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Cover for The impact of Umrah quality attributes on religious tourist loyalty in Saudi Arabia.

The purpose of this chapter is to elaborate on how quality attributes for tourism activities are linked with tourist loyalty for a religious destination. The chapter reports findings of a research study that assessed Umrah quality attributes as presented in four dimensions (Islamic life and belief, ...

Author(s)
Ibrahim Alsini; Erdogan Ekiz; Kashif Hussain
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Self-congruity theory in travel and tourism: another update.

This chapter was designed to update the chapter on self-congruity research in travel and tourism (Sirgy, 2014). That chapter reviewed much of the research on self-congruity in travel and tourism and provided a refinement of the theoretical model originally proposed by Sirgy and Su (2000). The goal...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.; Lee DongJin; Yu, G. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mapping destination choice: set theory as a methodological tool.

This chapter uses set theory as a methodological tool to investigate and understand better the structure of destination choice process. Results from a survey of German tourists (n=622) show that choice sets vary in regard to size, composition and the homogeneity of alternative destinations....

Author(s)
Karl, M.; Reintinger, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Revisiting self-congruity theory in travel and tourism.

In 2000, Sirgy and Su developed an integrated model of self-congruity in travel and tourism. The model posits that various aspects of the destination and its atmosphere are related to the destination visitor image. The destination visitor image is then evaluated in light of specific dimensions of...

Author(s)
Sirgy, M. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wine tourism and consumers.

This chapter examines the interconnections, or nexus, between wine consumer behaviour and wine tourism, including both theoretical concepts and applied research findings. Until very recently most wine tourism research had been conducted at wineries, which is very useful for evaluation of product...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Brown, G.; Havitz, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
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
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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
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Cover for Measuring comparative performance of vacation destinations: using tourists' self-reported judgements as an alternative approach.

This study was designed to test the use of a practical approach developed: (i) to measure external performance of two international tourist destinations (Turkey and Mallorca, Spain); and (ii) to investigate their competitive position not only against each other but also against other major...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards the conceptualization of tourism destination loyalty.

This chapter proposes a conceptualization for destination loyalty by following that of Jacoby and Chestnut's. The proposed destination loyalty concept also incorporates the psychological need for consistency (and variety) in everyday life by acknowledging the motivational power of the 'optimum...

Author(s)
Niininen, O.; Riley, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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