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This study attempts to examine Norwegians' preferences for U.S. lodging facilities through a segmentation approach. In an effort to determine Norwegians' lodging choice preferences, a series of focus group surveys was conducted. With the information obtained from the focus group surveys, a survey...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2000, 9, 4, pp 69-82
Abstract

This research aims to explore Norwegians' image of US lodging facilities with a two-stage perceptual survey of Norwegian residents. Focus group surveys are first conducted to determine the important attributes delineating Norwegians' perceptions of US lodging facilities. Subsequently, a...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Ekinci, Y.; Riley, M.; Yoon, Y.; Tjelflaat, S.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2001, 13, 6, pp 280-284
Abstract

To study the tourist consumption process, the present work suggests a new conceptual framework of tourist motivation. This framework for tourist motivation proposes causal relationships for important constructs in the consumption process: between motivations to travel, tourists' satisfaction, and...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N.; Skallerud, K.; Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2010, 27, 8, pp 858-873
Abstract

The overall goal of this study is to explore the relative importance different groups of tourists give to the vacation experience phases (pretrip, en-route, and on-site experiences). By clustering the tourist by their motivation and subsequently testing the relative importance given to the various...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Woo, E. J.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 5, pp 617-627
Abstract

This research delineates the underlying markets of Swedish travelers visiting nature-based destinations in Norway. A total of 2,034 respondents are partitioned into mutually exclusive groups, based on the following four nature-related travel motivations: (1) to experience Norwegian nature, (2) to...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Prebensen, N. K.; Chen, Y. L.; Kim, H. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 6, pp 651-661
Abstract

Research acknowledges the tourist as imperative in creating experience value. Building on this premise, the present study offers an integrated approach to understanding tourists' experience values and attempts to extend the theoretical and empirical evidence of causal relationships between the...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Woo, E. J.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 2, pp 253-264
Abstract

This research evaluates perspectives towards sustainable management among key groups of tourism stakeholders including tourism businesses, local residents, and tourists themselves. The extant literature is largely composed of quantitative studies using descriptive and regressive statistical methods ...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Johnson, C.; Wang, W.; Chen, Y. L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 1, pp 85-96
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Cover for Value creation: a tourism mobilities perspective.

This chapter explores issues relating to value creation and co-creation during the tourism mobilities component of holiday travel. It first suggests a number of factors that influence the value creation process in the tourism mobilities sector. The chapter then decomposes the typical tourist...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This research attempts to explore tourism stakeholders' attitudes toward the practices of sustainability in Arctic destinations that have been regarded as sacred and pristine places that are susceptible to the influx of tourists. A mixed-method approach involving qualitative and quantitative...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2015, 22, 1, pp 225-230
Abstract

This research aims to trace the work phenomenon of foreign seasonal workers in Arctic destinations where the scenic landscapes and natural phenomenon are major attractions, and where labour shortage prevails during peak tourism months. Two themes relevant to Arctic seasonal workers are investigated ...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Wang, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 4, pp 350-360

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