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An empirical model for factors affecting the demand for international tourist hotels is presented that also enables demand estimation and projection in the context of the Seoul metropolitan area. International hotel demand for a metropolitan area such as Seoul is hypothesized as a function of the...

Author(s)
Kim YoungTae; Uysal, M.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1998, 4, 3, pp 253-263
Abstract

A four-page pretested questionnaire was distributed at the beaches of major hotels in North Cyprus to identify which of 24 push and 28 pull factors motivated tourists from European and Turkish markets to visit this destination. A total of 148 usable questionnaires were generated giving information...

Author(s)
Yavuz, N.; Uysal, M.; Baloghacek˜lu, S.
Citation
Anatolia, 1998, 9, 1, pp 4-18
Abstract

This study explores and demonstrates the usefulness of artificial neural networks (ANNs) as an alternative approach to the use of multiple regression (MR) in tourism demand studies. The study uses Canadian tourism expenditures from 1980 to 1994 in the USA as a measure of demand to demonstrate its...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; El-Roubi, M. S.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1999, 38, 2, pp 111-118
Abstract

Virginia's image as a travel destination versus competitive states in the Mid-Atlantic region of the USA is considered. The regional competitiveness of Virginia as a tourism destination was evaluated by creating a "perceptual map" which reveals the similarities and differences in how 10 states were ...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Chen, J. S.; Williams, D. R.
Citation
Tourism Management, 2000, 21, 1, pp 89-96
Abstract

The objective of this research is to model host community support for tourism development based on the factors found to influence reactions towards it. Using the literature, a tourism support model with hypotheses involving several paths was proposed. Self-administered questionnaires were collected ...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Jurowski, C.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 1, pp 79-105
Abstract

The purpose of this exploratory study was to segment Japanese travellers (n=313) to Turkey using travel motivations as part of travel behaviour descriptors. Theoretical and practical contributions of the motivation factors are discussed within the framework of Iso-Ahola's arousal theory. The...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; Uysal, M.; Yoshioka, C. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 3, pp 293-304
Abstract

The knowledge discovery in database (KDD) with data mining is a useful tool for destination management, and more hospitality enterprises and tourist destinations will adopt it in the future. Destination knowledge management requires a multidisciplinary approach and an understanding of tourism....

Author(s)
Pyo Sungsoo; Uysal, M.; Chang Hyesook
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 40, 4, pp 396-403
Abstract

This chapter first presents a brief review of the fundamental characteristics of small-island destinations and then discusses a proposed framework for small-island tourism development. This framework consists of 3 components: a flexible monitoring system; strategic positioning; and sustainability....

Author(s)
Kim KyungHwan; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Praeger Publishers, Westport, USA
Citation
Island tourism and sustainable development: Caribbean, Pacific and Mediterranean experiences, 2002, pp 273-292
Abstract

This study groups visitors to Virginia, USA based on their environmental attitudes by using a posteriori market segmentation. Factor-cluster analysis, multiple discriminant analysis, and one-way analysis of variance were performed to examine and profile the travel segments. According to the...

Author(s)
Formica, S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2002, 9, 3/4, pp 35-49
Abstract

This research introduces a hybrid approach including correspondence analysis and logit modelling to contrast the relative market position of Virginia with 8 other eastern US states and the District of Columbia. The data obtained from a series of telephone surveys (n=1318 useful samples) in 31...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 4, pp 987-1003

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