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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

Within the context of the multidestinations and multiactivities, the present study focused on the comparison between the push and pull motives in terms of the influences on destination choice and holiday activity of German pleasure travellers to the USA, Canada, and Asia. Employing a multinomial...

Author(s)
Lee, G.; O'Leary, J. T.; Lee SunHee; Morrison, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 2, pp 89-104
Abstract

This paper analyses the travel behaviour of international visitors to US metropolitan areas. The analysis is based on the 1996-97 US in-flight survey data (n=10,313) with trip records generated from 3 continents (i.e. Europe, Asia, and Latin America). Differences in the relative importance of...

Author(s)
Hwang, Y. H.; Gretzel, U.; Fesenmaier, D. R.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 53-62
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This paper provides profiles of cruise vacationers and the guests of four different types of land-based resorts (casino, oceanside beach, ski, and summer country). Data are based on a survey conducted among 3320 US visitors during 1989 and 1990 for Tourism Canada by the Longwoods Research Group...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.; Yang, C. H.; O'Leary, J. T.; Nadkarni, N.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 99-111
Abstract

Although almost half of US domestic pleasure travellers visit friends and relatives, this market segment was marginalised and almost forgotten until the late 1980s. This study examined the variety-seeking behaviour of US travellers whose primary trip motive was to visit friends and relatives...

Author(s)
Hu, B. A.; Morrison, A. M.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2002, 13, 2, pp 28-40
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

Americans' interest in travelling to historic sites has increased recently and is expected to continue. Despite this trend, however, very little is known about individuals who visit heritage or cultural sites. Evidence suggests that there may be types of tourists who progress from general...

Author(s)
Kerstetter, D. L.; Confer, J. J.; Graefe, A. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 39, 3, pp 267-274
Abstract

This study groups visitors to Virginia, USA based on their environmental attitudes by using a posteriori market segmentation. Factor-cluster analysis, multiple discriminant analysis, and one-way analysis of variance were performed to examine and profile the travel segments. According to the...

Author(s)
Formica, S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2002, 9, 3/4, pp 35-49
Abstract

This study investigates two specific types of U.S. travelers to China: Group Package Tour (GPT) visitors and Free Independent Travel (FIT) visitors. Results indicated that GPT visitors were more likely to be older and have higher household income than FIT visitors. Four trip-related characteristics ...

Author(s)
Bonn, M. A.; Chang, H. W.; Agrusa, J.; Furr, L.; Kim, W. G.; Lee, H. Y.
Publisher
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Florida International University, North Miami, USA
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 2009, 27, 1, pp 58-76
Abstract

Drawing from a database composed of 847 international travellers in the USA, in 2000, whose country of birth, place of residence, and national citizenship differed, this study replicated two recent studies to ascertain which measure best explained traveller attitudes and behaviours. Results...

Author(s)
Crotts, J. C.; Litvin, S. W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 2, pp 186-190

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