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A key element of sustainable tourism is the inclusion of activities that both provide insights into the destination, or develop a "sense of place", and that encourage tourists to develop a sense of responsibility for the conservation of that destination, which could be described as "care of place". ...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1243-1261
Abstract

Despite a growing body of work on destination branding, there has been little investigation of whether or not tourists attribute brand personality characteristics to tourism destinations and whether or not an emotional connection exists based on tourists' perceived self-image and the 'brand...

Author(s)
Murphy, L.; Benckendorff, P.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 22, 2, pp 45-59
Abstract

Originally a Christian festival to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, Christmas is now a major secular festival celebrated in numerous Christian and non-Christian countries. It is also a major holiday period that from a destination perspective offers an opportunity to attract significant numbers...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Glover, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 9, pp 955-970
Abstract

The repertory grid technique was used in this paper to investigate the decision-making process of travellers. Results showed that both destination physical attributes and the travellers' feelings towards the destination play a significant role in the choice of holiday destinations. Notably, a...

Author(s)
Keshavarzian, P.; Wu ChengLung
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 546-556
Abstract

The study presented in this article provides a valuable insight into the impact of human-induced environmental destruction on the travel market's image perceptions of a World Heritage-listed tourism icon: the Great Barrier Reef (GBR). The study employs a pre-/post-experimental design to explore how ...

Author(s)
Salvatierra, J.; Walters, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 1, pp 73-84
Abstract

Because of the inefficiency in analyzing the comprehensive travel data, tourism managers are facing the challenge of gaining insights into travelers' behavior and preferences. In most cases, existing techniques are incapable of capturing the sequential patterns hidden in travel data. To address...

Author(s)
Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.; Zhang YanChun
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 3, pp 399-413
Abstract

Destination image studies have largely centred upon conceptualizing destination image through a variety of methods that are predominantly researcher driven. Whilst this has furthered our understanding of how vacationers perceive a destination(s) on key reference criteria, the researcher-driven...

Author(s)
Tkaczynski, A.; Rundle-Thiele, S. R.; Cretchley, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 2, pp 151-162
Abstract

This paper reports on and interprets the results of a survey of visitors to the Jourama Falls Section of the Paluma Range National Park located in Northern Queensland. It reports, amongst other things, on how much knowledge visitors to the site had about it before their visit, the procedures they...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2010, No.164, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

Travel research consistently shows the importance of word-of-mouth (WOM) information sources in the travel decision-making process. Friends and relatives have been identified as organic image-formation agents, and it has been emphasized that this WOM information is one of the most relied-upon...

Author(s)
Murphy, L.; Mascardo, G.; Benckendorff, P.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2007, 31, 5, pp 517-527
Abstract

After an aborted start in the early 1990s, the Australian domestic aviation market has seen a significant shift from a duopoly market in which two full-service airlines competed with similar services, to the emergence of three airlines/four brands - three of which are low cost carriers. Aggressive...

Author(s)
Whyte, R.; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2008, 33, 1, pp 59-66

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