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Americans' interest in travelling to historic sites has increased recently and is expected to continue. Despite this trend, however, very little is known about individuals who visit heritage or cultural sites. Evidence suggests that there may be types of tourists who progress from general...

Author(s)
Kerstetter, D. L.; Confer, J. J.; Graefe, A. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 39, 3, pp 267-274
Abstract

The elderly population presents a market of particular relevance to a large number of industries for its high purchasing power, comparatively higher than younger groups. Specifically, the tourism sector is emerging as one of the biggest beneficiaries of the aging process as a result of changes in...

Author(s)
Alén, E.; Losada, N.; Domínguez, T.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Social Indicators Research, 2016, 127, 1, pp 303-322
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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

This study explored the travel photo-sharing motivations and behaviours of Chinese WeChat users (n=486). Four motivational factors that drive Chinese WeChat users to share their travel photos were identified: 'recognition and status', 'tourism information', 'enjoyment', and 'disclosure'. The study...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan [Li, F. X. S. ]
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 33, pp 100584