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Within the context of the multidestinations and multiactivities, the present study focused on the comparison between the push and pull motives in terms of the influences on destination choice and holiday activity of German pleasure travellers to the USA, Canada, and Asia. Employing a multinomial...

Author(s)
Lee, G.; O'Leary, J. T.; Lee SunHee; Morrison, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 2, pp 89-104
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

This research applied consumer involvement theory to describe, interrelate, and explain the repeat visit phenomenon and empirically tested the effect of past experience on tourists' holiday behaviours. Data for this study pertain to a sample of 2284 British tourists to the USA, from the US Tourism...

Author(s)
Lehto, X. Y.; O'Leary, J. T.; Morrison, A. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2004, 31, 4, pp 801-818
Abstract

This paper provides profiles of cruise vacationers and the guests of four different types of land-based resorts (casino, oceanside beach, ski, and summer country). Data are based on a survey conducted among 3320 US visitors during 1989 and 1990 for Tourism Canada by the Longwoods Research Group...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.; Yang, C. H.; O'Leary, J. T.; Nadkarni, N.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 99-111
Abstract

This study analysed international visiting friends and relatives' travellers (VFRs) to the USA, using data from the In-Flight Survey of International Travelers for 1997. Three of the factors in an initial typology of VFRs were tested for their effects on travel expenditures. These typology factors...

Author(s)
Lehto, X. Y.; Morrison, A. M.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 2, pp 201-212
Abstract

Although almost half of US domestic pleasure travellers visit friends and relatives, this market segment was marginalised and almost forgotten until the late 1980s. This study examined the variety-seeking behaviour of US travellers whose primary trip motive was to visit friends and relatives...

Author(s)
Hu, B. A.; Morrison, A. M.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2002, 13, 2, pp 28-40
Abstract

People 55 years or older make up a significant segment of the hospitality and tourism market. The senior market segment is substantial in size, as well as in growth rate. Further, the segment is known to have a higher propensity for long distance travel. This study was undertaken to investigate...

Author(s)
Bai, B.; Jang, S. S.; Cai, L. A.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2001, 8, 3/4, pp 147-168
Abstract

Japanese travellers have been one of the largest groups of travellers to the USA. Given the importance of Japanese travel, an understanding of expenditure patterns is vital to travel organizers and destination marketers. Using the 1997 In-Flight Survey data, this study profiled Japanese pleasure...

Author(s)
Jang, S. C. S.; Bai, B.; Hong, G. S.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 3, pp 331-341
Abstract

The current study examines the effectiveness of age, gender and trip typology as predictor variables for tourists' shopping behaviours. The survey data used in this study are taken from the 2000 Travel Attitudes and Motivation Survey conducted in Canada and the USA. A total of 5912 responses from...

Author(s)
Oh, Y. J. J.; Cheng, C. K.; Lehto, X. Y.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2004, 10, 4, pp 308-319
Abstract

Mature West German travellers represent an important recreation market for the USA. While they tend to agree with their younger counterparts as to how the US compares to other countries in the world in terms of destination attributes, they rate the importance of these attributes very differently....

Author(s)
O'Leary, J. T.; O'Malley, G. L.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1991, 9, 4, pp 78-85

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