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This special volume reports recent research relating to marketing of travel and tourism services. Topics addressed by the seven papers include: research progress in shopping tourism; the role of sensory reference cues and capacity for imagination in destination marketing; lifestyle segmentation of...

Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, Suppl. 1, pp S1-S137
Abstract

China's inbound tourism currently faces a tough choice between a niche strategy and a wide-range tourist attraction. The derivative concept of 'leverageable market' provides a reasonable method to solve the problem. This study, thus, attempts to conduct market segmentation for identifying a core...

Author(s)
Qu Ying; Qu HaiLin; Chen GangHua
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 6, pp 646-662
Abstract

During the last two decades, inbound tourism has rapidly increased in Japan. The country is prone to several natural hazards which create risk for tourists. Previous studies highlight a low level of disaster preparedness among tourists suggesting the need for developing effective disaster-specific...

Author(s)
Aliperti, G.; Cruz, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2019, 79, pp 102803
Abstract

This article utilizes causal mapping technique to examine how influential psychological factors in one's judgment, both conscious and unconscious, contribute to tourist behaviors. Through analyzing qualitative data generated from extensive interviews of two US college students who participated in...

Author(s)
Bliss, B.; Li, X.; Meng, F.; Harrill, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 1, pp 1-14
Abstract

This study adopts a multidisciplinary perspective on the process of transformational change in volunteer tourism. Transformational change is understood as an individualized process which can lead to a critical awareness of the self, leading to a new self-definition. It involves four specific...

Author(s)
Coghlan, A.; Weiler, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 5, pp 567-582
Abstract

This paper investigates how the factors of psychological and geographical distances in conjunction with medical competence influence potential Chinese customers when they select a destination country for international healthcare services. We also explore how the severity of the customer's illness...

Author(s)
Zhang Jun; Seo SangYun; Lee HoonYoung
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 35, pp 32-40
Abstract

The study compared senior leisure travelers residing in two distinct cultures, Chinese and American, with respect to travel psychology and behavior. Using two datasets collected through survey questionnaires in China and the US by different methods, the author conducted t-tests of independent...

Author(s)
Chen, S. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2013, 16, 3/4, pp 203-216

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