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The visiting friends and relatives (VFR) travel market segment is important, but often overlooked by international tourism marketing professionals. The paper explores the role of VFR in the international travel market. Drawing on data published by Tourism Canada, it compares travel patterns for...

Author(s)
Yuan TsaoFang; Fridgen, J. D.; Hsieh, S.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1995, 6, 1, pp 19-26
Abstract

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
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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

A typology of nature travellers is developed based on their motivations, activity participation, and destination preferences. A secondary analysis from the Pleasure Travel Market Survey for Australia (1994) was used. A total of 1500 personal in-home interviews were conducted with Australian...

Author(s)
Lang ChecgTe; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1997, 6, 3/4, pp 159-180
Abstract

The Internet plays a significant role in attracting visitors and facilitating their trip planning and reservations. The website of a destination has become a crucial branding channel. However, electronic branding has yet to be adequately conceptualized, particularly in the context of destination...

Author(s)
Lee GyeHee; Cai, L. A.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 5, pp 815-828
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 examines the determinants of income inequality in nonmetropolitan tourism- and recreation-dependent, manufacturing-dependent, and farming-dependent communities. Earnings in tourism and recreation industry, race, and region show a positive relationship with income inequality. Median...

Author(s)
Lee, S. K.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 46, 4, pp 456-468
Abstract

This study attempts to segment the adventure travel market by activities as the key products. Data were collected from adventure travel providers in the USA (N=178) through survey questionnaires. The test statistics suggested the inclusion of forty-eight activities in adventure travel. Factor...

Author(s)
Sung, H. Y.; Morrison, A. M.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2000, 9, 4, pp 1-20
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

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