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Cover for Slow food tourism: preferences and behaviours.

This chapter examines the effect of the decision making process and activity experiences in the destination on slow food travel experiences. This case study uses concepts like motivations, preferences as selective attentions, values and meanings in the context of slow food travel and describes the...

Author(s)
Lee KuanHuei
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) on the Chinese outbound travel market: a case study of the Shanghai regional market.

By learning from the influence of the GFC on the Chinese outbound travel market using a case study of the Shanghai regional market, this chapter notes that tourists from Shanghai have been surprisingly resilient to the GFC. The expenditure intention of potential outbound tourists from Shanghai...

Author(s)
Ma, E.; Zhang Yan; Qu HaiLin
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for When one size doesn't fit all.

This chapter, which is based on a study conducted from December 2003 to March 2004 during the cruise season in Adelaide (South Australia), investigates passenger expectations, activities, spending and satisfaction levels while in a port that is a relatively new cruise destination. The implications...

Author(s)
Fanning, C.; James, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A qualitative approach to the ethical consumer: the use of focus groups for cognitive consumer research in tourism.

This chapter briefly addresses the history and general contemporary use of the focus group as a qualitative data collection tool, and then examines its application within tourism research. It explains the key aspects of focus groups, exploring the various stages of planning, recruiting, conducting...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999968)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to the theory and investigation of planned and realized consumer behaviour.

This chapter addresses a fundamental question in consumer behaviour: What explains the difference between what consumers plan to consume versus what they actually consume? The question is explored from three perspectives. First, the influence of product information on both planned and realized...

Author(s)
March, R. S.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990217)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Holistic case-based modelling of customers' thinking-doing destination choice.

This chapter deepens understanding of holistic case-based modelling of customers' thinking-doing brand experiences using grounded theory studies. The chapter includes an empirical study to illustrate the method. The reported study includes applying the 'long-interview method' and 'theoretical...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; MacDonald, R.; Burford, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990217)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cross-cultural behaviour research in tourism: a case study on destination image.

Focused on cross-cultural research in tourism, this study aims to emphasize the significance of exploring cross-cultural differences in consumer behaviour and, in particular, destination image. A theoretical framework is first developed to introduce a research agenda on cross-cultural consumer...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.; Bigné, E.; González, A.; Andreu, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion: demographic change, climatic change and the 'smart' consumer: influences on tourism in the Western Europe of the 21st century.

By adopting a forward looking perspective, this chapter explores some of the factors that are likely to impact on tourism in Western Europe in the future. These factors: demographic change; climatic change; and the increasing sophistication of the modern day consumer are likely to lead to an even...

Author(s)
Voase, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995724)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism in Western Europe: a collection of case histories.

A collection of case studies which provides an insight into the changing nature of tourism in Western Europe is presented. A recurring theme of the book is that new patterns of tourism have emerged as a result of changing ideologies and cultural valuations, rather than in response to consumer...

Author(s)
Voase, R.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995724)
Type
Book

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