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Four articles are presented on issues concerning tourism in developing country societies. The naked truth (D. Rees pp.8-9) discusses what makes tourism so emotive an issue, its ability to transform communities completely. Balancing the books (C. Logie pp.10-11) investigates the effects of tourism...

Citation
Orbit, 1996, No. 62, pp 8-14
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to identify key influences on heritage tourism behaviour by investigating differences between visitors who took part in heritage tourism activities and those who did not. A provincial highway exit survey conducted in Manitoba, Canada in July-September 1995 provided the ...

Author(s)
MacKay, K. J.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2001, 26, 1/2, pp 5-30
Abstract

The appropriateness of applying involvement theory on international tour purchase patterns was examined. Data were obtained from 150 package tour travellers (low/median involvement group) and 122 DIY tour travellers (high involvement group) in Taiwan. The results confirm that: personal...

Author(s)
Wu TsungChiung
Publisher
Appalachian Associates, Bowling Green, USA
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 2001, 19, 4, pp 21-34
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Findings from 30 outdoor recreation visitor contact studies that were conducted in California between 1989 and 1998 are summarized. Analyses focus on recreationist profiles, patterns of participation, beliefs and opinions, communication patterns, and depreciative behaviors. Although the "typical"...

Author(s)
Chavez, D. J.
Publisher
Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Berkeley, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2001, No.PSW-GTR-180, pp 100 pp.
Abstract

This study utilized an adaptation of the uni-dimensional involvement scale developed by Josiam, Smeaton, and Clements (Journal of Vacation Marketing (1999) 5(2), 167-175) to test Havitz and Dimanche's Proposition XI, which states that "an individual's involvement profile with a recreational...

Author(s)
McGehee, N. G.; Yoon Yooshik; Cárdenas, D.
Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2003, 17, 3, pp 305-324
Abstract

Understanding the factors that contribute to changing patterns of tourist flows and activity participation is important for the sustainable management of tourism within destination regions. This paper reports on a study of changing patterns of use of commercial reef tour operations in the Great...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Saltzer, R.; Norris, A.; McCoy, A.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2004, 15, 1, pp 34-50
Abstract

What little work exists on cycling tourism tends to be focused entirely on economic impacts with little coverage of the participants themselves and, furthermore, the coverage looks mainly at 'cycling holidays' of one sort or another with day visits and cycle racing being largely ignored. This paper ...

Author(s)
Bull, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2006, 11, 3/4, pp 259-274
Abstract

This study examines the responses to the supply of public recreation opportunities in Finland when supply affects both probability of use and frequency of use days. These components are used to estimate the marginal social net benefits of an exogenous increase in the supply of public recreation...

Author(s)
Huhtala, A.; Pouta, E.
Publisher
Agrifood Research Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
MTT Discussion Papers, 2006, No.6, pp 34 pp.
Abstract

Previous studies have collectively suggested that most cultural tourists are "up-scaled" (high income earnings, high education, and mature aged). This simplistic profile of cultural tourists, however, does not seem to reflect the increasingly diversified group of cultural tourist attractions. This...

Author(s)
Kim HyoungGon; Cheng, C. K.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 5, pp 1366-1371
Abstract

Today, almost half of the Finnish population has regular access to a recreational home in a rural area. As recurrent visitors, recreational home users create the potential for rural development. This study uses population survey data (collected between August 1998 and May 2000) to approach...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.; Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2007, 7, 3, pp 223-242

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