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In order to evaluate, on a national basis, recreational use of forests in Italy, a questionnaire survey was carried out by ISAFA in Trento, as part of a longer project to study forests and recreation, focusing on factors affecting level of use and impacts of recreation in forests. Of 3000...

Author(s)
Scrinzi, G.; Tosi, V.; Agatea, P.; Flamminj, T.
Publisher
ISAFA, Trento, Italy
Citation
ISAFA Comunicazioni di Ricerca dell'Istituto Sperimentale per l'Assestamento Forestale e per l'Alpicoltura, 1995, No. 1, pp 46 pp. + ix
Abstract

The study determines the extent to which friends and/or relatives influence the travel decision-making process beyond the role of information provider. The sample of this study was non-locals visiting three historic sites in Pennsylvania, USA. Seventy-five percent of the groups sampled were...

Author(s)
Gitelson, R.; Kerstetter, D.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Economic psychology of travel and tourism., 1995, pp 59-68
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

Forest recreation in the regions of Dorst, Liesbos, Chaam, Eersel/De Kempen and Brabantse Wal in the Province of Noord-Brabant, Netherlands, was investigated during 1997, using visual counting on 7 days between 9.00 and 18.00 h, oral interviews (323-848 persons/region), and written surveys (166-436 ...

Author(s)
Segeren, A.; Visschedijk, P.
Citation
Nederlands Bosbouwtijdschrift, 1999, 71, 2, pp 61-67
Abstract

The contingent valuation method (CVM) and the contingent activity method (CAM) are applied to Dartmoor National Park, England, UK. The results of a parallel Travel Cost Method (TCM) based study are also presented. The analysis is based on the results of a visitor survey conducted at the Park during ...

Author(s)
Heyes, C.; Heyes, A.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1999, 50, 1, pp 124-139
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to identify the spatial configuration of day trips, and the role of planning and information on this configuration, by investigating the travel patterns of a sample of day trip visitors (n=366) to the Illawarra Tourism Region of New South Wales, Australia in 1995. The...

Author(s)
Parolin, B. P.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2001, 12, 1, pp 11-27
Abstract

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

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

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 main aim of this paper is to provide ferry passenger profiles that reflect passenger types using 2 ferry routes exiting from Gourock and Wemyss Bay ports in Scotland, UK, during regular and holiday periods. Existing passenger use and quality ratings of goods and services are assessed. The...

Author(s)
Graham, M.; Russell, V.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 7, 3, pp 221-234

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