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Foreign guests at Mfuwe Lodge in South Luangwa National Park participated in a questionnaire survey to determine the relative importance of various benefits derived from their stay, including: opportunities for viewing wildlife, opportunities for experiencing local culture, interesting scenery,...

Author(s)
Husbands, W.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 21-38
Abstract

This paper examines the assertion that international tourists are culturally unaware, through an empirical investigation of metropolitan tourists visiting the typical developing Caribbean island of Barbados. A total of 535 tourists, who had been on the island four days or more, were sampled to...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 181-204
Abstract

Thirteen contributions present examples of tourist behaviour and tourism marketing research that incorporates the global nature of tourism as an integral component. The globalization of tourism has resulted in more culturally diverse travellers with different preferences, motivations, expectations ...

Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 271 pp.
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Cover for Validating a Guttman-type social distance scale for explaining residents' attitudes towards tourism.

This study aims at contributing to the body of knowledge about the systematic variation and change of host-community residents' attitudes toward tourism. The concept of social distance is introduced into the tourism context. As a first attempt, a Guttman-type scale with Thurstone characteristics...

Author(s)
Thyne, M.; Zins, A. H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study evaluates the impact of all-inclusive trip experiences of tourists on their prejudicial attitudes toward their host. All-inclusive German travelers were probed for their attitudes toward their host at the time of arrival and before departure. Reasons for the differences between arrival...

Author(s)
Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Nyaupane, G.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2014, 53, 3, pp 336-352
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Cover for Moving people: a conceptual framework for understanding how visitor experiences can be enhanced by mindful attention to interest.

In this chapter, a tourist is referred to as a visitor travelling in an arena of interest-generating or interest-sustaining opportunities that can be scaffolded by experiences with or through others in that place. The chapter explores (1) what it takes to help people develop situational and...

Author(s)
Dahl, T. I.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experience co-creation depends on rapport-building: training implications for the service frontline.

Despite the fact that rapport is a key element in the co-creation process, the co-creation literature has offered the topic little to no attention. The purpose of this chapter, therefore, is to review and synthesize literature from disparate disciplines to offer a series of propositions regarding...

Author(s)
Magnini, V. P.; Roach, K.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Guide performance: co-created experiences for tourist immersion.

This chapter concerns the co-creation of experience during the consumption stage of the tourist trip. It deals with face-to-face meetings where the tour guides perform their activities. The specific objectives with this chapter are first to explore the guides' basic roles and then their...

Author(s)
Mossberg, L.; Hanefors, M.; Hansen, A. H.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to make someone feel welcome somewhere, and mean it. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">L'accueil</i> might be the answer.

This chapter looks at the meaning of accueil in tourism, which is defined as "a voluntary interpersonal act in a particular setting which introduces a stranger into a business, community or territory and makes it easier to access benefits from various utilitarian, recreational and cultural assets...

Author(s)
Grandpré, F. de; LeBlanc, M.; Royer, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter

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