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Previous studies largely treat the on-site travel experience as a single stage of homogenous tourist behavior, despite widespread recognition that tourist behavior is complex and consists of temporal decision processes. In particular, little attention has been given to what changes during the...

Author(s)
Anantamongkolkul, C.; Butcher, K.; Wang Ying
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 3, pp 217-232
Abstract

Wine tourism is emerging on an international level as a new product with significant economic potential and characteristics that may locate it in the paradigm of sustainable development. This paper analyses a specific wine tourism segment, Madeira wine tourism, in the global context of tourist...

Author(s)
Sampaio, A.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 3, pp 533-553
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Although package tours make a significant part of travel industry, dimensions of their quality and their impact on tourist satisfaction is overlooked in the literature. This study designed as a preliminary study aimed to determine relative importance of package tour quality items and their...

Author(s)
Çetİn, G.; Akova, O.; Atsİz, O.; Balık, M.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 113-119
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Purpose - The purpose of this study is to examine the factors shaping memorable tourist experience. Three objectives have been set: (1) to explain the concept of the memorable tourist experience, (2) to explore which destinations Millennials consider as the most memorable or enjoyable and (3) to...

Author(s)
Lončarić, D.; Prodan, M. P.; Dlačić, J.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
24th Biennial International Congress, Tourism & Hospitality Industry 2018 (THI2018), Trends and challenges, Opatija, Croatia, 26-27 April 2018, 2018, pp 202-213
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This study analyses 'Western' tourists who travel in developing countries for holiday purposes. The focus is on tourists who originate from the historically Protestant countries of Europe and who are the biggest spenders per capita in international tourism, including Third World tourism. Evaluation ...

Author(s)
Egmond, A. N. F. van
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Understanding the tourist phenomenon: an analysis of 'West' - 'South' tourism, towards sustainable tourism development strategies for third world tourism destinations, 2006, pp 200 pp.
Abstract

Chinese outbound tourism offers huge potential to Alpine destinations and great challenges as well. Therefore, the question arises, which products and services based on what kind of organization increases the value added in the destinations most. Findings of customer surveys in two destinations as...

Author(s)
Haller-Rupf, B.; Schillo, K.
Publisher
De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2017, 9, 2, pp 339-356
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The article presents the essence of theme park with particular emphasis on the theme parks as a complementary element forming and complementing a cultural tourism. Area of interest took over Poland and Europe. The theoretical part describes drafted aspects of the examined issues concerning...

Author(s)
Tchorek, Z.; Kulykovets, O.; Górska-Warsewicz, H.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.2, pp 285-295
Abstract

This article focuses on the Generation X (Gen X) cohort that will replace the baby boomers as the main target market for tourism experiences tailored specifically to the senior/mature market in the coming years. Its context is a successful segment of the cruising industry: the European river ...

Author(s)
Cooper, D.; Holmes, K.; Pforr, C.; Shanka, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 4, pp 418-431
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Junior high school youth constitutes an atypical consumer segment of tourist services. Such consumers are willing to take risks, search new interpersonal contacts, discover new cultures, want to expand their knowledge using typical tourist products at the same time. Parents and guardians have a...

Author(s)
Podgórski, Z.; Lubowiecki-Vikuk, A. P.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.2, pp 21-34
Abstract

This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.

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