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Cover for Social tourism as correlates of quality of life: the case of disadvantaged people.

This chapter investigates the factors that affect the formation of the social holiday experience, and the meaning of the experience for the holiday taker. It presents a case study of the 'Well-being week for unemployed people' at a holiday centre in eastern Finland. The case study illustrates an...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Ilves, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article reports a study testing the hypothesis that, compared with community residents who are not affiliated with the tourism industry, residents affiliated with tourism are likely to perceive tourism impact more positively, and the more positive their perceptions of tourism development, the...

Author(s)
Woo EunJu; Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2018, 42, 2, pp 260-286
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Cover for Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality.

This chapter introduces two models dealing with quality of life (QoL) in tourism. The first model examines the impact of tourist-related factors on the well-being of the tourist participants, while the second model examines the impact of tourism-related factors on the well-being of residents of the ...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book
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Cover for How to make someone feel welcome somewhere, and mean it. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">L'accueil</i> might be the answer.

This chapter looks at the meaning of accueil in tourism, which is defined as "a voluntary interpersonal act in a particular setting which introduces a stranger into a business, community or territory and makes it easier to access benefits from various utilitarian, recreational and cultural assets...

Author(s)
Grandpré, F. de; LeBlanc, M.; Royer, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Flamenco, tourists' experiences and the meaningful life.

This chapter explores tourists' experiences of flamenco in Seville, Spain and seeks to identify the psychological benefits of such experiences for the tourists who engage in them. Tourists' accounts of their experiences in Seville reveal a number of positive states and outcomes which are concordant ...

Author(s)
Matteucci, X.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural well-being tourism in Northern Europe - providing opportunities to enhance quality of life.

This chapter examines rural well-being tourism as a form of tourism that enhances tourists' quality of life (QoL). It presents data collected in five Northern European countries, namely Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Denmark. The goal is to examine motivations and activity preferences of...

Author(s)
Konu, H.; Pesonen, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Revisiting self-congruity theory in travel and tourism.

In 2000, Sirgy and Su developed an integrated model of self-congruity in travel and tourism. The model posits that various aspects of the destination and its atmosphere are related to the destination visitor image. The destination visitor image is then evaluated in light of specific dimensions of...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Thermal spas, well-being and tourism in Budapest.

This chapter examines the role that thermal spas in Budapest, Hungary, play in the well-being or quality of life of both local residents and tourists, and refers to some of the challenges of managing the different well-being needs of multiple groups within the same destination or facility. The most ...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.; Puczkó, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Given the recent proliferation of the research on quality of life and wellbeing in tourism, we review this literature and provide guidance to spur future research. The review focuses on two major constituencies: residents of host communities and tourists. Specifically, the goals of this paper are...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Woo EunJu; Kim HyeLin
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 53, pp 244-261

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