Recent submissions

  • Daily Deals in the Mediterranean Region: A Data Analytics Approach 

    Tomat, Luka; Bratec, Miha; Minor, Katarzyna Barbara; Budler, Marko (Middlesex University DubaiCardiff School of Management, 2019-02-01)
    Daily Deal (DD) websites have established themselves as an inventory distribution channel for hotels, yet they remain a largely underexplored topic in tourism. This paper seeks to provide insights into the nature of high-end ...
  • A business model approach towards the understanding of daily deals within Internet distribution systems 

    Budler, Marko; Bratec, Miha; Minor, Katarzyna Barbara; Tomat, Luka (SAGECardiff School of Management, 2019-07-22)
    The business model approach is making a slow, but steady footprint in tourism research, and can offer a fresh perspective and a viable level-of-analysis for broader networks of internet distribution systems. Among those, ...
  • The Consequences of Choking in Sport: A Constructive or Destructive Experience? 

    Hill, Denise M.; Cheesbrough, Matthew; Gorczynski, Paul; Matthews, Nic (Human KineticsCardiff School of Management, 2019-03)
    Through an empirical phenomenological methodology, the study examined the short- and long-term consequences of choking in sport. Eleven intermediate golfers (10 male, 1 female; age 23–50 years, M = 34.6, SD = 8.9) with ...
  • An evidence informed approach to planning for event management in Ireland: An examination of the European Tourism Indicator System 

    Maguire, Kelly; McLoughlin, Emmet (Emerald, 2019)
    Events are a significant component of Ireland’s tourism offering. They are an important source of economic activity and an incremental driver of social change and development throughout the country. However, the visual and ...
  • A conceptual model of factors affecting e-commerce adoption by SME owner/managers in Jordan 

    Alrousan, Mohammad Kasim; Jones, Eleri (Inderscience, 2016-02-18)
    Since the internet revolution, internet usage in business environment (e-commerce) has changed the way of doing business in SMEs. It is well known that e-commerce is essential for SMEs in enhancing their competitiveness, ...
  • Status or fun? A cross-cultural examination of young consumers’ responses to images of champagne and sparkling wine 

    Velikova, Natalia; Charters, Steve; Fountain, Joanna; Ritchie, Caroline; Fish, Nicola; Dodd, Tim H. (EmeraldCardiff School of Management, 2016)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to test Luna and Gupta’s (2001) investigative framework on the interaction of cultural values and consumer behaviour by conducting a cross-cultural comparison of young wine consumers’ ...
  • Local authority sustainable planning for tourism: lessons from Ireland 

    McLoughlin, Emmet; Hanrahan, James (Emerald PublishingCardiff School of Management, 2019-05-30)
    Purpose – Sustainability is an essential word in the vocabulary of modern planning; it is the key principle that underpins the Irish planning process. Yet, despite decades of academic and practical debate on sustainable ...
  • Measuring menu attributes in the international and local resort hotels in Egypt 

    Baiomy, Ahmed; Jones, Eleri (Taylor and FrancisCardiff School of Management, 2016-09-29)
    This study will be the first attempt to examine menu attributes, i.e. menu item descriptions, menu design and menu variety as effective marketing tools for Sharm El-Sheikh resort hotels (SESRHs) in Egypt. Fifteen semi-structured ...
  • The influence of online menus on selecting a resort hotel: a case study of Egypt 

    Baiomy, Ahmed; Jones, Eleri (Taylor and FrancisCardiff School of Management, 2016-10-03)
    In resort hotels (RHs), customers are effectively a captive audience and may not leave the RH during their stay; thus, online menus are crucial, especially for guests with special dietary requirements. This study aims to ...
  • Technological Factors Influencing University Tourism and Hospitality Students’ Intention to Use E-Learning: A Comparative Analysis of Egypt and the United Kingdom 

    Abbas, Tamer; Jones, Eleri; Hussien, Faten (Taylor and FrancisCardiff School of Management, 2016-11-10)
    The main purpose of this study was to apply the extended technology acceptance model in examining the technological factors influencing university tourism and hospitality students’ intention to use e-learning in 2 different ...
  • Institutional investors and voluntary disclosure and transparency: the case of Egypt 

    El-Diftar, Doaa; Jones, Eleri; Ragheb, Mohamed; Soliman, Mohamed (EmeraldCardiff School of Management, 2017)
    Purpose: Disclosure and transparency are major pillars of corporate governance which need to be greatly promoted in Egypt. This research aims to understand how different kinds of institutional investors affect levels of ...
  • Tourism’s lost leaders: Analysing gender and performance 

    Pritchard, Annette; Morgan, Nigel (ElsevierCardiff School of Management, 2017-01-17)
    Higher education is increasingly engaged with diversity initiatives, especially those focused on women in academic leadership, whilst there is an evolving literature across the humanities and the social, management and ...
  • Play, playwork and wellbeing 

    Matthews, Nic; Smith, Hilary; Hill, Denise M.; Kilgour, Lindsey (Oxford University PressCardiff School of Management, 2017)
    This chapter presents an overview of the literature on childhood wellbeing which is characterised by large scale, cross-sectional studies. However, Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ...
  • Augmented Reality Apps for Tourism Destination Promotion 

    Rahimi, Roya; Hassan, Azizul; Tekin, Ozlem (IGI GlobalCardiff School of Management, 2017)
    Current chapter focuses on the effectiveness of Augmented Reality (AR) supported applications for mobile and wearable devices during the visitation of tourist destinations. AR as an innovative technology tool becomes ...
  • The Ecovillage: Concept and Applications 

    Hassan, Azizul; Wall, Geoffrey (IGI GlobalCardiff School of Management, 2017)
    This paper examines ecovillages in the context of tourism and research development. Four ecovillages form Bangladesh are selected as cases of this study. Data were mainly collected by focus group discussions harnessing a ...
  • Humanising migrant women’s work 

    Rydzik, Agnieszka; Pritchard, Annette; Morgan, Nigel; Sedgley, Diane (Elsevier, 2017-03-03)
    Female migrants make an important contribution to the global tourism industry yet their employment experiences and histories are poorly understood. This paper draws on a phenomenological position to explore the life-world ...
  • Search Engine Marketing: An Outlining of Conceptualization and Strategic Application 

    Hassan, Azizul; Dadwal, Sumesh (IGI GlobalCardiff School of Management, 2018)
    The most common feature of Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is the pay-per-click concept that outlines the conceptual understanding of the human-computer interaction (HCI) in marketing. In this type of marketing, the three ...
  • Tourism policy planning in Bangladesh: Background and some steps forward 

    Hassan, Azizul; Kokkranikal, Jithendran (Middlesex University DubaiCardiff School of Management, 2018)
    Tourism policies and plans seek to resolve tourism development issues, safeguard the built and natural heritage, and achieve sustainable socioeconomic development in relation to the aspirations of current and future ...
  • Augmented Reality for Tourism Service Promotion in Iran as an Emerging Market 

    Shabani, Neda; Hassan, Azizul (IGI GlobalCardiff School of Management, 2018)
    Recently tourism service industry is becoming one of the fastest growing industries in the world that has a positive impact on global economy. Tourism service industry growth in some emerging markets such as Iran is faster ...
  • Augmented Reality as an Emerging Application in Tourism Marketing Education 

    Hassan, Azizul; Jung, Timothy (IGI GlobalCardiff School of Management, 2018)
    Augmented Reality (AR) as an advanced format of Virtual Reality (VR) becomes widely available in numerous appliances, mainly in mobile devices like Smartphones or wearable devices. As the prospective benefits of this ...

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