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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of cognitive destination food image in food expectation, satisfaction and visit outcomes within a local context of the USA-Mexico border. The differences between tourists and excursionists were also assessed for their possible implications ...

Author(s)
Toudert, D.; Bringas-Rábago, N. L.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2019, 121, 5, pp 1101-1115
Abstract

As the final resting place of celebrities and notable public figures, Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles has long served as a tourist attraction and a site of public memory. Unique among dark tourism sites, Hollywood Forever brings together the gravity of death and a celebratory sense of...

Author(s)
Levitt, L.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 20-25
Abstract

Wine tourism has become a thriving niche in global tourism industry with successful cases like Napa Valley in the USA with 19 million visitors per year. However, there are important disparities among wine regions. The paper analyses the case of the Chilean wine tourism, which is one of the regions...

Author(s)
Kunc, M.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2010, 3, 1, pp 51-61
Abstract

The purpose of the study was to assess the service quality perceived by Southeast Asia tourists in the San Francisco Bay Area tourism industry in California, USA. A structured questionnaire was developed to collect data and systematic random sampling was used to survey Southeast Asia tourists at...

Author(s)
Qu, H.; Im, H. J. H.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 3, pp 35-60
Abstract

Central to the experience economy paradigm is the notion that services and experiences are distinct economic offerings; yet, little work has been done to investigate the assumption. This study examined experience economy dimensions (entertainment, esthetics, escapism, and education) alongside...

Author(s)
Sipe, L. J.; Testa, M. R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2018, 27, 2, pp 178-195
Abstract

In this article, we unveil determinants of guest satisfaction with urban hotel locations and disclose what types of locations are preferred by guests. Using data from 8,185 online reviews of 220 Los Angeles hotels checked in during a 1-year period, we apply a mixed-effect ordered logit model to...

Author(s)
Yang Yang; Mao ZhenXing; Tang JingYin
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 2, pp 243-259
Abstract

This study identifies a potential market for nature-based tourism in the form of female travellers. It further discusses the significance of economic benefits accrued from this market to facilitate stakeholder coordination toward sustained environment strategies. Visitors to Lake Berryessa, Napa...

Author(s)
Chhabra, D.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2007, 31, 1, pp 347-369
Abstract

This report presents a global picture of the current state of set-jetting tourism (film tourism). Information is presented on set-jetters, destination marketing, set-jetting tours, and set-jetting tourism trends. The report also features a wide spectrum of case studies to illustrate aspects of the...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2012, No.5, pp ii + 43 pp.
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how consumers perceive, experience and engage with the art of filmmaking and the industrial film production process that the film studios present to them during their guided film studio tours. Design/methodology/approach: Drawing on the author's own...

Author(s)
Wohlfeil, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Arts and the Market, 2018, 8, 1, pp 47-63
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Increasing numbers of people are participating in reflexive forms of spiritual travel. Rites of passage and intensification are becoming voluntary, and so is religion. Arguably, individuals travel to achieve mental and social escape. Their quests to religious sites are self-motivated, not...

Author(s)
Choe JaeYeon; Dong ErWei; Chick, G.; Wright, S. B.; Zhang Lin
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2013, 61, 3, pp 245-257

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