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An examination of the experiences of day visitors in the UK is conducted in order to develop an alternative framework for the analysis of motives for leisure travel. It is proposed that modern leisure travel is socially constructed, where the individual social actor is inseparable from their social ...

Author(s)
McCabe, S.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 10, 1, pp 107-113
Abstract

The objectives of this study were to determine the underlying push and pull factors of motivation associated with outbound pleasure travellers in the UK as well as to identify key motivational factors that have significant effects on destination choice. Data are based on a survey conducted with 964 ...

Author(s)
Jang SooCheong [Jang, S. C. S. ]; Cai, L. A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 3, pp 111-133
Abstract

This paper aims to identify the main behavioural patterns and benefits sought by young urban tourists. Data drawn from the international Pleasure Travel Market Surveys (n=1200, young international travellers 18-29 years old from the UK, Germany and France) were collected during 1996 and 1998. The...

Author(s)
Alzua-Sorzabal, A.; O'Leary, J. T.; Rodriguez, M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 44-52
Abstract

Previous studies of literary tourism have investigated visitor perceptions and responses to literary heritage, concluding that literary attractions and landscapes attract both the generalist heritage visitor and a niche segment of highly motivated 'literary pilgrims'. Volunteers are increasingly...

Author(s)
Smith, K. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 5, 2, pp 83-95
Abstract

This book explains sport tourism as a social, economic and cultural phenomena stemming from the unique interaction of activity, people and place. After a discussion of the context of sport tourism in part I, part II of the book examines the profiles, motivations and behaviour patterns of sports ...

Author(s)
Weed, M.; Bull, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, UK
Citation
Sports tourism: participants, policy and providers, 2004, pp xvi + 241 pp.
Abstract

The practice of visiting gardens has received little research attention in the international tourism research literature, compared with other types of attraction. Globally, garden visiting is a widespread activity, as suggested by the existence of garden visiting schemes, the popularity of garden...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 2, pp 229-247
Abstract

Following this introduction, this special issue includes five articles on the consumer psychology of travel and tourism behaviour. Each of five papers contributes theoretically and empirically toward developing the field of tourism psychology and behaviour. Each paper combines seemingly intuitively ...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Caldwell, M.; Albers-Miller, N. D.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 17, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

This study focuses on UK-based young Christian tourists and their religious travel behaviour. Through focus group research, it was established that religious travel motives are changing from a religious perspective to a holistic spiritual one. The key motivations for these journeys could be...

Author(s)
Li BeiFei; Niininen, O.; Jacobs, K.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2006, 54, 3, pp 211-224
Abstract

What little work exists on cycling tourism tends to be focused entirely on economic impacts with little coverage of the participants themselves and, furthermore, the coverage looks mainly at 'cycling holidays' of one sort or another with day visits and cycle racing being largely ignored. This paper ...

Author(s)
Bull, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2006, 11, 3/4, pp 259-274
Abstract

This report examines key trends and changes that have occurred in the global youth travel market, with an emphasis on young people's tourism behaviour and habits. Sections examine: the factors affecting the youth travel market; market size and segmentation; market characteristics; pre-trip planning ...

Author(s)
Haden, L.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.18, pp 1-39

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