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Turkey occupies eighth place in the world for cave tourism. In recent years, the development of the cave tourism industry throughout the country and the emergence of its positive and negative impacts have attracted the interest of rural development experts, local managers and scholars. Most...

Author(s)
Akca, H.; Sayılı, M.; Cafrı, R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 1, pp 47-55
Abstract

This paper provides a comprehensive econometric analysis of the expenditures of international visitors to the Western fjord-region of Norway. The data come from an intercept survey conducted on randomly elicited summer visitors at central tourism locations in the region. Estimations are performed...

Author(s)
Engström, T.; Kipperberg, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 51, pp 131-141
Abstract

This study looks at two local festivals that take place annually in northern Israel (Kfar Blum in Upper Galilee and Acre). Data are derived from surveys participated by 319 patrons and visitors from Kfar Blum and 570 patrons and visitors from Acre. On the basis of detailed data on public assistance ...

Author(s)
Felsenstein, D.; Fleischer, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 385-392
Abstract

This study measures the significance of demographic and trip characteristics in the spending pattern of a sports event visitor. An analysis over time was conducted of visitors to the 1995 (n=3572 respondents) and 1999 (n=2037 respondents) Alamo Bowl college football games in San Antonio, Texas,...

Author(s)
Cannon, T. F.; Ford, J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 263-271
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Cover for Cultural tourism: challenges for management and marketing.

This chapter presents a review of recent market research conducted on cultural tourism in Europe and identifies trends which will be significant in the development of cultural tourism in the 21st century. A survey conducted by ATLAS (European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education) covered...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994031)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A survey on visitors in Bhawal National Park, Bangladesh in the summer and winter of 1991 revealed that picnicking was the most frequent outdoor recreation activity (79.62%), and sightseeing was the next most common activity (12.83%), followed by swimming (4.91%) and boating (2.64%). These figures...

Author(s)
Ahmed, M. R.; Rahman, M. M.
Citation
Bangladesh Journal of Forest Science, 1997, 26, 2, pp 37-42

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