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This paper examines the effect of internet-based travel and tourism markets on pre-purchase consumer search. It specifically addresses the question of whether consumer search in electronic markets is substantially different from search in conventional markets, judged by the objectives and amount of ...

Author(s)
Öörni, A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 17, 2/3, pp 3-14
Abstract

This article explores one potential reason for the online tourism market's slower than expected growth rate. It investigates to what extent value-added services provided by websites for tour operators and travel agencies are actually perceived as important by the customer in the search and purchase ...

Author(s)
Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2004, 7, 2, pp 119-135
Abstract

This study aims to compare activity-based segmentation and travel motivation segmentation from the perspective of information search behavior and online use behavior by comparing segment heterogeneity. The data were collected from users of three Finnish rural tourism websites with 1754 completed...

Author(s)
Pesonen, J. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 3, pp 211-226
Abstract

Commercial films are important for deciding where to travel. Nonetheless, surprisingly little is known scientifically about which emotions tourist commercials trigger while watching them and how similarly or differently online vs. post hoc self-reported emotions affect travel intentions. In an...

Author(s)
Hetland, A.; Vittersø, J.; Fagermo, K.; Øvervoll, M.; Dahl, T. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 4, pp 528-547
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse factors influencing the propensity to share travel experiences in social media during a trip, across a sample of Millennial and Generation Z consumers in three different countries. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was sent to consumers...

Author(s)
Styvén, M. E.; Foster, T.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2018, 4, 1, pp 80-92