International tourism and travel motivations

Published in Research Seminars

Abstract

As the international tourism on the rise in the world today, Uzbekistan is one of the countries that is taking an active role in the development and promotion of tourism.  Understanding tourist travel behavior and motivation is the key to effectively develop and establish tourism industry. In this work, I present preliminary results based on the first few weeks of data collection in Uzbekistan, to identify tourists travel behavior, particularly factors that influence their travel intentions.