Journal of Destination Marketing and Management
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#1Angela Ya-Ping Chang (Dhurakij Pundit University)
#2Mimi Li (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 4
Last.Tung Vincent (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
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Abstract This research measures and explores the dimensionality of pilgrimage experiences. The study used the free associations method to identify preliminary measurement items, solicited expert opinions to revise them, applied exploratory factor analysis to explore the underlying structure of pilgrimage experiences, and adopted confirmatory factor analysis to further validate the measurement scale. Five dimensions representing 19 items were extracted: Spirituality, Learning, Physicality, Help, ...
#1Kimberly Severt (UA: University of Alabama)H-Index: 7
#2Jeeyeon (Jeannie) Hahm (UCF: University of Central Florida)H-Index: 5
Abstract Political ideology as a psychographic factor is known to affect destination image and behavioral intentions. This study assessed the difference in Alabama's perceived destination image based on political affiliation. Future intentions based on political affiliation showed an increase in mean values before and after the special election. The largest increase in mean score was found in respondents with liberal tendencies (Democrats). This study also measured the perceived destination imag...
#1Ruixia Chen (SZU: Shenzhen University)
#2Zhimin Zhou (SZU: Shenzhen University)H-Index: 4
Last.Nan Zhou (SZU: Shenzhen University)H-Index: 33
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Abstract Brand engagement has become a major topic in brand management, but its application to the tourism industry remains limited. This study proposes an integrated framework for destination brand engagement, with two key drivers (destination brand authenticity and destination brand self-congruence) developed from both destination-led and tourist-centered perspectives and their associated outcomes: revisit intention and recommendation intention. Additionally, the mediating effect of destinatio...
#1Scott Taylor (UH: University of Houston)H-Index: 2
#2Robin B. DiPietro (USC: University of South Carolina)H-Index: 17
Last.D. Christopher Taylor (UH: University of Houston)H-Index: 10
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#1Jiseon Ahn (Taylors University)H-Index: 4
#2Toney K. Thomas (Mahatma Gandhi University)
Abstract This study aims to examine the linkages between attributes of integrated resort brands and customers' perceived values behind behavioral loyalty. Especially, this study focuses on emerging integrated resort destinations in South East Asia, Malaysia. Both qualitative and quantitative studies are applied in emerging integrated resort destinations. In Study 1, means-end theory and laddering technique to derive aggregate value chains (e.g. integrated resort brand-related values) from 20 in-...
#1Jia Wang (NCU: Nanchang University)
#2Xijia Huang (NCU: Nanchang University)
Last.Kaiying Cao (NCU: Nanchang University)
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Abstract For urban areas, Tourism Carrying Capacity (TCC) can be defined as the abilities of a destination to absorb and manage increasing tourism activities without a degradation in the tourism sector of the urban economy. To optimize the concept and assessment of TCC, this paper develops a dynamic carrying capacity model including three subsystems and 47 variables by System Dynamic (SD) method from a macroscopic perspective. Taking the top nine urban tourism destinations in China as the object...
#1Xiaoting Huang (SDU: Shandong University)
#2Minxuan Li (SDU: Shandong University)
Last.Shen Yan (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)
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Abstract: Time, space, and activities are considered three important domains of the tourist experience. The core time geography concept of the ‘space–time path’, which highlights activity-based constraints, serves as a powerful visualization and quantification tool revealing tourists' spatial-temporal behavior. Moreover, the proliferation of tourist-tracking technologies has enabled more precise tourist behavioral data than ever before. This paper aims to integrate multiple data sources to analy...
#1Junchuan Wang (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)
#2Qiuju Luo (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)
Last.Rong Yang (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)
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Abstract The aim of this study is to understand how perceived benefits are evoked by an exhausted body on pilgrimages to religious sites that require severe physical stamina. Taking the sacred Mount Kailash in Tibet as the study site, this research explores tourism at places of pilgrimage, by identifying visitors' motives, activities, on-site experiences, and perceived benefits. An analysis of 42 in-depth interviews and participant observations reveals four types of tourists based on their motiv...
Abstract According to the concept of social embeddedness, economic decisions are affected by the social networks in which economic actors operate. One such decision relates to business cooperation. The benefits of social embeddedness have not been presented with regard to entrepreneurs in tourism destinations, especially in relation to decisions on cooperation. The aim of the paper is to identify and characterize the benefits of tourist entrepreneurs' social embeddedness for establishing economi...
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