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This special volume reports recent research relating to marketing of travel and tourism services. Topics addressed by the seven papers include: research progress in shopping tourism; the role of sensory reference cues and capacity for imagination in destination marketing; lifestyle segmentation of...

Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, Suppl. 1, pp S1-S137
Abstract

The virtual world of Second Life provides opportunities for companies in communicating marketing messages to targeted markets and capturing the attention of potential customers. Second Life has also been used by the travel and tourism industry as a collaborative and commercial tool for...

Author(s)
Huang YuChih; Backman, S. J.; Backman, K. F.; Moore, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 36, pp 490-501
Abstract

Researchers have paid increasing attention to sports tourists as destinations have realized the potential for the significant economic impact of sports tourism. Many studies have profiled and segmented sports tourists using different techniques. However, there is a lack of research that compares...

Author(s)
Tasci, A. D. A.; Hahm JeeYeon; Terry, D. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2018, 22, 3, pp 303-315
Abstract

This study investigates technology affordances of online travel media determining ways of presenting pictorial information and creating the spatial structure of a destination: modality and navigability. To examine the impacts of technology affordances on virtual travel experience, a 2 (modality:...

Author(s)
Choi YoungJoon; Hickerson, B.; Lee JinSoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 3, pp 320-335
Abstract

This study investigates the relationships among website features (i.e. informativeness, design, and interactivity), flow experience, and the user's intention to seek and use travel information provided on destination marketing organization (DMO) websites. It incorporates the moderating effects of...

Author(s)
Jeon HyeongJin; Ok ChiHyung; Choi JuWon
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 4, pp 397-409
Abstract

Air pollution is becoming a serious socio-environmental problem in many modern societies and poses significant economic threats to popular tourism destinations. Despite the documented consequences of air pollution on tourism demand, studies have seldom examined its impact on individuals'...

Author(s)
Zhang Ke; Hou YuanSi; Li Gang; Huang YunHui
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 4, pp 661-673
Abstract

Positive psychology provides an approach to understand different aspects of tourist's well-being. This study investigated the wellbeing associated with snow-sport tourism among women. As part of a larger mixed-methods study, the utility of the PERMA framework (positive emotion, engagement,...

Author(s)
Mirehie, M.; Gibson, H. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 33, pp 100613
Abstract

While scholars have reflected on the roles played by psychology in tourism studies, there has been only limited exploration of the contributions of this discipline to tourism doctoral research. The aim of this study is to examine how psychology features in tourism-focused doctoral dissertations...

Author(s)
Weiler, B.; Torland, M.; Moyle, B. D.; Hadinejad, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 3, pp 277-288
Abstract

This collection of seven papers deals with issues of buying and behaving in tourism. The first four papers deal with buying and particular aspects of tourists' decision-making process, such as the formation of destination image, the drivers that influence purchase intention or the growing problem...

Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 11, 1, pp 1-106
Abstract

This study uses netnography to examine how foreign visitors interpret the places, people, and situations that they experience while visiting Honolulu, Hawaii. Stories offering emic interpretations about destination experiences support McKee's (2003) proposition that 'inciting incidents' throwing...

Author(s)
Martin, D.; Aluri, A.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2015, 4, 1, pp 46-66

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