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This paper introduces and tests a conjoint choice experiment approach to modelling urban tourists' choice of activity packages. The joint logit model is introduced as a tool to model choices between combinations of activities and an experimental design approach is proposed that includes attributes...

Author(s)
Dellaert, B.; Borgers, A.; Timmermans, H.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1995, 16, 5, pp 347-353
Abstract

In this article, vacationers' postexperience processes are revisited from an interpretive perspective. Propositions regarding the antecedents and consequences of dis/satisfaction are generated based on the grounded analysis of empirical material about the vacation decision-making process of 25...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2000, 5, 2/4, pp 203-209
Abstract

Coastal coral reefs, especially in the Florida Keys, are declining at a disturbing rate. Marine ecologists and reef scientists have emphasized the importance of establishing nonmarket values of coral reefs to assess the cost effectiveness of coral reef management and remediation programmes. The...

Author(s)
Park, T. A.; Bowker, J. M.; Leeworthy, V. R.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Faculty Series - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, 2000, No.00-09, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

A review is presented of the different methodologies developed to understand travel motivation and destination decision making. Three examples of motivation research are presented: descriptive; psychological; and quantitative. The 3 investigative approaches illustrate the interest and need for...

Author(s)
Smith, V. L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Hosts and guests revisited: tourism issues of the 21st century, 2001, pp 53-68
Abstract

The propositions and the usefulness of the purchase consumption system or PCS (a sequence of mental and observable steps a consumer undertakes to buy and use several products purchased leads to a purchase sequence involving other products) for tourism research is examined. Data from interviews...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; King, R. I.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 10, 1, pp 3-27
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure. Volume 2.

This volume focuses on consumer decision making for evaluating choice alternatives in tourism, leisure, and hospitality operations. It deals with research and methodological problems such as coping with nonlinear utility functions, capturing highly emotional product attributes, incorporating...

Author(s)
Mazanec, J. A.; Crouch, G. I.; Brent Richie, J. R.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995359)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The antecedents and consequences of vacationers' dis/satisfaction: tales from the field.

In this paper, vacationers' post-experience processes are revisited from an interpretive perspective. Propositions regarding the antecedents and consequences of dis/satisfaction are generated based on the grounded analysis of empirical material about the vacation decision-making process of 25...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995359)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The objectives of this study were to determine the underlying push and pull factors of motivation associated with outbound pleasure travellers in the UK as well as to identify key motivational factors that have significant effects on destination choice. Data are based on a survey conducted with 964 ...

Author(s)
Jang SooCheong [Jang, S. C. S. ]; Cai, L. A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 3, pp 111-133
Abstract

This paper addresses the decision making processes observed in tourists by developing a conceptual framework that focuses on motivation, expectation and choice. Tourist consumer behaviour is characterised by the purchases made: (a) intangible and immensurable purchase; (b) non-impulse buying; (c)...

Author(s)
Correia, A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2002, 50, 1, pp 21-29
Abstract

Gay men are subject to discrimination and social disapproval in many parts of the world. This paper examines the possible impact of this on choice of holiday destination, drawing on the concepts of risk and destination avoidance. A number of interviews with gay men were held in Manchester, England, ...

Author(s)
Hughes, H.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2002, 4, 4, pp 299-312

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