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Viewing of wildlife is a significant component of Sri Lanka's tourism industry with foreign visitation accounting for the larger share of income derived from national parks. Visitors posting reviews of their experiences in social media and travel websites is a growing global phenomenon. Such...

Author(s)
Prakash, S. L.; Perera, P.; Newsome, D.; Kusuminda, T.; Walker, O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2019, 25, pp 102-112
Abstract

Live musical performance forms the core of the cruise ship entertainment product, contributing to the constructed cruise experience. However, unlike much of the cruise experience, musical performance does not directly generate income. Such performances instead act as semiotic guides informing them, ...

Author(s)
Cashman, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 89-100
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 redefines a festival visitor and divides him/her into spectator, participant, and vendor segments. This study further focuses on vendors and assesses their travel and spending behaviour. Samples used are those selling Scottish merchandize at the Scottish Highland Games across the USA...

Author(s)
Chhabra, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 91-94
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