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Cover for Conceptualising transnational hotel chain penetration in Bulgaria.

This chapter addresses the decision-making processes that international hotel corporations engage in during their expansion procedures, and focuses on the entry and presence of these corporations in Bulgaria. The findings show that country- and firm-specific factors play little role in the presence ...

Author(s)
Ivanov, S.; Ivanova, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hotel disintermediation and user-generated content in the Czech Republic.

This chapter investigates the perceptions of Czech students regarding the topic of disintermediation and considers the influence of user-generated content on hotel choice. The findings reveal that members of the Generation Y perceive both travel agencies and the Internet as playing a significant...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Velčovská, Š.; Atzeni, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The future of the tourism and hospitality workforce begins at home.

This chapter first explores the problems faced by the tourism and hospitality industry in Wales in the light of a number of studies on employment characteristics and the nature of this industry in Wales. This sets the scene in terms of the future quality and competitiveness of the industry in Wales ...

Author(s)
Haven-Tang, C.; Botterill, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Business goals in the small-scale accommodation sector in New Zealand.

This chapter presents a profile of the New Zealand bed-and-breakfast (B&B) accommodation sector, using data from previous studies and from a 2002 survey of 347 B&B operators nationwide. It identifies owners' management attitudes and operational decision making, focusing on some of the...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Rusher, K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
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 Qualitative comparative analysis of travel and tourism purchase-consumption systems.

This chapter describes a general purchase-consumption systems (PCS) framework useful for mapping travellers' choice decisions before and during a trip, and evaluates their actual experiences which may influence their future trip choices. It also demonstrates that qualitative research observation...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; King, R. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990217)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure.

This book focuses on consumer behaviour in the context of tourism, hospitality and leisure. It comprises of 8 parts that discuss: attitudes, emotions and information processing; motivation and learning; consumption systems; decision and choice; experience and satisfaction; market segmentation;...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Perdue, R. R.; Timmermans, H. J. P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book
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Cover for Data collection and analysis.

This chapter has aimed to demonstrate the design and approach to data collection for decision-making and problem-solving in destination benchmarking research. General guidelines for the application of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods have been provided and a structured approach...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic evaluation techniques.

This chapter examines two economics-based techniques used in leisure and tourism planning and decision-making, namely cost-benefit analysis and economic impact analysis. Both can be seen as aids to decision-making at the planning stage or part of the evaluation of projects when up and running or...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995465)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure and tourism plans and planning.

This chapter examines the guidelines for the leisure and tourism planning process and outlines the rational comprehensive decision-making process as a framework for planning and policy-making. The process of strategic planning is considered initially, followed by a brief examination of some...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995465)
Type
Book chapter

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