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Cross-cultural understanding in tourism is a well-researched area, but in spite of great amount of time and money spent on cross-cultural training programs, this study suggests miscommunication continues to exist, caused by differences between expected and actual host or guest behavior. A gap,...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S. ]; McKercher, B.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 2, pp 145-164
Abstract

This study adopts a generational perspective to understand the shift in domestic and international travel motivations of Australians. In consideration of the largest and most dominant travel consumers at present, the Baby Boomer, Generation X and Generation Y cohorts, the study reveals significant...

Author(s)
Gardiner, S.; Grace, D.; King, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 4, pp 336-350
Abstract

Growing acceptance and concern about anthropogenic climate change is beginning to influence tourists' travel practices, with a hardening of attitudes towards long-haul aviation now evident in a number of key European outbound tourism markets. This raises timely questions as to whether or not the...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

Understanding tourism behavior is fundamental to tourism marketing, and cross-cultural influences are particularly relevant. Therefore, in understanding of tourist motivation toward cultural experiences, this study offers an integrated motivational process model adapted from the leisure literature...

Author(s)
Kay, P.; Meyer, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 4, pp 385-398
Abstract

By applying the methodological framework of transition modeling and econometric convergence tests introduced by Phillips and Sul, we reveal the existence of convergence clubs and transition convergence paths of international visitor arrivals for Australia. Specifically, by using monthly data of...

Author(s)
Kourtzidis, S. A.; Tzeremes, P.; Tzeremes, N. G.; Heryán, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2018, 24, 7, pp 901-907
Abstract

Limited extant research examines Latin American consumers' perceptions of holiday destinations. This article measures destination brand equity for Australia as a long-haul destination in the emerging Chilean market. Specifically, it develops a model of consumer-based brand equity (CBBE) to explain...

Author(s)
Bianchi, C.; Pike, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 7, pp 736-750
Abstract

International tourism is susceptible to fluctuations and shocks. The spillovers of international inbound tourism between Australia and New Zealand have been one of the key issues for both governments and tourism authorities to address. This paper used a bivariate GARCH model to investigate the...

Author(s)
Balli, F.; Tsui WaiHongKan
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 6, pp 804-812
Abstract

One important feature of tourism strategies in recent years is increasing commitments to marketing underdeveloped regional destinations, those that have been receiving far fewer tourists than national tourism icons and gateway cities. However, limited efforts are devoted to investigating the...

Author(s)
Zhang Yan; Murphy, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 2, pp 278-287
Abstract

This study quantitatively evaluates the impact of the Tourism Nation Promotion Project on tourism demand. Data were obtained from Japan Tourism Agency's quarterly survey from 2010Q2 to 2015Q4. Cox and zero-truncated negative binomial models and difference-in-differences approach were applied to...

Author(s)
Chi PeiYu; Chang TsaiYu; Takahashi, D.; Chang KuoI
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 24, 1, pp 31-55
Abstract

Working tourists are a growing phenomenon in contemporary tourism although rarely the subject of focussed research. This analysis explores the role of work in the experience of working tourists through an empirical study of international working holiday makers (WHMs) in a regional Australian city....

Author(s)
Jarvis, J.; Peel, V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 37, pp 114-124

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