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Previous studies largely treat the on-site travel experience as a single stage of homogenous tourist behavior, despite widespread recognition that tourist behavior is complex and consists of temporal decision processes. In particular, little attention has been given to what changes during the...

Author(s)
Anantamongkolkul, C.; Butcher, K.; Wang Ying
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 3, pp 217-232
Abstract

Drawing on the literature on service quality, marketing, and tourism, the present study tests a comprehensive model of the effects of perceived quality (PQ) on loyalty in the context of a tourism destination. Using a sample of 249 residents from the United Kingdom and the United States who visited...

Author(s)
Hallak, R.; Assaker, G.; El-Haddad, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2018, 24, 2, pp 118-135
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study analyses the consumption behaviour of international tourists from Australia's four major source markets: New Zealand, UK, USA and Japan. A preliminary analysis of their consumption expenditures reveals intriguing similarities as well as diversities in consumption patterns. These are...

Author(s)
Divisekera, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 5, pp 629-636
Abstract

The study provides critical tests of the usefulness of four alternative theories, proposed by Hofstede, Inglehart, Schwartz, and Steenkamp, of national cultures' influences for explaining consumers' consumption of international services. The study applies critical testing of these four theories in...

Author(s)
Hsu ShihYun; Woodside, A. G.; Marshall, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 6, pp 679-704
Abstract

In recognition of the model of tourist consumption systems and the inherent interdependencies between different decisions made by tourists, this paper attempts to define segments that behave similarly in relation to these travel decisions. The question was whether there exist typical combinations...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Gnoth, J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 3, pp 375-385
Abstract

This study investigates the use of variety-seeking in the segmentation of international travelers. Segmentation studies mainly utilize traditional segmentation criteria, such as nationality, country of origin, other trip characteristics of international travelers, and consumer behaviors....

Author(s)
Legohérel, P.; Hsu, C. H. C.; Daucé, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 359-366
Abstract

Thirty-six international travellers were interviewed in three countries (13 in Australia, 11 in Singapore, and 12 in the USA) to investigate their currency conversion behaviours. The study found currency conversion to be a complex process for international travellers that can result in uncertainty...

Author(s)
Pettigrew, S.; Daly, T. M.; Lee, J. A.; Soutar, G.; Manning, K. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2010, 37, 1, pp 265-269
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the dimensionality and usefulness of Hofstede's measure of values and Kahle's List of Values (LOV) in the context of parks and recreation. Parks and recreation areas around the world increasingly serve as international visitor attractions and play an...

Author(s)
Li ChiehLu; Chick, G. E.; Wu, H. C.; Yen TianMing
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2010, 52, 2, pp 80-93

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