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The purpose of this study is to understand hiking-tourist behavior by exploring tourist motivation, personal values, subjective well-being, and revisit intention. The study demonstrates the theoretical and empirical evidence of the relationships among the four constructs. Using a sample drawn from ...

Author(s)
Kim HyeLin; Lee SeungWoo; Uysal, M.; Kim JuYeon; Ahn KyungMo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, Suppl. 1, pp S76-S96
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Cover for Sustainable island tourism: competitiveness and quality of life.

This book highlights the characteristics of island tourism development, specifically outlining different impacts on the natural environment and local economy, including its effect on employment, quality of life, culture and traditions, with a set of strategic indicators suggested to plan, monitor...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book
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Cover for Social tourism as correlates of quality of life: the case of disadvantaged people.

This chapter investigates the factors that affect the formation of the social holiday experience, and the meaning of the experience for the holiday taker. It presents a case study of the 'Well-being week for unemployed people' at a holiday centre in eastern Finland. The case study illustrates an...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Ilves, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article reports a study testing the hypothesis that, compared with community residents who are not affiliated with the tourism industry, residents affiliated with tourism are likely to perceive tourism impact more positively, and the more positive their perceptions of tourism development, the...

Author(s)
Woo EunJu; Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2018, 42, 2, pp 260-286
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Cover for Rhetoric versus the realities of sustainable tourism: the case of Cyprus.

This chapter offers insights into the paradigm of sustainable tourism by drawing on empirical evidence from the island of Cyprus. Discussion centres on the interplay of destination competitiveness, seasonality and quality of life. The chapter begins by presenting the theoretical background...

Author(s)
Farmaki, A.; Altinay, L.; Yascedilla˜arata, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The purpose of this research is to propose an index approach to study the impact of travel experience on tourists' satisfaction and the further impact on their sense of well-being. Based on the latest development of tourist satisfaction research, that is, the tourist satisfaction indices, this...

Author(s)
Saayman, M.; Li Gang; Uysal, M.; Song HaiYan
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 3, pp 388-399
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Cover for Flamenco, tourists' experiences and the meaningful life.

This chapter explores tourists' experiences of flamenco in Seville, Spain and seeks to identify the psychological benefits of such experiences for the tourists who engage in them. Tourists' accounts of their experiences in Seville reveal a number of positive states and outcomes which are concordant ...

Author(s)
Matteucci, X.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality.

This chapter introduces two models dealing with quality of life (QoL) in tourism. The first model examines the impact of tourist-related factors on the well-being of the tourist participants, while the second model examines the impact of tourism-related factors on the well-being of residents of the ...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rural well-being tourism in Northern Europe - providing opportunities to enhance quality of life.

This chapter examines rural well-being tourism as a form of tourism that enhances tourists' quality of life (QoL). It presents data collected in five Northern European countries, namely Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Denmark. The goal is to examine motivations and activity preferences of...

Author(s)
Konu, H.; Pesonen, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality of life, the tourism area life cycle and sustainability: a case of Cuba.

This chapter intends to use the case of Cuba and its tourism status to provide preliminary support for the contention that the constructs of quality of life (QOL), the tourism area life cycle (TALC) and sustainability are intertwined. After briefly exploring the background of each construct and any ...

Author(s)
Beardsley, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter

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