Drivers and Outcomes of an Eco-Friendly Tourism Attitude and Behavior

Dafnis N. Coudounaris, Leonidas C. Leonidou, Olga Kvasova, Paul Christodoulides

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Abstract

This article reports the findings of a study, conducted among 234 tourists who visited Cyprus, aiming to identify the drivers and outcomes of an eco-friendly attitude. Using structural equation modelling, it was confirmed that deontology, law obedience, and political action of tourists positively influence the adoption of an environmentally-friendly attitude. In turn, this was found to be conducive to an eco-friendly behavior which ultimately enhances his/her satisfaction. The study findings have important implications for business managers and public policymakers, while directions for future research are provided.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThriving in a New World Economy : Developments in Marketing Science: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Science
EditorsKirk Plangger
Number of pages9
PublisherSpringer, Cham
Publication date2016
Pages215-223
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-24146-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter

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