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Hosting ethnically and culturally rich religious festivals provides visitors a glimpse into how a sense of togetherness and faith are not only established but strengthened through shared beliefs and ritualistic behavior. This research examines visitors' destination loyalty through their emotional...

Author(s)
Vidya Patwardhan; Ribeiro, M. A.; Valsaraj Payini; Woosnam, K. M.; Jyothi Mallya; Parvadhavardhini Gopalakrishnan
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 1, pp 3-21
Abstract

This study empirically investigates the dimensions of destination authenticity from the perspectives of outbound travelers from the United States. East Asian countries have invited Western tourists to their destinations by offering authentic, unique experiences of local life and culture. In...

Author(s)
Kim MinSeong; Kim JihYe
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 7, pp 1238-1252
Abstract

Over the years, the emigration of Portuguese population has been a constant debate, reaching large percentages in certain periods of Portuguese history. This phenomenon has had significant impact in areas such as economy, demography, culture, among many others, visible at national, regional and...

Author(s)
Sousa, B.; Santos, R.; Azevedo, D.
Publisher
University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain
Citation
Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal (ET), 2020, 10, 1, pp 1-27
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discover authenticity dimensions that draw tourists to Melaka and George Town World Heritage Site. It also examined the mediating effect of attachment and the moderating effect of cultural motivation. Design/methodology/approach: A mixed-method design was...

Author(s)
Khairunnisak Latiff; Siew Imm Ng; Yuhanis Abdul Aziz; Norazlyn Kamal Basha
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2020, 122, 6, pp 1755-1776
Abstract

Academics and practitioners have focused on the importance of film-induced tourism for destination marketing. Although the relationship between authenticity and destination loyalty has been evidenced, few studies have explored the psychological mechanism through which authenticity influences ...

Author(s)
Teng HsiuYu; Chen ChienYu
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 33, pp 100605
Abstract

This study investigates whether, how, and when different attributes of Chinese cultural experience jointly influence tourists' destination attachment. The sampling results from 651 tourists provide evidence that culture contacts through creative experience and cultural memories enhance tourists' ...

Author(s)
Li YongQuan; Liu ChihHsing
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2020, 29, 2, pp 221-245
Abstract

Inside Outside Battery is a mobile media sound art installation for smartphone technologies that uses global positioning system (GPS) locative software to narrate walking visitors through the Battery, a heritage neighbourhood of St. John's (Newfoundland, Canada). Auditory tourists, or soundwalkers, ...

Author(s)
Galloway, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2018, 18, 4, pp 442-466
Abstract

This article investigates the constructs of tourists' place attachment to a traditional Chinese urban destination as well as the differences of these constructs across tourists with different cultural backgrounds. Results of a confirmatory factor analysis show that place attachment consists of four ...

Author(s)
Xu ZhenXiao
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 6, pp 624-641
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125
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Traditional crafts play a major role in enhancing the attractiveness of a destination. Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) have embraced this phenomenon and associate crafts with visitors' cognitive self. The recently coined term "Craftourism" further illustrates this growing integration of...

Author(s)
Baksi, A. K.
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 4, 2, pp 159-179

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