Alexandra VINEREAN

The Influence of Hedonic and Utilitarian Motivators on Likelihood to Buy a Tourism Package

To fully understand the pattern of choice, it is important that any explanation of consumer behavior to be accompanied by a complete understanding of the interplay between a consumer’s functional goals and experiential preferences within the decision context. Consumer researchers have increasingly begun to investigate consumer choice based on distinctions that involve the purchase and consumption of goods for pleasure versus for more utilitarian and instrumental purposes. Consumers are often faced with these types of choices between hedonic and utilitarian alternatives that are at least partly driven by emotional desires rather than cold cognitive deliberations. This research approaches factor analysis and multiple linear regression in the context of 150 international respondents and their perception of hedonic and utilitarian motivators on likelihood to buy a tourism package.
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Alexandra Vinerean, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
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Alexandra VINEREAN
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu