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The purpose of this study is to understand hiking-tourist behavior by exploring tourist motivation, personal values, subjective well-being, and revisit intention. The study demonstrates the theoretical and empirical evidence of the relationships among the four constructs. Using a sample drawn from ...

Author(s)
Kim HyeLin; Lee SeungWoo; Uysal, M.; Kim JuYeon; Ahn KyungMo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, Suppl. 1, pp S76-S96
Abstract

This paper, using isolated island destinations in the Caribbean region as illustrative examples, provides insights into the marketing and management of micro-destination tourism. It explores the strategic issues that should be considered in designing tourism policies for micro states. Strategies...

Author(s)
Reid, S. D.; Reid, L. J.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 39-60
Abstract

The search for practices that increase people's well-being has expanded significantly in recent years. This can be seen in the tourism sector, since leisure travel is generally considered a promoter of well-being. Positive feelings are not the only ones to permeate the events of a trip, however,...

Author(s)
Mayer, V. F.; Machado, J. dos S.; Marques, O.; Nunes, J. M. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2020, 40, 1/2, pp 158-180
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Cover for Tourist activity planning in congested urban tourism environments: towards a game-theoretic model and decision support system.

An activity-based approach to tourists ' behaviour analysis is combined with a game-theoretic methodology to study the interaction between individual tourists, as well as the interaction between tourists and the tourism information offices. We postulate that, when integrated in an Internet-based...

Author(s)
Han Qi; Dellaert, B. G. C.; Raaij, W. F. van; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable island tourism: competitiveness and quality of life.

This book highlights the characteristics of island tourism development, specifically outlining different impacts on the natural environment and local economy, including its effect on employment, quality of life, culture and traditions, with a set of strategic indicators suggested to plan, monitor...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book
Abstract

The spatial dimension of tourism provides insights about travel demands and travel flows and helps destinations in planning, development and management. The last decade has witnessed a steady and rapid growth in the Asia-Pacific region's tourism industry, in terms of both inbound and outbound...

Author(s)
Li, X. P.; Meng, F.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 13, 3, pp 229-243
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Cover for Social tourism as correlates of quality of life: the case of disadvantaged people.

This chapter investigates the factors that affect the formation of the social holiday experience, and the meaning of the experience for the holiday taker. It presents a case study of the 'Well-being week for unemployed people' at a holiday centre in eastern Finland. The case study illustrates an...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Ilves, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Value creation and co-creation in tourist experiences: an East Asian cultural knowledge framework approach.

The aim of the present chapter is to propose an East Asian cultural knowledge framework based on the main East Asian cultural philosophies and revisit some previous study findings in order to facilitate a deeper understanding of East Asian tourist behaviours. In the eye of current tourism research ...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Authenticity as a value co-creator of tourism experiences.

This chapter addresses a particular view of authenticity as a co-creator of value in cultural tourism experiences. This study outlines the findings from an empirical investigation of tourists consuming cultural and natural heritage sites on the island of Mauritius. By using the views and self...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article reports a study testing the hypothesis that, compared with community residents who are not affiliated with the tourism industry, residents affiliated with tourism are likely to perceive tourism impact more positively, and the more positive their perceptions of tourism development, the...

Author(s)
Woo EunJu; Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2018, 42, 2, pp 260-286

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