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The current research investigated factors that motivate attendance and produce loyalty to the UNLVinoTM wine tasting event in Las Vegas. A model was developed to explain how attendance motivators, event satisfaction and emotional commitment contribute to wine event loyalty. Models were constructed...

Author(s)
Tanford, S.; Montgomery, R.; Hertzman, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2012, 13, 2, pp 77-99
Abstract

We compare revealed preference and survey response estimates of changes in national park visitation behaviour due to climatic change. The revealed preference model is estimated from a time series regression analysis of past visitation as a function of historic weather variability. The data used...

Author(s)
Loomis, J. B.; Richardson, R. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2006, 49, 4, pp 621-630
Abstract

This study explored the influence of selected behavioural and nontraditional economic factors in influencing visitors' reactions. Analyses were undertaken on responses from 5 data sets that addressed pricing issues in the Texas state park system. Generally, the economic factors were more useful...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Crompton, J. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 144-152
Abstract

A travel cost demand model that uses intended trips if dams are removed and the river restored is presented as a tool for evaluating the potential recreation benefits in this counterfactual but increasingly policy relevant analysis of dam removal. The model is applied to the Lower Snake River in...

Author(s)
Loomis, J.
Publisher
American Geophysical Union, Washington, USA
Citation
Water Resources Research, 2002, 38, 6, pp 2/1-2/8
Abstract

A sustainable city tourism development model is developed to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the different tourist features of Indianapolis, USA. Data was obtained from 374 international participants at the 2001 World Police and Fire Games, hosted by Indianapolis between June 8 and June...

Author(s)
Avgoustis, S. H.; Achana, F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 139-149
Abstract

Within the context of the multidestinations and multiactivities, the present study focused on the comparison between the push and pull motives in terms of the influences on destination choice and holiday activity of German pleasure travellers to the USA, Canada, and Asia. Employing a multinomial...

Author(s)
Lee, G.; O'Leary, J. T.; Lee SunHee; Morrison, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 2, pp 89-104
Abstract

The propositions and the usefulness of the purchase consumption system or PCS (a sequence of mental and observable steps a consumer undertakes to buy and use several products purchased leads to a purchase sequence involving other products) for tourism research is examined. Data from interviews...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; King, R. I.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 10, 1, pp 3-27
Abstract

Simulation techniques are used to explore the complex spatial interactions between recreationists and their environment as a way to improve wildland recreation management. The Recreation Behaviour Simulator (RBSim) uses rule-driven autonomous agents as surrogates for human visitors coupled with...

Author(s)
Gimblett, H. R.; Richards, M. T.; Itami, R. M.
Publisher
Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Forestry, 2001, 99, 4, pp 36-42
Abstract

Crowding is a perennial and challenging issue in the management of parks and outdoor recreation. However, a substantial scientific literature has been developed on crowding and its application in parks and outdoor recreation. This paper begins by reviewing theoretical research on crowding, with...

Author(s)
Manning, R.; Valliere, W.; Minteer, B.; Wang, B.; Jacobi, C.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2000, 18, 4, pp 57-72

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