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Raising prices of accommodation services in US national parks has been suggested as a method of alleviating the problems associated with over-visitation; higher prices could also reconcile external costs caused by the uses of these lodging facilities. This article examines the hypothesis that...

Author(s)
Wicks, B. E.; Uysal, M.; Kim, S.
Citation
Hospitality Research Journal, 1994, 17, 2, pp 51-61
Abstract

Traditional economic approaches to pricing, such as marginal cost analysis, are difficult for festival organizers to implement because the addition of one more person to the audience makes little or no difference to the cost. The article examines some empirical approaches which are useful for...

Author(s)
Crompton, J. L.; Love, L. L.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1994, 32, 4, pp 32-36
Abstract

The paper studies monthly accommodation data for visitors from five countries: the USA, Germany (formerly West Germany), Norway, Denmark and Finland, to Sweden in the period 1978-93. The focus is on the dynamic response of guest-night numbers to changes in the relative destination price level,...

Author(s)
Hultkrantz, L.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1995, 1, 4, pp 357-374
Abstract

Although the Asian financial crisis of 1998 has had a major impact on outbound travel from Southeast Asia, Australia has remained relatively insulated from the economic problems of its regional neighbours. With continuing, although slower, economic growth, the country is likely to remain an...

Author(s)
Simpson, D.; Valerio, P.; Edwards, D.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1998, No. 6, pp 22-41
Abstract

Substantial price increases were enacted in Texas state parks, USA on 1 May 1996. Data for the study were taken from 3 surveys that were subsequently undertaken to monitor the impact of these price increases. The data were collected in May 1996 (data set 1), September 1996 (data set 2), and...

Author(s)
Crompton, J. L.; Kim SeongSeop
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2001, 19, 4, pp 42-59
Abstract

The analyses reported here were undertaken on 3 data sets derived from surveys commissioned to identify likely visitor reaction to proposed large price increases in Texas state parks, USA. One of the goals in each study was to assess the influence of alternate information messages on perceptions of ...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Crompton, J. L.
Publisher
National Recreation and Park Association, Ashburn, USA
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 2001, 33, 3, pp 299-318
Abstract

This study explored the influence of selected behavioural and nontraditional economic factors in influencing visitors' reactions. Analyses were undertaken on responses from 5 data sets that addressed pricing issues in the Texas state park system. Generally, the economic factors were more useful...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Crompton, J. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 144-152
Abstract

This reply responds to a comment by Coupal, Bastian and Taylor (this issue, vol. 41 (2) 2002), pp.210-211, on the original paper by Upneja, Shafer, Seo and Yoon (this journal, vol. 40 (1) 2001, pp.68-78). The reply responds to the comment's suggestion that income and travel time should have been...

Author(s)
Shafer, E.; Upneja, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 212-213
Abstract

Water consumption in hotels and golf courses that cater to the needs of the visitor in Oahu, Hawaii, USA, was analysed. Data are obtained from 16 743 hotel units and 11 golf courses from 1994-2000. Regression analysis showed that size and price were important determinants of water use by golf...

Author(s)
Gopalakrishnan, C.; Cox, L. J.
Publisher
Carfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis Ltd, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
International Journal of Water Resources Development, 2003, 19, 1, pp 29-35
Abstract

Recent tourism and hospitality research has evidenced growing interests in such marketing issues as pricing, quality management, and value-laden destination development. While these and related behavioural theories have been introduced into the tourism and hospitality literature, many of them need...

Author(s)
Oh, H.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 4, pp 387-399

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