cross-cultural study of attitudes towards the natural environment and tourism development

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Only behavioral attitudes (attitudes toward performing a certain behavior) should be considered direct predictors of corresponding intentions and behaviors (e.g., Ajzen ; for a discussion in the environmental domain, see Staats ; for studies in the tourism domain, see, e.g., Y.

Kim and Han ; Han and Hyun a).Cited by: 7. A cross-cultural study of attitudes towards the natural environment and tourism development - Northern Europe and East Asia. By Atsuko. Hashimoto. Abstract. This study aims to examine if there is any cross-cultural difference in attitudes towards the natural environment and its resources, especially in the context of tourism development Author: Atsuko.

Hashimoto. This study aims to examine if there is any cross-cultural difference in attitudes towards the natural environment and its resources, especially in the context of tourism development. Mainland China, Taiwan and Japan are chosen as East Asian subjects and Germany and the United Kingdom as Northern European subjects in this study because they show not only distinctive traditions and philosophies Author: Atsuko Hashimoto.

The main survey of this study is twofold: investigation of the construction of attitudes towards the natural environment and tourism impacts and their sense of responsibility as an individual for environmental problems.

Over respondents from the tourism and hospitality industry, and environmentalists in each region have been : Atsuko Hashimoto.

The article reports an overview of studies that have investigated the role of attitudes in understanding tourists’ sustainable choices. The literature is discussed in the light of theories and empirical research in social and environmental by: 7. This paper will bring together these two core dimensions of culture and environment in an analysis of cross-cultural differences in tourist attitudes towards eco-tourism.

More specifically, the paper reports on a study comparing the responses of Korean, Australian and British tourists with a set of 14 statements designed to measure attitudes. and assess program that move us toward sustainability, or study the impact of culture on environmental attitudes, beliefs, or behavior.

At the very core of environmental problems is an individual's understanding of his or her relationship with the natural environment. All cultures that exist today, and throughout. Tourism is a multi-faced activity that links the economic, social and environmental components of sustainability.

This research analyzes rural residents’ perceptions of the impact of tourism development and examines the factors that influence the support for sustainable tourism development in the region of Nord-Vest in Romania.

Residents’ perceptions towards tourism development were. The Attitudes of People towards Nature. Laura Baverman Michael Davis. Lab Packet.

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Introduction. For our student-generated lab, we decided to evaluate the attitudes of students attending Miami University towards their natural environment. While a great deal of research has been done in this area, we would like to expand it into our environment.

A study reported on the current perception of environmental aspects and attitudes towards sustainable development among Malaysian undergraduates. The questionnaire-based study was conducted with respondents from five universities in Malaysia and it examined their perception and attitude towards sustainable development.

Recognising values as criteria "for guiding action and for developing and maintaining attitudes towards relevant objects and situations" (Rokeach,p. ), this study chooses the value-based theory (VBT) by Stern and Dietz () as the guiding framework to explain how tourists express empathic attitude towards humans and the environment.

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An improved understanding of both community attitudes toward tourism and host–guest interaction is vital for the sustainable development of tourism. However, there are significant research deficiencies and gaps in these two related research areas.

attitude towards the impact of tourism development. Attitude survey can provide useful information about the impacts of tourism on the residents and society. The impact study is an attempt to examine empirically the residents‟ perception of impacts of tourism rather than measure of actual impacts.

For the. Evidence suggests that values and beliefs about, and attitudes toward, the natural environment differ across cultural groups (e.g., Schultz, a); thus, cross-cultural variability of the CN. This paper will bring together these two core dimensions of culture and environment in an analysis of cross-cultural differences in tourist attitudes towards eco-tourism.

A person’s attitude toward preventive medicine encompasses his or her point of view about the topic (e.g., thought); how he or she feels about this topic (e.g., emotion), as well as the actions (e.g., behaviors) he or she engages in as a result of attitude to preventing health problems.

This is the tri-component model of attitudes (see Figure. This paper focuses on the environmental attitudes and behavior intentions of tourists which are believed to be essential for tourism development of natural heritage sites.

Since the s, increasing attention has been given to the theoretical and empirical research on environmental attitudes and behavior (Tarrant and Green, ). Environmental attitudes are important because they often, but not always, determine behavior that either increases or decreases environmental quality.

