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Many wildlife tourist attractions (WTAs) have negative impacts on animal welfare and species conservation. In the absence of regulation, raising standards requires tourists to create market pressure by choosing to attend WTAs with benefits for wildlife. We surveyed respondents from five countries...

Author(s)
Moorhouse, T. P.; D'Cruze, N. C.; Macdonald, D. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 1, pp 12-33
Abstract

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 reveals substantial variation in estimates of the proportion of tourists behaving in an environmentally sustainable manner. Results indicate that the variation is explained by (1) definitions of environmentally sustainable tourist behaviour including-or not including-intent to protect...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 59, pp 30-44
Abstract

Wildlife tourism attractions, such as zoos and aquariums, are expected to play a major role in promoting environmental learning in society. This paper applies a refined version of Schwartz's (1992) Value Theory to develop a better understanding of zoo and aquarium visitors' personal values, and the ...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, R.; Hughes, K.; Lee, J.; Packer, J.; Sneddon, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 190-201
Abstract

While scholars have reflected on the roles played by psychology in tourism studies, there has been only limited exploration of the contributions of this discipline to tourism doctoral research. The aim of this study is to examine how psychology features in tourism-focused doctoral dissertations...

Author(s)
Weiler, B.; Torland, M.; Moyle, B. D.; Hadinejad, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 3, pp 277-288
Abstract

Misalignment of pro-environmental beliefs and environmentally unsustainable vacation behaviour can cause psychological tension to tourists. They manage this tension by finding justifications for their behaviour, rather than changing their behaviour. A recent study has systematized such...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Ring, A.; Leisch, F.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 11, pp 1506-1522
Abstract

Despite the negative impact of unexpected events - such as 9/11 and the Global Financial Crisis - on the tourism industry, and despite substantial research into managing crises in tourism, little is known about tourists who are most needed in such situations: crisis-resistant tourists. In this...

Author(s)
Hajibaba, H.; Gretzel, U.; Leisch, F.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2015, 53, pp 46-60
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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 article extends the concept of customer perceived value (CPV) to the tourist outshopping context and explores the differences in antecedents and outcomes of CPV between cross-border and international outshoppers. A large-scale field survey in Hong Kong with cross-border outshoppers from...

Author(s)
Piyush Sharma; Chen, I. S. N.; Luk, S. T. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2018, 42, 3, pp 392-419
Abstract

This study assumes that tourists' demand reactions to income and price changes are asymmetric at different phases of the business cycle. In order to test this hypothesis, we analyzed the demand for international tourism in five source markets using a modified growth rate (MGR) model. The empirical...

Author(s)
Smeral, E.; Song HaiYan
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 17, 2, pp 140-150

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