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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

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

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

This study examines destination loyalty in a forest setting. It specifically focuses on revealing the formation of attitudinal, conative, and behavioural loyalty and the relationship between destination loyalty and related concepts that influence the strength of loyalty: service quality,...

Author(s)
Lee, J. Y.; Graefe, A. R.; Burns, R. C.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2007, 29, 5, pp 463-481
Abstract

Although studies in a variety of settings suggest that participant reactions to the research context can threaten the validity and generalizability of study findings, there have been almost no investigations of participant reactivity in museums. In this experimental study, the authors compared the...

Author(s)
Pattison, S. A.; Shagott, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Visitor Studies, 2015, 18, 2, pp 214-232
Abstract

This research contributes to a better understanding of visitors' preferences and behavioural patterns in national parks and protected areas. A conceptual model is proposed to explain why visitors prefer particular nature- or culture-based activities. It integrates three components - outdoor...

Author(s)
Marques, C.; Reis, E.; Menezes, J.; Salgueiro, M. de F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2017, 36, 1, pp 89-107
Abstract

This study examined sampling limitations when tourists' own mobile phones are used for visitor monitoring in a protected area. In Nikko National Park, Japan, we collected GPS tracking information from respondents' mobile phones and investigated sociodemographic attributes of participants and...

Author(s)
Miyasaka, T.; Oba, A.; Akasaka, M.; Tsuchiya, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 2018, 49, 3/5, pp 298-310

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