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Cover for Consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure.

This book focuses on consumer behaviour in the context of tourism, hospitality and leisure. It comprises of 8 parts that discuss: attitudes, emotions and information processing; motivation and learning; consumption systems; decision and choice; experience and satisfaction; market segmentation;...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Perdue, R. R.; Timmermans, H. J. P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book
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Cover for Comparing first-time and repeat visitors' activity patterns in a tourism environment.

This chapter compares activity patterns of first-time and repeat visitors in a theme park in the Netherlands. Data obtained from 357 respondents in the summer of 1996 are used. First-time and repeat visitors are classified into those who use information and those who do not. A sequence alignment...

Author(s)
Kemperman, A. D. A. M.; Joh ChangHyeon; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Profiling the one- and two-star hotel guests for targeted segmentation action: a descriptive investigation of risk perceptions, expectations, disappointments and information processing tendencies.

This chapter aims to examine the one- and two-star hotels in with regard to issues that are known to influence choice behaviour (expectations, disappointments with past experiences and perceived risk), while taking into account information need and processing habits. The specific purpose of the...

Author(s)
Dolničar, S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A study of tourist decision processes: Algarve, Portugal.

This study investigates tourist consumer behaviour in the Algarve, Portugal, with particular emphasis on their perceptions and motivations. A theoretical framework is developed, which assumes a relationship between pre-decision, decision and post-purchasing evaluation, (i.e. the main phases of the ...

Author(s)
Correia, A.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The consumption of association convention sites: preliminary results from a study of site choice.

This chapter reports some preliminary results from a study which has sought to model the convention site selection choice process using data derived from a survey of 86 meeting planners in Australia. It finds that, although the characteristics of the meeting facilities are particularly important,...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Louviere, J. J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Context and dynamics of social interaction and information search in decision making for discretionary travel.

The dynamic interaction of an individual with the external environment for social interaction and information search purposes and an individual's style of being involved with some travel decision options are emphasized. This chapter relates decision making to an operator model. Implications of...

Author(s)
Huan TzungCheng; Beaman, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A duality in vacation decision making.

This chapter examines consumer decision making for choice of elements in the independent holiday. Both destination marketing organizations and tourism businesses would benefit from an understanding of which holiday elements are typically chosen by the traveller pre-trip versus which holiday...

Author(s)
Hyde, K. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A model of vacation choice: an integration of personality and vacation choice with leisure constraints theory.

This chapter presents a model of holiday choice based on the constraints model of leisure participation proposed by Crawford et al. and modified by Jackson et al., but incorporating the individual difference variable, personality. In building on Jackson et al.'s model, it is proposed that...

Author(s)
McGuiggan, R. L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of holiday packaging on tourist decision making: some preliminary results.

This study aims to investigate how packaging can be used for destination marketing. The focus is on how bundling and presentation format of package information influence consideration and intention to visit. Data used are obtained from 200 students for Tunisia and Turkey. Most tourism researchers...

Author(s)
Rewtrakunphaiboon, W.; Oppewal, H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for First-time and repeat visitors to Orlando, Florida: a comparative analysis of destination satisfaction.

The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter

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