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internet and the characteristics that impact tourists’ behavior towards selecting a suitable destination to visit. It has also been acknowledged that tourists’ personal income as a household, prices on the destinations and alternative prices of other destinations and exchange rates (Ðeri, et al., 2007; Sirakaya E. W., 2005) affects tourists’ decision making process to visit specific tourism destinations. However the empirical studies failed to examine the gap on high or low income earners with potential tourism background wishing to visit destinations of their choice from developing countries to developed nations. The studies failed to measure how these differences between tourists with lower income levels can be affected and how tourists in…show more content…
Online Service quality provides distinct satisfaction to customers. Positive online word of mouth from previous visitors can be an inspirational experience and has an impact on potential customers (Chen, et al.,2014) wishing to visit the same destination. Tourists’ satisfaction through the use of e-services bring about profits and market shares. It is important to measure and evaluate customer values accurately through the utilization of e-service quality. The studies of (Law, R., Qi, S., & Buhalis, D.2010; Zhang,L., 2015) revealed that both tourists and tourism organization harbor the same idea that the internet is a platform for buying and selling of tourism products that stimulates promotion to target audience. The significance of tourists’ behavior is becoming more focus on tourism service providers around the world (Choi, M. J., 2015a; Choi, M. J., Heo, C. Y., & Law, R, 2015b) at various tourism destination. In recent times, tourism organizations have become aware of the importance of creating value for tourists’ experiences (Datzira-Masip,et. al., 2014; Wang Y. C. and Pizam,A. 2011; Phau, I., et al., 2010). This has influenced tourism organizations to develop new strategies to manage online quality experience of tourists and as a result this hypothesis were…show more content…
Potential customers intending to travel to destinations can be affected by the information they perceive on the internet through online word of mouth. Online word of mouth is a message left on the internet by previous visitors to settings that can either be positive or negative. Positive messages from former visitors’ experiences encourage potential customers to visit the destination while negative messages repel visitors. Online word of mouth also known as E-word of mouth or electronic word of mouth is a communication medium recognized in the tourism literature (King et al., 2014; Barreto, 2014). E-word of mouth has customer influence on tourists’ choice of destinations on the internet which is recently hiking (Hennig-Thurau T. G.et al., 2004). Tourists who travel to destinations return to their countries of origin with experience of the environment. Because of their past experience of the setting, they post their opinions on the internet. Comments and recommendations on weblogs, forums, online bulletin board systems and social media networks are examples of electronic word of mouth. Online word of mouth is different from traditional word of mouth in that it has a unique conveyance style that is fast and scalable. Online information presented on the internet is archived and can be available for a long time (Kozinets, et al., 2010; Zhou,L.,2004). Online word of mouth is more
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