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Heritage tourism is a growing field, both from a visitation perspective and in terms of research efforts. This article adds value by reporting results of a study that estimated the economic contributions of heritage tourism in a major state in the U.S. Patterns of visitor behavior and spending...

Author(s)
McGrath, J. M.; Primm, D.; Lafe, W.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 5, pp 1131-1137
Abstract

This paper focuses on tourist spatial-temporal behaviour patterns and develops a combination approach to clarify such behaviour patterns quantitatively and qualitatively using the concept of the space-time path of time geography. A case study of the Summer Palace verifies that this approach is...

Author(s)
Huang XiaoTing; Wu BiHu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2012, 14, 4, pp 625-645
Abstract

This paper introduces the applicability of passive mobile positioning data in studying tourism. Passive mobile positioning data is automatically stored in the memory files of mobile operators for call activities or movements of handsets in the network. For tourism studies we use database of the...

Author(s)
Ahas, R.; Aasa, A.; Roose, A.; Mark, Ü.; Silm, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 3, pp 469-486
Abstract

Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) is a new data source for tourism geography research, and has multi-temporal and multi-spatial elements. It is an effective supplement when conducting fieldwork and questionnaire tourism data surveys, particularly in the research fields of tourism destination ...

Author(s)
Wang ShouCheng; Guo FengHua; Fu XueQing; Li RenJie
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 2, pp 84-92