Annals of Tourism Research
• The influence of domestic tourism on the vulnerability of the economy • Domestic tourism spending as a percentage of GDP has a significant negative impact on economic vulnerability. • This impact is consistent in two subsamples, two sub-periods, and two sub-indices of vulnerability. • There is an inverted-U shape effect of domestic tourism on vul...
Technology in Society
• The study proposes a theoretical model of the determinants predicting actual social media (SM) usage for travel planning. • The model combines theoretical frameworks adapted from the disciplines of marketing, psychology and information systems. • The validation of the model provides a theory-driven framework of factors influencing actual SM usage...
• A gap in the pairing of ‘tourism and shopping’ concerning International Residential Tourists (IRT). • Studies on tourist shopping motivations are descriptive, not discussing background variables. • A SEM of the influence of socio-demographics and acculturation on IRT shopping motivations is tested. • Nationality has a decisive role when defining ...
Early Human Development
• COVID-19 has devastated tourism and global economies. • Tourism is greatly needed to revive economies. • High levels of COVID-19 are tourist disincentives for summer 2020. • Malta had low COVID-19 numbers but two July mass events changed this. • An initial spike in tourism in the first half of August fell drastically thereafter.
Tourism Management Perspectives
• Organisational resilience has a relevant role in the survival and competitiveness of hotels. • Predictors of hotel resilience are related to strategy and change. • Hotel resilience influences organisational performance.
Ocean & coastal management
The UK Government has developed a 'Blue Belt', a network of large Marine Protected Areas involving seven British Overseas Territories. The Blue Belt is now one of the world's largest enclosures of space for conservation, enclosing four million km2 of ocean in some of the most remote spaces on earth. To be economically feasible, the UK's bold conser...
International Journal of Hospitality Management
COVID-19 outbreak has presented unprecedented circumstances before the fragile tourism and hospitality industry. The highly infectious novel coronavirus continues to thwart the sector and raises serious questions about the present and future survival of the sector. The research addresses two important concerns, first, pertains to the major challeng...
Journal of Business Research
The proliferation of home sharing in the extant marketing and tourism literature has only been accelerated in recent times due to the emergence of the sharing economy. This paper contends that it is now an opportune time to pursue a stock take of existing knowledge in order to guide future marketing and tourism research on home sharing. Therefore, ...
Purpose: This study explores a multi-stakeholder perspective on brand meaning co-creation in the context of the Olympic Games as a unique mega sports event brand with a strong brand identity, in order to understand how the brand manager may integrate such co-created meanings in a negotiated brand identity. Design/methodology/approach: Utilizing a q...
Investigating the antecedents of tourist behavioral intentions and its relations with the preceding factors has become an interest of researchers very recently. However, domestic tourism is one of the neglected forms of tourism among academics and policymakers in developing countries in general. This study, therefore, has tried to simultaneously an...