This study replicates and extends the work of reisinger and mavondo, who explored the influence of national culture on travel risk and safety perceptions, anxiety, and travel intentions. The issue of risk associated with mega-event tourism has been receiving increased attention the purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between risk perceptions and travel intentions associated with an olympic games' host country, using the beijing games as a case study to control for. Risk perceptions, whether real or perceived, can potentially become the dominant factors in travel related decisions, particularly in the international context (sönmez&graefe, 1998a sönmez, 1998. Theoretical considerations because the degree to which a traveler believes that he or she is at risk affects decisions to engage in preventive behaviors, an understanding of the process by which travelers construct risk perceptions is a vital first step. This study examined the relationship between perceived risk and travel intentions among residents (n=348) of the new york city area (new york, usa) following the terrorist attacks of 11 september 2001.
The effect of risk perceptions on intentions to travel in the aftermath of september 11, 2001 journal of travel & tourism marketing, 15 (2): 19 - 38 google scholar , crossref. Tourism risk perception is a quantitative assessment of tourism security destination risk perception of tourists directly affects tourists purchase intention the asymmetry of the objective existence of tourist safety information and the subjective perception of tourists determines that tourists are extremely sensitive to travel risks. A current study by stating that travel across safety was positively related with intentions to travel, and travel across safety was negatively related with travel anxiety (reisinger&movondo, 2005) a previous study found that risk perception gives significant influence toward tourist's travel intention. H3, predicting that the factors affecting the intention to travel to countries with risk will be attitudes toward traveling to risky destinations and risk perceptions, country of residence and the past foreign travel experience was partially supported past experience did not have a significant effect on the decision to travel.
Keywords: international travel risk, terrorism, perceptions of vacation destination safetyby hayley sackett graduated from uwic with a ba (hons) tourism management and german (1 st class) in 2005. Research on tourist's risk perception is emerging since the beginning of last decade, marked by the 9/11 attack in view of the cleavage and dearth of risk perception theories, scholars begin to question the validity or credibility of risk perception study in tourism. Tourism products raises the need for more research into electronic word of mouth within a hotel context, this study explores the role of four key factors that influence perceptions of trust and consumer choice. Also it is important to know that: perceptions of travel risk, anxiety, and perceptions of safety are important determinants of international travel (reisinger & mavondo, 2005) the issue of safety and security has gained more importance in the tourism industry during the past decade. Abstract the purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of four travel risk factors (natural disaster risk, physical risk, political risk, and performance risk) on traveler groups with different characteristics and the relationship among these risk factors, travel satisfaction, and travelers' repurchase intention.
This study investigates 11 different risk perceptions and its impact on travel anxiety, perception of travel safety and its impact on intentions to travel data is collected using a structured questionnaire from domestic leisure & business travellers and is analyzed using structural equation modelling (sem. Prideaux, b (2004) the need to use disaster planning frameworks to respond to major tourism disasters: analysis of australia 's response to tourism disasters in 2001, journal of travel & tourism marketing, 15(4), pp 281-298. This exploratory study was conducted in order to investigate the impact of socio-demographic variables age, sex, familial situation, qualification, profession, income per capita, international tourism experience, and tourism experience in egypt on the decision making process of travel under the effect of the risk factor terrorist attacks of last april, 2006, in sinai, egypt.
Add to papers other actions about this journal perceptions of risk and travel intentions: the case of china and the beijing olympic games tourism at risk. 4 pornpisanu promsivapallop, prathana kannaovakun, a comparative assessment of destination image, travel risk perceptions and travel intention by young travellers across three asean countries: a study of german students, asia pacific journal of tourism research, 2017, 22, 6, 634crossref. International tourists' perceptions of crime-risk and their future travel intentions during the 2010 fifa world cup™ in south africa article (pdf available) in journal of sport tourism 17(3.
International tourists' perceptions of crime-risk and their future travel intentions during the 2010 fifa world cup™ in south africa richard george school of management studies , university of cape town , cape town , south africa correspondence [email protected] Abstract tourism scholars have begun to criticize risk perception studies to address several of their criticisms, this study examined factors that may influence tourists' intentions to engage in personal protective behaviors (ppbs. Perceptions of risk and safety and travel experience are likely to influence travel decisions efforts to predict future travel behavior can benefit from studies of tourist decision making, risk perceptions, and the influence of past travel experience.
In the tourism literature, there are several types of travel risk listed out by tourism scholars such as cultural risk, equipment or functional risk, crime risk, health risk, financial risk, physical risk, natural disaster risk, psychological risk, political risk, social risk, terrorism risk and time risk (reisinger and mavondo 2006a, 2006b. Tourist perception constructs has been influenced by factors like historical and cultural attractions, destination affordability, travel environment, natural attractions, entertainments and infrastructure. A comprehensive framework of risk perception in tourism as the existing literature tends to be empirically skewed, resulting in theoretical frameworks underused or applied in a fragmented way. In summary, studying travel risk perception is of great importance, as in the 'purchase-on-faith' world of tourism, perception is the reality when it comes to decision making (santana, 2001.