techniques and scenarios using the Hunt-Vitell model to understand...

Author(s)
Hindley, A.; Font, X.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 16, pp 1684-1700
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The low carbon behavior of tourists is a key factor in the production and consumption patterns of the tourism industry, which has a crucial influence on the sustainable development of tourism. National Forest Park has a good low carbon ecological background and rich low carbon tourism products, and ...

Author(s)
Tang ChengCai; Qin HaoTing; Fan ZhiJia; Zhong LinSheng; Liu Man
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2018, 33, 11, pp 98-109
Abstract

This study was quantitative by means of the survey method. 421 questionnaires were used with tourists evaluating the memorable tourist experiences based on the Aroeira, Dantas and Gosling model (2016), identifying: the country, which was related to the memorable tourist experience chosen as the...

Author(s)
Garlet, V.; Grellmann, C. P.; Gai, M. J. P.; Madruga, L. R. da R. G.
Publisher
Instituto Superior de Ciencias Educativas (ISCE), Odivelas, Portugal
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality International Journal, 2019, 12, 2, pp 76-91

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