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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

This study examines the differences between two groups of Chinese tourists visiting South Korea (casino vacationers vs. non-casino vacationers) with regard to their demographic and socio-economic characteristics and travel behaviour patterns. In addition to descriptive methods, this study employed...

Author(s)
Kim, W. G.; Cai, L. P. A.; Jung KwangSuk
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2004, 11, 2/3, pp 65-79
Abstract

In this article, the profile of Russian tourists in the Antalya region, Turkey, is examined. The Antalya region is a very popular destination and makes an important contribution to the Turkish economy. There has been very limited, if any, research that examines the market profile of Russian...

Author(s)
Aksu, A. A.; Güngören, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 123-127
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The purpose of this study was to quantitatively identify the cultural heritage tourist to determine differences between other types of visitors and the cultural heritage tourist. Differences were measured on various dimensions of travel behaviour and demographics, including activities participated...

Author(s)
Martin, B. S.; Bridges, W. C.; Valliere, W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 129-134
Abstract

Despite the importance of market segmentation, the growth of the travel and tourism industry in Taiwan, and the repeat travel phenomenon in tourism, relatively few studies have examined the behaviour of repeat travellers in the East Asia region. The present study was designed to fill this gap. This ...

Author(s)
So, S. I. A.; Morrison, A. M.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 9, 1, pp 71-87
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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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This exploratory study was conducted in order to investigate the impact of sociodemographic variables "age, sex, familial situation, qualification, profession, income per capita", travel characteristics and levels of satisfaction concerning the quality of tourist services offered to French...

Author(s)
Azim, T. S. A.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2010, 5, 1, pp 111-129
Abstract

The purpose of the studies of the degree of satisfaction of tourists is to know the socio-economic profile of consumers of tourism services, their travel habits and the degree of satisfaction obtained at the destination. Once obtained and analyzed the results, what next? What approaches have been...

Author(s)
Vicente, M. A. C.; Lorenzo, D. A.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
Turismo y Desarrollo: Revista de Investigación en Turisme y Desarrollo Local, 2014, 7, 16, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This article investigates the constructs of tourists' place attachment to a traditional Chinese urban destination as well as the differences of these constructs across tourists with different cultural backgrounds. Results of a confirmatory factor analysis show that place attachment consists of four ...

Author(s)
Xu ZhenXiao
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 6, pp 624-641
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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