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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 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

Travel decision making research has enjoyed considerable progress over the decades. Many different models and approaches have been used to advance our knowledge of travel decisions, including gravity and econometric models, psychological motivational or value, information processing theory,...

Author(s)
Jeng, J.; Fesenmaier, D. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 1, pp 15-32
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
Abstract

This study focuses on the Portuguese tourist's decision-making process when travelling to exotic places. Based on the push-pull motive model defined by Crompton in 1979, this paper seeks to propose an integrated approach to understand tourist motivations and how these contribute to the perception...

Author(s)
Correia, A.; Valle, P. O. do; Moço, C.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2007, 1, 1, pp 45-61
Abstract

Travel behaviour refers to the way in which tourists behave according to their attitudes before, during and after travelling. Knowledge regarding travel behaviour can assist in marketing, product planning and development which can increase the number of visitors to tourism products such as resorts. ...

Author(s)
Vuuren, C. van; Slabbert, E.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2011, 17, 4 Part 1, pp 694-707
Abstract

The consumption of tourism products and services of interest for women has been receiving a significant prominence in the global economy. Thus, there is a growing movement of women who travel independently, for several reasons. This study aims to contribute to a more in-depth discussion on gender...

Author(s)
Carvalho, G.; Baptista, M. M.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 2015, No.23, pp 59-67
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Tourist behaviour: an international perspective.

This book aims to review and to stimulate interest in a number of emerging and fresh topics in tourist behaviour and experience from a distinctively contemporary perspective. It has been designed to follow a systematic order, following the major stages of the consumer behaviour model. The book has ...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.; Kozak, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book
Abstract

This article proposes that reactance theory can be used to better understand how tourists' perceptions of climate change affect their travel decisions. Reactance theory explains how individuals value their perceived freedom to make choices, and why they react negatively to any threats to their...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Hindley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 26-42
Abstract

As its linguistic root "tour" implies, tourism is a kind of reciprocating movement of leaving and returning to a starting point (Theobald, 2005). Escape and return should be the dual foci of the field of tourism research. However, influenced by the wave of modern critique, Dann (1977) primarily...

Author(s)
Liu LuHu; Zuo Bing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 6, pp 38-52

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