Year 2019, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 38 - 56 2019-05-31

Predictors of Satisfaction for American Aesthetic Tourism at the Mexican Border

Karen Ramos [1] , Onesimo Cuamea [2]

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The aim of this study was to find out the predictors for aesthetic tourism patients´ satisfaction of the American travelers to Tijuana. The information was obtained by applying a survey to a sample of 385 visitors - patients from clinics in the city. Four dimensions were included in the multiple regression analysis. The results obtained show that the two key factors influence satisfaction level: Medical facilities, services and price dimension, and Geographical and cultural proximity dimensions. Theoretical value of this article is in its contribution to the few body of knowledge on factors that influence the aesthetic tourism satisfaction, as well as, the identification of its main characteristics that allow for the understanding of tourist’s behavior in a binational environment. In the same sense, the results allow the owners and managers of clinics in this binational region to develop strategies to attract this market segment.

Aesthetic tourism, patients’ satisfaction, binational region, health tourism, multiple linear regression model
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Primary Language en
Subjects Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-5431-9688
Author: Karen Ramos
Institution: Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
Country: Mexico


Orcid: 0000-0002-5568-9883
Author: Onesimo Cuamea (Primary Author)
Institution: Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
Country: Mexico


Bibtex @research article { ahtr468484, journal = {Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR)}, issn = {2147-9100}, eissn = {2148-7316}, address = {Akdeniz University}, year = {2019}, volume = {7}, pages = {38 - 56}, doi = {10.30519/ahtr.468484}, title = {Predictors of Satisfaction for American Aesthetic Tourism at the Mexican Border}, key = {cite}, author = {Ramos, Karen and Cuamea, Onesimo} }
APA Ramos, K , Cuamea, O . (2019). Predictors of Satisfaction for American Aesthetic Tourism at the Mexican Border. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR), 7 (1), 38-56. DOI: 10.30519/ahtr.468484
MLA Ramos, K , Cuamea, O . "Predictors of Satisfaction for American Aesthetic Tourism at the Mexican Border". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 7 (2019): 38-56 <http://dergipark.org.tr/ahtr/issue/45580/468484>
Chicago Ramos, K , Cuamea, O . "Predictors of Satisfaction for American Aesthetic Tourism at the Mexican Border". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 7 (2019): 38-56
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ISNAD Ramos, Karen , Cuamea, Onesimo . "Predictors of Satisfaction for American Aesthetic Tourism at the Mexican Border". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 7 / 1 (May 2019): 38-56. https://doi.org/10.30519/ahtr.468484