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Cover for Plog's psychographic model.

This chapter outlines the five types of tourists identified by Plog based on their psychographic characteristics. Plog developed a normal distribution (bell-shaped) of these tourists and correlated the types of tourists with the destinations they visited. Criticisms of Plog's model are highlighted.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Traveller typologies.

Different traveller typologies are discussed: those developed by H. P. Gray, which is based on travel purpose; by V. L. Smith, which is based on tourists' ability to adapt to the local people's norms and lifestyle; by E. Cohen, which is based on a particular combination of preference,...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Defert's tourist function index.

Defert's tourist function (TF) index, which measures tourist 'intensity' or 'activity' by comparing a destination's population with the number of tourists, is explained. A classification of destinations, based on Defert's index is presented.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism organizations.

This chapter discusses the classification of tourism organizations into public, mixed and private bodies, as well as other classifications depending on the configurations of these organizations. The functions of tourism bodies and the main problems they face are discussed as well.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist attraction.

This chapter looks at how tourist attractions have been defined by some authors, and discusses various categorizations of tourist attractions as well as the different paths through which attractions are planned and developed.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Travel agencies.

The functions of travel agents, the different types of travel agencies, and the respective roles of different travel agency departments are discussed. Also described are four possible scenarios in which consumers may or may not be influenced by travel agents in their purchasing decisions.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transport and tourism mobility.

This chapter defines a transport system and its four physical elements (way, vehicle, power, and terminal). Various criteria for classifying transport are also outlined. Also discussed are the environmental concerns about the growth of tourist mobility, and the growing necessity for transport...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Allis, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lodging establishments.

This chapter offers an introduction to lodging establishments or tourist accommodation. It discusses different classifications of accommodation: according to structure, business format, star rating, and market segment. An overview of operations management in lodging establishments is also...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Spolon, A. P. G.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter