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While research on Asian tourism has increased in recent years, studies on Asian travellers' consumption patterns in Europe are still rather rare. Taking a sociological perspective, this research examines Asian tourists' consumption in Vienna in relation to their sense of distinction and mobility....

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Trupp, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 4-18
Abstract

Interest in the concept of ecotourism has grown out of the challenge to develop the quality and capacity of nature-based tourism without adversely affecting the environment that sustains it. There is an ongoing debate as to the exact definition of ecotourism, and this lack of certainty has made ...

Author(s)
Woods, B.; Moscardo, G.
Citation
Pacific Tourism Review, 1998, 1, 4, pp 329-339
Abstract

The Internet as a new form of media is impacting tourist information provision and acquisition. A better understanding of the use of the Internet and other information sources by tourists will benefit the marketing efforts of destination organizations. Based on a general consumer behaviour theory...

Author(s)
Luo, M.; Feng, R. M.; Cai, L. A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 17, 2/3, pp 15-25
Abstract

A total of 1 420 interviews were conducted with respondents, aged 18 years and over, who had taken a holiday of 4 nights or longer by plane outside Taiwan within the 3 years preceding 1993 to examine whether the destination choices of Taiwanese outbound travellers could be differentiated by their...

Author(s)
Lang, ChengTe; O'Leary, J. T.; Morrison, A. M.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1997, 6, 1, pp 21-40
Abstract

Data from the quarterly visitor exit surveys conducted on the island of Guam, USA, is analysed to provide accurate information regarding: the demographic characteristics of Japanese visitors to Guam; the motivations of Japanese visitors, as well as the specific purpose of their trip; visitor...

Author(s)
Iverson, T. J.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1997, 6, 1, pp 41-54
Abstract

Tourism is acknowledged to be an important business sector in rural areas. This paper argues that second-home owners constitute an important market segment for businesses that offer nature-based tourism activities. Previous research has shown that a number of factors influence tourist behaviour....

Author(s)
Tangeland, T.; Vennesland, B.; Nybakk, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 36, pp 364-376
Abstract

Incorporating demographic variables in brand management provides many practical benefits for service providers. Although the impact of customers' perceived values on their attitude and behavior has been extensively examined in the past, studies connecting customers' demographic characteristics and...

Author(s)
Ahn JiSeon
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2020, 26, 2, pp 195-210
Abstract

The understanding of the status consumption in developed countries lacks studies demonstrating if is such foreign influence, and in which manner it is processed in national middle class when considering the differences in cultural capital. Thus, this work had the objective of analyzing the...

Author(s)
Costa Filho, C. G. da; Fernandes, R. B.; Rezende, D. C. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Caderno Virtual de Turismo, 2019, 19, 2, pp 6-19
Abstract

The main objective of this research was to estimate tourists' holiday expenditure and to assess the determinants of tourist spending. The results are based upon a survey carried out among British tourists (n=102) visiting the resort of Bodrum in Turkey in the summer of 1999. Results show that the...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2001, 12, 2, pp 196-202
Abstract

Festivals are large scale events that can have profound impacts on the host communities. Using the sustainable consumption framework to assess the sociodemographic characteristics of sustainably-minded event attendees, this paper determines the relationship between both at home and while-travelling ...

Author(s)
Slocum, S. L.; McDowell, J.; Huang YungKuei
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2020, 31, 3, pp 466-478

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