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A plethora of research has studied the antecedents of visitor experience in destinations and tourist attractions. Few studies have systematically analyzed the discriminating effects of different types of on-site factors (presentation platform and support services) on tourist satisfaction at...

Author(s)
Jensen, Ø.; Li Yuan; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 63, pp 277-286
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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
Abstract

The overall goal of this study is to explore the relative importance different groups of tourists give to the vacation experience phases (pretrip, en-route, and on-site experiences). By clustering the tourist by their motivation and subsequently testing the relative importance given to the various...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Woo, E. J.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 5, pp 617-627
Abstract

The article explores the concept of cocreation of value, defined as the tourist's interest in mental and physical participation in an activity and its role in tourist experiences. Based on the theoretical perspective of "the new service-dominant logic," customer participation in tourist experiences ...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Kim HyeLin; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 7, pp 934-945
Abstract

Research acknowledges the tourist as imperative in creating experience value. Building on this premise, the present study offers an integrated approach to understanding tourists' experience values and attempts to extend the theoretical and empirical evidence of causal relationships between the...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Woo, E. J.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 2, pp 253-264
Abstract

Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47