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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 article aims to identify the heuristics for transport mode choices from observed data derived from a panel-based survey of 3562 visitors from the Netherlands in 1998. It is argued that tourists do not necessarily maximize their utility in selecting a travel mode; rather, their choice behaviour ...

Author(s)
Middelkoop, M. van; Borgers, A.; Timmermans, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 75-83
Abstract

Despite the rapid develop of bicycle tourism, research examining decision-making processed for bike-traveling as a leisure-time choice has been insufficient. Thus, this study was designed to investigate the formation of bike travelers' decisions by extending the model of goal-directed behavior...

Author(s)
Meng Bo; Han HeeSup
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 11, pp 1184-1197
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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