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Travel brochures are used throughout the tourist industry to promote virtually all tourist destinations. This study examines how regional travellers in a US state request and use this material, specifically focusing on the relationships between brochure use, propensity to travel and travel...

Author(s)
Wicks, B. E.; Schuett, M. A.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 77-90
Abstract

The report presents the findings of a study which investigated the general travel habits of Hungarians. Respondents were questioned on their last trip, their future inland and foreign travel plans, their opinions on travel agents and other tourist services. Seventy five per cent of those surveyed...

Author(s)
Tóth, A.
Publisher
MODUS Gazdasági és Társadalmi Marketing Tanácsadó KFT, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
A magyar lakosság utazási szokásai., 1993, pp 57pp.
Abstract

Foreign guests at Mfuwe Lodge in South Luangwa National Park participated in a questionnaire survey to determine the relative importance of various benefits derived from their stay, including: opportunities for viewing wildlife, opportunities for experiencing local culture, interesting scenery,...

Author(s)
Husbands, W.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 21-38
Abstract

Recent research suggests initial support for significant differences between travel profiles of general tourists and ecotourists. The purpose of this study was to further test for such differences and contribute to the knowledge base through a unique intra-provincial comparison. Two visitor exit...

Author(s)
MacKay, K. J.; Lamont, D. E.; Partridge, C.
Citation
Journal of Applied Recreation Research, 1996, 21, 4, pp 335-357
Abstract

A travel decision model is developed to assess the relationship between planning time and explanatory variables related to a specific trip. Information was collected via a survey conducted among 285 adult residents of Ottawa, Canada, during 1992. The determinants of planning time strongly suggest...

Author(s)
Zalatan, A.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1996, 17, 2, pp 123-131
Abstract

Measuring the value of non-market goods such as protected natural areas provides valuable information on which to base public sector decision-making related to their management e.g. investment in conservation and new amenities, recovery of degraded landscape, etc. Two methods are applied to...

Author(s)
Saz, S. del
Citation
Arbetsrapport - Institutionen för Skogsekonomi, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1998, No. 256, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

This paper empirically examines if the on-site cost model, with its unidimensional focus on distance travelled as a measure of visitor heterogeneity is the most appropriate method of analysis. A classification of diverse visitors based upon their total travel itinerary is proposed as an...

Author(s)
Kerkvliet, J.; Nowell, C.
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 1999, 31, 4, pp 404-419
Abstract

A survey of 184 adults in Singapore examined the characteristics of heavy users of travel agents [date not specified]. Compared with light users, the Singaporean heavy users of travel agents were found to be more involved with holiday travel, more innovative in their choice of holiday travel...

Author(s)
Goldsmith, R. E.; Litvin, S. W.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1999, 38, 2, pp 127-133
Abstract

This research examines what influences tourists who want to purchase 3 categories of souvenirs and who are considering purchases for themselves or as gifts for family and friends. Female tourists (n=277) travelling to Mexico completed a questionnaire and responded to photographic stimuli of 3...

Author(s)
Kim SoYoung; Littrell, M. A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 3, pp 638-657
Abstract

In the paper a study of mobile phones-owners with the Wireless Application Protocol (wap) in Norway is presented. Then some technical aspects regard a wap-based booking application is described and discussed. The findings used in this paper are based on a national representative survey in the...

Author(s)
Tjostheim, I.; Heier, S.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2001: Proceedings of the International Conference in Montreal, Canada, 2001, 2001, pp 130-138

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