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Birdwatching has evolved into one of the most popular nature-based recreational activities and a significant niche tourism sector, yet literature on birding destination development has been limited. Through a four phase, mixed-methods approach, coupling thematic content analysis, word frequencies...

Author(s)
Vas, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 1, pp 33-45
Abstract

In their quest for long-term sustainability and financial success, winery entrepreneurs increasingly perceive wine tourism and tourism-related enterprises as important facets of their business strategy. However, to benefit from wine tourism activities, winery operators will need to develop new...

Author(s)
Alonso, A. D.; Bressan, A.; O'Shea, M.; Krajsic, V.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 5, pp 643-657
Abstract

Airbnb has grown very rapidly over the past several years, with millions of tourists having used the service. The purpose of this study was to investigate tourists' motivations for using Airbnb and to segment them accordingly. The study involved an online survey completed in 2015 by more than 800 ...

Author(s)
Guttentag, D.; Smith, S.; Potwarka, L.; Havitz, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 3, pp 342-359
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The vacation experience is often enjoyed in the company of others. Whereas scholars have focused on the consumer behaviors of mature travelers, young travelers have received less attention. The present study explores customer-to-customer interactions among young travelers (in their 20 s and 30 s)...

Author(s)
Torres, E. N.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2015, 24, 8, pp 826-856
Abstract

Distinct lifestyle segments within the ageing baby boom generation in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA are identified to provide pointers for tourism marketers offering adventure, discovery and learning during their touristic experiences. An 11-step process of best-practice guidelines is ...

Author(s)
Muller, T. E.; Cleaver, M.
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2000, 6, 2, pp 154-169

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