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This study looks at the image of Mississippi as a tourist destination as perceived by both past visitors (n=134) and non-visitors (n=101). A descriptive analysis of participants' sociodemographic characteristics and their images of the mentioned destination, is provided. MANOVA analysis indicated...

Author(s)
Hallab, Z.; Kim, K. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 4, pp 393-403
Abstract

Australia has been the recipient of significant negative press as a result of the politics of Pauline Hanson and Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party, with the Singapore press routinely reporting stories of what are said to be One Nation's anti-Asian and racist policies. Despite this, Singapore, a key ...

Author(s)
Litvin, S. W.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 124-133
Abstract

This paper examines the role of international boundaries as perceived barriers to tourism. Borders that divide similar cultural groups and where few safety issues exist are the focus of this study. Qualitative data were gathered from visitors at the International Peace Garden on the USA-Canada...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.; Tosun, C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 4, pp 411-421
Abstract

This paper provides profiles of cruise vacationers and the guests of four different types of land-based resorts (casino, oceanside beach, ski, and summer country). Data are based on a survey conducted among 3320 US visitors during 1989 and 1990 for Tourism Canada by the Longwoods Research Group...

Author(s)
Morrison, A. M.; Yang, C. H.; O'Leary, J. T.; Nadkarni, N.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 99-111
Abstract

This study investigated change in destination perception during the course of a holiday using in situ research techniques. Data are obtained from surveys of motorists (n=748) travelling through Arizona, USA. Cognitive perceptions were represented by destination knowledge and affective perceptions...

Author(s)
Vogt, C. A.; Andereck, K. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 348-354
Abstract

This article explores the potential for a modified gap analysis to serve as a useful tourism planning tool for rural regions. Minimal differences or "gaps" between customers perceptions of quality and the abilities of service providers to meet these expectations lead to increased profits. Tourists' ...

Author(s)
Murphy, A. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 400-409
Abstract

This study focused on individuality as expressed by German tourists in Norway. Based on the 1998 survey data obtained from 486 German tourists, German tourists were divided into two groups (those who perceived themselves as typical German tourists and those who did not). These two groups were...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Larsen, S.; Abelsen, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 416-420
Abstract

Despite its Mediterranean location, Turkey has been unable to consistently achieve its tourism goals, as evidenced by fluctuating numbers in tourism earnings and a small share of the international tourism market. This discrepancy might be attributed to Turkey's image in the minds of world...

Author(s)
Sönmez, S.; Sirakaya, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 185-196

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