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is Professor of Tourism in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey and currently affiliated as a Visiting Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong. He holds both Master's and Ph.D. degrees in tourism management. His research focuses on consumer behaviour, benchmarking, destination management and marketing, and Mediterranean tourism. He acts as the co-editor of Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research.
s Professor of Tourism in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Anadolu University, Turkey. He gained both his Master's and Ph.D. degrees in the area of tourism management. His research activities focus on tourism marketing and bibliometrics. He is the Editor of Anatolia: Turizm Arastirmalari Dergisi and the co-editor of Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research.
- Daisy Suk-fong Fung is a Lecturer of Hong Kong Community College, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. She worked for about twenty years in the tourism industry. She is an appointed Executive Board Member of the Hong Kong Association of Registered Tour Coordinators by the Hong Kong Tourism Board.
- Bob McKercher is Professor of Tourism in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Academy of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, is the President of the International Academic for the Study of Tourism.
- Mojtaba (Moji) Shahvali is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State University, USA. His dissertation focuses on travel and individuals' wellbeing, applying the theories of positive psychology to tourism studies.
- Reihane Shahvali holds a M.A. in sociology from Shiraz University, Iran. She investigates how travelers' culture at various levels impact their travel destination choice. She is also interested in cultural interactions between tourists and host communities.
- Deborah Kerstetter is Professor of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State University, USA. She has written nearly 100 manuscripts and multiple book chapters on travel decision making as well as the impacts of travel on individual travelers and residents of host communities.
- Ilenia Bregoli is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at the Lincoln Business School, UK. She was awarded her Ph.D. at the Catholic University of Milan, Italy. Her research is focused on destination branding; destination governance; experiential marketing in multi-stakeholder environments; and wine tourism.
- Francesca Ceruti is Research Fellow at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration, Management and Territorial Economics and served on several advisory committees to the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. Her research is focused on raw materials, e-commerce and multichannel customer management.
- Helena Reis is a Professor at the School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism of the University of Algarve, Portugal. With a Masters in women's studies, her main research interests are the gender participations in tourism activities. Her current research interests relate to consumer behaviour, gender and tourism.
- Antonia Correia is Professor of Tourist Behaviour and Tourism Economics, University of Algarve and Universidade Europeia, both in Portugal. Her main research interests focus on consumer behaviour, tourism economics and modelling. She has a number of papers published in tourism, leisure and economics journals.
- Lee Phillip McGinnis is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Stonehill College in Easton, MA, USA. He earned a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Nebraska. His research interests include underdog consumption, gender and sports, ritual consumption, and brand communities.
- Estela Marine-Roig is a Visiting Professor at the AEGERN Department of the University of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain. She holds a European Ph.D. in Tourism and Leisure. Her research interests include the analysis of the image and identity of tourist destinations through tourism online sources.
Salvador Anton Clavé is a Full Professor of Regional Geographical Analysis at the Rovira i Virgili University, Catalonia (ES) where he serves currently as Director of the Doctoral Program in Tourism and Leisure. He is also the Principal Researcher of the Research Group of Territorial Analysis and Tourism Studies and the Director of Research at the Science & Technology Park for Tourism and Leisure of Catalonia. He has served as director/dean of the Tourism and Leisure School/Faculty of Tourism and Geography at the Rovira i Virgili University between 2002 and 2012. He is visiting Research Scholar at the International Institute of Tourism Studies at the George Washington University. His research concentrates on analysis of the evolution of tourist destinations, urban and regional tourism planning, theme parks design, management, development and globalization, tourism and ICT and issues concerning tourism policies and local development from an evolutionary approach. He has published a wider range of articles in journals such as (in English) Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Destination Marketing and Management, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, European Urban and Regional Studies, Tourism Geographies or Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events among others. His books (in English) have been published by CABI, Routledge and Emerald and (in Spanish) by Ariel, Planeta, Pirámide, UOC and Tirant lo Blanch.
- Giacomo Del Chiappa is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Business, University of Sassari, Italy. He acts as a senior research fellow at the School of Tourism and Hospitality, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His research is related to destination governance and branding, consumer behaviour, and digital marketing.
- Fulvio Fortezza is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Ferrara, Italy. His research is mainly related to experience economy, collaborative consumption and happiness.
- Marcello Atzeni is a Ph.D. student in Business Administration at the Department of Economics and Business, University of Cagliari, Italy. His research interests include tourism marketing, cultural tourism and authenticity in tourism.
- Marion Karl is Research Associate at the Department of Geography, LMU Munich, Germany and Ph.D. candidate at the Chair of Economic Geography and Tourism Research, LMU Munich, Germany. Her research focuses on the destination choice process and relevant influencing factors, among them perceptions of risk.
- Christine Reintinger is Research Associate and Lecturer at the Department of Geography, LMU Munich, Germany. One of her main research interests is the perception of global change aspects and travel decision-making.
- Muhammet Kesgin is an Assistant Professor in the School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, United States. He obtained his Ph.D. from Coventry University, UK. His research interests are in the production and consumption of services and experiences in the hospitality and tourism.
