Dark Tourism: Push–Pull Motivations, Satisfaction Experience and Post Behavioral Intention – Sites of Death Railway Tragedy Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand

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Raweewan Chanuanthong
Adarsh Batra

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The study investigated the push and pullmotivations of visitors at the war memorial sites of the WWII Death Railway museums and cemeteries in Kanchanaburi Province. Also, the study identified how push and pullmotivations influenced the satisfaction experience and post behavioral intention. Additionally, the study also attempted to explore the relationship between satisfaction of the experience and post behavioral intention. The research utilized self-completion surveys (handed-out) as the quantitative research instrument. The research revealed that there were six motivational factors but only four factors were used in the analysis to explore and reveal their influence on the experience satisfaction and post behavioral intention. It is recommended that tourism-related providers related to sites of Death Railway tragedy should understand the importance of the motivational factors of the visitors and combine these into travel programs and marketing.

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Chanuanthong, R., & Batra, A. (2017). Dark Tourism: Push–Pull Motivations, Satisfaction Experience and Post Behavioral Intention – Sites of Death Railway Tragedy Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand. AU-GSB E-JOURNAL, 9(1), 25. Retrieved from http://www.assumptionjournal.au.edu/index.php/AU-GSB/article/view/2518
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