publication . Article . 2017

The perception of destination competitiveness by tourists

Carlos Mario Amaya-Molinar; Ana Pricila Sosa-Ferreira; Ileana Ochoa-Llamas; Pedro Moncada-Jiménez;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: Investigaciones Turísticas, issue 14, pages 1-20 (issn: 2174-5609, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Instituto Universitario de Investigaciones Turísticas
  • Country: Spain
Based on a review of the academic literature this study identifies some of the most frequently mentioned factors and indicators in the field of a tourist destination competitiveness to design a survey subsequently conducted among tourists in Cancun, México. An exploratory factor analysis was performed with the collected data; the result was the reduction from twelve competitiveness factors most commonly mentioned in academic literature to five: Destination marketing and attractions, Destination management and security, Cultural heritage, ICT adoption and Transportation. The study confirms the contributions of several works on the subject while some others common...
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free text keywords: destination, competitiveness, tourist, image, exploratory, Exploratory factor, Destino, Competitividad, Turismo, Imagen, Análisis exploratorio, Factor, lcsh:Recreation. Leisure, lcsh:GV1-1860, Destination marketing, Tourism, Marketing, Cultural heritage, Destination management, Exploratory factor analysis, Information and Communications Technology, Sociology
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