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Abstract

This study examines local residents' attitudes and the antecedents of those attitudes towards two different types of tourism development: mass tourism and alternative tourism. Mass tourism development is defined as attractions and facilities designed to accommodate a large number of tourists....

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Chi, C. G.; Dyer, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2009, 36, 4, pp 723-726
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to identify the most critical antecedents of destination loyalty formation (DLF) and to develop a series of propositions for the relationships among the antecedents of loyalty formation and their direct and indirect impacts on loyalty formation....

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Chen, J. S.; Chi, C. G.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2014, 26, 5, pp 809-827
Abstract

This study examines local residents' attitudes toward two different types of tourism development, mass tourism and alternative tourism, using data collected from residents of Sunshine Coast, Australia. The study findings reveal that host community support is affected directly and/or indirectly by...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Chi, C. G.; Dyer, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2010, 49, 3, pp 381-394
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The purpose of this research is to examine the relative positioning of ten Middle Eastern destinations using six competitiveness indices developed by World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). A multi-dimensional scaling (MDS) analysis is utilized to generate a positioning map based on the analysis...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Baloglu, S.; Chi, C. G.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2009, 20, 1, pp 151-163
Abstract

This article examines the impacts of general, nondestination-specific motivational factors and destination-specific motivational factors on travelers' decisions to visit a destination. Data for this study was collected from visitors to four key cultural heritage attractions in Tampa, Florida during ...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Bonn, M. A.; Chi, C. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2010, 19, 4, pp 340-357