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Cover for Effects of people in photographs on potential visitors' evaluations.

This chapter explores the relationship between visitors' evaluations of tourist sites and the presence of other people pictured in photographs of those sites. The investigations were carried out in laboratory environments with the use of photographs of tourist sites in Nagasaki City, Japan. The...

Author(s)
Ogawa, M.; Naoi, T.; Iijima, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The origins and development of rabbits.

This chapter discusses the history of rabbits and how people from the past and present in countries such as USA, Spain, Portugal, and Japan have viewed rabbits as pests and pets. A brief history on how diseases from imported rabbits, such as myxomatosis and rabbit (viral) haemorrhagic disease,...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
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
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Cover for Contemporary trends in international tourism and travel for older adults.

This chapter examines the population growth of older people in selected countries throughout the world, and explores the growth in domestic and international travel by older people. The tourism and leisure-related behaviour of older people in USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Germany, Japan,...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Walnut seed dispersal: mixed effects of tree squirrels and field mice with different hoarding ability.

A study was conducted in suburban forests at Hachioji City, Western Tokyo, Central Honshu Island, Japan, to compare food selection by two sympatric species of rodents: tree squirrels and field mice. One of the most preferred foods, walnuts (Juglans ailanthifolia), was counted in the field to...

Author(s)
Tamura, N.; Katsuki, T.; Hayashi, F.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural determinants of tourist intention to return.

The criteria by which tourists decide to return to a destination is considered using survey data obtained from 428 visitors to the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii, USA, during the spring tourism season of 2001. It also analyses the effect of culture and nationality on the intention to return....

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public concerns and consumer behaviour in Japan.

This chapter examines the role of public concerns in Japan, offering an insight into how Japanese consumers perceive issues such as human health, environment and animal welfare in relation to food products. The chapter identifies strategies chosen by traders and the food industry in response to...

Author(s)
Jonker, T. H.; Takahashi, I.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter

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