Year 2020, Volume 8 , Issue 2, Pages 314 - 337 2020-12-25

The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being

Duygu AYDIN [1] , Ece ÖMÜRİŞ [2]


Due to varying tourist motivations and needs, involvement in new experiences has different individual consequences. This paper examines the predictive relationship between memorable tourism experience (MTE), meaning in life (MIL) and subjective well-being (SWB). It further investigates whether meaning in life mediates memorable tourism experience’s influence on subjective well-being. The study design was cross-sectional, with data collected from 283 tourists visiting Cappadocia, Turkey. Although all variables were positively correlated, SEM analyses revealed that meaning in life mediated the association of memorable tourism experience with life satisfaction but not positive affect. These findings are discussed considering the role of meaning in life in the link between dimensions of MTE and SWB.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-5592-1339
Author: Duygu AYDIN (Primary Author)
Institution: AKDENIZ UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1485-2816
Author: Ece ÖMÜRİŞ
Institution: AKDENIZ UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : December 11, 2019
Acceptance Date : November 1, 2020
Publication Date : December 25, 2020

Bibtex @research article { ahtr656469, journal = {Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR)}, issn = {2147-9100}, eissn = {2148-7316}, address = {Akdeniz University, Tourism Faculty Dumlupınar Boulevard Post Code: 07058 Campus ANTALYA, TURKEY}, publisher = {Akdeniz University}, year = {2020}, volume = {8}, pages = {314 - 337}, doi = {10.30519/ahtr.656469}, title = {The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being}, key = {cite}, author = {Aydın, Duygu and Ömüri̇ş, Ece} }
APA Aydın, D , Ömüri̇ş, E . (2020). The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being . Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) , 8 (2) , 314-337 . DOI: 10.30519/ahtr.656469
MLA Aydın, D , Ömüri̇ş, E . "The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being" . Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 (2020 ): 314-337 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ahtr/issue/58625/656469>
Chicago Aydın, D , Ömüri̇ş, E . "The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 (2020 ): 314-337
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ISNAD Aydın, Duygu , Ömüri̇ş, Ece . "The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 / 2 (December 2020): 314-337 . https://doi.org/10.30519/ahtr.656469
AMA Aydın D , Ömüri̇ş E . The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR). 2020; 8(2): 314-337.
Vancouver Aydın D , Ömüri̇ş E . The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR). 2020; 8(2): 314-337.
IEEE D. Aydın and E. Ömüri̇ş , "The Mediating Role of Meaning in Life in The Relationship Between Memorable Tourism Experiences and Subjective Well-Being", Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR), vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 314-337, Dec. 2020, doi:10.30519/ahtr.656469