Psychographic and Demographic Profiles of Niche Market Leisure Travelers

  title={Psychographic and Demographic Profiles of Niche Market Leisure Travelers},
  author={C. Hsu and S. K. Kang and K. Wolfe},
  journal={Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research},
  pages={22 - 3}
  • C. Hsu, S. K. Kang, K. Wolfe
  • Published 2002
  • Geography
  • Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research
  • This study examined leisure travelers'interests in 11 tourism niche offerings and provided psychographic and demographic profiles of individuals interested in the various niches. Telephone interviews were conducted with 417 respondents in 12 U.S. states. The activities that received the highest interests were outdoor recreation, local fairs and festivals, art and cultural attractions, pioneer and frontier history sites, and cowboy and old West attractions. The results of discriminant analyses… CONTINUE READING
    45 Citations

    Tables from this paper

    Big Five Factors of Personality and Tourists' Internet Search Behavior
    • 26
    Classification of Adventure Travelers: Behavior, Decision Making, and Target Markets
    • 130


    Leisure Traveler Choice Models of Theme Hotels Using Psychographics
    • 77
    Research: An Analysis of Sun-Spot Destination Resort Market Segments: All-Inclusive Package Versus Independent Travel Arrangements
    • 21
    • Highly Influential
    Psychographic Segmentation of Tourists
    • 92
    Profiling the Nature-Based Tourist: A Multinomial Logit Approach
    • 112
    Does Life-Style Profiling Work?
    • 53
    Determining Tourist Role Typologies: An Exploratory Study of Singapore Vacationers
    • 109
    Predicting a Behavioral Profile for Pleasure Travelers on the Basis of Internet Use Segmentation
    • 157
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF