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The Tourists’ Behavioral Intention on the Souvenir of Pottery from Onggi and Attribute of Tourism Souvenir

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  • Department of Tourism, Soong Eui Women’s College, Seoul 04628, Republic of Korea

Abstract


Background/Objectives: This study aims to give guidance to develop tourism products and souvenir using pottery in rural area which need information and data for marketing techniques as strategic marketing of development Methods/ Statistical Analysis: For the verification of this research, a survey was conducted by online, targeting ordinary people from 1st to 20th September’15 and could get total 332 valid samples. The SPSS grogram was used about collected data and a frequency analysis, factor analysis, multiple regression analysis was implemented. The results of this research show that symbolism, esthetics, practicality and ease are important factors. Findings: Reliability and validity of each construct were secured by conducting reliability analysis. Exploratory factor analysis of selected attribute of tourism souvenir and purchase intention of tourism souvenir using pottery was verified reliability and validity as measuring instrument and sub-components of selected attribute of tourism souvenir such as symbolism, esthetics, practicality and ease have the statistically meaningful positive effect relationship. This implies that if symbolism is emphasized on the development of tourism souvenir to increase preference of tourism souvenir using potter, purchase intention and preference of tourism souvenir can increase. Local and Korean symbolism should be emphasized on the development of tourism souvenir by using pottery. Tourism souvenirs using pottery differ depending on size, but 1~20,000 won levels and 3~40,000 won levels of product compositions are proper for the payment intention of tourism souvenir from Onggi. This research gives information and data for marketing techniques which insufficient about customer’s buying intention and decision process such as preference which various customer bases can be secured. Improvements/Applications: This study desires to investigate selected attribute of tourism souvenir, preference, purchase intention and payment intention of consumers about tourism souvenir using pottery as marketing development in rural experience tourism.

Keywords

Attraction, Earthen Ware (Onggi), Purchase Intention, Tourism Product, Tourism Souvenir

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