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This study devises a novel approach for defining extreme weather events and assessing their effects on human participation in recreation and tourism, based on a case study of attendance at the Toronto Zoo (Toronto, ON, Canada). Daily zoo attendance data from 1999 to 2018 was obtained and analyzed...

Author(s)
Hewer, M. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Atmosphere, 2020, 11, 1,
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Th e development of aviation in Croatia began more than a century ago with the development of the adequate infrastructure, mostly hangars for building of aircraft and their servicing. In that long-lasting development of the Croatian aviation, the focus has been on the military and especially civil...

Author(s)
Kos, G.; Krasić, D.; Feletar, P.; Brlek, P.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2019, 67, 4, pp 438-450
Abstract

This study investigated the need and applicability of wetland tourism for resource conservation, using the case of Ghodaghodi Lake Complex, a Ramsar Site in western Nepal. The travel cost method (TCM) was used to determine the recreation potential of the lake complex, while the contingent valuation ...

Author(s)
Pramod Lamsal; Kishor Atreya; Pant, K. P.; Lalit Kumar
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Natural Resources Forum, 2016, 40, 1/2, pp 51-61
Abstract

This study evaluates the use value of Rohtas Fort, in province Punjab (Pakistan). Employing the Individual Travel Cost Method, the study estimated the total annual consumer surplus as US$ 8.71 million and the total recreational value as US$ 11.70 million (which is 0.05% of total GDP of Pakistan in...

Author(s)
Naeem Ahmed; Anwar Hussain
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 7, pp 782-794
Abstract

This paper presents recreation trip demand models from three beaches administrated by the Ko Chang National Marine Park in Thailand. In specific, we apply Poisson (POI) and negative binomial (NB) count data models to estimate consumer surplus (CS) attributed to tourism development. An onsite...

Author(s)
Sunida Piriyapada; Wang ErDa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 7, pp 763-781
Abstract

Garden visiting is a popular activity in Great Britain. This paper identifies the historical antecedents and accompanying development of garden visiting as a form of tourism and recreation, focusing on the management of gardens open to the public in both time and space. Such an approach reveals...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 2, pp 185-201
Abstract

Visitor carrying capacity has been a long-standing issue in management of parks and protected areas. Contemporary carrying capacity frameworks rely on formulation of indicators and standards of quality to define and manage carrying capacity. This paper describes a programme of research to support...

Author(s)
Manning, R.; Leung, Y. F.; Budruk, M.
Publisher
Humboldt Field Research Institute, Steuben, USA
Citation
Northeastern Naturalist, 2005, 12, Special Issue 3, pp 201-220
Abstract

Tourism has been part of the mountain economy in Sweden for the past century. With the current decline of the extractive industries in this rural area, tourism is taking on new significance for many communities. This article gives an overview of tourism in the extensive Swedish mountain region,...

Author(s)
Heberlein, T. A.; Fredman, P.; Vuorio, T.
Publisher
United Nations University Press, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2002, 22, 2, pp 142-149
Abstract

This report presents 11 statistical tables and 5 graphs pertaining to public use of US national parks in the year 2002. The data presented include: recreation visits by type of area and by state; recreation visits/visitor days by region, by state and by population centre; recreation and...

Publisher
National Park Services, Public Use Statistics Office, Denver, USA
Citation
National Park Service Statistical Abstract 2002, 2002, pp ii + 73 pp.

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