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The paper assesses the significance of different types of tourists to Victoria, Australia, by their relative contribution to the economy. Differential impacts are calculated using an input-output model incorporating marginal household coefficients using the direct tourism expenditure for 1989-90....

Author(s)
West, G. R.; Gamage, A.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1997, 3, 1, pp 57-68
Abstract

In recognition of the model of tourist consumption systems and the inherent interdependencies between different decisions made by tourists, this paper attempts to define segments that behave similarly in relation to these travel decisions. The question was whether there exist typical combinations...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Gnoth, J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 3, pp 375-385
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Culture's consequences on experiencing international tourism services and products: quantitative and qualitative fuzzy-set testing of an integrative theory of national culture applied to the consumption of behaviours of Asian, European and North American consumers.

This chapter expands upon Terry Clark's (1990) integrative theory proposal for international marketing and national culture. A theory of direct and indirect influences of national and micro-cultures on buying behaviour is tested empirically for one focal brand: the buying of consumer services and...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Ahn Inja
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study analyses the consumption behaviour of international tourists from Australia's four major source markets: New Zealand, UK, USA and Japan. A preliminary analysis of their consumption expenditures reveals intriguing similarities as well as diversities in consumption patterns. These are...

Author(s)
Divisekera, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 5, pp 629-636
Abstract

Thirty-six international travellers were interviewed in three countries (13 in Australia, 11 in Singapore, and 12 in the USA) to investigate their currency conversion behaviours. The study found currency conversion to be a complex process for international travellers that can result in uncertainty...

Author(s)
Pettigrew, S.; Daly, T. M.; Lee, J. A.; Soutar, G.; Manning, K. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2010, 37, 1, pp 265-269
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the dimensionality and usefulness of Hofstede's measure of values and Kahle's List of Values (LOV) in the context of parks and recreation. Parks and recreation areas around the world increasingly serve as international visitor attractions and play an...

Author(s)
Li ChiehLu; Chick, G. E.; Wu, H. C.; Yen TianMing
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2010, 52, 2, pp 80-93
Abstract

The study provides critical tests of the usefulness of four alternative theories, proposed by Hofstede, Inglehart, Schwartz, and Steenkamp, of national cultures' influences for explaining consumers' consumption of international services. The study applies critical testing of these four theories in...

Author(s)
Hsu ShihYun; Woodside, A. G.; Marshall, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 6, pp 679-704
Abstract

The impacts of globalisation and cultural convergence theory have been discussed in various research areas. Scholars agree that global consumer behaviour becomes increasingly homogenous. However, in tourism, there is still evidence that visitor markets are distinguished and segmented according to...

Author(s)
Muskat, B.; Muskat, M.; Richardson, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2014, 20, 1, pp 55-64
Abstract

This study investigates the use of variety-seeking in the segmentation of international travelers. Segmentation studies mainly utilize traditional segmentation criteria, such as nationality, country of origin, other trip characteristics of international travelers, and consumer behaviors....

Author(s)
Legohérel, P.; Hsu, C. H. C.; Daucé, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 359-366
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter

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