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Purchase decision-making is an important area of research in tourism. This research has been carried out to gain insights into how demographic factors and preferences affect vacation decision criteria. The study utilized a set of data from a match sample of 897 visitors that included domestic...

Author(s)
Ozdİpcİner, N. S.; Li, X. P.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2010, 19, 5, pp 514-527
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

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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
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The purpose of this study is to model and empirically test international tourism demand for Turkey. For this purpose, panel co-integration and panel fully modified ordinary least squares (FMOLS) methods are employed for nine top tourist-generating countries. The results indicate that there is a...

Author(s)
Dogru, T.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 40
Abstract

Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47
Abstract

The article explores the concept of cocreation of value, defined as the tourist's interest in mental and physical participation in an activity and its role in tourist experiences. Based on the theoretical perspective of "the new service-dominant logic," customer participation in tourist experiences ...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Kim HyeLin; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 7, pp 934-945
Abstract

A plethora of research has studied the antecedents of visitor experience in destinations and tourist attractions. Few studies have systematically analyzed the discriminating effects of different types of on-site factors (presentation platform and support services) on tourist satisfaction at...

Author(s)
Jensen, Ø.; Li Yuan; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 63, pp 277-286
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social tourism as correlates of quality of life: the case of disadvantaged people.

This chapter investigates the factors that affect the formation of the social holiday experience, and the meaning of the experience for the holiday taker. It presents a case study of the 'Well-being week for unemployed people' at a holiday centre in eastern Finland. The case study illustrates an...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Ilves, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter

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