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Using data collected from 538 Iranian tourists undertaking the religious pilgrimage of Umrah (i.e. voluntary travel to the holy city of Mecca at any time throughout the year), this study investigates the concept of play and its relationship with self-expression and hedonism in an Islamic tourism...

Author(s)
Lochrie, S.; Baxter, I. W. F.; Collinson, E.; Curran, R.; Gannon, M. J.; Taheri, B.; Thompson, J.; Yalinay, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2019, 44, 1, pp 2-16
Abstract

Services reliant on revenue generated from tourism are often beholden to how authentic visitors perceive their offering to be. From a managerial perspective, this is exacerbated when they serve a dual-purpose, as both actively ingrained in local culture and showcased international tourist ...

Author(s)
Curran, R.; Baxter, I. W. F.; Collinson, E.; Gannon, M. J.; Lochrie, S.; Taheri, B.; Thompson, J.; Yalinay, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2018, 38, 15/16, pp 1116-1132
Abstract

This paper examines the links between cosmopolitanism, self-identity, and a desire for social interaction on perceived destination image and behavioural intentions. A model was tested using a sample of 538 Iranian visitors to Mecca for the purpose of Umrah. The result from the structural model...

Author(s)
Gannon, M. J.; Baxter, I. W. F.; Collinson, E.; Curran, R.; Farrington, T.; Glasgow, S.; Godsman, E. M.; Gori, K.; Jack, G. R. A.; Lochrie, S.; Maxwell-Stuart, R.; MacLaren, A. C.; MacIntosh, R.; O'Gorman, K.; Ottaway, L.; Perez-Vega, R.; Taheri, B.; Thompson, J.; Yalinay, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2017, 37, 7/8, pp 448-465
Abstract

This paper examines the effects of negotiation intention, bargaining propensity, and discount satisfaction on word-of-mouth (WoM) behaviours for tourists visiting Tabriz bazaar, Iran. Data from 615-survey respondents highlight that tourists are motivated to conduct WoM behaviour when they are...

Author(s)
Thompson, J.; Baxter, I. W. F.; Curran, R.; Gannon, M. J.; Lochrie, S.; Taheri, B.; Yalinay, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 11, pp 1207-1214