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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...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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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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...

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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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To date, limited research has investigated the effects of tourist prior knowledge as a multidimensional construct on their perceived risk. This research is one of the first studies to investigate the relationships among tourists' risk perceptions and various types of their prior knowledge, namely...

Author(s)
Sharifpour, M.; Walters, G.; Ritchie, B. W.; Winter, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2014, 53, 3, pp 307-322
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Travel decision making research has enjoyed considerable progress over the decades. Many different models and approaches have been used to advance our knowledge of travel decisions, including gravity and econometric models, psychological motivational or value, information processing theory,...

Author(s)
Jeng, J.; Fesenmaier, D. R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 1, pp 15-32

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