Turizam Volume 22, Issue 3-2
PLOG’S AND BUTLER’S MODELS: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF PSYCHOGRAPHIC TOURIST TYPOLOGY AND THE TOURIST AREA LIFE CYCLE
Authors: Manisa Piuchan
Abstract: This paper attempts to examine the two popular cited theories in tourism studies, Psychographic Tourist Typology by Stanley Plog and the Tourism Area Life Cycles (TALC) by Richard Butler, which have been widely accepted and applied by scholars worldwide and have retained their relevance more than three decades as the pioneer concepts in Tourism. By capturing and reviewing scholarly articles, this paper identifies some key absent issues that should be concerned when use theories in future tourism research.
Keywords: Tourism, Tourist Typology, Tourist Area Life Cycle
Article info: 95-106
Received: May 2018 | Accepted: September 2018