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Gastronomic Motivations and Perceived Value of Foreign Tourists in the City of Oruro (Bolivia): An Analysis Based on Structural Equations

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Business Organization Department, University of Córdoba, 14071 Córdoba, Spain
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Applied Economics Department, University of Córdoba, 14071 Córdoba, Spain
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Basic Sciences Department, Technical University of Oruro, 49 Oruro, Bolivia
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(10), 3618; https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/ijerph17103618
Received: 3 April 2020 / Revised: 19 May 2020 / Accepted: 20 May 2020 / Published: 21 May 2020
The continuous dynamism that tourism suffers makes the motivations of tourists change, making them search for new experiences. In this sense, gastronomy is positioned as a key element of union between tourism and culture, thus developing gastronomic tourism. The analysis presented here will address gastronomic motivations and their influence on the value perceived by foreign tourists in Oruro (Bolivia), based on a total sample of 370 and through a covariance-based structural equation modelling (CB-SEM). Among the main results, it is worth highlighting the positive influence of gastronomic motivations on the value perceived by tourists. These results are also very useful for public and/or private entities for the creation of new strategies to promote local gastronomy. View Full-Text
Keywords: gastronomy; perceived value; gastronomic motivations; foreign tourists; CB-SEM; Oruro; Bolivia gastronomy; perceived value; gastronomic motivations; foreign tourists; CB-SEM; Oruro; Bolivia
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González Santa Cruz, F.; Moral-Cuadra, S.; Choque Tito, J.; López-Guzmán, T. Gastronomic Motivations and Perceived Value of Foreign Tourists in the City of Oruro (Bolivia): An Analysis Based on Structural Equations. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 3618. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/ijerph17103618

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González Santa Cruz F, Moral-Cuadra S, Choque Tito J, López-Guzmán T. Gastronomic Motivations and Perceived Value of Foreign Tourists in the City of Oruro (Bolivia): An Analysis Based on Structural Equations. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020; 17(10):3618. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/ijerph17103618

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González Santa Cruz, Francisco; Moral-Cuadra, Salvador; Choque Tito, Juan; López-Guzmán, Tomás. 2020. "Gastronomic Motivations and Perceived Value of Foreign Tourists in the City of Oruro (Bolivia): An Analysis Based on Structural Equations" Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 17, no. 10: 3618. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/ijerph17103618

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