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The role and use of travel guidebooks by Japanese overseas tourists

Nishimura, Sachiko (2004) The role and use of travel guidebooks by Japanese overseas tourists. PhD thesis thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

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Abstract

Travel guidebooks are one of many information sources available to potential and actual tourists and perhaps one of the most common. Although information search has been an extensively researched area in tourism studies, there are few studies which have specifically investigated the topic of travel guidebooks. The overall aim of the present exploratory study is to develop a better understanding of the use of travel guidebooks as a source of information by tourists.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Travel guidebooks, Japan, travel, tourism, tourists
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Hospitality Tourism and Marketing
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2010 06:07
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:43
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15254
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