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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

Academics and marketers know relatively little about how national culture affects the way people plan and spend in the $448 billion international travel and tourism economy. From a matched sample of 1042 German and Japanese visitors to the USA, this research explores the relationship between the...

Author(s)
Money, R. B.; Crotts, J. C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 2, pp 191-202
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
Abstract

Food festivals can offer a whole host of sensory experiences for visitors while engaging with a destination and its people. Understanding visitors' motivations to attend a specific food festival is beneficial for both community developers and festival professionals when implementing an effective...

Author(s)
Chang, W. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2011, 15, 2, pp 151-161
Abstract

The primary purpose of this study was to test the relationships between the importance of destination attributes, travel motivation, and perception of destination attributes for two youth markets in the USA and Australia. A path model was developed, separately for each market, to test for these...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Mavondo, F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 1, pp 55-66
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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
Abstract

As ecotourism becomes more and more popular, the emerging trend creates an "ecogeneralist" market segment. This study presents statistical evidence to illustrate the changing market profile of the ecogeneralists in North America, through an analysis of ecogeneralists' spending habits and activities ...

Author(s)
Bonn, M. A.; Joseph, S. M.; Dai, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 2, pp 165-185
Abstract

This study analysed international visiting friends and relatives' travellers (VFRs) to the USA, using data from the In-Flight Survey of International Travelers for 1997. Three of the factors in an initial typology of VFRs were tested for their effects on travel expenditures. These typology factors...

Author(s)
Lehto, X. Y.; Morrison, A. M.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 2, pp 201-212
Abstract

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

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