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Security and safety are extremely important for travelers and the tourism industry. One construct that has remained largely unexplored in explaining visitors' perceived safety while at the destination is their level of emotional solidarity (positive sentiments one feels for another) with ...

Author(s)
Woosnam, K. M.; Shafer, C. S.; Scott, D.; Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 263-273
Abstract

This special issue discusses gastronomic and wine tourism. The issue has 16 papers. The first paper considers the vineyard landscape as a complement of the winery visit. The second paper analyses the creation and development of wine routes like tourist products in certain rural areas. The third...

Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2008, 6, 2, pp 137-375
Abstract

Despite the importance of emotions and psychological commitment to loyal behavior, little empirical work has been done to explore their simultaneous effects on the festival loyalty development in the tourism literature. Guided by Mehrabian and Russell's (1974) framework in environmental psychology, ...

Author(s)
Lee, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2014, 31, 1, pp 114-131
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to compare the destination image of inquirers of the Austin, Texas Convention and Visitor Bureau. A number of differences were found between visitors, potential visitors, and residents. In general, residents had higher levels of agreement with each of the image items,...

Author(s)
Draper, J.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2015, 12, 1/2, pp 137-151
Abstract

Objects offer an opportunity to narrate the past. Tourism scholarship has found that plantation museums in the American South give considerable attention to objects associated with the planter class to engage visitors with stories about them and their lifestyle. At the same time, museum...

Author(s)
Nelson, V.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2018, 13, 6, pp 477-488
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore the factors that drive festival visitor loyalty to host destinations. Our analysis focused on the role of place attachment as a mediator of the relationship between visitors' positive evaluation of their festival experience and their loyalty to the host ...

Author(s)
Lee, J.; Kyle, G.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2012, 51, 6, pp 754-767
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to examine the patterns of cross-border consumption of Mexican tourist-shoppers to the USA. More specifically, integrating literature from two ends - retail studies on shopping motivations and tourism research viewing cross-border shopping as leisure activities, this study ...

Author(s)
Yuan, J. X.; Fowler, D. C.; Goh, B. K.; Lauderdale, M. K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 7, 4, pp 394-410
Abstract

Food festivals can offer a whole host of sensory experiences for visitors while engaging with a destination and its people. Understanding visitors' motivations to attend a specific food festival is beneficial for both community developers and festival professionals when implementing an effective...

Author(s)
Chang, W. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2011, 15, 2, pp 151-161
Abstract

The potential influence of eight decisions made by researchers that are unlikely to be reported in economic impact analyses are identified and empirically tested. The data set was comprised of studies undertaken at nine state parks in Texas. Four of the decisions were categorized as being...

Author(s)
Jeong JiYoun; Crompton, J. L.; Dudensing, R. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 7, pp 874-888
Abstract

The present study investigates the causal relationships among emotions, satisfaction, psychological commitment, and loyalty in festival contexts based on the theoretical and empirical evidence underlying customer loyalty development. Using on-site and follow-up survey procedures, data were...

Author(s)
Lee, J.; Kyle, G. T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 3, pp 377-382

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