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Weather and climate are important factors for travel decision-making and overall tourist satisfaction. As central motivators for destination choice, they directly and indirectly influence demand patterns and can be a resource and limitation for tourism at the same time. In this paper, results of an ...

Author(s)
Steiger, R.; Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Atmosphere, 2016, 7, 5, pp 63
Abstract

The idea of "Keeping Up with the Joneses" was developed as a phenomenon wherein people want to own the same objects and do the same things as their peers in order to keep up with them socially. Along with the combined rise of globalization, mobile technology and the millennial mindset of valuing...

Author(s)
Siegel, L. A.; Wang Dan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 159-175
Abstract

Following this introduction, this special issue includes five articles on the consumer psychology of travel and tourism behaviour. Each of five papers contributes theoretically and empirically toward developing the field of tourism psychology and behaviour. Each paper combines seemingly intuitively ...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Caldwell, M.; Albers-Miller, N. D.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 17, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

This study examines recent developments in destination assessment and certification as a basis for identifying challenges and benefits they engender, from tourist and tourism organizations' perspectives. It uses online surveys and semi-structured interviews to collect primary data from prospective ...

Author(s)
Grapentin, S.; Ayikoru, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 13,
Abstract

Tourism is a reputation-dependent industry; on the demand side, potential travellers without previous experience of a destination face certain risks when determining their travel options. An accurate perception of the destination's reputation helps minimise risk of unsatisfactory travel...

Author(s)
Darwish, A.; Burns, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2019, 44, 2, pp 153-162
Abstract

This article utilizes the context of senior tourism to conceptualize life events and their impacts on tourism behaviour. Life events are markers in the individual life course that can be used to explain the formation of travel patterns. This study adopts a qualitative biographical research...

Author(s)
Huber, D.; Milne, S.; Hyde, K. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2019, 19, 4, pp 407-433
Abstract

This paper explores the demand-side perspective on tourism destination phenomenon and investigates whether more comprehensive measure for its evaluation could be applied to the destination brand. Unlike many previous studies dealing mostly with a tourism destination image concept, the approach...

Author(s)
Ruzzier, M. K.
Publisher
Odejel za Ekonomiju i Turizma "Dr. Mijo Mirkovic " Pula, Pula, Croatia
Citation
Ekonomska Istraživanja, 2010, 23, 3, pp 24-42
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine visitor management in the German-Swiss border area of the Lake Constance region. Taking a customer perspective, it determines the requirements for an application with the ability to optimize personal mobility. Design/methodology/approach - A...

Author(s)
Huettermann, M.; Thimm, T.; Hannich, F.; Bild, C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2019, 5, 3, pp 241-258
Abstract

In a rapidly digitalizing world, the increasing importance of online information channels is repeatedly stated. But little is known about the procedure of online information search. This study examines the process of booking a journey via digital devices. It is based on a multi-method approach...

Author(s)
Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 3, pp 276-279
Abstract

The present paper constitutes a segmentation research with the use of the exhaustive chi-squared automatic interaction detection tree analysis approach which, through the characteristics of a tourist destination, aims at the illustration of the English and German tourist groups and more...

Author(s)
Vassiliadis, C. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 10, 5, pp 439-452

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