Mediating Effects of Place Attachment and Satisfaction on the Relationship between Tourists’ Emotions and Intention to Recommend. / Hosany, Sameer; Prayag, Girish; Van Der Veen, Robert; Huang, Sam; Deesilatham, Siripan.

In: Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 56, No. 8, 01.11.2017, p. 1079-1093.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Published

Standard

Mediating Effects of Place Attachment and Satisfaction on the Relationship between Tourists’ Emotions and Intention to Recommend. / Hosany, Sameer; Prayag, Girish; Van Der Veen, Robert; Huang, Sam; Deesilatham, Siripan.

In: Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 56, No. 8, 01.11.2017, p. 1079-1093.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Hosany, Sameer ; Prayag, Girish ; Van Der Veen, Robert ; Huang, Sam ; Deesilatham, Siripan. / Mediating Effects of Place Attachment and Satisfaction on the Relationship between Tourists’ Emotions and Intention to Recommend. In: Journal of Travel Research. 2017 ; Vol. 56, No. 8. pp. 1079-1093.

BibTeX

@article{02183ab800c247308660eabca5a3a1a8,
title = "Mediating Effects of Place Attachment and Satisfaction on the Relationship between Tourists{\textquoteright} Emotions and Intention to Recommend",
abstract = "This study develops and tests a model based on the developmental theory of place attachment. The model considers the influence of tourists{\textquoteright} emotions on place attachment and the mediating effects of satisfaction and place attachment on the relationship between tourists{\textquoteright} emotions and intention to recommend. The model was tested using data collected from 464 international tourists at the end of their trip to Thailand. Results show that positive emotions, negative emotions and satisfaction are significant determinants of place attachment. In particular, negative emotions display a positive relationship with place attachment. In addition, only satisfaction mediates the relationship between tourists{\textquoteright} emotions and intention to recommend. Findings highlight the need for researchers to incorporate emotions in modeling place attachment and offer implications for marketers promoting Thailand as a tourist destination.",
keywords = "palce attachment, tourists' emotions, satisfaction, intention to recommend, developmental theory",
author = "Sameer Hosany and Girish Prayag and {Van Der Veen}, Robert and Sam Huang and Siripan Deesilatham",
year = "2017",
month = nov,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1177/0047287516678088",
language = "English",
volume = "56",
pages = "1079--1093",
journal = "Journal of Travel Research",
issn = "0047-2875",
publisher = "SAGE Publications Ltd",
number = "8",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Mediating Effects of Place Attachment and Satisfaction on the Relationship between Tourists’ Emotions and Intention to Recommend

AU - Hosany, Sameer

AU - Prayag, Girish

AU - Van Der Veen, Robert

AU - Huang, Sam

AU - Deesilatham, Siripan

PY - 2017/11/1

Y1 - 2017/11/1

N2 - This study develops and tests a model based on the developmental theory of place attachment. The model considers the influence of tourists’ emotions on place attachment and the mediating effects of satisfaction and place attachment on the relationship between tourists’ emotions and intention to recommend. The model was tested using data collected from 464 international tourists at the end of their trip to Thailand. Results show that positive emotions, negative emotions and satisfaction are significant determinants of place attachment. In particular, negative emotions display a positive relationship with place attachment. In addition, only satisfaction mediates the relationship between tourists’ emotions and intention to recommend. Findings highlight the need for researchers to incorporate emotions in modeling place attachment and offer implications for marketers promoting Thailand as a tourist destination.

AB - This study develops and tests a model based on the developmental theory of place attachment. The model considers the influence of tourists’ emotions on place attachment and the mediating effects of satisfaction and place attachment on the relationship between tourists’ emotions and intention to recommend. The model was tested using data collected from 464 international tourists at the end of their trip to Thailand. Results show that positive emotions, negative emotions and satisfaction are significant determinants of place attachment. In particular, negative emotions display a positive relationship with place attachment. In addition, only satisfaction mediates the relationship between tourists’ emotions and intention to recommend. Findings highlight the need for researchers to incorporate emotions in modeling place attachment and offer implications for marketers promoting Thailand as a tourist destination.

KW - palce attachment

KW - tourists' emotions

KW - satisfaction

KW - intention to recommend

KW - developmental theory

U2 - 10.1177/0047287516678088

DO - 10.1177/0047287516678088

M3 - Article

VL - 56

SP - 1079

EP - 1093

JO - Journal of Travel Research

JF - Journal of Travel Research

SN - 0047-2875

IS - 8

ER -