The peripheral and core tourism experiences: a conceptual study in Australia

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Cassidy, Frances. 2016. "The peripheral and core tourism experiences: a conceptual study in Australia." 5th International Conference on Advances in Economics, Management and Social Study. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 12 - 13 Mar 2016 New York USA. https://doi.org/10.15224/978-1-63248-089-7-36
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The peripheral and core tourism experiences: a conceptual study in Australia

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AuthorCassidy, Frances
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advances in Economics, Management and Social Study
Number of Pages5
Year2016
Place of PublicationNew York USA
ISBN9781632480897
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.15224/978-1-63248-089-7-36
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://10times.com/ems-kualalumpur
Conference/Event5th International Conference on Advances in Economics, Management and Social Study
Event Details
5th International Conference on Advances in Economics, Management and Social Study
Event Date
12 to end of 13 Mar 2016
Event Location
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Abstract

This conceptual study examines peripheral and core tourism experiences in Australia using online data collection of reviews by tourists. To date most of the obvious and major tourism factors have been researched and recognised as a single driver to a tourist community including major events, major attractions and popular well known world locations (Crompton & McKay 1997), while little is known of how these factors contribute to initial and subsequent visits to a destination. Limited research has been conducted in tourism to ascertain how the choice of destination contributes to the over success and visitation in a region (Schmallegger & Carson 2010). Other fields of product and service marketing recognise the premise of core and peripheral attributes as consumption motivators (Qu, Kim & Im 2011). Applied in tourism core and peripheral factors suggest the notion of a core or main experience to a destination such as a major attraction or major event with a peripheral experience suggested as an augmentation, such as local unique cultural phenomena, local produce, culture and arts and local attractions.

The conceptual model developed for this study assimilates the qualitative results from the online data collection to develop a model uniquely contextualised for investigating the tourist’s perception of peripheral and core experiences in Australia.

Keywordscore and peripheral tourism experiences, destination choice, attractions, events
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350806. Tourist behaviour and visitor experience
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Copyright 2016 Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors, USA.

Byline AffiliationsSchool of Management and Enterprise
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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