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This article proposes that reactance theory can be used to better understand how tourists' perceptions of climate change affect their travel decisions. Reactance theory explains how individuals value their perceived freedom to make choices, and why they react negatively to any threats to their...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Hindley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 26-42
Abstract

International tourism tends to lead to in-situ as well national development of the host country in the long run. Malaysian is increasingly perceptive of the need to foster comfortable international travels through selected travel agencies. Given that the marketability of Ho Chi Minh city in Vietnam ...

Author(s)
Rosniza Aznie, H. C. R.; Na'asah Nasaruddin; Rosmiza Mohd Zainol; Lyndon, N.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2014, 10, 5, pp 159-167
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This study aims to analyse the image of the city of Rome held by first-time and return visitors, and the influence of such an image on tourist behaviour. First, we measure the cognitive and the affective image of Rome; second, we analyse whether tourists' previous experiences in the city...

Author(s)
Giraldi, A.; Cesareo, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 14, 4, pp 197-205
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Security incidents affect the travelling intentions of tourists. Based on the terrorist attacks in Paris at the end of 2015, this paper constructs a conceptual model for the variables including microscopic security perceptions, microscopic travel intentions, macroscopic security perceptions and...

Author(s)
Yang QinQin; Xie ChaoWu
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2018, 33, 5, pp 68-78
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The aim of this paper is to obtain clusters or tourist profiles based on tourist motivations, according to the model of Crompton. Data were collected from a sample of 859 individuals conducting a survey about travel motivations, intention of travelling, search for information, perception of ...

Author(s)
Beltrán-Bueno, M. Á.; Parra-Meroño, M. C.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2017, 39, pp 41-65, 607-609
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Purpose - This study aims to examine, via social exchange theory and social representations, how online vacation rentals (OVR) connect tourists and owners. It also aims to understand the dynamics and representations between owners and tourists in Albufeira, one of the most popular counties in the...

Author(s)
Dias, J. A.; Correia, A.; Martínez López, F. J.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 8, 1, pp 35-47
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This book focuses on the social psychological processes that underpin contemporary travel. The core topics are those that have defined the analysis and study of tourist behaviour for some time (roles, motives, choices, on-site experiences, crowding, cross-cultural interaction, satisfaction,...

Author(s)
Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourist behaviour: themes and conceptual schemes, 2005, pp vii + 241 pp.
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The study reported in this research note looked at the influence of folk religion on Asian tourists' decisions to visit tsunami-affected destinations. Data for the study were collected from a sample of 652 potential tourists in Taiwan. Results indicate that folk religion, specifically beliefs in...

Author(s)
Huang JenHung; Chuang ShuTing; Lin YuRu
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2008, 35, 4, pp 1074-1078
Abstract

Theories of social influence (Crano 2000) and cognitive dissonance (Festinger 1957) have clear applicability to travel purchases, but have rarely been investigated in hospitality research. An experimental study of students' travel decisions for a spring break vacation was conducted. Subjects chose...

Author(s)
Tanford, S.; Montgomery, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 5, pp 596-610
Abstract

A study was conducted in Zanzibar, Tanzania, in order to understand tourist perceptions of climate change, the importance of climate for travel decisions, and the likely consequences of ongoing climate change for travel decisions. A total of 252 interviews were carried out in October 2003. The...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Bredberg, M.; Randow, A.; Sandström, E.; Svensson, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2006, 9, 4/5, pp 419-435

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