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Associate Professor Elisa Zentveld

Chair, Academic Board

Federation Business School

Section/Portfolio:

Marketing

Location:

Mt Helen Campus, Online

VFR travel interactions through the lens of the host

Visiting friends and relatives (VFR) travel is a substantial segment of tourism globally. In many...

A content analysis of cross-cultural motivational studies in tourism relating to nationalities

The importance of outbound markets to a host country has increased scholars' interest in...

Take me back…but to where? A content analysis of how country of origin impacts on the authenticity of souvenirs

Souvenirs are a popular commodity for purchase by tourists. Souvenirs can serve as an emotional...

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VFR travel: Do visits improve or reduce our quality of life?

Quality of Life (QOL) has started to emerge as an important component across numerous disciplines...

Australian Honours degrees: The last bastion of quality?

The first tourism Honours degree in Australia was offered almost three decades ago, and since...

Travel and quality of life: Where do socio-economically disadvantaged individuals fit in?

Recently, there has been increasing scholarly interest in the relationship between tourism and...

Hosting Friends Versus Hosting Relatives: Is Blood Thicker Than Water?

Little research has been undertaken to examine visiting friends and relatives (VFR) travel from...

Understanding the Proclivity of Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) Travel across Family Life Cycle Stages in Australia

The Family Life Cycle (FLC) model is frequently used for understanding travel patterns and...

VFR Travel: A Viable Market for Tourism Crisis and Disaster Recovery?

Rebuilding tourist arrivals after crises/disasters is important. However, tourism may have...

VFR Travel: Is It Still Underestimated?

VFR traveller demographics: The social tourism dimension

The global phenomenon of visiting friends and relatives (VFR) travel is substantial, including in...

Visiting friends or relatives?

Visiting friends and relatives (VFR) contributes significantly to tourism activity and revenues,...

Whole tourism systems: an academic portrait of Neil Leiper

The propensity to engage in VFR travel across the family lifecycle stages

The Family Life Cycle (FLC) model is frequently used for understanding travel patterns...

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The relationship between VFR travel and Quality of Life

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A content analysis of Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) travel research

Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) travel is a significant form of tourism worldwide. Scholarly...

Implementing VFR travel strategies

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Local impacts, global prospects: The future of VFR travel

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The Evolution of Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) Travel Research: A content analysis

Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) travel is a significant form of tourism...

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The value and contributions of VFR to destinations and destination marketing

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VFR travel: Its true dimensions

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VFR travel: Progressing towards greater recognition

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VFR Travel Research: International Perspectives

This is the first book to explore research on visiting friends and relatives (VFR). In many...

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VFR Travel: Well-known but not known well

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An introduction to the future

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Industry perceptions of events futures

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THE DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND OF VFR TRAVEL: EVIDENCE FROM AUSTRALIA

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The future of events and festivals

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The Relationship between VFR Travel and Social Tourism in Australia

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VFR travel in practice: Case studies from Victoria, Australia

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Empirical testing of the theory of partial industrialisation in tourism

Family Holidays - Vacation or Obli-cation?

The most common stated reason for taking a holiday has been found to be ‘to reduce stress’....

Introduction: Social media special issue

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Burnt at the Student Evaluation Stake - the penalty for failing students

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Family tourism: Multidisciplinary perspectives

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Investigating the 'family life cycle' model in tourism

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Partial Industrialisation in Tourism: Modelling Ballarat

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The stress of the family holiday

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VFR travel: It is underestimated

Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) travel is a substantial form of tourism worldwide. In...

VFR travel: Why marketing to aunt betty matters

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VFR travelers: How long are they staying?

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VFR Travel: It IS Underestimated

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VFR Travellers of the Future

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Opportunities for commercial accommodation in VFR travel

This research explores the extent to which VFR travellers utilise commercial accommodation in the...

The relationship of VFR travellers with tourism industries

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Using smartphones and Facebook in a major assessment: the student experience

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VFR travellers: How long are they staying?

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Opportunties for Commercial Accommodation in VFR Travel

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VFR Trilogy

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A Semester with a 'Dr Fox': The need to go beyond SETs

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The relationship of VFR travellers with tourism industries

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VFR Travellers - Visiting the Destination or Visiting the Hosts?

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Visiting the Destination or Visiting us? A look at VFR tourism

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VFR travel: An examination of the expenditure of VFR travellers and their hosts

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VFR Tourism - The forgotten tourism phenomenon

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