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This book draws together a number of important perspectives on the people, organizations and places which together make up the tourism industry. The unifying theme is the belief that the central issue emerging in the future for tourism managers is a concern with the nature and quality of tourism...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
Publisher
Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd., Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism marketing: service and quality management perspectives., 1991, pp 270pp.
Abstract

Tourism is the most economically important industry to the United States' only island state, Hawaii. With Hawaii's highest spending and largest international tourist segment, Japanese, decreasing significantly (a loss from over 2,000,000 in 1997 to just over 1,000,000 Japanese visitors in 2009),...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Kim, S. S.; Wang, K. C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 3, pp 261-278
Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the competitiveness of seven overseas honeymoon destinations among potential Korean tourists, and the positioning among them. The main analytical techniques used were multidimensional scaling and correspondence analyses. Based on 8 destination...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Agrusa, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2005, 32, 4, pp 887-904
Abstract

This study examines two different types of holiday experiences as the experimental factors and empirically incorporates a context specific approach into the measurement of destination attractiveness. A total of 400 respondents were interviewed by telephone. Three areas were examined for two...

Author(s)
Hu, Y. Z.; Ritchie, J. R. B.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1993, 32, 2, pp 25-34
Abstract

Repeat visitation is one aspect of economically sustainable tourism. While there is a significant body of research relative to travel motivation and destination choice, it has largely focused on the first-time leisure visitor. This article considers the criteria by which tourists decide to return...

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 2/4, pp 237-242
Abstract

It is essential for U.S. travel industry leaders to learn more about the characteristics and needs of the Mainland Chinese visitor as these travelers have high expectations for the quality of the tourist product and services. This empirical study profiles 351 Mainland Chinese tourists traveling to...

Author(s)
Johanson, M. M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2007, 16, 1/2, pp 41-59
Abstract

The publication provides an introduction to the key issues involved in developing and managing tourist destinations. Looking at such areas as tourist satisfaction and customer care, impacts of tourism, tourism policies, marketing and planning, it assesses the differing importance of tourism for...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourist destination management: issues, analysis and policies., 1995, pp 224 pp.
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Cover for Cultural determinants of tourist intention to return.

The criteria by which tourists decide to return to a destination is considered using survey data obtained from 428 visitors to the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii, USA, during the spring tourism season of 2001. It also analyses the effect of culture and nationality on the intention to return....

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The report forecasts travel and tourism to and within the Far East and Pacific region, now the fastest growing of the major tourist regions of the world. It analyses the potential for travel to the region from individual origin countries both inside and outside the region. Forecasts show travel by...

Author(s)
Edwards, A.
Citation
Special Report - Economist Intelligence Unit, 1990, No. 2030,
Abstract

The annual movement of the world's population across borders into rural, agricultural and less developed parts of the world has not taken place without serious social, economic and ecological consequences. Against the background of an analysis of the history of travel, from ancient times through...

Publisher
Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich, Germany
Citation
Der neue Tourismus: Rücksicht auf Land und Leute., 1990, pp 172pp.

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