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This research examines the contention made in the travel-style literature that individuals with different travel styles differ in terms of how they prefer to travel when on vacation. Data were collected from Indiana, USA, from August 1996-January 1997. Study participants (n=325), classified into...

Author(s)
Basala, S. L.; Klenosky, D. B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 2, pp 172-182
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

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

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

Ecotourism principles, which often reference only undisturbed or remote destinations, can be applied to urban destinations as well and offer great potential to the tourism industry. Cities host more than half the world's population and the majority of tourists visit or pass through urban areas...

Author(s)
Dodds, R.; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

This empirical study identifies specific preferences of Japanese visitors staying in US hotels. Data are based on a survey conducted among Japanese travellers (n=193) at the Miami International Airport during February 2001. Relevant literature is reviewed in an attempt to identify guest services...

Author(s)
Lee, K.; Zhao, J. L.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 14, 2, pp 67-85
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The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In recognition of the model of tourist consumption systems and the inherent interdependencies between different decisions made by tourists, this paper attempts to define segments that behave similarly in relation to these travel decisions. The question was whether there exist typical combinations...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Gnoth, J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 3, pp 375-385
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

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