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Abstract

The dominant logic in conventional research methods involves collecting and analyzing data to rigorously test a deductive theory. In contrast, grounded theory posits constructing theory from data (Glaser & Strauss, 1967). This analysis demonstrates the application of McCracken's (1988) long...

Author(s)
Martin, D.; Woodside, A. G.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 24, 4, pp 245-258
Abstract

This study uses netnography to examine how foreign visitors interpret the places, people, and situations that they experience while visiting Honolulu, Hawaii. Stories offering emic interpretations about destination experiences support McKee's (2003) proposition that 'inciting incidents' throwing...

Author(s)
Martin, D.; Aluri, A.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2015, 4, 1, pp 46-66
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Cover for When tourists desire an artificial culture: the Bali Syndrome in Hawaii.

Although tourism academics tout the importance of cultural-historical tourism, Minca's (2000) the Bali Syndrome suggests that tourists to exotic destinations place little importance in participating in cultural or historical activities during their stay. The goal of this analysis is to explore this ...

Author(s)
Rosenbaum, M. S.; Wong, I. A.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grounded theory of international tourism behaviour: building systematic propositions from emic interpretations of Japanese travellers visiting the USA.

This chapter demonstrates the application of the long interview method to collect data for grounded theory development in tourism. Long interviews with seven Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii's Big Island in 2006 map and compare visitors' plans, motivations, decisions and consequences. The results...

Author(s)
Martin, D.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Micro-tipping point (MTP) theory includes the proposal that a specific stream of unconscious and conscious thoughts result in a go and no-go discretionary action in a given context (e.g., whether or not to visit a given destination in a given season or year, with particular persons being included...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Martin, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 47, 1, pp 14-24