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Cover for Measuring comparative performance of vacation destinations: using tourists' self-reported judgements as an alternative approach.

This study was designed to test the use of a practical approach developed: (i) to measure external performance of two international tourist destinations (Turkey and Mallorca, Spain); and (ii) to investigate their competitive position not only against each other but also against other major...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality.

This chapter introduces two models dealing with quality of life (QoL) in tourism. The first model examines the impact of tourist-related factors on the well-being of the tourist participants, while the second model examines the impact of tourism-related factors on the well-being of residents of the ...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural well-being tourism in Northern Europe - providing opportunities to enhance quality of life.

This chapter examines rural well-being tourism as a form of tourism that enhances tourists' quality of life (QoL). It presents data collected in five Northern European countries, namely Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Denmark. The goal is to examine motivations and activity preferences of...

Author(s)
Konu, H.; Pesonen, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Handbook of scales in tourism and hospitality research.

This handbook compiles and presents over 200 measurement scales that capture a variety of concepts and constructs used in hospitality and tourism studies. Categories covered include: motivation scales; residents' perceptions and attitudes scales; image scales; performance evaluation, quality...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book
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Cover for The potential effects of climate change on the tourism industry: a study in Turkey.

This chapter investigates the potential effects of climate change and global warming in Turkey. The chapter begins by reviewing the perceptions of hotel managers on the impact of these two salient issues on the tourism industry. Also analysed is the commitment to actions within the industry in...

Author(s)
Pİnar, M.; Bİrkan, I.; Tanİl, G.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
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Foreign guests at Mfuwe Lodge in South Luangwa National Park participated in a questionnaire survey to determine the relative importance of various benefits derived from their stay, including: opportunities for viewing wildlife, opportunities for experiencing local culture, interesting scenery,...

Author(s)
Husbands, W.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 21-38
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Cover for Dynamic drivers of tourist experiences.

This chapter attempts to compose a conceptual framework that demonstrates the drivers influencing the creation of tourist experiences. In constructing this tourist experience model, three streams are offered. The first stream is to trace the past research of consumption experience in general and...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Prebensen, N. K.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book
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Cover for Quality of life, the tourism area life cycle and sustainability: a case of Cuba.

This chapter intends to use the case of Cuba and its tourism status to provide preliminary support for the contention that the constructs of quality of life (QOL), the tourism area life cycle (TALC) and sustainability are intertwined. After briefly exploring the background of each construct and any ...

Author(s)
Beardsley, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Revisiting self-congruity theory in travel and tourism.

In 2000, Sirgy and Su developed an integrated model of self-congruity in travel and tourism. The model posits that various aspects of the destination and its atmosphere are related to the destination visitor image. The destination visitor image is then evaluated in light of specific dimensions of...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter

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