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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

Travel brochures are used throughout the tourist industry to promote virtually all tourist destinations. This study examines how regional travellers in a US state request and use this material, specifically focusing on the relationships between brochure use, propensity to travel and travel...

Author(s)
Wicks, B. E.; Schuett, M. A.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 77-90
Abstract

Information sources about a product or service potentially affect a tourist's purchase decision. Further, the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of tourists influence the manner in which they search for, rate and use information about tourism-related products or services. The article...

Author(s)
Andereck, K. L.; Caldwell, L. L.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 171-189
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist activity planning in congested urban tourism environments: towards a game-theoretic model and decision support system.

An activity-based approach to tourists ' behaviour analysis is combined with a game-theoretic methodology to study the interaction between individual tourists, as well as the interaction between tourists and the tourism information offices. We postulate that, when integrated in an Internet-based...

Author(s)
Han Qi; Dellaert, B. G. C.; Raaij, W. F. van; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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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 paper views three marketing communication elements as critical in building and retaining repeat visitors: external, internal and word-of-mouth messages. The paper provides a conceptual model that links these communications elements to the phenomenon of repeat travel purchase behaviour. The...

Author(s)
Reid, L. J.; Reid, S. D.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 3-19
Abstract

Communication channels as a segmentation base provide a way of understanding what kind of information sources travellers use, and whether potential travellers in different groups vary in terms of sociodemographics, travel characteristics, media habits, and psychographic behaviour. Using cluster...

Author(s)
Hsieh, S.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 57-75
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist behavior scales.

This chapter presents a number of measurement scales developed by tourism researchers to assess (1) travellers' decision making and buying behaviour, (2) travellers' knowledge and information search behaviour, (3) their online behaviour, (4) perceptions of travel risk and travel constraints, (5)...

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

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