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Drawing on literature about travel motivation and travel risk, this paper examines how cultural distance influences international tourist's intention to visit a destination country. Structural equation modeling is utilized to analyze the responses from 729 potential tourists in China. The data...

Author(s)
Bi Juan; Gu ChunXia
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 24, 8, pp 839-849
Abstract

In recent years, the tourism industry plays an important role in China's economy. However, parasitic phenomena, such as zero-commission tour, free-of-charge tours or even negative-charge tours, 'ripping off' tourists, unethical marketing practices are accompanying the booming development of...

Author(s)
Yao YanBo; Liu YiXue
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2019, 34, 5, pp 62-75
Abstract

The overall purpose of this study is to examine the moderating roles of gender and generation in the effects of perceived destination image on tourist attitude and visit intention among Chinese potential tourists to Australia. Australia is one of the preferred destinations to Chinese tourists, and...

Author(s)
Huang SongShan; Veen, R. van der
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 3, pp 375-389
Abstract

Despite a large focus on polysemy and rhetorical figures in brands and logos, there is much less research on slogans in marketing literature in general and virtually no studies that relate slogans to tourism destinations using a similar methodology. The purpose of this qualitative study is to...

Author(s)
Lever, M.; Abbas, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 3, pp 320-333
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Cape Verde is a growingly sought-after tourist destination with great future potential. The communication of a destination is paramount to make it known. In this article, we describe how Cape Verde has been promoted in external markets, namely in the Portuguese. The intention is to identify the...

Author(s)
Fernandes, F.; Ribeiro, R. B.; Lima, L.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2019, 17, 3 Special Issue, pp 509-526
Abstract

Today's travelers, facilitated by increased leisure time, rising levels of disposable income and more efficient transportation networks, have the means to choose from among this much larger variety of destinations. As a result, tourism marketers are now faced with influencing consumer...

Author(s)
Jeng ChiRuey; Snyder, A. T.; Chen ChingFu
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2019, 19, 1, pp 112-125
Abstract

The Middle East is one of the fastest growing tourism regions in the world. Especially Dubai (since the 1980s) and Abu Dhabi (since the 1990s) have invested heavily in tourism development to firstly enhance their recognition as international destinations and secondly to diversify their economies...

Author(s)
Martens, H. M.; Reiser, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2019, 19, 1, pp 54-64
Abstract

Heritage is "culture and landscape that are cared for by the community and passed on to the future to serve people's need for a sense of identity and belonging" (Merriman, 1991, p. 8). For its uniqueness and rootedness, it represents one of the most important resources destination stakeholders can...

Author(s)
Mele, E.; Cantoni, L.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2019, 16, 2/3, pp 175-183
AbstractFull Text

The paper seeks to explore the role specific attractions play in bringing tourists to destinations. The paper also seeks to find out whether a destination projects itself differently to different source markets. Using content analysis, the paper applies Pearce's travel career pattern model and...

Author(s)
Kankhuni, Z.; Ngwira, C.
Publisher
Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey
Citation
Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2019, 4, 1, pp 378-395
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Spain is one of the most internationally preferred tourist destinations for its leisure and cultural offering, so the City of Madrid could improve its location as a cultural and business destination based on the international interest of sport mega-events. Based on the Real Madrid case study as a...

Author(s)
Mañas Viniegra, L.
Publisher
Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Turismo y Sociedad, 2019, 24, pp 129-148

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