- Homa Hajibaba is a Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Business at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Her research interests include quantitative marketing, market segmentation and tourism marketing.
- Sara Dolnicar is a Professor at Business School, the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Her research interests are measurement and methodology in marketing research. She has applied her work to a range of areas, including tourism and social marketing.
- Guliz Coksun-Zambak is currently working for American National Investments in San Diego, CA. She received her Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson University, SC. Her research focused on understanding tourist couple's influence on each other in local food choices while travelling.
- Anita Zátori is an Assistant Professor at Tourism Center, Institute of Marketing and Media, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary, and currently a Visiting Scholar at Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, USA. Her research interest is in cultural and city tourism with a special focus on tourist experience.
- Tingting Liu, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 17 Science Museum Road, TST East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Mimi Li is an Associate Professor in School of Hotel and Tourism Management, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She received her Ph.D. from Purdue University, USA. Her research interests include consumer behavior in hospitality and tourism, destination marketing, children tourism and tourism planning.
- Han Shen is an Associate Professor in Department of Tourism, Fudan University, China. She obtained her Ph.D. from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and specializes in consumer behaviour, tourism marketing and service management
- Hanjung Lee obtained her M.A. in Recreation Studies from the University of Manitoba, Canada. Her research interests are primarily in the areas of tourists' behaviour and cross-cultural management in the field of international volunteer tourism. She currently works with Habitat for Humanity Korea as a manager of International Projects team.
- J. Michael Campbell is Professor at the University of Manitoba, Canada. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo, Canada. His research interests focus upon human dimensions of natural resource management, sustainable nature based tourism, and parks and protected areas' planning and management.
- Stefano Dall'Aglio is a statistician with a broad experience in the field of tourism development. He is managing director and co-founder of Econstat, a renown Italian research and advisory company based in Bologna. His projects are related to competitive planning of destinations and tourism services, consumer behaviour and development of new products.
- Christopher Beagley holds a Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management, QRC, Queenstown; Bachelor of Applied Management, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, all situated in New Zealand. Currently employed as an accounts manager for Heartland Bank New Zealand, his interest for hospitality management has led to an on-going tourist-restaurant research program.
- Stephen Atkins spent his early adult life as a manager and industrial engineer in spacecraft operations and later as a behavioural scientist in the study of astronaut performance in Shuttle and Space Station environments. He now serves as Research Coordinator (Business) for Otago Polytechnic's College for Enterprise and Development, New Zealand.
- Tonny Tonny holds Graduate Diploma in Applied Management from Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand and Bachelor of Engineering from Universitas Atma Jaya Jakarta, Indonesia. Currently, he is a Sales and Marketing Professional in Wellington, New Zealand. He is interested in retailing management, services management and consumer behaviour.
- Masahiro Ogawa is a Master's student of Graduate School of Urban Environmental Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan. He has searched the effects the presence of other people at destinations has on visitors' evaluations of the destinations. He has currently been investigating the characteristics of other people and places on potential visitors' evaluation of the places, using both qualitative and quantitative methods.
- Taketo Naoi is Associate Professor of Tourism at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan. He obtained his Ph.D. from School of Management, the University of Surrey, UK. His research interests are related mainly to theories of environmental psychology, consumer behaviour, town planning, heritage tourism, and destination image.
- Shoji Iijima is Professor of Architecture at University of the Ryukyus, Japan. He obtained his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Okayama University, Japan. He has analysed townscape environments in and outside Japan, applying theories and methods employed in studies of light and visual environments.
Table of Contents
1. IntroductionPART I: INFLUENTIAL FACTORS2. Influence of Cultural Distance on Tourist Behaviour3. Women’s Travel Constraints in a Unique Context4. Can Perceptions of Italian Organised Crime Affect Travel Behaviour?5. Women’s Strategies in Golf: Portuguese Golf ProfessionalsPART II: MOTIVATIONS6. Semi-automatic Content Analysis of Trip Diaries: Pull Factors to Catalonia7. Motivations for Wedding Tourism: A Demand-side PerspectivePART III: DECISION MAKING / CHOICE8. Hotel Disintermediation and User-Generated Content in the Czech Republic9. Mapping Destination Choice: Set Theory as a Methodological Tool10. Effects of Personal and Trip Characteristics on Holiday Choice11. Drivers of Trip Cancellations among Australian Travelers12. Cognitive and Affective Bases for Local Seafood Consumption of TouristsPART IV: CONSUMPTION / EXPERIENCE13. Experiential Travel and Guided Tours: Following the Latest Consumption Trends14. What Makes Visitors Spend More: Effects of Motivations on Daily Expenditure15. We are not Tourists. We Fit in this CommunityPART V: POST-CONSUMPTION / POST-EXPERIENCE16. Do Negative Experiences of Hospitality Services Always Lead to Dissatisfaction?17. Structural Equation Modeling - Restaurant Guest Behavioral Intentions18. Effects of People in Photographs on Potential Visitors’ Evaluations