European Journal of Tourism Research

Articles from Vol. 9, 2015

Attitudes towards Disintermediation in Hotel Reservations: Spanish Travellers' Profile
IntroductionIn recent years, as is widely known, the use of the Internet has increased dramatically, now accounting for 2.3 billion Internet users in the world with important penetration ratios in countries all over the world (Internet World Stats, 2011)....
Can Stressful Events Affect Our Tourism Consumption? Empirical Results of Preliminary Focus Group Analysis to Student Groups in Greece with the Use of a Life Stress Inventory Model
IntroductionDay by day stress influences and determines the lives of modern people, and as a result it preoccupies the academic community more and more. Despite the fact that the concept of stress and the research around this gathers more and more attention...
Choice of Entry Mode, Strategic Flexibility and Performance of International Strategy in Hotel Chains: An Approach Based on Real Options
IntroductionThe object of the present research is to gain more in-depth knowledge of the process of internationalization of companies. We focus on organisations belonging to the tourism sector, and specifically on the Spanish hotel sector, including...
Developing a New Typology for a Behavioural Classification of Stakeholders Using the Case of Tourism Public Policy Planning in the Snow Sports Industry
IntroductionStakeholders, commonly perceived as a homogeneous section of the population, are simply described as people, groups or organizations with any interest or involvement in 'something' such as the performance of a business entity (as shareholder,...
E-CRM Dilemmas in Developing Markets: The Case of a Tourism Company in Serbia
IntroductionThroughout the 20th century, the dominant marketing paradigm was that of transactional marketing (Harker and Egan, 2006), and within that perspective, marketing was regarded as a managerial problem, and its focus was only on how to sell organizational...
Editorial: Special Issue of the European Journal of Tourism Research "Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing & Management"
This special issue concentrates on hospitality and tourism marketing and management. The goal of the special issue is to thoroughly examine contemporary hospitality and tourism issues, stimulate dialogue, and develop new perspectives in the field of...
Golf Tourism, Its Institutional Setting, and Environmental Management: A Longitudinal Analysis
IntroductionIf we assume that the main goal of any theory is to explain reality, the Institutional Theory is not, of course, an exception. If there is a reality today, beyond any doubt, it is that companies are in a process of accelerated change to adapt...
How Do Motivation, Pre-Visit Information Search and Destination Image Affect Post-Visit Behavioural Intention? the Case of an Island Destination
IntroductionUnderstanding the factors that serve as antecedents of post-visit behavioural intention of choosing a travel destination can be very beneficial both for tourism destinations marketing and management (Lam & Hsu, 2006). It is true that...
Measuring Service Performance. Practical Research for Better Quality
Lisch, R. (2014). Measuring Service Performance. Practical Research for better quality. Gower Publishing Ltd., England. ISBN 9781472411921 (e-book). 213 pp.Service industry is perceived to be a multifaceted industry with quite diverse features. It is...
Motivation Factors for Visiting Religious Sites: The Case of Lesvos Island
IntroductionReligious tourism regards to visitors who "are partially or exclusively motivated for religious reasons" (Rinschede, 1992:52). This is presented with the pilgrim-tourist path continuum developed by Smith (1992).The World Tourism Organization...
People's Motivation, Constraints and Willingness to Pay for Green Hotels
IntroductionAccording to the Green Hotels Association (2014), green hotels are eco-friendly lodging properties that implement a number of programmes designed to protect the environment, such as conserving water and energy, reducing solid waste, recycling...
The International Handbook on Tourism and Peace
Wohlmuther, C., and Wintersteiner, W. (Eds.) (2014). The International Handbook on Tourism and Peace. Klagenfurt/Celovec, Austria: Drava Verlag/Zalozba Drava. ISBN: 978-3-85435-713-1. 388 pp.The International Handbook on Tourism and Peace brings new...
Tourism and Citizenship: Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities in the Global Order
Raoul Bianchi, Marcus Stephenson (2013). Tourism and Citizenship: Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities in the Global Order. London and New York: Routledge, 280 pages. ISBN 978-0-415-70738-1At a time when it seems that we "are living in an increasingly...
Travel and Imagination
Travel and Imagination (2014) by Lean, Staiff and Waterton is an interesting read as part of the "Current Developments in the Geographies of Leisure and Tourism" series. The editors have woven a text from nineteen contributors (profiles included). The...
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