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The purpose of this study is to understand hiking-tourist behavior by exploring tourist motivation, personal values, subjective well-being, and revisit intention. The study demonstrates the theoretical and empirical evidence of the relationships among the four constructs. Using a sample drawn from ...

Author(s)
Kim HyeLin; Lee SeungWoo; Uysal, M.; Kim JuYeon; Ahn KyungMo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, Suppl. 1, pp S76-S96
Abstract

The article explores the design of destination and attraction-specific brochures, with particular reference to attributes of attractiveness and utility for trip planning. A general discussion is presented of the design of brochures and their roles in tourism marketing. Results are then discussed...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Sailor, L.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 111-131
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value creation and co-creation in tourist experiences: an East Asian cultural knowledge framework approach.

The aim of the present chapter is to propose an East Asian cultural knowledge framework based on the main East Asian cultural philosophies and revisit some previous study findings in order to facilitate a deeper understanding of East Asian tourist behaviours. In the eye of current tourism research ...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

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
Abstract

The article presents an overview of international tourism and its role in rural economic development. It briefly describes the current approaches to rural economic development followed by a brief look at international tourism in the USA. The potential for tourism in rural areas is also examined. An ...

Author(s)
Backman, S. J.; Backman, K. F.; Potts, T. D.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1992, 11, 1, pp 24-31
Abstract

This study examines the perceptions of the potential tourist market to a nature-based resort destination from the gendered perspective. The research reveals that significant gender differences exist about the perceived importance of destination attributes and travel values when potential nature ...

Author(s)
Meng, F.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 4, pp 445-466
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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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Handbook of scales in tourism and hospitality research.

This handbook compiles and presents over 200 measurement scales that capture a variety of concepts and constructs used in hospitality and tourism studies. Categories covered include: motivation scales; residents' perceptions and attitudes scales; image scales; performance evaluation, quality...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book
Abstract

The study compares and contrasts German overseas visitors to three destinations: North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. Specifically, it examines the interrelationship of push (benefits) and pull (destination attributes) factors of visitors. Data are derived from a series of market studies ...

Author(s)
Turnbull, D. R.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1995, 4, 2, pp 85-92
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivation scales.

A number of scales, placed in seven subcategories, developed to measure motivation in hospitality and tourism are presented in this chapter. These subcategories of scales measure (1) travel motivation, (2) festival attendance motivation, (3) casino gambling motivation, (4) sporting events...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book chapter

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