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Role of travel vlogs in the process of travel planning
Dear Respondent, I am a student at University College Cork of Digital Arts and Humanities and I am writing a final thesis about video blogging being an effective medium for showcasing tourism. This questionnaire is a part of my thesis research. Your participation in this study is voluntary, and your answers will form part of a statistical study which will not identify you as an individual. I hope you will take a few minutes to complete this questionnaire.
Ciaran Cunningham.
1. Gender
• male
• female
• other

2. Age
• … -14
• 15-19
• 20-24
• 25-29
• 30-34
• 35-39
• 40-44
• 45-49
• 50+…

3. What is your preferred method of learning?
• reading
• listening
• watching
• practicing
• other (please, specify) ______________________________
4. What sources do you usually use to get information about travel destinations that interest you? (multiple choice)
• official travel websites
• brochures and travel guides
• word-of-mouth (friends and relatives)
• traditional media (journals, magazines, TV-shows, etc.)
• online social media (forums, blogs, vlogs, social networks, etc.)
• other (please, specify) ______________________________

5. Are you a frequent viewer of travel vlogs?
• yes, I watch them very often
• yes, I am a frequent viewer
• I watch travel vlogs from time to time
• I am a rare watcher of travel vlogs

6. For which of the following reasons do you watch travel vlogs? (multiple choice)
• to get ideas about the places that I might want to visit in the future
• get information about destinations that I am already planning to go
• read about destinations that I have already been
• to spend time learning interesting things about various places
• other (please, specify) ______________________________

7. To which extent do the factors listed below make you interested in a certain travel vlog?
• information about the place that I am currently interested in 1 2 3 4 5
• good video style 1 2 3 4 5
• inviting personality of the vlogger 1 2 3 4 5
• frequent updates 1 2 3 4 5
• high number of views or subscribers 1 2 3 4 5

8. If there are some other factors you find useful for you in travel vlogs, please, specify:

9. Which of the following do you like to see featured prominently in a travel vlog? (multiple choice)
• factual information (What? Where? How?)
• vlogger’s personal stories about the journey
• video of the destination
• advice and suggestions
• various costs and pricing
• critique, controversy, opinion
• further discussions on the topic
• other (please, specify): ______________________________

10. Do you consider travel vlogs to be a reputable source for researching destinations?
• yes, I trust all the information from travel vlogs
• I trust most of the information from travel vlogs
• I trust only small amount of information from travel vlogs
• no, I do not trust the information from the travel vlogs

11. Can you explain your reasons for trusting/not trusting travel vlogs?

12. Do travel vlogs influence your choice of travel destination?
• yes, they have a significant impact
• yes, to some extent
• no, they do not have any impact