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Javier Mendoza Jiménez ;PASOS. Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural 2015, 13 1

Autor: Francisco J. García‑Rodríguez

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PASOS.
Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural ISSN: 1695-7121 info@pasosonline.org Universidad de La Laguna España GarcíaRodríguez, Francisco J.; Mendoza Jiménez, Javier The role of tourist destination in international students’ choice of academic center: the case of erasmus programme in the Canary Islands PASOS.
Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, vol.
13, núm.
1, enero-abril, 2015, pp.
175-189 Universidad de La Laguna El Sauzal (Tenerife), España Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=88133268013 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Vol.
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García­‑Rodríguez, Javier Mendoza Jiménez The role of tourist destination in international students’ choice of academic center: the case of erasmus programme in the Canary Islands Francisco J.
García­‑Rodríguez* Javier Mendoza Jiménez** Universidad de La Laguna (España) Abstract: The study measures the importance of the university and the tourist destination factors in the international students´ choice of placement for their studies and their further satisfaction.
Using a sample from the Erasmus Exchange Programme in the Canary Islands, one of the main European tourist destinations, the results show the potential that academic tourism could have for the host destination and in particular, the importance of the attraction factors linked to the destination rather than those associated with the academic center.
Hence, to take advantage of this potential, it is essential to develop collaborative strategies among the managers of the destination and those responsible for the academic center analyzed. Key Words: international students, academic tourism, destination image, univer...





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