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Small islands often host distinctive resources to influence their future through tourism development. Island economies in Africa have witnessed a growing number of tourists seeking authentic cultural and natural heritage tourism attractions. This paper critically examines and bridges the nexus...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2015, 32, 3, pp 292-302
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Cover for Authenticity as a value co-creator of tourism experiences.

This chapter addresses a particular view of authenticity as a co-creator of value in cultural tourism experiences. The chapter outlines the findings from an empirical investigation of tourists consuming cultural and natural heritage sites in the island of Mauritius. By using the views and...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The cultural tourism market segment has experienced increasing interest in recent years. This article analyzes the structural relationship between destination image and cultural behavioral intentions of tourists using the island of Mauritius as a case study. Drawing from an extant literature...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.; Brown, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2011, 20, 5, pp 575-595
Abstract

Tourists' interests in traveling to natural and cultural heritage sites of different destinations in the quest for authenticity have fueled the growth of the cultural tourism industry in such economies. The purpose of the present study is to broaden the understanding of authenticity's various...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2010, 15, 5, pp 571-583
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Cover for Authenticity as a value co-creator of tourism experiences.

This chapter addresses a particular view of authenticity as a co-creator of value in cultural tourism experiences. This study outlines the findings from an empirical investigation of tourists consuming cultural and natural heritage sites on the island of Mauritius. By using the views and self...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Augmented reality application to museum visitor experiences.

This chapter draws attention to the use of innovative technologies in visitor management, specifically in managing visitor experiences. It aims to replicate cited examples of augmented reality (AR) application in museums in developed countries in the context of Bangladesh, an emerging tourist ...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Ramkissoon, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study tested a structural model which investigates the effects of perceived authenticity, motivation, information search behaviour and destination imagery on tourists' behavioural intentions to consume cultural attractions. Data were collected at selected cultural and natural heritage sites in ...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2011, 14, 6, pp 537-562
Abstract

The impacts of tourism have been given much consideration by scholars attempting to investigate the attitudes of the host population toward tourism. Such studies have been carried out in rural, coastal as well as in urban areas. However, most studies on urban tourism impacts have been conducted in...

Author(s)
Nunkoo, R.; Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2010, 13, 1, pp 37-60
Abstract

This study attempts to address the deficiency of cross-cultural research in cultural tourism consumption. Drawing data from tourists visiting selected cultural sites in the island of Mauritius, it investigates the cross-cultural behavioural intentions (revisit intentions, willingness to recommend)...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.; Brown, K.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2011, 9, 5, pp 190-220