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The study examined and delineated the variation of environmental concern with respect to visitor (age, gender, marital status, education) and trip (destination type, travel group, overnight stay, residence, and site specific preference) characteristics. Tourists to St John Virgin Islands National...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Martin, B.; Noe, F. P.; McDonald, C. D.
Publisher
National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Citation
Abstracts from the proceedings of the 1992 NRPA Leisure Research Symposium held in conjunction with the 1992 National Congress for Recreation and Parks, October 15-18, 1992, Cincinnati, Ohio., 1992, pp p.7
Abstract

The popularity of inner tube floating is rapidly increasing in the USA. Various degrees of risk and danger are associated with inner tube floating, but little user information exists concerning risk and safety. The purpose of this paper is to identify aspects of safety and risk behaviour of inner...

Author(s)
McDonald, C. D.; Hammitt, W. E.
Publisher
Southeast Forest Experiment Station, Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Citation
Southeastern Recreation Research Conference 1980 -- 1981 Proceedings., 1982, pp 27-41
Abstract

The social group in which recreationists participate is an important determinant of outdoor recreation participation. As an extension of its utility, social group and various socioeconomic variables were investigated as determinants of visitor support or opposition for controls in managing stream...

Author(s)
Hammitt, W. E.; McDonald, C. D.
Publisher
Southeast Forest Experiment Station, Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Citation
Southeastern Recreation Research Conference 1980 -- 1981 Proceedings., 1982, pp 227-236
Abstract

Increased usage of campgrounds within national parks and forests has frequently led to conditions of full-capacity use and overcrowding. The survey was initiated in order to discover whether a specialized directory of adjacent private campgrounds would release the pressure. It was concluded that it ...

Author(s)
Strohmeier, C.; Hammitt, W. E.; McDonald, C. D.
Publisher
Southeast Regional Office, National Park Service, US Department of the Interior., Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the conference on social research in national parks and wildland areas, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, March 21-22, 1980, 1981, pp 28-45
Abstract

Managers have tended to focus on the relationship between use density and satisfaction when formulating management policies to regulate visitor use. The results discussed in this paper indicate that managers cannot manipulate use levels and expect with any assurance to bring about significant...

Author(s)
McDonald, C. D.; Hammitt, W. E.
Publisher
Southeast Regional Office, National Park Service, US Department of the Interior., Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the conference on social research in national parks and wildland areas, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, March 21-22, 1980, 1981, pp 67-79
Abstract

In order to market to international visitors effectively, it is essential to generate more specific knowledge about these visitors to parks and natural areas. This paper examines the demographic characteristics, motivation and information sources used by Australian international visitors to...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; McDonald, C. D.; Martin, B. S.
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 1994, 6, 3, pp 18-24
Abstract

Visitors and destinations are the focal point of spatial interaction. The nature and extent of such interaction can influence the level and intensity of environmental degradation or enhancement. This study examines the variation of environmental concerns with respect to visitor (age, gender,...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Jurowski, C.; Noe, F. P.; McDonald, C. D.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1994, 15, 4, pp 284-294
Abstract

Visitor satisfaction has been a consistently stated goal of outdoor recreation management. Recreation resource managers provide opportunities for the visiting public with the anticipation of satisfying visitor needs. Management efforts are often evaluated in terms of visitor satisfaction. In the...

Author(s)
Herrick, T. A.; McDonald, C. D.
Citation
Environmental Management, 1992, 16, 2, pp 243-247
Abstract

Recreation specialization proposes that participation in an activity progresses along a continuum from general to specific modes of perception and behaviour. Research typically measures an individual's position on that continuum by an additive index comprised of items that reflect multiple...

Author(s)
Kuentzel, W. F.; McDonald, C. D.
Citation
Journal of Leisure Research, 1992, 24, 3, pp 269-287
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Author(s)
Noe, F. P.; McDonald, C. D.; Hammitt, W. E.
Citation
Journal of Environmental Systems, 1986, 16, 2, pp 111-122

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