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This study examines the differences in the antecedents of relationship development between Thai and Australian resort guests in Thailand. A modified form of the key mediating variable (KMV) model is used to frame the study. The study found that relationship quality (characterised by trust and...

O'Mahony, G. B.; Sophonsiri, S.; Turner, L. W.
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2013, 34, pp 214-226

The aim of this study is to ascertain, in an international tourism context, whether there are cultural discrepancies between hotel employees who have been educated and trained in a host country, and guests who have traveled to that country, given that each group is imbued with their own national...

Kim SeongSeop; Elliot, S.; Law, R.; Chon, K.
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2014, 15, 2, pp 121-149
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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,...

Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
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