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This study explored similarities and differences in a profile of tourists' expectations for travel inside their country (domestic) versus travel outside their country (foreign). Expectations were compared for American tourists preparing to go on holiday to provide some pointers for tourism...

Author(s)
Duke, C. R.; Persia, M. A.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 61-77
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring comparative performance of vacation destinations: using tourists' self-reported judgements as an alternative approach.

This study was designed to test the use of a practical approach developed: (i) to measure external performance of two international tourist destinations (Turkey and Mallorca, Spain); and (ii) to investigate their competitive position not only against each other but also against other major...

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

Each year, millions of children are part of the tourism arrival and departure statistics. Leading travel and tourism journals suggest most of this travel is benign. Others are less sanguine and point to trafficking in children, abductions, and the growth of pedophilia tours. Health and security...

Author(s)
Richter, L. K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 1, pp 27-36
Abstract

In order to promote a tourism destination, managers need to understand the sources of information most heavily used by foreign visitors when choosing an overseas holiday destination. This article examines the sources of information used by travellers from Japan and Germany when they determine their ...

Author(s)
Mihalik, B. J.; Uysal, M.; Pan, M. C.
Citation
Hospitality Research Journal, 1995, 18/19, 3/1, pp 39-46
Abstract

This study focuses on the travel units as the determining, influencing factor of travel behaviour variations for overseas travellers from Germany. The results provide evidence that there are differences, especially in the initial pull factors, which should be accounted for in marketing and...

Author(s)
Jamrozy, U.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 135-160
Abstract

An empirical model for factors affecting the demand for international tourist hotels is presented that also enables demand estimation and projection in the context of the Seoul metropolitan area. International hotel demand for a metropolitan area such as Seoul is hypothesized as a function of the...

Author(s)
Kim YoungTae; Uysal, M.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1998, 4, 3, pp 253-263
Abstract

Public lands in the USA are major tourist attractions. Wilderness areas and natural beauty constitute an important part of the tourist industry. However, when considering recreation on public lands, the importance of international visitors has generally been overlooked. It must be recognized that...

Author(s)
Andereck, K. L.; Uysal, M.; Hartmann, L. A.; Lyomasa, M. A.
Citation
General Technical Report - Southeastern Forest Experiment Service, USDA Forest Service, 1989, No. SE-52, pp 290-298
Abstract

The purpose of this exploratory study was to segment Japanese travellers (n=313) to Turkey using travel motivations as part of travel behaviour descriptors. Theoretical and practical contributions of the motivation factors are discussed within the framework of Iso-Ahola's arousal theory. The...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; Uysal, M.; Yoshioka, C. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 3, pp 293-304
Abstract

Using a factor-cluster market segmentation approach, this study attempted to delineate the motivations of Japanese tourists who travel abroad for pleasure. Based on six delineated push motivation factors, Relax, Knowledge, Adventure, Travel Bragging, Family and Sports, cluster analysis was employed ...

Author(s)
Cha, S.; McCleary, K. W.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1995, 34, 1, pp 33-39
Abstract

To market a particular tourist destination effectively, it is necessary to understand both push and pull motivations and the relationship between these motivations for overseas travel. The push motivations are thought to be useful for explaining the desire to travel, while the pull motivations are...

Author(s)
Oh, H. C.; Uysal, M.; Weaver, P. A.
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 1995, 14, 2, pp 123-137

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