Residents' destination image: a perspective article

Stylidis, Dimitrios ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9488-3160 (2020) Residents' destination image: a perspective article. Tourism Review . ISSN 1660-5373 (Published online first) (doi:10.1108/TR-05-2019-0191)

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Abstract

Much attention has been paid to the understanding of tourists’ destination image, while local residents’ perception of their place as a tourist destination (residents’ destination image) has received relatively little academic attention. The need to expand our knowledge and understanding of residents’ destination image in the future is unquestionable. This perspective article briefly presents the first era of research on this field, critiquing its predominantly descriptive nature. Areas that seek further attention along with directions for future research have been highlighted including the need for rigorous theoretical foundations; design of global measurement instruments; wider application of qualitative and quantitative tools; along with a better understanding of the diverse role of residents in the digital context.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Marketing, Branding and Tourism
Item ID: 27507
Notes on copyright: This is the accepted version of the manuscript "Residents' destination image: a perspective article", published in the journal "Tourism Review" available via the journal site at: https://doi.org/10.1108/TR-05-2019-0191.
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Depositing User: Dimitrios Stylidis
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2019 16:16
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2020 16:32
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/27507

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