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Hospitality and Tourism Research Rankings by Author, University, and Country Using Six Major Journals
This study reports productivity of authors, universities, and countries using research contributions to top hospitality and tourism journals. Since the new millennium, hospitality and tourismExpand
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Tourist Word of Mouth and Revisit Intentions to Rural Tourism Destinations: a Case of North Dakota, USA
Destination managers in rural states, like North Dakota, understand the benefits of tourism and, thus, the importance of studying visitors' intentions. This study investigated visitors' perceptionsExpand
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Destination image differences between visitors and non-visitors: a case of New York City.
This note discusses the influences of previous visits on tourists' destination images. The cognitive and affective images of New York City (NYC) appear to change in certain directions after visiting.Expand
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Investigating the effect of country image and subjective knowledge on attitudes and behaviors: U.S. Upper Midwesterners’ intentions to consume Korean Food and visit Korea
Abstract Korean food (Hansik) is one of the fastest growing cuisines globally. This trend is evident with the number of Korean restaurants scattered around world. An increasing number of KoreanExpand
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Senior casino motivation and gaming intention: An extended theory of planned behavior model
Department of Apparel, Design, and Hospitality Management College of Human Development and Education North Dakota State University
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Conspicuous Consumption Applied to Tourism Destination
ABSTRACT This empirical study applied the marketing concept of conspicuous consumption (CC) to tourism destinations. First, six conspicuous (Las Vegas, New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Washington,Expand
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Destination image and tourist attitude.
This study aims at identifying various motivation and activity factors of persons attending a national cultural festival in Korea and assessing the roles of motivation and activity factors inExpand
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Senior casino gaming motivation: measurement scale development
Casino gaming is an emerging leisure activity for the senior population. Finding out what motivates older adults to spend time in casino gaming is fundamental to determining their future casinoExpand
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An Analysis of Cruise Ship Meetings
Abstract Cruise ships have become one of the many options for corporate meeting planners when faced with a decision regarding a destination for meetings and incentives (employee rewards). In the pastExpand
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Destination image and visit intention: examining the moderating role of motivation
Destination image for a specific destination and travel motivation provide important information for understanding tourist behaviors and behavioral intentions. This study examined the influences ofExpand
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