A Study of the Travel Information Resources, Destination Image, and Behavioral Intention of College Students on Kenting


  • Ching-Hui Lin
  • Chien-Ting Chin


marine recreation, tourism image, information resources, behavior intention, Kenting


The purpose of this study is to understand the college students of their to tourism destination information sources, image, and the revisit behavioral intention. In this study, non-random sampling method was used, 416 valid questionnaires were collected from college students who had visited the Kenting Area (the famous coastal resort in southern Taiwan).  After statistical analysis, the study found: 1. The source of tourism information for college students is "have been to the Kenting tourism recommended by friends and families" is the highest.  2. In terms of destination image, "pleasant summer climate for activities in waters" is the highest. 3. The “TV & Newspaper reportâ€, “others recommended and commentâ€, "marine ecological environment", and "entertainment" have predict power on behavioral intention. This study not only puts forward the management suggestions to the marine tourism industry, but also provides the government sectors with the strategy of strengthening the destination image.


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Lin, C.-H., & Chin, C.-T. (2017). A Study of the Travel Information Resources, Destination Image, and Behavioral Intention of College Students on Kenting. Asian Journal of Business and Management, 4(6). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJBM/article/view/4261