Traditionally, attitudes have cognitive, affective, and conative elements, but environmental attitudes might be better described as having preservation and utilization dimensions.

Pro-environmental attitudes rise and fall with current. In a cross-cultural tourist behavioural study, skiers from three different countries ( Canadians, Americans and Britons) were surveyed in order to understand their environmental awareness and knowledge (visitors to Banff National Park, Canada).

The contingent valuation method (CVM) was also used to discover their willingness-to-pay for environmentally-friendly skiing products. considering specific attitudes towards the natural environment, conservation, tourism and sustainable tourism development in national parks.

Thereafter, the contexts for the research, Jiuzhaigou National Scenic Area in China and the New Forest National Park in the UK are discussed.

Subsequently, the methodology which. Study 2a, also conducted in New Zealand, involves the development of a new culture-general and fully-balanced tool, the Environmental Attitudes Inventory (EAI), for measuring EA.

Study 2b, a Web-based survey conducted in Brazil, assesses the validity and reliability of the EAI in this different cultural context. The natural environment plays an important role in adventure tourism.

Specific environments are often necessary for certain types of adventure tourism and unique settings are seen to enhance the value of adventure tourism experiences.

Given the importance of the environment in adventure tourism, the interplay between humans and the environment in this context should be given further attention.

Part One: Nature, Home and Horizon in Cross-Cultural Perspective Reflections on the History of Western Attitudes to Nature Clarence J. Glacken () ABSTRACT: This paper explores some of the fundamental ideas which have shaped Western attitudes toward the natural world.

Though tourism development plays an important role in enhancing economies, tourism development may conflict with the region's conservative traditions and culture. The purpose of this research is to identify the attitudes and perceptions of residents in the State of Qatar towards the impacts of tourism development by: 1) applying Ap &.

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Cross cultural research on menopause has its foundations in an anthropological study of menopausal women in Northern India (Flint, ) and in a series of surveys sponsored by the International Health Foundation (Boulet et al., ) under the leadership of Dr Pieter Van Keep, who set out to document variations among countries in women's reporting of the.

Tourism employees must at all time have a positive attitude toward a sustainable development of a tourist r & Sutton () and Wirtz, Heracleour & Nitin (), stated in their research findings that employees are vital sources of tourism and hospitality firms’ success and competitive advantage, as cited in Daskin ; Tezer.

The study reported here used qualitative methods to elicit residents’ attitudes towards tourism, as well as the factors which influenced those attitudes, in the rural community of Bigodi, Uganda.

Theoretically, the significance of attitudinal research is the possibility that attitude is linked to behavior (Ajzen & Fishbein, ). ther tourism development Peterborough’ population will need to solve this dilemma. Keywords: polarization, tourism development and consequence.

Introduction. Studies on the impacts of tourism have shown that a des-tination’s population recognizes economic and social benefits and costs of tourism on their community and lives [1,2,3,4,5,6.

High School Students’ Attitude towards Learning English Language Gajalakshmi There is an interaction between language learning and the environmental study of English should develop the pupils’ attitude towards the study of English and it should help them to.

In this study, situational variables were integrated as part of the attitude toward a destination. Attitudes towards destination attributes were evaluated as either perceived facilitators or perceived inhibitors in terms of accommodating situational constraints as well as satisfying.

Downloadable! Sustainability of green tourism is gaining more attention from different stakeholders due to its environmental benefits. However, empirical studies on the behavioral aspect of the tourists towards sustainability of green tourism and its influence on the achievement of the green environment have not been exhaustively researched, most especially in a small island state like North.Overall, the book considers engaging local populations in tourism development as a way of building stronger and more resilient communities.

This Handbook fills a void in the current research and thus will appeal to scholars, students and practitioners interested in tourism management, tourism geography, business studies, development policy and.

Introduction. Attitude is a psychological concept which refers to a person’s evaluation of objects, places and issues, and this evaluation could be positive or negative (favourable or unfavourable) (Allport, ; Choi and Sirakaya, ; Cronin and Taylor, ).Studies on residents’ attitude towards tourism have proliferated over recent decades, on the basis that an attitude towards an.