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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
Abstract

This study examines the senior travel market and its behaviour in Taiwan using data obtained from a survey of 284 senior travellers in Taipei and Kaohsiung in August 2001. Ridit analysis is used to explore the destination selection attributes of senior travellers. Three travel barrier factors were...

Author(s)
Huang, L.; Tsai HsienTang
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 5, pp 561-574
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Cover for Tourism behaviour: travellers' decisions and actions.

This book focuses on individuals' and households' thinking and behaviour relating to discretionary travel. Part I (chapters 1-3) covers new theories of tourism behaviour and offers examples of empirical examinations of these theories in three settings: Australia, Hawaii (USA), and Prince Edward...

Author(s)
March, R. S.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990217)
Type
Book
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Cover for Vacation decision making.

The focus of this book is on holiday planning and decision making, which is the cornerstone of tourist behaviour and tourism marketing. The first three chapters deal with the basics, including an overview of decision-making paradigms and variables (chapter 1), a critical review of existing tourist ...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930400)
Type
Book
Abstract

Travel research consistently shows the importance of word-of-mouth (WOM) information sources in the travel decision-making process. Friends and relatives have been identified as organic image-formation agents, and it has been emphasized that this WOM information is one of the most relied-upon...

Author(s)
Murphy, L.; Mascardo, G.; Benckendorff, P.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2007, 31, 5, pp 517-527
AbstractFull Text

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
Abstract

Aiming at a better understanding of heterogeneous interdependencies between destination and travel party choices in tourism, this study attempts to simultaneously represent these two choices by integrating the nested logit model with the latent class modeling approach to accommodate both types of...

Author(s)
Wu LingLing; Zhang JunYi; Fujiwara, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 6, pp 1407-1413
Abstract

Purpose - The main purpose of this study is to draw implications about simultaneous consideration of demographics, preferences and attitudes in understanding travel behavior decision criteria. Design/methodology/approach - Convenience sampling was used to collect data. In 2006 university students...

Author(s)
Ozdİpcİner, N. S.; Li, X. P.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 6, 1, pp 34-43
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This research attempts to investigate the impact of information sources on the decision making process of travel to the Egyptian tourist destination after the revolution of January 25, 2011. A questionnaire was downloaded on the Website of (monkey survey) during the period (12 October-11 December...

Author(s)
Ahmed, T. S. A. A.; Kadir, A. R. A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2013, 61, 4, pp 395-423
Abstract

This paper aims to explore the spatial behavior of tourist destination choice in a well designed virtual geographic environment, and also to test the possibility of experimental human geography. Geography has long been recognized as an observational discipline rather than an experimental science....

Author(s)
Zhai ShiYan; Wang Zheng
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 1, pp 67-74

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