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This paper defines gastronomic tourism, presents a demographic profile of gastronomic tourists, and discusses the drivers of the gastronomic tourism market. The paper also describes two forms of gastronomy (cookery schools and spa cuisine) and current gastronomic trends, as well as other niche ...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.4, pp 1-42
Abstract

This article uses travel distance to segment rural tourists in a tourist destination in the U.S. Midwest. A distance decay pattern was identified, with more than half of the respondents traveling from a location within 200 miles of the destination. The differences in the socio-demographic,...

Author(s)
Cai, L. A.; Li Mimi
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 8, pp 751-761
Abstract

The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
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This chapter examines the supply and demand and market exchange process of the agritourist market. Apparently no country in the world records detailed statistics for the size of the agritourist market. The value of this market was assessed in some states of the USA. The state of New York has...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
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The study investigates the effect of animosity, national attachment, and ethnocentric tendencies of young Russian tourists, their perceptions of United States as country and a vacation destination, and their demographic and travel experience profile on intention to visit. The most influential...

Author(s)
Stepchenkova, S.; Kirilenko, A.; Shichkova, E.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 87-103
Abstract

Gastro-tourists specifically travel to learn about new cultures through memorable food experiences. They span all ages, ethnicities, and incomes. These tourists plan more trips, stay longer, and spend more discretionary money when they travel. Interactions that include learning about regional foods ...

Author(s)
Williams, H. A.; Yuan JingXue; Williams, R. L., Jr.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2019, 43, 3, pp 327-348
Abstract

This multiphase and empirical study explores the best communication style for reaching different international tourism markets and provides an understanding of how purchase decisions could be better influenced in travel brochures. A pre-test experiment evaluated the perceived emotionality and...

Author(s)
Wehrli, R.; Priskin, J.; Demarmels, S.; Schaffner, D.; Schwarz, J.; Truniger, F.; Stettler, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 13, pp 1375-1394
Abstract

Although cultural tourism is the most prevalent type of tourism in the world it still remains invisible in South Africa's tourism landscape. Despite the country's unique cultural heritage resource base and the fact that cultural diversity is the core feature of South African marketing strategy,...

Author(s)
Ivanovic, M.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 138-154
Abstract

This paper provides models of international tourism demand for four destination countries (the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and St Lucia) in the Caribbean region, where visitor arrivals are mainly from Canada, Germany, the UK and the USA. The authors use a less restrictive econometric technique -...

Author(s)
Onafowora, O. A.; Owoye, O.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 1, pp 159-180
Abstract

Research on image destination provides guidance on destination marketing, and previous studies have paid more attention to the decision-making process of individual tourists and the role of image destination promoted by tourism organizations. As one of the key factors attracting tourists, a...

Author(s)
Mu XueMing; Bai ChangHong; Wu Bo; Wang HongYu
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 6, pp 64-74

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