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TOURIST BEHAVIOUR

ITB (2010-12 Batch)

Motives
- To arouse and direct the behaviour of tourists
- Underlying motive in tourism is to escapeeither physically or mentally - It can have positive & negative direction - Defining basic striving

- Identifying goal objects


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- Influencing choice criteria

MOTIVATION

Destination specific motivators

Non destination motivators

Non- destination motivators


- Business/ MICE

- VFR
-Educational travel
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Destination specific motivators


It gives the liberty to the tourist to choose the destination they want to visit.

Leisure Motivation scale (Beach & Ragheb, 1983)


Intellectual component Social component Complete mastery Stimulus Avoidance

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Typology of Motivators in tourism


by Swarbooke & Holmer, 1999
i. Cultural

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Sight seeing Experiencing new culture Sun Excercise Health Increased knowledge Learning a new skill

ii. Physical

iii. Personal development

iv. Emotional
Nostalgia Romance Adventure Escapism Fantasy Spiritual fulfilment

v. Personal
VFR Make new friends Search for economy, if on ltd. income

vi. Tourist
Status Exclusivity Fashionability Obtaining a good deal Spending Opportunities

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