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dc.contributor.authorNeto, Ambrozio Queiroz
dc.contributor.authorDimmock, Kay
dc.contributor.authorLohmann, Gui
dc.contributor.authorScott, Noel
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-21T01:03:21Z
dc.date.available2019-10-21T01:03:21Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.issn1368-3500
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/13683500.2019.1641070
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/388546
dc.description.abstractTraditionally, previous studies regard destination competitiveness as a static concept. More recent studies adopting a demand perspective consider competitiveness to be dynamic, with destination competitiveness varying according to tourism niche. Competitiveness also varies within tourist segments in the same niche. The authors apply the concept of travel experience to understand destination competitiveness better. Using the SCUBA diving tourism niche, the authors investigate the extent to which tourists’ level of travel experience influences the importance they give to destination competitiveness attributes in a hypothetical SCUBA diving destination. Cluster analysis of results from an online survey (n = 712) revealed three groups with different levels of travel experience. Significant differences among the three groups were apparent in seven of ten destination competitiveness factors. The findings demonstrate the dynamism of destination competitiveness when measured from the demand perspective. Results also demonstrate that travel experience is an appropriate characteristic for classifying tourists regarding destination competitiveness attributes.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherRoutledge
dc.relation.ispartofjournalCurrent Issues in Tourism
dc.subject.fieldofresearchTourism
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode3508
dc.subject.keywordsSocial Sciences
dc.subject.keywordsHospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism
dc.subject.keywordsSocial Sciences - Other Topics
dc.subject.keywordsDestination competitiveness
dc.subject.keywordsdemand
dc.titleDestination competitiveness: how does travel experience influence choice?
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationNeto, AQ; Dimmock, K; Lohmann, G; Scott, N, Destination competitiveness: how does travel experience influence choice?, Current Issues in Tourism, 2019
dc.date.updated2019-10-21T00:41:54Z
dc.description.versionAccepted Manuscript (AM)
gro.rights.copyright© 2019 Taylor & Francis (Routledge). This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Current Issues in Tourism on 09 Jul 2019, available online: https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2019.1641070
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gro.griffith.authorLohmann, Gui M.
gro.griffith.authorQueiroz Neto, Ambrozio C.


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