Tourist Behaviour: themes and conceptual schemes

Pearce, Philip L. (2005) Tourist Behaviour: themes and conceptual schemes. Aspects of Tourism . Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK, p. 241.

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Abstract

Tourism is an inherently social phenomenon Tourists travel with others and experience places and cultures through interacting with both familiar and unfamiliar others. This volume presents a thorough tour of the social psychological processes which underpin contemporary travel. The fascinating phenomenon of tourist behaviour deals with topics such as motivation, destination choice, travellers' on site experiences, satisfaction and learning. This book uses an array of developing and recently constructed conceptual frameworks to both synthesise what is established, and to create new insights and directions for further analysis and, ultimately, management action.

Item ID: 7280
Item Type: Book (Research - A1)
Keywords: tourism; tourist behaviour
ISBN: 978-1-84541-022-3
Date Deposited: 15 May 2010 01:02
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1506 Tourism > 150606 Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience @ 100%
SEO Codes: 90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9003 Tourism > 900302 Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism @ 100%
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