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This article measures the impacts of demographic, lifestyle, and distance variables on travel to Las Vegas and to Atlantic-Cape May, New Jersey, using data at 2 levels of aggregation and at the household level. The source of the travel data is the 1995 American Travel Survey conducted by the U.S....

Author(s)
Reece, W. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 39, 3, pp 275-284
Abstract

This study expands our understanding of the mature market by investigating the importance of 9 personal values and the usefulness of 19 media sources in a travel context. Findings from a survey of 235 travellers are reported. Results suggest that the 3 dominant values are Self-Respect, Warm...

Author(s)
Fall, L. T.; Knutson, B. J.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2001, 8, 3/4, pp 97-112
Abstract

An increasing number of consumers from every generation are purchasing more goods and services over the Internet each year. Responses obtained from personal interviews with over 13 000 individuals visiting a major Florida destination during 1997, 1998, and 1999 provided the sample for this study of ...

Author(s)
Furr, H. L.; Bonn, M. A.; Hausman, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2001, 6, 2, pp 139-147
Abstract

Elderhostel is an educational, travel and leisure oriented non-profit organization for the elderly, offering both domestic and international programmes. 223 participants in international Elderhostel programmes (in Europe) and 223 participants in domestic Elderhostel programmes (in the USA)...

Author(s)
Szucs, F. K.; Daniels, M. J.; McGuire, F. A.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2001, 9, 1/2, pp 21-34
Abstract

To have a better understanding about Japanese leisure travellers, this study was designed to identify the relative importance of vacation motives as perceived by Japanese travellers; to identify the underlying dimensions of the vacation motives; and to examine the significant differences between...

Author(s)
Heung, V. C. S.; Qu HaiLin; Chu, R.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 3, pp 259-269
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 purpose of the study was to identify images that are likely predictors of destination choices of college students considering travelling to Turkey in a probabilistic model when two measurements of the dependent variable were involved. 500 questionnaires were distributed to students attending...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; Sonmez, S. F.; Choi HwanSuk
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 7, 2, pp 125-142
Abstract

This study focuses on the benefits sought by university-educated women who travel for pleasure. 27 benefit statements were derived through a literature review and chosen a priori to represent 9 separate benefit dimensions. A principal components analysis was used to reduce the data into benefit...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L. A.; Kerstetter, D. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 1, pp 49-56
Abstract

This study uses the secondary data collected in 1995 for the Canadian Tourism Commission to: (1) profile Canadians who do not really like to travel (n=303); (2) examine the differences between non-travellers who say they don't like to travel, and travellers who say they don't like to travel; and...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; White, E.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 2001, 1, 4, pp 77-87
Abstract

The objectives of this study are to: clarify the definition of ecotourism; describe the size and growth of the US generating ecotourism market; identify the main characteristics of that market; profile US ecotourists; and summarize the main channels for marketing ecotourism products in the USA. The ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2002, No.12, pp 142 pp.

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