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Travel envy on social networking sites

Nick Hajli, Yichuan Wang and Mina Tajvidi

Annals of Tourism Research, 2018, vol. 73, issue C, 184-189

Abstract: •We explore the antecedents and consequences of travel envy.•Situational envy on social networking sites (SNS) could be induced by social comparison and self-presentation.•Situational envy can trigger individuals’ destination visit intention by their peers’ travel posts on SNS.•Envy-inducing content on a SNS might attract younger audiences’ awareness.

Keywords: Situational envy; Social comparison theory; Social networking sites (SNSs); Travel intention (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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