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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

This article scrutinises how Afro-diasporic tourists exemplify concepts of liminality, historical memory, and racial construction while engaging in heritage tourism, and how these concepts inform the host community's perception of the visitors. It includes the results of extensive interviews with...

Author(s)
Parry, T. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 2018, 36, 2, pp 245-263
Abstract

As one of the most frequently held types of event across the world, festivals take place at many destinations in the world. Consequently, research on festivals becomes critical for their successful management. This study examines the segmentation of one of the famous food festival attendees using...

Author(s)
Kim, Y. H.; Duncan, J. L.; Jai, T. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2014, 25, 3, pp 457-473
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to compare differences on information search patterns, spending behaviors, and satisfaction levels among visitors attending three event types. The existing literature has by and large addressed visitor behaviors based on visitor characteristics. This study, however,...

Author(s)
Wang Wei; Cole, S. T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 1, pp 3-10
Abstract

With interest in historic sites as a tourism and recreation resource increasing, information is needed on the characteristics of historic site visitors relative to other types of travellers. This type of information will help provide an insight into the role of historic site visitors in the tourism ...

Author(s)
Taylor, D. T.; Fletcher, R. R.; Clabaugh, T.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1993, 32, 1, pp 30-35
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

Six different conceptualizations of the relationship between visitor satisfaction and service quality have been suggested in the literature. A model is developed which integrates and reconciles these differences, using data obtained from Ohio state parks in the USA. Its central components are...

Author(s)
Tian-Cole, S.; Cromption, J. L.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2003, 22, 1, pp 65-80
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
Abstract

Tourism has become the primary industry of the Low Country of South Carolina. In response, the economic, social, and cultural fabric of the area has changed to accommodate this industry. Using interviews and observations, this study examined issues concerning host-guest interactions from a...

Author(s)
Faulkenberry, L. V.; Coggeshall, J. M.; Backman, K. F.; Backman, S. J.
Citation
Human Organization, 2000, 59, 1, pp 86-95
Abstract

A study was undertaken to estimate the effects of cost and other factors on the length of stay of summer vacation visitors to Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. Data were obtained from interviews with 621 visitors to the resorts in 1982. An analysis was made of the impact on tourism of decisions...

Author(s)
Silberman, J.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1985, 23, 4, pp 16-23

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