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Cover for Comparing first-time and repeat visitors' activity patterns in a tourism environment.

This chapter compares activity patterns of first-time and repeat visitors in a theme park in the Netherlands. Data obtained from 357 respondents in the summer of 1996 are used. First-time and repeat visitors are classified into those who use information and those who do not. A sequence alignment...

Author(s)
Kemperman, A. D. A. M.; Joh ChangHyeon; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A study of tourist decision processes: Algarve, Portugal.

This study investigates tourist consumer behaviour in the Algarve, Portugal, with particular emphasis on their perceptions and motivations. A theoretical framework is developed, which assumes a relationship between pre-decision, decision and post-purchasing evaluation, (i.e. the main phases of the...

Author(s)
Correia, A.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Context and dynamics of social interaction and information search in decision making for discretionary travel.

The dynamic interaction of an individual with the external environment for social interaction and information search purposes and an individual's style of being involved with some travel decision options are emphasized. This chapter relates decision making to an operator model. Implications of...

Author(s)
Huan TzungCheng; Beaman, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure. Volume 2.

This volume focuses on consumer decision making for evaluating choice alternatives in tourism, leisure, and hospitality operations. It deals with research and methodological problems such as coping with nonlinear utility functions, capturing highly emotional product attributes, incorporating...

Author(s)
Mazanec, J. A.; Crouch, G. I.; Brent Richie, J. R.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995359)
Type
Book
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Cover for Representing and predicting tourist choice behaviour: rule-based vs. utility-based approach.

A technique that represents tourist decisions by deriving decision rules from empirical data was proposed and tested. More specifically, a tree-induction algorithm known as Chi-squared Interaction Detection (CHAID) was used to discover which actions (decisions) were taken under which conditions....

Author(s)
Middelkoop, M. van; Borgers, A. W. J.; Arentze, T. A.; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995359)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A duality in vacation decision making.

This chapter examines consumer decision making for choice of elements in the independent holiday. Both destination marketing organizations and tourism businesses would benefit from an understanding of which holiday elements are typically chosen by the traveller pre-trip versus which holiday...

Author(s)
Hyde, K. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A model of vacation choice: an integration of personality and vacation choice with leisure constraints theory.

This chapter presents a model of holiday choice based on the constraints model of leisure participation proposed by Crawford et al. and modified by Jackson et al., but incorporating the individual difference variable, personality. In building on Jackson et al.'s model, it is proposed that...

Author(s)
McGuiggan, R. L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for First-time and repeat visitors to Orlando, Florida: a comparative analysis of destination satisfaction.

The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter

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