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As the application of human icons as tourist attractions continues to increase, there is a growing need to better understand how these famous individuals are used by destinations. Based on literature in several relevant fields, such as history, social science, and destination management,...

Author(s)
Tang, L. A.; Morrison, A. M.; Lehto, X. Y.; Kline, S.; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 3, pp 284-302
Abstract

Yoga tourism has emerged and grown with the 'travel to feel well' trend. This study explored this under-researched market by interviewing and surveying a group of yoga retreat participants (n=75) in central Indiana, USA. This research, while exploratory in nature, delineated the socio-demographic...

Author(s)
Lehto, X. Y.; Brown, S.; Chen, Y. I.; Morrison, A. M.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2006, 31, 1, pp 25-35
Abstract

The growing importance of the tourism industry, coupled with demographic, social and economic changes, highlights the need to study consumers' expenditure patterns for tourism products. Using 1990 Consumer Expenditure Survey data for the USA, this study examined leisure travel expenditure patterns...

Author(s)
Cai, L. A.; Hong GongSoog; Morrison, A. M.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1995, 4, 4, pp 15-40
Abstract

Visiting friends and relatives travellers have personal connections with their homeland, which influence how they gaze upon its people, cultures and landscapes. This study examines the perceptions of children of immigrants towards visiting their ethnic homeland. The tourist gaze provides a...

Author(s)
Huang WeiJue; King, B.; Suntikul, W.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 4, pp 421-434
Abstract

One of the major trends in North American tourism in the past 25 to 30 years has been the increasing emphasis on marketing cities and other local communities as tourism destinations. Convention and visitor bureaux (CVBs), an organizational concept which originated in the USA, have been the central...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.; Bruen, S. M.; Anderson, D. J.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1998, 7, 1, pp 1-19
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

Meeting planners are now frequently using the Web as a resource for finding site information, while the Internet has also become increasingly important on the supply side of the convention and exhibition business as a marketing tool. Meeting planners are increasing their productivity by utilizing...

Author(s)
Myung SeJung; Morrison, A. M.; Taylor, J. S.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2005, 30, 3, pp 49-59
Abstract

The study constructs a temporal model of wine tourist behaviour on the basis of the social psychologist' theory of consumer attitudes and related concepts with regard to past behaviour, satisfaction, perceived value and behavioural intentions. More importantly, this study added two dimensions to...

Author(s)
Yuan, J. X.; Morrison, A. M.; Cai, L. A.; Linton, S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 10, 3, pp 207-219
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysis of motivational and promotional effects of a wine festival.

This chapter presents a study that analysed a wine festival (the 2003 Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Festival) from both the consumer behaviour and marketing perspectives. The study (i) examined wine festival attendees' (n=501) motivation and subsequent segmentation; and (ii) investigated the...

Author(s)
Yuan, J. X.; Jang, S. C.; Cai, L. A.; Morrison, A. M.; Linton, S. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931704)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper reviews the roles of famous individuals (icons), who have become heroes or heroines in their fields, as the basis for developing and marketing tourism destinations. It argues that this phenomenon has been neglected in the tourism literature. Seven case studies are presented and analysed...

Author(s)
Pearce, P. L.; Morrison, A. M.; Moscardo, G. M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2003, 10, 1/2, pp 63-85

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