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The U.S. Federal Government experienced a shutdown that halted much of its spending and services over 16 days in October 2013. Federal government officials noted a wide variety of impacts that the shutdown had on economic activity, including a reduction in the admission fees collected by the...

Author(s)
Gabe, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics Letters, 2016, 23, 5, pp 313-317
Abstract

The rapid evolution of information and positioning technologies, and their increasing adoption in tourism management practices allows for new and challenging research avenues. This paper presents an empirical case study on the mining of association rules in tourist attraction visits, registered for ...

Author(s)
Versichele, M.; Groote, L. de; Bouuaert, M. C.; Neutens, T.; Moerman, I.; Weghe, N. van de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 44, pp 67-81
Abstract

This exploratory study aims at closing an inherent gap in the literature on research on private parks. Specifically, the aim of this study is threefold: (a) to identify the push and pull factors that influence decisions to visit private parks; (b) to examine the differences in these push and pull...

Author(s)
Phau, I.; Lee, S.; Quintal, V.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2013, 19, 3, pp 269-284
Abstract

The statistical modeling of tourists' length of stay at destinations is a topic that recently has received much attention from tourism scholars. In this regard, so-called "survival models" have been introduced as a means of studying how a set of independent variables explain variation in the number ...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 1, pp 126-132
Abstract

Despite the growing interest in film-tourism research, little research has explored the extent to which on-site film-tourism experiences influence tourist satisfaction and post-visit behavioral intentions. Within the context of Asian audience's responses to a Korean historical TV drama, ...

Author(s)
Kim SangKyun
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 5, pp 472-484
Abstract

Tourist movement is a complex process. It can be modelled from a number of different perspectives; for example, Tourism, Geography, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Psychology. This paper aims to establish a sound methodology, using Semi-Markov processes to model the spatial and...

Author(s)
Xia JianHong; Zeephongsekul, P.; Packer, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 4, pp 844-851
Abstract

This chapter reports the findings of a study conducted in four areas in New Zealand to identify patterns of visitor decision-making behaviour, perception and response. The 'reporting' is organized in two sections. The first is focused upon visitor decision-making. The second describes visitors' and ...

Author(s)
Swaffield, S.; Moore, K.; Fairweather, J.
Publisher
EOS Ecology, Christchurch, New Zealand
Citation
Understanding the tourism host-guest encounter in New Zealand: foundations for adaptive planning and management, 2005, pp 57-81
Abstract

This paper examines the hypothesis that repeated purchases in the tourism markets could be considered as a consequence of asymmetrical information problems. This hypothesis is analysed with the case study of the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain) using the estimation of a count data model....

Author(s)
Ledesma, F. J.; Navarro, M.; Pérez-Rodríguez, J. V.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2005, 37, 18, pp 2055-2065
Abstract

This study investigates the effects of the 2001 outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on visitors to Dartmoor in Devon (South West England, UK). Questionnaire interviews with 140 walkers at Hound Tor were conducted to ascertain the effects of the FMD on visitors. Higher proportions of local...

Author(s)
Rodway-Dyer, S.; Shaw, G.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2005, 13, 1, pp 63-81
Abstract

This article reviews grounded theory studies available in the literature that deepen understanding of leisure travel decisions and tourism behaviours. The article includes a set of core propositions that are examined empirically. The reported study includes applying the "long interview method" and...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; MacDonald, R.; Burford, M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 17, 1, pp 7-39

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