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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 The tourist as a metaphor of the social world.

This book includes 15 papers selected from the presentations that were delivered at the 15th World Congress of the International Sociological Association. These papers were prepared for that organization's research committee on international tourism, which took as its overall theme 'the tourist as...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996066)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism behaviour: travellers' decisions and actions.

This book focuses on individuals' and households' thinking and behaviour relating to discretionary travel. Part I (chapters 1-3) covers new theories of tourism behaviour and offers examples of empirical examinations of these theories in three settings: Australia, Hawaii (USA), and Prince Edward...

Author(s)
March, R. S.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990217)
Type
Book
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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
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Cover for Tourism and welfare: ethics, responsibility and sustained well-being.

This book provides an explanation, definition and critique of welfare in tourism with regard to issues such as ethics, tourist safety, human rights, ethnocentrism, cultural sensitivity, behaviour codes, green consumerism and perceptions of sustainability. Chapters cover the welfare of tourists,...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and gender: embodiment, sensuality and experience.

This book seeks to advance feminist and gender tourism studies with its focus on embodiment. Broad themes include: the construction of narratives; how discourses of desire, sensuality and sexuality pervade the tourism experience; the use of the body to represent femininity, masculinity and...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.; Morgan, N.; Ateljevic, I.; Harris, C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932718)
Type
Book
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Cover for Understanding western tourists in developing countries.

This book provides an analysis of Western tourists who travel in developing countries for holiday purposes, enabling suppliers to be aware of and help meet their demands while maximizing economic benefits, minimizing undesired social and cultural impacts, and developing sustainable products and...

Author(s)
Egmond, T. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931957)
Type
Book
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Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This book examines the political order and the issues, processes and approaches in applying governance insights to tourist destinations. The book consists of 16 chapters presented in three parts. Part I introduces the reader to the issues and considerations of tourist destination governance. The...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book
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Cover for Creating experience value in tourism.

This book attempts to outline value creation in tourist experiences, theoretically and practically, in order to obtain new understandings and models to help identify how value creation is changing within the tourism industry and demonstrate ways in which both tourists and settings can proactively...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book

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