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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...

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

This study aims to explore the factors attracting international tourists to visit Bangkok. A total of 396 questionnaires were completed by participants, and they were tourists who visited the main three tourist attractions in Bangkok. The results showed that international tourists were attracted...

Author(s)
Suttikun, C.; Chang HyoJung; Komolsevin, R.; Chongsithiphol, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2015, 20, 5, pp 523-537
Abstract

Nowadays tourists choose their destinations according to their taste, conditions and provided facilities. Aimed at psychologically understanding the reasons of travelling and the attraction of trip destinations, the scientists have presented different patterns for the travelling and the choice of...

Author(s)
Fard, M. M.; Saberi, H.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2015, 8, 9, pp 254-264
Abstract

Within the tourism literature, many researchers recognize destination loyalty to be critical for the sustainable development of tourist destinations during the mature stage of life cycle. This study features a structural model designed to identify the most important determinants of tourist loyalty, ...

Author(s)
Nilplub, C.; Do Ba Khang; Krairit, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2016, 21, 2/3, pp 221-236
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

Thailand tourism and its attributes have not been sufficiently explored. This study attempted to identify the role of tourism attributes in Chiang Mai, Thailand, bring up-to-date advancements in attitude research, and build a comprehensive extended framework rooted in the value attitude behavior...

Author(s)
Kiatkawsin, K.; Han HeeSup
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 5, pp 481-500
Abstract

Research on image destination provides guidance on destination marketing, and previous studies have paid more attention to the decision-making process of individual tourists and the role of image destination promoted by tourism organizations. As one of the key factors attracting tourists, a...

Author(s)
Mu XueMing; Bai ChangHong; Wu Bo; Wang HongYu
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 6, pp 64-74
Abstract

Previous studies largely treat the on-site travel experience as a single stage of homogenous tourist behavior, despite widespread recognition that tourist behavior is complex and consists of temporal decision processes. In particular, little attention has been given to what changes during the...

Author(s)
Anantamongkolkul, C.; Butcher, K.; Wang Ying
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 3, pp 217-232
Abstract

This study develops a model based on the developmental theory of place attachment. The model considers the influence of tourists' emotions on place attachment and the mediating effects of satisfaction and place attachment on the relationship between tourists' emotions and intention to recommend....

Author(s)
Hosany, S.; Prayag, G.; Veen, R. van der; Huang SongShan; Deesilatham, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2017, 56, 8, pp 1079-1093
Abstract

Visitor retention is undeniably a major issue for every destination marketer. This study was an attempt to develop an international tourists' loyalty framework for wellness spa tourism destination by considering quality and value of spa tourism in Thailand, affect, satisfaction, desire, and...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Kiatkawsin, K.; Kim WanSoo; Lee SangHyeop
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2017, 67, pp 11-23

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