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Sport tourism research shows that most tourists who are runners are highly motivated to seek novelty. This inclination towards novelty-seeking causes runners to be less likely to revisit the same event and location on a regular basis. To improve the market sustainability of recurring running...

Author(s)
Seo WonJae; Lewin, L. A.; Moon BoRa; Moon BoYoung
Publisher
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2018, 40, 3, pp 105-120
Abstract

Inherent in most definitions of adventure tourism is the fact that it takes place in natural outdoor settings. Yet, the influence of this setting on the behaviour of adventure tourism consumers has yet to be adequately addressed. This study, therefore, investigates the relative strength and nature...

Author(s)
Giddy, J. K.; Webb, N. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 18, pp 2124-2138
Abstract

This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date. Yoga tourism is an emergent niche market that can be viewed as a subset of wellness or holistic tourism. Previous research has suggested that it reflects consumers' desire for...

Author(s)
Ali-Knight, J.; Ensor, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 4, pp 484-497
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Eight selected papers from the Sport Tourism Conference 2014 are presented. The papers examine: the history of the development of winter sport tourism in Romania; the relationships between sport and tourism in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea in the late 19th and early 20th century; the sports ...

Author(s)
Melo, R.; Sobry, C.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 16, pp 5-135
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the factors that motivate tourists to engage in collaborative efforts with tourist destinations for the co-creation of innovative tourism products. Targeting tourists who have visited Tokyo for tourism purpose, the study verifies the antecedents of tourists'...

Author(s)
Lee GeunHee; Lee JaeSeok; Tussyadiah, I. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 4, pp 381-394
Abstract

Weather and climate are often important factors determining the success of a tourism destination and resultant satisfaction among tourists. This is particularly true for South Africa due the predominance of outdoor tourist attractions. Increasing numbers of international tourists have visited...

Author(s)
Giddy, J. K.; Fitchett, J. M.; Hoogendoorn, G.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2017, 38, pp 57-72
Abstract

This research contributes to a better understanding of visitors' preferences and behavioural patterns in national parks and protected areas. A conceptual model is proposed to explain why visitors prefer particular nature- or culture-based activities. It integrates three components - outdoor...

Author(s)
Marques, C.; Reis, E.; Menezes, J.; Salgueiro, M. de F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2017, 36, 1, pp 89-107
Abstract

With the rapid economic growth that has occurred in recent decades in China, engaging in wine tourism has emerged as a new phenomenon. This study aims to examine factors that may influence Chinese people's intentions to visit local wineries. We have employed a theoretical model based on the...

Author(s)
Ye HaoBin [Ye, H. B. B. ]; Zhang HanQinQiu; Yuan JingXue
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2017, 41, 8, pp 1007-1031
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate what factors have a significant effect on equestrians' participation in equestrian tourism. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology was quantitative research data analysis. Survey questionnaires (perceived risk, involvement, and intention to ...

Author(s)
Choo HoKeun; Choo YunJeong; Kang HyunMin
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 2016, 17, 1, pp 19-36
Abstract

This study analyzes the factors that discourage non-tourists' participation in domestic tourism. Data were collected in 15 cities in China and analyzed using a comparative analysis and non-parametric ridit analysis. The findings indicate that (i) non-tourists have low internal travel motivation and ...

Author(s)
Li HengYun; Meng Fang; Zhang ZiQiong
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 18, 6, pp 567-578

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