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Cover for Self-congruity theory in travel and tourism: another update.

This chapter was designed to update the chapter on self-congruity research in travel and tourism (Sirgy, 2014). That chapter reviewed much of the research on self-congruity in travel and tourism and provided a refinement of the theoretical model originally proposed by Sirgy and Su (2000). The goal...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.; Lee DongJin; Yu, G. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study aims to develop a measurement scale assessing motivations of tourists traveling to religious sites within the Chinese context. Deploying quantitative methods in relation to Putuo Buddhist Mountain - one of the most visited Buddhist destinations in China, this study depicts 20 motivation...

Author(s)
Wang WanFei; Chen, J. S.; Huang KeJi
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 1, pp 57-72
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to reveal the similarities and variances in activity patterns among those traveling alone and with a different mix of travel companions in the context of nature-based tourism. Design/methodology/approach: In this research, five different travel parties (alone, with small...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Wang Wei; Prebensen, N. K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2016, 71, 1, pp 45-56
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Cover for Revisiting self-congruity theory in travel and tourism.

In 2000, Sirgy and Su developed an integrated model of self-congruity in travel and tourism. The model posits that various aspects of the destination and its atmosphere are related to the destination visitor image. The destination visitor image is then evaluated in light of specific dimensions of...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This essay explores the recent phenomenon associated with tourists' adaptability to new services driven by technologies and proposes the concept of tourist innovation as the theoretical underpinnings describing tourists' adaptability to novel services. To glean the underlying concept of tourist...

Author(s)
Wang Wei; Cole, S. T.; Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 2, pp 164-177
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Cover for Value creation: a tourism mobilities perspective.

This chapter explores issues relating to value creation and co-creation during the tourism mobilities component of holiday travel. It first suggests a number of factors that influence the value creation process in the tourism mobilities sector. The chapter then decomposes the typical tourist...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist information search: a DIY approach to creating experience value.

This chapter explores the many ways in which tourists use a do-it-yourself (DIY) approach to look for information on the Internet. The chapter first investigates the various needs (functional, hedonic, innovation, aesthetic, and social) that information searching helps satisfy. This is followed by...

Author(s)
Korneliussen, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Why, oh why, oh why, do people travel abroad?

This chapter discusses theoretical and methodological issues in researching tourist motivation, and presents examples of some empirical studies on tourism motivation. These examples deal with variations in motivation, from single and dual to multiple (three or more).

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Why, oh why, oh why, do people travel abroad?

This chapter discusses theoretical and methodological issues in researching tourist motivation and presents examples of some empirical studies of tourism motivation. These studies test/critique single, dual or multiple motivational hypotheses. The chapter concludes with some unresolved issues of...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This research intends to augment the current literature on travel experience by examining the relationships between memorable travel experience and its reminiscence functions. It deploys a mixed method to achieve the study aim, using in-depth interviews and questionnaire surveys. By analyzing 318...

Author(s)
Kim HyangMi; Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 4, pp 637-649

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