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Weather and climate are often important factors determining the success of a tourism destination and resultant satisfaction among tourists. This is particularly true for South Africa due the predominance of outdoor tourist attractions. Increasing numbers of international tourists have visited...

Author(s)
Giddy, J. K.; Fitchett, J. M.; Hoogendoorn, G.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2017, 38, pp 57-72
Abstract

Changes in trend patterns in travel behaviour among women from 1993 through 2003 were examined to determine how and when travel behaviour has changed. The marital status and age of women were examined to determine if these changes can be identified. The travel behaviour variables examined included...

Author(s)
Warnick, R. B.; Chen, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2008, 12, 2, pp 139-165
Abstract

The effects of social class division have been extensively examined in tourist behaviour studies, but mostly on specific tourism forms, attractions, or activities. Limited empirical research has looked into the effects of social class difference (as well as other demographic variables) on ...

Author(s)
Ying TianYu; Norman, W.; Zhou LingQiang
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 14, pp 1405-1424
Abstract

Understanding the factors that motivate tourists to engage in pro-environmental behavior is an increasingly important topic in the tourism industry. In order to incentivize such green behavior, lodging properties often offer incentives to tourists who are willing to participate in property-level...

Author(s)
Line, N. D.; Hanks, L.; Miao Li
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 3, pp 296-309
Abstract

Tourist demand and supply are becoming increasingly diversified, refined market segmentation is critical for the survival and development of a tourism destination. Encountering the difficulties of continuous decline of visitor arrivals and surge in the trade deficit, China's inbound tourism market...

Author(s)
Qu Ying; LüXingYang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 1, pp 22-31
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125
Abstract

Previous studies have collectively suggested that most cultural tourists are "up-scaled" (high income earnings, high education, and mature aged). This simplistic profile of cultural tourists, however, does not seem to reflect the increasingly diversified group of cultural tourist attractions. This ...

Author(s)
Kim HyoungGon; Cheng, C. K.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 5, pp 1366-1371
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate what factors have a significant effect on equestrians' participation in equestrian tourism. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology was quantitative research data analysis. Survey questionnaires (perceived risk, involvement, and intention to ...

Author(s)
Choo HoKeun; Choo YunJeong; Kang HyunMin
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 2016, 17, 1, pp 19-36
Abstract

This study explored gender differences in motivation and activity participation among rural tourists to Potter County, Pennsylvania, USA. Mail survey data from a sample of 343 visitors to the region revealed that females were more motivated by family bonding and natural and rural exploration....

Author(s)
Xie, H.; Costa, C. A.; Morais, D. B.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2008, 16, 4, pp 368-384
Abstract

This study utilized an adaptation of the uni-dimensional involvement scale developed by Josiam, Smeaton, and Clements (Journal of Vacation Marketing (1999) 5(2), 167-175) to test Havitz and Dimanche's Proposition XI, which states that "an individual's involvement profile with a recreational...

Author(s)
McGehee, N. G.; Yoon Yooshik; Cárdenas, D.
Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2003, 17, 3, pp 305-324

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