Conceptualising personal and historical nostalgia as travel motives
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This conceptual paper reviews the literature that recognises the growing importance of nostalgia within the consumer goods markets and the existence of several types of nostalgia. It proposes a research model which examines the significance of nostalgic emotions within a leisure travel context. Specifically, it seeks to examine personal and historical nostalgia's relevance as travel motives that influence travel attitudes and travel intentions toward a tourist destination. Perceived travel risk is also investigated as a potential moderator between travel attitudes and travel intentions. Relevant theories are reviewed to try explain the various relationships and the paper concludes with a set of hypotheses.
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