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Understanding sense of place and related concepts often presents challenges for both managers and researchers. Inconsistent application of terms, questions regarding their origin, and a lack of awareness of research findings contribute to the ambiguity of these concepts. This integrative review of...

Author(s)
Farnum, J.; Hall, T.; Kruger, L. E.
Publisher
Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Portland, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2005, No.PNW-GTR-660, pp 59 pp.
Abstract

This special issue addresses an element or facet that makes special sport events "special" from the perspectives of policy, marketing, management or other relevant perspectives. The issue consists of five articles. The first article examines the relationship between sponsorship of the Super Bowl...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Fredline, L.
Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2008, 22, 4, pp 385-486
Abstract

Most studies of tourists' destination choices have either focused on how to attract more tourists or on developing stable relationships with existing ones. Therefore, the fit of a conceptual model incorporating relational (destination attachment) and transactional (destination image) antecedents to ...

Author(s)
Morais, D. B.; Lin ChungHsien
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2010, 27, 2, pp 193-210
Abstract

Due to the increasing competition in the leisure and tourism market, loyalty-related studies and research have been gaining attention. This empirical research explores the formation of destination loyalty from the interaction of visitors with hot-spring resorts (place attachment) and examines the...

Author(s)
Su HungJen; Cheng KongFah; Huang HuiHsiung
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2011, 31, 16, pp 2721-2739
Abstract

Imposing user fees in Nature-Based Tourism (NBT) contexts has been a controversial issue. Based on the notions of justice and fairness, this study extended previous work examining the relationship between attitudes toward user fees and spending support. In a proposed structural model of price...

Author(s)
Chung, J. Y.; Kyle, G. T.; Petrick, J. F.; Absher, J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 5, pp 1038-1046
Abstract

This study examines a behavioral model using latent variables of place attachment, recreation involvement, conservation commitment and environmentally responsible behavior among tourists visiting wetlands. In total, 928 usable questionnaires were collected. Confirmatory factor analysis and...

Author(s)
Lee TsungHung
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 7, pp 895-915
Abstract

The notion of place attachment has been evidenced impactful on enhancing the performance of tourism marketing. However, the theoretical development of place attachment characterizes obvious diversities. The current study integrates and reconfigures these diversities to propose the Strategic...

Author(s)
Tsai ShuPei
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 2, pp 139-152
Abstract

The interplay of psychological needs with life course stage has been used to understand how choice of tourist activities and behaviours may change with age. Adopting a constructivist, woman-sensitive approach and grounded theory, this study explored the influence of needs and life stage in the...

Author(s)
Gibson, H. J.; Berdychevsky, L.; Bell, H. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2012, 15, 1, pp 38-54
Abstract

This study examined the theoretical relationships between consumers' perceived benefits, place attachment and future visit intentions (FVI) at nature-based recreation and tourism areas, utilizing importance and performance concepts. The desired benefits and perceived attained benefits of consumers...

Author(s)
Kil, N.; Holland, S.; Stein, T.; Ko, Y. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 4, pp 603-626
Abstract

It is said an adventure is an experience and experience is a part of expectations. Yet as adventure tourists expect unique experiences, certain ingredients of services (degree of satisfaction) affect their deeper needs to become attached to a place. Are such needs developed over time at a new ...

Author(s)
Mlozi, S.; Pesämaa, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 1, pp 63-95

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