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In this article, we examine whether tourists ascribe value priorities to destinations in a way that is consistent with the structure of the Schwartz theory of human values. In study 1, we test a new measure of destination values to elicit tourists' perceptions of the values of a recent memorable ...

Author(s)
Ye Sheng; Lee, J. A.; Sneddon, J. N.; Soutar, G. N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 7, pp 1168-1185
Abstract

In general, food tourism research has focused on tourist behaviour prior to or during trips, as well as food tourism development and marketing from a destination perspective. This exploratory study investigates food tourism from a broader context to determine if food tourism activities may impact...

Author(s)
Stone, M. J.; Migacz, S.; Wolf, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 2, pp 147-152
Abstract

Many wildlife tourist attractions (WTAs) have negative impacts on animal welfare and species conservation. In the absence of regulation, raising standards requires tourists to create market pressure by choosing to attend WTAs with benefits for wildlife. We surveyed respondents from five countries...

Author(s)
Moorhouse, T. P.; D'Cruze, N. C.; Macdonald, D. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 1, pp 12-33
Abstract

In a cross-cultural tourist behavioural study, 332 skiers from three different countries (111 Canadians, 116 Americans and 105 Britons) were surveyed in order to understand their environmental awareness and knowledge (visitors to Banff National Park, Canada). The contingent valuation method (CVM)...

Author(s)
Hudson, S.; Ritchie, J. R. B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 10, 2/3, pp 1-22
Abstract

The seven papers in this issue collectively demonstrate an interest and relevance in the area of cross-cultural encounters in tourism and hospitality. The papers deal with: cross-cultural service interactions and service quality; the consumption of cultural experiences; the satisfaction derived...

Author(s)
Bakir, A.; Wickens, E.; Boluk, K.; Avgeli, V.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 17, 3, pp 245-335
Abstract

Tourism is a reputation-dependent industry; on the demand side, potential travellers without previous experience of a destination face certain risks when determining their travel options. An accurate perception of the destination's reputation helps minimise risk of unsatisfactory travel...

Author(s)
Darwish, A.; Burns, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2019, 44, 2, pp 153-162
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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 reveals substantial variation in estimates of the proportion of tourists behaving in an environmentally sustainable manner. Results indicate that the variation is explained by (1) definitions of environmentally sustainable tourist behaviour including-or not including-intent to protect...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 59, pp 30-44
Abstract

International long-haul travel represents a distinct market segment with great potential. Yet, empirical studies on the stopover destination visits are limited. The current research is based on a web survey conducted among residents in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, which are ...

Author(s)
Masiero, L.; Qiu, R. T. R.; Zoltan, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 5, pp 811-827
Abstract

Misalignment of pro-environmental beliefs and environmentally unsustainable vacation behaviour can cause psychological tension to tourists. They manage this tension by finding justifications for their behaviour, rather than changing their behaviour. A recent study has systematized such...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Ring, A.; Leisch, F.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 11, pp 1506-1522

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