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This study applies the theory of push and pull factors of travel motivation as a basic theoretical framework to explore the motivational factors that drive and attract Chinese outbound tourists to travel to Hawaii. Primarily, questionnaire survey has been conducted to collect the primary data, and...

Author(s)
Wang, W.; Wen, I.; Tsai, H.; Wong, A.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 580-582
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The dominant logic in conventional research methods involves collecting and analyzing data to rigorously test a deductive theory. In contrast, grounded theory posits constructing theory from data (Glaser & Strauss, 1967). This analysis demonstrates the application of McCracken's (1988) long...

Author(s)
Martin, D.; Woodside, A. G.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 24, 4, pp 245-258
Abstract

This special issue on Japanese tourism consists of 6 papers in addition to an introduction. Topics covered include: the changing gaze of Japanese tourists; Japanese travellers' motives and gift buying behaviour while on leisure travel to the USA; the economic contribution to Hawaii of Japanese...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 9, 3, pp 235-301
Abstract

The cruise industry has seen its revenues more than double since the year 2000. Hence, it has become even more important for planners and managers to pinpoint those destination attributes that make a difference in satisfying cruise ship passengers. This is especially crucial since the extant...

Author(s)
Ozturk, U. A.; Gogtas, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2016, 18, 2, pp 194-212
AbstractFull Text

Tourists planning to visit the United States have many exciting destinations to choose from. The number of people visiting the USA is on the rise, and their spending is growing even faster thus increasing the value of tourism to the economy. International arrivals and domestic travelers have...

Author(s)
Baker, D.; Stockton, S.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2014, 1, 5, pp 1-25
Abstract

The purpose of this research note is to extend Agrusa's (Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing (2000) 9(1/2), 211-217) philosophical inquiry into the possible effects of gambling offerings on Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii. More specifically, the researchers empirically assess attitudinal and...

Author(s)
Rosenbaum, M. S.; Spears, D. L.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006, 20, 3/4, pp 145-151
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

This study uses netnography to examine how foreign visitors interpret the places, people, and situations that they experience while visiting Honolulu, Hawaii. Stories offering emic interpretations about destination experiences support McKee's (2003) proposition that 'inciting incidents' throwing...

Author(s)
Martin, D.; Aluri, A.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2015, 4, 1, pp 46-66
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for When tourists desire an artificial culture: the Bali Syndrome in Hawaii.

Although tourism academics tout the importance of cultural-historical tourism, Minca's (2000) the Bali Syndrome suggests that tourists to exotic destinations place little importance in participating in cultural or historical activities during their stay. The goal of this analysis is to explore this ...

Author(s)
Rosenbaum, M. S.; Wong, I. A.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue illustrates how violence and dispossession frequently define everyday practices, livelihoods and representations in tourism. The authors take a relational approach to violence, emphasizing how violence's many forms (physical, symbolic, epistemic, structural, etc.) interweave in...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 5, pp 605-709

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