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An increasing number of consumers from every generation are purchasing more goods and services over the Internet each year. Responses obtained from personal interviews with over 13 000 individuals visiting a major Florida destination during 1997, 1998, and 1999 provided the sample for this study of ...

Author(s)
Furr, H. L.; Bonn, M. A.; Hausman, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2001, 6, 2, pp 139-147
Abstract

This study analysed international visiting friends and relatives' travellers (VFRs) to the USA, using data from the In-Flight Survey of International Travelers for 1997. Three of the factors in an initial typology of VFRs were tested for their effects on travel expenditures. These typology factors...

Author(s)
Lehto, X. Y.; Morrison, A. M.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 2, pp 201-212
Abstract

Congress's passage of the 'Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988' led to the proliferation of Native American casinos in the 1990s. This study uses patron origination analysis to investigate the substitution effect surrounding Indian gaming in Connecticut, USA. A survey of automobiles (n=13 383) and ...

Author(s)
Dense, J.; Barrow, C. W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 410-415
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This study estimates the economic impacts of visitor expenditures at two Scottish festivals in rural North Carolina, USA, using tourist survey data in 1997 (1437 respondents) and in 2000 (121 respondents), and an input-output model. While local restaurants and lodging and festival vendors and...

Author(s)
Chhabra, D.; Sills, E.; Cubbage, F. W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 421-427
Abstract

This study estimated the regional flows of boater spending on trips by 4 boat storage categories to provide information useful to regional marketing and planning efforts for boating agencies and industries. Data were collected through sample surveys of 1998 Michigan registered boat owners. The...

Author(s)
Lee HeeChan
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 1, pp 77-84
Abstract

This study measures the significance of demographic and trip characteristics in the spending pattern of a sports event visitor. An analysis over time was conducted of visitors to the 1995 (n=3572 respondents) and 1999 (n=2037 respondents) Alamo Bowl college football games in San Antonio, Texas,...

Author(s)
Cannon, T. F.; Ford, J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 263-271
Abstract

Purchasing behaviours of 2000 tourists for Tennessee-made food products were examined in February 1998. Amount of units purchased, approximate expenditures, and where products were purchased were recorded. Over 95% of the individuals purchased Tennessee-made food products for themselves and 64%...

Author(s)
Costello, C. A.; Fairhurst, A.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2002, 3, 3, pp 7-17
Abstract

This article illustrates a methodology for assessing expenditure changes associated with welcome center visits and applies this methodology to assess the effectiveness of the Rhode Island Interstate 95 welcome center. The model is distinguished by (1) the use of detailed information from both...

Author(s)
Tyrrell, T. J.; Johnston, R. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 100-106
Abstract

Purpose: Vacation rentals (VRs) are growing in popularity and have disrupted the lodging industry. But they are also controversial because they can literally disrupt quiet residential neighborhoods. There is little research on users of VRs. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey of 10,000...

Author(s)
Tierney, P.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2019, 11, 2, pp 121-129

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