Università della Svizzera italiana

Understanding the impact of risk perception in leisure tourism-related decisions and the role of attitudes and preferences

Sarman, Igor ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2016 ; 2016ECO010.

The contemporary tourism industry is often forced to face events that represent a threat to individuals’ safety. Life- threatening events pose a challenge to travelers’ intentions to plan a leisure trip and influence in a substantive manner human decisions. Individual sensitivity towards potential hazards show a great deal of variation among consumers and several tourism scholars have spent...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Second-homeowners’ intention to move : an integrated ordered logit model with latent variable

Sarman, Igor

Second-homes represent a very peculiar reality for the tourism market, particularly in Switzerland in which this segment has a long tradition and represents an important share in the accommodation sector. Very few studies took into account the intention of second-home owners to permanently move to the place (typically representing the destination of leisure trips) where they own their...