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The power of the visual image to inspire travel to distant places is well exploited by the myth-makers in tourism marketing and is important for understanding tourist behaviour. This paper explores the relevance of the 'circle of representation' concept to understanding one particular group of ...

Author(s)
Jenkins, O. H.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2003, 5, 3, pp 305-328
Abstract

This study introduces bootstrap aggregation (bagging) in modeling and forecasting tourism demand. The aim is to improve the forecast accuracy of predictive regressions while considering fully automated variable selection processes which are particularly useful in industry applications. The...

Author(s)
Athanasopoulos, G.; Song HaiYan; Sun, J. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 1, pp 52-68
Abstract

This report looks at the use of technology (internet, mobile phones, and social media networks, among others) in travel and tourism. The statistics presented throughout the report focus mainly on the ten leading outbound tourism markets: China, Germany, the USA, the UK, Russia, France, Canada,...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2014, No.13, pp 40 pp.
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Cover for Modes of leisure travel by older adults.

This chapter (i) describes the most popular modes of transport used by older adults for leisure travel; (ii) discusses the characteristics of the drive market as a popular mode of leisure travel for older adults; (iii) outlines the different categories of recreational vehicle (RV) use by older...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper explores differences in perceptions of travel risk and safety, anxiety and intentions to travel among international tourists from Australia, Canada, Greece, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Data were collected from 830 respondents using a structured questionnaire....

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Mavondo, F. T.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006, 20, 1, pp 13-31
Abstract

While mega sport event planners seek to foster a positive destination image (Roche, 2008), the media is often more interested in negative stories about the host destination (Beirman, 2003), which can affect destination risk perceptions (Sönmez and Graefe, 1998a, 1998b). There is, however, a lack of ...

Author(s)
Schroeder, A.; Pennington-Gray, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2014, 20, 3, pp 225-237
Abstract

As the Baby Boomers approach retirement, tourism, in general, is expected to increase among members of this generation. This increase in travel is expected to be accompanied by a surge of interest in ecotourism - resulting in a new wave of ecotourists, over the next quarter century. This...

Author(s)
Cleaver, M.; Muller, T. E.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2002, 10, 3, pp 173-190
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Author(s)
Huang, L.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 605-606
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Cover for Tourism behaviour: travellers' decisions and actions.

This book focuses on individuals' and households' thinking and behaviour relating to discretionary travel. Part I (chapters 1-3) covers new theories of tourism behaviour and offers examples of empirical examinations of these theories in three settings: Australia, Hawaii (USA), and Prince Edward...

Author(s)
March, R. S.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990215)
Type
Book
Abstract

Five contributions make up this third and final part of a special issue which captures the diversity of family life and leisure. They encompass active leisure during pregnancy, the leisure of young people with disabilities, children's tourism experiences, conference family travel without children,...

Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2016, 19, 4, pp 381-478

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