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To study the tourist consumption process, the present work suggests a new conceptual framework of tourist motivation. This framework for tourist motivation proposes causal relationships for important constructs in the consumption process: between motivations to travel, tourists' satisfaction, and...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N.; Skallerud, K.; Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2010, 27, 8, pp 858-873
Abstract

The increasing globalization of markets and the criticality of reaching the right lifestyle segments make the relationship between personal motives and cultural values an important area for academic research and managerial practice. The authors seek to provide an understanding of this relationship...

Author(s)
Iversen, N. M.; Hem, L. E.; Mehmetoglu, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, Suppl. 1, pp S38-S66
Abstract

This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
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Cover for Iceland: nature-, adventure- or eco-island?

Given Iceland's primary nature-based tourism product, this chapter seeks to understand tourists' fascination with Iceland and discusses whether the island should be understood in tourism terms as a nature, adventure or ecotourism destination. It is pointed out that Iceland could be conceptualized...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Alkimou, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A tourist destination's brand personality (TDBP) can be measured by asking tourists which personality traits they associate with the destination. A tourist who experiences a TDBP that is in congruence with the tourist's self-image will favor the tourist destination. Such congruence between the ...

Author(s)
Seljeseth, P. I.; Korneliussen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 48-61
Abstract

The recent tourism development plans for nature-based tourism destinations have raised concerns about how sustainable land use targets can be achieved. In Lapland, Northern Finland, the aim is to double the annual visitor rates by 2020 by boosting construction, which may threaten the quality of the ...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.; Uusitalo, M.; Silvennoinen, H.; Hasu, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Landscape and Urban Planning, 2014, 122, pp 1-15
Abstract

The six articles in this special section examine the numerous ways in which changes in the natural environment impact tourism, and how the tourism industry is responding and adapting to such changes. Several articles explore changes in the natural environment that are occurring as a result of...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 2, pp 193-330
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In recent years, the service dominant logic (S-D logic) has gained increased attention in both marketing and innovation research due to its focus on co-creation. Based on the idea that characteristics of products and services influence the unevenness of co-creation processes across different ...

Author(s)
Hoarau, H.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 543-568
Abstract

The Arctic and nearby remote areas are attracting more attention than ever before, because of their abundance of physical natural resources as well their wilderness environments which have become a major attraction for tourists. But use of land for tourism practices can lead to conflicts with other ...

Author(s)
Sæþórsdóttir, A. D.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2016, 52, 1, pp 82-91
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Cover for Factors of peripherality: whale watching in northern Norway.

Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter

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