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We present the determinants of the length of stay (LOS) of Porto Street Stage that integrated the program of the 52nd edition of Rally de Portugal. Sport events assume an important role in the marketing of tourism destinations. However, when we compare them with other segments in tourism, it still...

Author(s)
Borges, A. P.; Vieira, B. M.; Vieira, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2020, 24, 1, pp 1-17
Abstract

This article investigates the constructs of tourists' place attachment to a traditional Chinese urban destination as well as the differences of these constructs across tourists with different cultural backgrounds. Results of a confirmatory factor analysis show that place attachment consists of four ...

Author(s)
Xu ZhenXiao
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 6, pp 624-641
Abstract

The paper examines which travel risks are more salient for tourists' destination choice. An integrated travel-decision risk typology with survey data from 835 potential tourists is developed and tested. Specifically, this paper explores the interplay of risk types, tourist attributes and ...

Author(s)
Karl, M.; Muskat, B.; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2020, 18,
Abstract

The elderly population presents a market of particular relevance to a large number of industries for its high purchasing power, comparatively higher than younger groups. Specifically, the tourism sector is emerging as one of the biggest beneficiaries of the aging process as a result of changes in...

Author(s)
Alén, E.; Losada, N.; Domínguez, T.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Social Indicators Research, 2016, 127, 1, pp 303-322
Abstract

This study examined tourists' smartphone use patterns for tourism information searches. We explored associations between respondents' demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and smartphone use for their most recent trip. Then, we compared differences in tourism information categories searched ...

Author(s)
Kang SangHoon; Jodice, L. W.; Norman, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 57-68
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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
Abstract

This study examines the patterns of change in tourists' use of emotion regulation strategies (ERSs) during a vacation, and their interactions with sociodemographic characteristics. Data were collected using an online survey and travel daily diaries. Repeated measures analysis of variance showed...

Author(s)
Gao Jie; Zhang Ye; Kerstetter, D. L.; Shields, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 7, pp 1088-1104
Abstract

The travel behaviour of foreign tourists is examined in detail on the basis of a secondary analysis of data from the Tourism Monitor Switzerland 2010. The focus is on activities practiced during travel, preferences for tourist products, travel arrangements, booking behaviour and the...

Author(s)
Frölicher, J.; Diggelmann, T.; Arx, W. von
Publisher
Institut für Tourismuswirtschaft, Lucerne, Switzerland
Citation
ITW Working Paper Series - Institut für Tourismuswirtschaft, Hochschule Luzern, 2017, No.1/2017, pp 30 pp.
Abstract

The purpose of the studies of the degree of satisfaction of tourists is to know the socio-economic profile of consumers of tourism services, their travel habits and the degree of satisfaction obtained at the destination. Once obtained and analyzed the results, what next? What approaches have been...

Author(s)
Vicente, M. A. C.; Lorenzo, D. A.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
Turismo y Desarrollo: Revista de Investigación en Turisme y Desarrollo Local, 2014, 7, 16, pp unpaginated
Abstract

As a result of the phenomenal growth of the sharing economy in the travel industry, investigating its potential impacts on travelers and tourism destinations is of paramount importance. The goal of this study was to identify how the use of peer-to-peer accommodation leads to changes in travelers'...

Author(s)
Tussyadiah, I. P.; Pesonen, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 8, pp 1022-1040

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