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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
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

This study assessed expectation and satisfaction with a cultural/heritage destination by using an expectation and satisfaction grid. It also segmented the cultural/heritage tourism market based on tourist satisfaction, and then examined the relationship between cultural/heritage destination...

Author(s)
Huh, J.; Uysal, M.; McCleary, K.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2006, 14, 3, pp 81-99
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 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 Journeys of the imagination? The cultural tour route revealed.

This chapter investigates cultural tour participants' experiences. It specifically addresses the extent to which participants' images of their destinations change or remain unaltered after their visit, and whether satisfaction from a tour can be linked to the degree of informal learning gained...

Author(s)
Oliver, T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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
Abstract

This study attempted to investigate the relationship between cultural/heritage destination attributes and overall satisfaction, and to identify the difference in the overall satisfaction of tourists in terms of selected demographic and travel behaviour characteristics. The...

Author(s)
Huh, J.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2003, 4, 3/4, pp 177-194