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Managers in the travel industry are keen to know what influences customer decision-making and how customers make their decisions. Travel motivation reflects one's needs and wants and can be viewed as a critical variable in relation to their purchase decisions. Travel motives for joining group...

Author(s)
Chang JuiChi
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2007, 55, 2, pp 157-176
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this study is to analyse facilitators and constraints of Portuguese south-eastern residents face when making decisions for leisure travel participation. Design/methodology/approach - The inquiry anchors on a case study research, supported by a theoretical sampling and data...

Author(s)
Silva, O.; Correia, A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2008, 2, 1, pp 25-43
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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 senior market represents a market of particular relevance for a large number of industries. These include the tourism sector as one of the biggest beneficiaries of the changes in the lifestyles of the population, currently more geared to the enjoyment than previous generations and therefore...

Author(s)
Losada Sánchez, M. N.; Alén González, M. E.; Domínguez Vila, T.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2015, 24, 1, pp 1-20
Abstract

Mass tourism facilities depend on repeat visitors as well as attracting new first time tourists. As these traditional sun and sand holiday destinations mature, tourism promoters are bundling opportunities to attract a different kind of tourist. Since many of these resorts are all-inclusive...

Author(s)
Bristow, R. S.; Yang WenTsann
Publisher
University of Bucharest, Bucharasti, Romania
Citation
Human Geographies - Journal of Studies and Research in Human Geographies, 2015, 9, 2, pp 117-129
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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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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
Abstract

Over the past decade, experiential consumption has received a growing attention from tourism and hospitality scholars. Even though fun is one of the most used concepts in daily rhetoric, it was mostly mentioned as a related concept in studying other variables in tourism, hospitality, and leisure...

Author(s)
Tasci, A. D. A.; Wei Wei
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2018, 22, 2, pp 99-115
Abstract

Several studies explain the direct effect of travel motivation, perceived risks, and travel constraints on visit intention. However, there are relatively limited investigations on the combined effect of these factors on visit intention. This study empirically tests a comprehensive model of visit...

Author(s)
Khan, M. J.; Shankar Chelliah; Sahrish Ahmed
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2019, 19, 3, pp 351-367

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