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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

The research presents a binary logistic model to evaluate factors affecting the propensity of potential German travellers visiting the USA. Then sample is a subset data of 570 potential tourists interested in visiting the US in the next 5 years. The overall impression, perceptive image,...

Author(s)
Lee, G.; O'Leary, J. T.; Hong, G. S.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2002, 3, 2, pp 63-92
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

Threats in the external environment and changes in the industry's markets and structures have challenged destination marketing organizations to change in fundamental ways. The strategic responses to these developments are essentially decisions to proactively shape, adapt to, or passively struggle...

Author(s)
Gretzel, U.; Fesenmaier, D. R.; Formica, S.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2006, 45, 2, pp 116-126
Abstract

Several tourism and related studies have used length of stay in their survey instruments and have reported related findings in the context of travel expenditures and visitor behaviour. However, they have not provided much information regarding the destination's importance and seasonal variation in...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Fesenmaier, D. R.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1994, 32, 3, pp 61-64