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The objectives of this study are to: provide a comparative description of package and non-package tours from the UK travel market; identify the variables which distinguish the choice of package and non-package tours; and provide recommendations to travel and tourism organizations of host countries. ...

Author(s)
Hsieh, S.; O'Leary, J. T.; Morrison, A. M.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 79-100
Abstract

The spatial dimension of tourism provides insights about travel demands and travel flows and helps destinations in planning, development and management. The last decade has witnessed a steady and rapid growth in the Asia-Pacific region's tourism industry, in terms of both inbound and outbound...

Author(s)
Li, X. P.; Meng, F.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 13, 3, pp 229-243
Abstract

The study presents a conceptual framework for identifying and understanding the long term effect of a mega-event on international tourism to the host country. It measures the magnitude of the impact of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games on long-term tourism trends in South Korea. It assumes that a long...

Author(s)
Kang YongSoon; Perdue, R.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 205-225
Abstract

A study of six East European countries (Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland and Romania) was conducted using the Delphi Technique to determine the importance of tourism in the future development of the countries. The effects of five possible constraints: psychological,...

Author(s)
McCleary, K. W.; Whitney, D. L.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 239-256
Abstract

Thirteen contributions present examples of tourist behaviour and tourism marketing research that incorporates the global nature of tourism as an integral component. The globalization of tourism has resulted in more culturally diverse travellers with different preferences, motivations, expectations ...

Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 271 pp.
Abstract

This paper traces the evolution of Italy's tourism through an application of the 'product life cycle' concept. The tourism life cycle concept provides a unique opportunity to study the history of a destination, to identify the causes that determine a positive or negative change, and to determine...

Author(s)
Formica, S.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1996, 17, 5, pp 323-331
Abstract

Although the theme park has been a major tourist destination and attraction in the USA, little research has been carried out on this industry. However, the growing economic significance of and competition in the theme park industry will ensure that theme parks will emerge as a more popular research ...

Author(s)
Sun, L. H.; Uysal, M.
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 1994, 12, 1, pp 71-80
Abstract

The motivations for overseas pleasure travel for 1 212 German respondents are determined in order to delineate and understand existing product bundles as a function of motivation factors by utilizing canonical correlation analysis. In addition, the usefulness of the relationship between push and...

Author(s)
Baloglu, S.; Uysal, M.
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 1996, 8, 3, pp 32-38
Abstract

The elderly population is becoming a larger and more influential segment in American society. Today there are more than 64 million individuals 50 years of age or over. This growth in the aging population is expected to continue and will increase dramatically when the baby-boom generation reaches...

Author(s)
Penalta, L. A. R.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Parks & Recreation (Arlington), 1992, 27, 9, pp 96-99
Abstract

This study examines female Australian leisure travellers and their motivations from a gendered perspective. Eighty six push-pull factors were identified and analysed to determine if motivational differences between genders are affected by income, occupation, marital status, education, and/or age,...

Author(s)
McGehee, N. G.; Loker-Murphy, L.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1996, 7, 1, pp 45-57

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