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Many people travel to improve their wellbeing perception (WBP), and senior tourists in South Korea are no exception in that they hope to enhance their quality of life through tourism. As such, this study explored the significance of WBP in the senior tourism industry in South Korea. The current...

Author(s)
Hwang JinSoo; Kim JinkYung [Kim, J. Y. J.]; Lee JenniSooHee; Noman Sahito
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 3,
Abstract

While research on Asian tourism has increased in recent years, studies on Asian travellers' consumption patterns in Europe are still rather rare. Taking a sociological perspective, this research examines Asian tourists' consumption in Vienna in relation to their sense of distinction and mobility....

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Trupp, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 4-18
Abstract

Tour guides are very important for elderly tourists, but very few studies have focused on their roles in the senior tourism market. Thus, this study proposed that senior tourists' perceptions of tour guides' professional competencies play an important role in the formation of rapport with the tour...

Author(s)
Hwang JinSoo; Lee JungHoon
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 8, pp 1331-1346
Abstract

This study investigated how to form brand prestige of package tour in the senior tourism industry. A conceptual model was developed and tested using data collected from a sample of 331 senior tourists in Korea. The results indicated that four types of tour service performances (i.e. tourist ...

Author(s)
Hwang JinSoo; Lee JungHoon
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 24, 7, pp 679-695
Abstract

Drawing from the extended technology acceptance model, we develop and test a model that links the perceived characteristics of mobile guide system to visitor satisfaction toward mobile guide system and its effect on overall museum experience. Data were collected from 408 museum visitors who have...

Author(s)
Kang, J. H.; Jang, J. C.; Jeong, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 23, 2, pp 95-108
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of participation in a training program for cultural tourism interpreters. Results from this study revealed that there are significant differences of three of the interpreters' job-related variables between before and after participation in...

Author(s)
Kim ByungGook
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2014, 15, 4, pp 382-398
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to explore the role of taxi tour guides (TTGs) as culture brokers on Jeju Island in South Korea. A qualitative approach via in-depth interviews was utilized to describe domestic tourists' travel experiences with TTGs, and TTGs' perception of their roles. Weiler and Yu's ...

Author(s)
Bae, S. Y.; Dong, E. W.; Chick, G.; Kerstetter, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2013, 13, 2, pp 95-112
Abstract

This book introduces the reader to the complex relationship that exists between human intimacy and sexuality that occurs during travel. Unlike other related volumes, this book is not just about the sex trade but also about the role of tourism in love, marriage and relationships. Specific topics...

Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Sex and tourism: journeys of romance, love and lust, 2003, pp xvii + 216 pp.
Abstract

The aim of the study was to test whether nationality influences tourist behaviour, and more specifically, to determine whether 'nationality culture' has a greater impact on tourist behaviour than 'touristic culture'. Eighty-six Korean tour-guides, who regularly guided groups of Japanese and...

Author(s)
Pizam, A.; Jeong GangHoan
Citation
Tourism Management, 1996, 17, 4, pp 277-286

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