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To understand the factors that appear to influence the extent of multidestination travel conducted by international visitors to Australia, secondary data from the 1997 Australian International Visitor Survey (Bureau of Travel Research) is analysed. A total of 6662 respondents are included in the...

Author(s)
Tideswell, C.; Faulkner, B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 7, 3/4, pp 177-190
Abstract

This collection of 6 papers, in addition to an introduction, deals with various aspects of Japanese tourism, including: the implications of demographic change for tourism in Japan; the history and evolution of Japanese inns (ryokan); the 'cultural style' of Japanese working holiday makers and...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2007, 11, 1, pp 3-8
Abstract

This paper presents a study that investigates the spatial behavioural patterns of international tourists travelling to the City of Melbourne in Australia. It demonstrates that these behavioural patterns are influenced by the differing cultural backgrounds of the visitors. A comparative study based...

Author(s)
Dejbakhsh, S.; Arrowsmith, C.; Jackson, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2011, 13, 1, pp 91-111
Abstract

Understanding tourism behavior is fundamental to tourism marketing, and cross-cultural influences are particularly relevant. Therefore, in understanding of tourist motivation toward cultural experiences, this study offers an integrated motivational process model adapted from the leisure literature...

Author(s)
Kay, P.; Meyer, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 4, pp 385-398
Abstract

Though most long-haul Chinese travellers participate in group-based tours, many young Chinese are now travelling overseas to acquire educational qualifications. These 'study tourists' travel independently around their place of study, often accompanied by friends and relatives whom they are hosting. ...

Author(s)
King, B.; Gardiner, S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 17, 2, pp 130-139
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Abstract

This article extends the concept of customer perceived value (CPV) to the tourist outshopping context and explores the differences in antecedents and outcomes of CPV between cross-border and international outshoppers. A large-scale field survey in Hong Kong with cross-border outshoppers from...

Author(s)
Piyush Sharma; Chen, I. S. N.; Luk, S. T. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2018, 42, 3, pp 392-419

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