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The personal and community-wide benefits of parks are well documented in previous studies. Despite a strong recognition of park benefits in the literature, there has been limited inquiry focused on the relationship between visitation and perceptions of the personal and community-wide benefits of...

Author(s)
Moyle, B. D.; Weiler, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 17, 1, pp 91-105
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to examine how nostalgia influences travel attitudes and intentions of tourist destination among travellers with Italian heritage. Perceived travel risks as a moderating role between the relationships between personal and historical nostalgia and travel attitudes are also...

Author(s)
Phau, I.; Quintal, V.; Marchegiani, C.; Lee, S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 3, pp 296-309
Abstract

Tourism is the fastest developing industry in the world in terms of many items such as employment generation and addition to national income. It generated US$7.6 trillion (10% of global GDP) and 277 million jobs (1 in 11 jobs) for the global economy in 2014. The travel and tourism sector is also...

Author(s)
Mamhoori, A.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2015, 4, 5, pp 183
Abstract

Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47
Abstract

Ecotourism potentials of the University of Uyo Arboretum and Ravine were investigated to determine respondents' awareness of the ecodestinations, willingness to visit the sites, perceptions of the sites as ecodestinations, and factors that can enhance visitation to the destinations. Data for the...

Author(s)
Ijeomah, H. M.; Okoli, C. I. C.; Iyah, E. I.
Publisher
Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 2014, 7, 3, pp 327-338
Abstract

Impacts from localized changes in climate may influence the quality of a visitors' experience and, therefore, visitors' perceptions of climate impacts are a concern for resource professionals who manage nature-based leisure services. The purpose of this study was to understand the relationships...

Author(s)
Brownlee, M. T. J.; Hallo, J. C.; Krohn, B. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Managing Leisure, 2013, 18, 2, pp 97-117
Abstract

The natural environment is an important element in destination choice. Regional environmental change and extreme environmental events including outbreaks of species perceived as disturbing to tourists or diminishing perceived environmental quality should consequently affect tourism. However, few...

Author(s)
Nilsson, J. H.; Gössling, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 1, pp 32-44
Abstract

Visitor loyalty is necessary to generate a virtuous cycle of people-park symbiosis, but knowledge about loyalty expectations is insufficient. A survey of 300 repeat visitors to South Carolina's Francis Beidler Forest, a private protected area, yielded a hierarchical pattern of loyalties, with...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 3, pp 335-346
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This report summarizes the results of a survey of domestic and international visitors to Lord Howe Island (LHI) between January 2007 and late April 2007. The survey was primarily intended to collect socio-economic information that could be used in planning and managing the NSW Lord Howe Island...

Publisher
Marine Parks Authority, Hurstville, Australia
Citation
Lord Howe Island Marine Park: visitor and expenditure survey, 2010, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

Climate change will affect tourism destinations that are dependent on natural resources, such as snow. Currently there is limited research into attitudes, intentions and actual visitation patterns of skiers in response to reduced snow cover. Therefore the awareness of, and attitudes towards,...

Author(s)
Pickering, C. M.; Castley, J. G.; Burtt, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Geographical Research, 2010, 48, 2, pp 137-147

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