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The purpose of this research is to propose an index approach to study the impact of travel experience on tourists' satisfaction and the further impact on their sense of well-being. Based on the latest development of tourist satisfaction research, that is, the tourist satisfaction indices, this...

Author(s)
Saayman, M.; Li Gang; Uysal, M.; Song HaiYan
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 3, pp 388-399
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Cover for Sustainability and tourism development in island territories.

This chapter analyses the concept of sustainability and island tourism development, and includes a case study of a Sardinian island. The case study refers to the island of Sant'Antioco. A small group of entrepreneurs working within tourism and related sectors on the island was involved to test the...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Creating experience value in tourism.

This book attempts to outline value creation in tourist experiences, theoretically and practically, in order to obtain new understandings and models to help identify how value creation is changing within the tourism industry and demonstrate ways in which both tourists and settings can proactively...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book
Abstract

This chapter first presents a brief review of the fundamental characteristics of small-island destinations and then discusses a proposed framework for small-island tourism development. This framework consists of 3 components: a flexible monitoring system; strategic positioning; and sustainability....

Author(s)
Kim KyungHwan; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 273-292
Abstract

During 1990 and 1991, telephone and personal interviews were conducted with 28 tourist officials at 28 Caribbean tourism offices in Miami and New York, USA. The interviews discussed the concept of health tourism, inquired about specific facilities in each island which fit the concept, the kinds of...

Author(s)
Goodrich, J. N.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 227-238
Abstract

This study examines the perceptions of the potential tourist market to a nature-based resort destination from the gendered perspective. The research reveals that significant gender differences exist about the perceived importance of destination attributes and travel values when potential nature ...

Author(s)
Meng, F.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 4, pp 445-466
Abstract

The tourism satellite account (TSA) has as its main categories "tourism-specific," "tourism-related," and "non-tourism-specific" production industries, which in turn produce "tourism-specific," "tourism-related," and "non-tourism-specific" goods. The latter comprise goods and services supplied...

Author(s)
Smeral, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 1, pp 55-64
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Cover for Co-creation of experience value: a tourist behaviour approach.

This chapter first describes what is and what constitutes a memorable experience and addresses afterwards the issue of how to engage tourists to collaborate in the co-creation of such experiences. The chapter considers involvement in tourist experiences as a mediator and moderator variable in value ...

Author(s)
Andrades, L.; Dimanche, F.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Flamenco, tourists' experiences and the meaningful life.

This chapter explores tourists' experiences of flamenco in Seville, Spain and seeks to identify the psychological benefits of such experiences for the tourists who engage in them. Tourists' accounts of their experiences in Seville reveal a number of positive states and outcomes which are concordant ...

Author(s)
Matteucci, X.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Co-creation of tourist experience: scope, definition and structure.

This chapter presents an introduction to the concepts of tourist experience, value co-creation in tourist experiences, and the phases of tourism experience creation.

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter

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