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The role of tourism in increasing national happiness is increasingly significant in the overall context of mass tourism. This paper builds a time-scope two-dimensional analytical framework based on theoretical research, and studies the connotations and mechanisms of tourism for increasing national...

Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2015, 30, 10, pp 18-27
Abstract

A survey of 12 908 North American subjects (86% response rate) identified their most recent holiday experience and built up a demographic profile of tourists, trip planning behaviour, evaluative ratings of various holiday types and participation in cruising as a specific holiday type. In particular ...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Morrison, A. M.; Cai, L. A.; Nadkarni, N.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1996, 7, 2, pp 54-63
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This paper explores the travel experiences of youth tourists in cultural heritage destinations, focusing on how their perceptions and motivation affect their travel behaviour. Although, several studies have been conducted to examine the travel experience of youth tourists, the literature that...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2013, 3, 1, pp 3-27
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This thesis uses a linear structural relationship (LISREL) approach to examine the impact of tour packaging, visitor characteristics, and trip attributes on preference, expenditure and satisfaction among the international tourists visiting Kenya for holidays. Using data from 1566 tourists (1169...

Author(s)
Odunga, P. O.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Choice of attractions, expenditure and satisfaction of international tourists to Kenya, 2005, pp xi + 193 pp.
Abstract

This article provides general background on the development of tourism in Antarctica and environmental concerns raised by it. However, the major part of it reports on and interprets the results from a survey of tourists visiting Antarctica on a cruise ship. Particular attention is given to the...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2010, No.173, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

The preference of tourists for forests was surveyed during two summer seasons on the island of Korčula, Croatia. The respondents were Croatian and foreign tourists who chose the Croatian coast as a holiday destination. The island is situated in the Central Dalmatian archipelago south of Split and...

Author(s)
Vuletić, D.; Vondra, V.; Szirovicza, L.; Paladinić, E.
Publisher
Šumarski Institut, Forest Research Institue, Jastrebarsko, Croatia
Citation
Radovi - Šumarski Institut Jastrebarsko, 2006, 41, 1/2, pp 83-90
Abstract

Wine festival research has primarily focused on tourism potential and economic impact in Western wine destinations, with few studies seeking to understand what motivates those to attend a festival in a "nontraditional" wine destination. An onsite survey study (N =366) was conducted at the 2012...

Author(s)
O'regan, M.; Choe JaeYeon; Yap, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 4, pp 448-460
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Purpose - This paper investigates the nature of theft crimes against tourist and visitors in Slovenia. The main objective of the study was to identify the characteristics of theft victims in tourist areas and to analyze the differences in risk between various crime scenes and types of crime....

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Paliska, D.; Mušič, K.; Čeklić, J.; Mekinc, J.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2020, 26, 1, pp 15-32
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This article examines issues related to the constraining factors of nautical tourism based on a three-dimensional structure of constraints. With a higher level of respondents' education, the significance of the intrapersonal and structural dimensions decreases. However, with the rise of monthly...

Author(s)
Jovanovic, T.; Dragin, A.; Armenski, T.; Pavic, D.; Davidovic, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2013, 30, 8, pp 858-872
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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

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