publication . Article . 2008

A Structural Equation Model: India’s International Tourism Demand for Tourist Destination

N. Rangaswamy; Chukiat Chaiboonsri; Prasert Chaitip;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008 Journal: Annals of the University of Petrosani - Economics, volume 8, pages 107-134
Abstract
Structural equation modeling (LISREL 8) was used to test the causal relationships between tourist travel motivations (travel cost satisfaction) and tourist destination (tourism product, tourism product attributes, and tourism product management). A survey containing Likert-type scales was used in collecting data from 100 international tourists who had traveled to India. Using factor analysis, dimensions were identified for scales used in the study: travel cost satisfaction, tourism product, tourism product attributes, and tourism product management. Results indicated that the travel cost satisfaction of international tourists had a positive influenced on tourism...
Subjects
free text keywords: India; international tourism demand; tourist destination; SEM model
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