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Despite its Mediterranean location, Turkey has been unable to consistently achieve its tourism goals, as evidenced by fluctuating numbers in tourism earnings and a small share of the international tourism market. This discrepancy might be attributed to Turkey's image in the minds of world...

Author(s)
Sönmez, S.; Sirakaya, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 185-196
Abstract

The six papers in this special issue focus specifically on tourism in the Baltics, addressing the following topics: mobility issues with regard to ferry routes to Lithuania; ancient sacred sites in Latvia; health tourism to the Baltics; oil shale mining heritage and its potential for tourism in...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 4, pp 321-446
Abstract

Given that there is scarcity of evidence on travel/tourism of resident populations, a study was undertaken to explore the perceptions of domestic visitors on being a tourist in their own country. For this purpose, an exploratory qualitative study was conducted into the Israeli sense of "being a ...

Author(s)
Shalini Singh; Krakover, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 2, pp 222-233
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Special events have received growing attention as a contributing source of economic benefits, as well as being a useful destination marketing component for host cities, regions, and countries. Although many research studies have been conducted related to special events, little research has examined ...

Author(s)
Boo, S. Y.; Kim, M. Y.; Jones, D. L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2009, 10, 1, pp 50-71
Abstract

Although its importance for sustainable tourism is recognised little research has been conducted on tourist use of public transport. This paper examines the use of public transport by visitors in the city of Munich, Germany. Its objectives are twofold. First, it investigates the motivations for...

Author(s)
Le-Klähn, D. T.; Gerike, R.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2014, 3, 3, pp 152-161
Abstract

There has been limited published research examining travellers' perceptions of international stopover destinations. This manuscript reports the modelling of consumer-based brand equity (CBBE) for Dubai, the first CBBE study to do so in the context of a stopover destination. Dubai has emerged...

Author(s)
Kotsi, F.; Pike, S.; Gottlieb, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 69, pp 297-306
Abstract

The frantic pace at which people live in large urban centers, caused by the characteristics of modern society, makes them look for relaxing and quiet places in their free time travelling, in search for an escape from the daily stresses, practicing what is called slow tourism. Rural areas, faced...

Author(s)
Martínez-Roget, F.; Moutela, J. A. T.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2013, No.19, pp 99-110
Abstract

This study investigated change in destination perception during the course of a holiday using in situ research techniques. Data are obtained from surveys of motorists (n=748) travelling through Arizona, USA. Cognitive perceptions were represented by destination knowledge and affective perceptions...

Author(s)
Vogt, C. A.; Andereck, K. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 348-354
Abstract

The geographical and cultural distance between two places may influence the manner in which tourists from one country view the other country as a destination. The purpose of this study was to examine the imagery of Taiwan as perceived by Mainland Chinese visitors within the context of the unique...

Author(s)
Huang WeiJue; Chen ChunChu; Lin YuehHsiu
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2013, 2, 3, pp 176-184
Abstract

Pilgrimage is one of the most ancient forms of tourism. Nowadays, it is becoming a mass phenomenon that can lead to serious problems of environmental degradation in valuable sites. In this work, we have analysed by means of a structural equation model how religious consciousness is inspired in the...

Author(s)
Ramírez, R. R.; Fernández, M. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 3064

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