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Proximity, the physical distance between visitors and wildlife, has been suggested as a potential factor contributing to high-quality wildlife viewing experiences. Managing visitor proximity to wildlife through interpretation and regulation is a recognized strategy to improve the safety of visitors ...

Author(s)
Verbos, R. I.; Zajchowski, C. A. B.; Brownlee, M. T. J.; Skibins, J. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2018, 17, 4, pp 409-424
Abstract

The concept of sustainable development usually evokes ideas about protecting the natural environment while implementing development plans. While this is definitely a large part of the concerns of sustainability in development, the concept also embraces a variety of other dimensions. It seeks to...

Author(s)
Achana, F. T.; Avgoustis, S. H.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 127-140
Abstract

The study used a conjoint approach to assess the relative importance of urban forests compared to the major attractions of Washington, DC, a top city destination in the US. Survey data collected through self-administered questionnaires were analyzed using conjoint analysis. Results showed that the...

Author(s)
Andrada, R. T., II; Deng, J. Y.; Pierskalla, C.; Brooks, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 3, pp 301-310
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We compare revealed preference and survey response estimates of changes in national park visitation behaviour due to climatic change. The revealed preference model is estimated from a time series regression analysis of past visitation as a function of historic weather variability. The data used...

Author(s)
Loomis, J. B.; Richardson, R. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2006, 49, 4, pp 621-630
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to quantitatively identify the cultural heritage tourist to determine differences between other types of visitors and the cultural heritage tourist. Differences were measured on various dimensions of travel behaviour and demographics, including activities participated...

Author(s)
Martin, B. S.; Bridges, W. C.; Valliere, W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 129-134
Abstract

Tourism is often regarded as a viable solution to economic crisis, especially for remote areas without many development options. While many tourism destinations have strong cultural or heritage assets, not all destinations have primary attractions that can bring visitors to the region. Rather than...

Author(s)
Huang WeiJue; Beeco, J. A.; Hallo, J. C.; Norman, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1387-1402
Abstract

Within the context of the multidestinations and multiactivities, the present study focused on the comparison between the push and pull motives in terms of the influences on destination choice and holiday activity of German pleasure travellers to the USA, Canada, and Asia. Employing a multinomial...

Author(s)
Lee, G.; O'Leary, J. T.; Lee SunHee; Morrison, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 2, pp 89-104
Abstract

This study examined the relationships between and predictive ability of several variables associated with visitor satisfaction at a built tourist attraction in Arizona, USA (perceived crowding and density, expected crowding and density, preferences for crowding and density, actual density, and...

Author(s)
Budruk, M.; Schneider, I. E.; Andreck, K. L.; Virden, R. J.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2002, 20, 3, pp 1-17
Abstract

The authors examine customer satisfaction data from 14 997 guests of 18 cruises of a large US cruise line to determine which aspects of the cruise experience have the greatest impact on overall satisfaction and perceptions of quality. Results show that quality of food and beverages has the greatest ...

Author(s)
Testa, M. R.; Sullivan, K.
Publisher
School of Hospitality Management, Florida International University, North Miami, USA
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 2002, 20, 2, pp 1-12
Abstract

We describe and employ a Bayesian posterior simulator for fitting a high-dimensional system of ordinal or count outcome equations. The model is then applied to describe the multiple site recreation demands of individual agents, and we argue that our approach provides advantages relative to existing ...

Author(s)
Herriges, J. A.; Phaneuf, D. J.; Tobias, J. L.
Publisher
North-Holland, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Econometrics, 2008, 147, 2, pp 282-298

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