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National Park Service (NPS) units have seen a significant increase in visitation in recent years. From 2014 to 2016, Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) experienced a 17% increase in recreational visits. Managing for increased use, driven partially by new and novel types of recreation activities, is a ...

Author(s)
Rice, W. L.; Taff, B. D.; Newman, P.; Miller, Z. D.; D'Antonio, A. L.; Baker, J. T.; Monz, C.; Newton, J. N.; Zipp, K. Y.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2019, 37, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Purpose: Vacation rentals (VRs) are growing in popularity and have disrupted the lodging industry. But they are also controversial because they can literally disrupt quiet residential neighborhoods. There is little research on users of VRs. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey of 10,000...

Author(s)
Tierney, P.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2019, 11, 2, pp 121-129
Abstract

Aims. The aims of this study were to (1) evaluate the effects of a statewide intimate partner violence (IPV) training on home visitors' perceived knowledge, skills, and abilities to address IPV experienced by their clients and (2) examine home visitors' perceived barriers to addressing IPV during...

Author(s)
Dyer, A. M.; Abildso, C. G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Health Education & Behavior, 2019, 46, 1, pp 72-78
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Perceived authenticity of the annual Indian heritage festival 'Discover India' (in Scottsdale, Arizona) and its influence on visitor motivations were examined in 2015. Based on the results, brand authenticity of the festival is evaluated using four measures: continuity (in terms of its connection...

Author(s)
Deepak Chhabra; Kim EunHye [Kim, E. H. G. ]
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2018, 68, pp 55-57
Abstract

Social media is ubiquitous in society today and shows no signs of slowing down. Many organizations have been trying to benefit from the large number of people using this communication tool. The National Park Service (NPS) is no exception to this. For the NPS, social media is a tool that can be used ...

Author(s)
Miller, Z. D.; Freimund, W.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2017, 35, 3, pp unpaginated
Abstract

As the demographic composition of the United States changes, racial and ethnic minorities constitute a larger proportion of the overall population. Understanding the nature-based outdoor recreation behavior of these groups has therefore become increasingly important to public land managers. This...

Author(s)
Whiting, J. W.; Larson, L. R.; Green, G. T.; Kralowec, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 18, pp 10-21
Abstract

Tourism is often regarded as a viable solution to economic crisis, especially for remote areas without many development options. While many tourism destinations have strong cultural or heritage assets, not all destinations have primary attractions that can bring visitors to the region. Rather than...

Author(s)
Huang WeiJue; Beeco, J. A.; Hallo, J. C.; Norman, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1387-1402
Abstract

Wine tourism is a relatively fledgling industry sector facing a number of important economic development issues. One such issue is the industry's ability to foster a sustainable revenue base for small and medium wineries. Winery visitation is a significant concern and in this paper is defined as...

Author(s)
Byrd, E. T.; Canziani, B.; Hsieh YuChin; Debbage, K.; Sonmez, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 52, pp 19-29
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This study investigates the relationships between visitor motivations, destination evaluation and future behavior intentions. Data for the study were collected through a structured questionnaire from a purposive sample of pleasure travelers to the state of West Virginia during summer 2012....

Author(s)
Maumbe, K.; Arbogast, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2015, 63, 4, pp 465-478
Abstract

This study advances existing tourism research on revisit intention to its temporal dimension, intended revisit timing, which is defined as the time interval between the current visit and the intended next visit. This study also examines the possible antecedents of intended revisit timing: travel...

Author(s)
Huang, Z. W.; Cai, L. P. A.; Yu XiaoJuan; Li Mimi
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2014, 23, 8, pp 815-832

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