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The purpose of the study was to assess the service quality perceived by Southeast Asia tourists in the San Francisco Bay Area tourism industry in California, USA. A structured questionnaire was developed to collect data and systematic random sampling was used to survey Southeast Asia tourists at...

Author(s)
Qu, H.; Im, H. J. H.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 3, pp 35-60
Abstract

Interest in cultural/heritage tourism has been increasing in recent years. The number of person-trips has increased from 192 million in 1996 to almost 217 million in 2005 (a person trip is one person traveling 50 miles or more away from home, one way). Thus, the number of travelers visiting...

Author(s)
Wolfe, K. L.; Hodur, N. M.; Leistritz, F. L.
Publisher
Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA
Citation
Agribusiness & Applied Economics Report - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, 2009, No.644, pp 36 pp.
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for First-time and repeat visitors to Orlando, Florida: a comparative analysis of destination satisfaction.

The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Repeat visitors are important to a destination and may differ from first time visitors. The aim of this study was to examine the frequency of visits to a destination and examine satisfaction and intention to return rather than examine the repeat visitor as a large homogenous group. The results here ...

Author(s)
Mays, S.; Hritz, N. M.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2015, No.15, pp 7-21
Abstract

This study examines destination loyalty in a forest setting. It specifically focuses on revealing the formation of attitudinal, conative, and behavioural loyalty and the relationship between destination loyalty and related concepts that influence the strength of loyalty: service quality,...

Author(s)
Lee, J. Y.; Graefe, A. R.; Burns, R. C.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2007, 29, 5, pp 463-481
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to compare differences on information search patterns, spending behaviors, and satisfaction levels among visitors attending three event types. The existing literature has by and large addressed visitor behaviors based on visitor characteristics. This study, however,...

Author(s)
Wang Wei; Cole, S. T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 1, pp 3-10
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With the increased popularity of festivals in event tourism, it is imperative for festival investigators, stakeholders, and organizers to have better understanding of how consumers behave in the festival environment. The purpose of this study was to investigate attendees' behavior at a food...

Author(s)
Jamison, J.; Kim, Y. H.; Josiam, B. M.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 731-746
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The current research investigated factors that motivate attendance and produce loyalty to the UNLVinoTM wine tasting event in Las Vegas. A model was developed to explain how attendance motivators, event satisfaction and emotional commitment contribute to wine event loyalty. Models were constructed...

Author(s)
Tanford, S.; Montgomery, R.; Hertzman, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2012, 13, 2, pp 77-99
Abstract

The current study utilised experience use history (EUH) to create distinct, identifiable segments of golf travellers by examining their past behaviour and experience levels. This allowed the consideration of differences between the segments with regard to overall satisfaction, perceived value and...

Author(s)
Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2002, 8, 4, pp 332-342
Abstract

While a survey of 988 walk-in visitors to South Carolina's Francis Beidler Forest revealed very high levels of satisfaction as well as repeat visitation and positive referral intentions, over one-half of the respondents also provided at least one 'disappointing' or 'least satisfying aspect' of...

Author(s)
Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 2, pp 118-131

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