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Cover for Tourist activity planning in congested urban tourism environments: towards a game-theoretic model and decision support system.

An activity-based approach to tourists' behaviour analysis is combined with a game-theoretic methodology to study the interaction between individual tourists, as well as the interaction between tourists and the tourism information offices. We postulate that, when integrated in an Internet-based...

Author(s)
Han Qi; Dellaert, B. G. C.; Raaij, W. F. van; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Domestic leisure traveller consumption systems.

The planning of tourism marketing strategies probably improves by focusing on specific visitor consumption systems, and avoiding attempts to promote products-services in consumption systems unrelated to the marketer's destination or service. Using unit record data of overnight domestic travellers...

Author(s)
Cowley, E.; Spurr, R.; Robins, P.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Motivation for domestic tourism: a case study of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The literature on tourism often conceptualizes tourist motives in terms of push and pull forces. The idea behind this concept is that people travel because they are pushed by their own internal forces and pulled by external forces of the destination attributes. The objectives of this research were...

Author(s)
Bogari, N. B.; Crowther, G.; Marr, N.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Journeys of the imagination? The cultural tour route revealed.

This chapter investigates cultural tour participants' experiences. It specifically addresses the extent to which participants' images of their destinations change or remain unaltered after their visit, and whether satisfaction from a tour can be linked to the degree of informal learning gained...

Author(s)
Oliver, T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
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
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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
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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 The role of expressive and instrumental factors in measuring visitor satisfaction.

This study describes overall visitor satisfaction as a function of instrumental and expressive factors using data obtained from a panel of 409 households in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, and washington, District of Columbia, USA, in the summer of 2002. Its objective is...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Williams, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aristotelian ethical values within a tourism/hospitality industry context.

This study has sought to examine ideal ethical beliefs together with employment context preferences and also perceived visitor, staff and management ethical expectations among a sample of 493 secondary college students (many of whom would likely later seek post-secondary college education or...

Author(s)
Ross, G. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter

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