Advances in Economics and Business Vol. 8(3), pp. 145 - 153
DOI: 10.13189/aeb.2020.080304
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Effects of Tourism Experience for Job Involvement and Well-Being


Cheng-Jong Lee 1, Chieh-Heng Ko 2, Yan-Chen Huang 1, Yao-Hsu Tsai 3,*, Seng Keng 4
1 Department of Sport and Health Management, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan
2 Department of Hospitality Management, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan
3 Department of Tourism and Leisure, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
4 Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Canada

ABSTRACT

This study uses the structural equation model as the analysis tool, and aims to explore the effects of tourism experience on job involvement and well-being. The subjects are full-time workers who have travelled in the last 12 months. This investigation is based on purposive sampling and e-questionnaires, uses analytical tools SPSS 18.0 and AMOS 19.0, and 360 valid questionnaires are retrieved. According to the research findings: (1) tourism experience positively influences job involvement; (2) tourism experience does not positively influence well-being; and (3) job involvement positively influences well-being. Based on the above, this study suggests that managers plan appropriate trips according to employees' demands. Experiential activities should be appealing and trigger internal affective connections through external experience, in order to reinforce job involvement and well-being in life. The research results also reveal that, of the five experiences, i.e., sensual experience, emotional experience, thinking experience, action experience, and related experience, the regression coefficient of emotional experience is the highest, which shows why story marketing has taken an important position among marketing strategies. The different types of tourism experience include recreational sightseeing, cultural sightseeing, entertaining sightseeing, and sports sightseeing where recreational sightseeing accounts for 58.1%. Under the existing system, there may have been items that did not apply to the respondents, which would result in deviations or errors in the questionnaires; in the case of any special or major changes in the external environment

KEYWORDS
Tourism Experience, Job Involvement, Well-Being

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[1] Cheng-Jong Lee , Chieh-Heng Ko , Yan-Chen Huang , Yao-Hsu Tsai , Seng Keng , "Effects of Tourism Experience for Job Involvement and Well-Being," Advances in Economics and Business, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 145 - 153, 2020. DOI: 10.13189/aeb.2020.080304.

(b). APA Format:
Cheng-Jong Lee , Chieh-Heng Ko , Yan-Chen Huang , Yao-Hsu Tsai , Seng Keng (2020). Effects of Tourism Experience for Job Involvement and Well-Being. Advances in Economics and Business, 8(3), 145 - 153. DOI: 10.13189/aeb.2020.080304.