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Understanding the sense of authenticity of heritage attractions is important for tourism management and marketing because presentation, interpretation and verification has a direct bearing on motivations to visit and engage with heritage tourism sites. This paper establishes relationships among the ...

Author(s)
Bryce, D.; Curran, R.; O'Gorman, K.; Taheri, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 571-581
Abstract

This study investigates the efficacy of Lew's "cognitive perspective" in assessing how tourists evaluate destinations. Using 11 bipolar word pairs derived from Sasaki and Lew, 139 high school students were surveyed in 21 December 2001 about six destinations in and around Tokyo Prefecture, Japan,...

Author(s)
Naoi, T.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 14, 1, pp 1-20
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of people in photographs on potential visitors' evaluations.

This chapter explores the relationship between visitors' evaluations of tourist sites and the presence of other people pictured in photographs of those sites. The investigations were carried out in laboratory environments with the use of photographs of tourist sites in Nagasaki City, Japan. The...

Author(s)
Ogawa, M.; Naoi, T.; Iijima, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study examines the characteristics of visitors at Tsunagi Spa in Morioka, Japan, as well as the visitors' knowledge of other tourist resorts around the area. It reveals that: there are no differences in the number of visitors by residence; many visitors from the prefecture are repeaters while ...

Author(s)
Miyake, S.
Publisher
Association of Rural Planning, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Rural Planning Association, 2006, 25, Special Issue, pp 341-346
Abstract

This paper analyzes the behavior of the Japanese tourist in Spain regarding three variables: the month chosen to come to this country, the category of the hotel establishment and the province and region of destination. All data source from the Spanish Institute of Statistics, while most of them are ...

Author(s)
Querol Aragón, N. de
Publisher
Instituto de Estudios Turísticos, Centro de Documentación Turística de España, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 2014, No.199, pp 55-62
Abstract

Japanese tourists are the largest and most important international segment of tourists to Hawaii. Over the past few years, the number of Japanese tourists to Hawaii has declined significantly. The purpose of this study is to explore the differences in attitudinal and behavioural characteristics,...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2008, 13, 5/6, pp 485-497
Abstract

Based on complexity theory, this study examines a configurational model that uses motivation antecedents and demographic configurations to explore the causal recipes that lead to high and low levels of Asian visitor satisfaction and loyalty. Data were collected from 183 Chinese and Japanese...

Author(s)
Olya, H. G. T.; Lee ChoongKi; Lee YongKi; Reisinger, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2019, 47, pp 195-205
Abstract

This study examined sampling limitations when tourists' own mobile phones are used for visitor monitoring in a protected area. In Nikko National Park, Japan, we collected GPS tracking information from respondents' mobile phones and investigated sociodemographic attributes of participants and...

Author(s)
Miyasaka, T.; Oba, A.; Akasaka, M.; Tsuchiya, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 2018, 49, 3/5, pp 298-310
Abstract

Academics and marketers know relatively little about how national culture affects the way people plan and spend in the $448 billion international travel and tourism economy. From a matched sample of 1042 German and Japanese visitors to the USA, this research explores the relationship between the...

Author(s)
Money, R. B.; Crotts, J. C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 2, pp 191-202
Abstract

This study analysed the preferences of international urban travellers by focusing on European, North American, and Japanese travellers to Seoul, South Korea, and attempted to identify the relationship between preferences and expenditures for the attributes or activities. Data used are obtained from ...

Author(s)
Suh YongKun; Gartner, W. C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 1, pp 127-137

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