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Visitor information centers are primarily responsible for promoting local tourism products and services; and consequently, have direct impacts upon the economic, social, and recreational well-being of the region in which they are located. Research highlights the importance of tailoring center...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, R.; Hughes, K.; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 8, pp 778-794
Abstract

The repertory grid technique was used in this paper to investigate the decision-making process of travellers. Results showed that both destination physical attributes and the travellers' feelings towards the destination play a significant role in the choice of holiday destinations. Notably, a...

Author(s)
Keshavarzian, P.; Wu ChengLung
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 546-556
Abstract

An appreciation of distance is important in all studies of travel behaviour. However, the impressions of distance that travellers hold in their minds are often very different from real distance. Such, 'cognitive distance' tends to be overlooked in travel research. A study to investigate whether...

Author(s)
Walmsley, D. J.; Jenkins, J. M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 31, 1, pp 24-29