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Cover for Effects of personal and trip characteristics on holiday choice.

This chapter examines the role and relevance of personal and trip characteristics in the holiday choice of British visitors (n=505) to Alanya, Turkey. The personal and trip related characteristics examined are gender, age, marital status, education, origin country, revisiting patterns, experience...

Author(s)
Kesgin, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The consumers of tourism.

This chapter begins by considering briefly the rise of green consumerism, which is particularly pertinent in that if there are green consumers, then logically, there are green tourists; as such, the greening of consumer purchasing lays a potential foundation, and target markets, for responsible...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vacation decision making.

The focus of this book is on holiday planning and decision making, which is the cornerstone of tourist behaviour and tourism marketing. The first three chapters deal with the basics, including an overview of decision-making paradigms and variables (chapter 1), a critical review of existing tourist...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930400)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A new typology of vacationers.

This last chapter represents the integrative and conclusive part of the book. It starts with an overview of extant typologies of tourists or travellers. The strengths and shortcomings of these typologies are then assessed. Next, a new typology of vacationers is proposed. This typology is...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930400)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Group processes in vacation decision making.

In this chapter, we investigate the variables and processes involved in group decision making (DM) for the summer vacation: how plans and choices are made within the group, which role(s) each member plays, how conflicts are solved, etc. This information came about quite spontaneously in the...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930400)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Destination perception, evaluation and choice.

This chapter focuses on destination judgements and decisions. More precisely, we consider the way vacation destinations are perceived, evaluated and chosen. These three aspects are in line with the classical distinction between cognitive, affective and conative consumer responses in DM models (e.g. ...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930400)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vacation planning and decision-making processes.

This chapter presents the major findings regarding the overall vacation decision making process (DMP, including the generic decision to go or not to go), whereas Chapter 6 focuses on destination decisions. First, we examine global aspects of DMPs: when and which decisions are made? This refers to...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930400)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Models of vacation decision making.

This chapter establishes a distinction between: (i) microeconomic; (ii) cognitive; and (iii) interpretive models (a summarized description of all models is given in Appendix 1). Microeconomic models use traditional demand theory to explain tourism behaviour. A rational vacationer is depicted as...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930400)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Effects of holiday packaging on tourist decision making: some preliminary results.

This study aims to investigate how packaging can be used for destination marketing. The focus is on how bundling and presentation format of package information influence consideration and intention to visit. Data used are obtained from 200 students for Tunisia and Turkey. Most tourism researchers...

Author(s)
Rewtrakunphaiboon, W.; Oppewal, H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter

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