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Development of a Tourist Risk Perception (TRP) Scale

International Journal of Tourism and Travel

Volume 10 Issue 1

Published: 2017
Author(s) Name: Deepti R. Jog, Nandakumar Mekoth | Author(s) Affiliation: Research Associate, Goa Institute of Management Studies, Goa, India.
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The goal of this research note is to outline the procedure for developing a scale for measuring Risk Perception among tourists. The data were collected from snowball sample of visitors to a tourist destination at the beginning of the tourist season. The findings support the presence of 6-risk classification as against the seven types of risks highlighted in the previous literature. Findings further revealed a new risk criteria being identified as Exhaustion Risk.

Keywords: Tourism, Perceived Risk, Risk Types, Reliability, Validity

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