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The impact on tourism of the Confederation Bridge, which was opened on 30 May 1997, joining Prince Edward Island to mainland Canada, is discussed. 1 189 000 people visited the island in 1997, an increase of 60% compared with 1996. The average expenditure of groups visiting the island in 1997 was C$ ...

Author(s)
LeBlanc, M.
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1998, 17, 3, pp 58-64
Abstract

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

Coastal areas and other tourist destinations are popular with 'day trippers', who have a substantial effect on local tourism economies and may help to stabilize seasonal demand fluctuations. However, day trippers can also accelerate resource degradation, burden municipalities with higher policing...

Author(s)
Braun, B. M.; Soskin, M. D.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 289-301
Abstract

This reply responds to a comment by Coupal, Bastian and Taylor (this issue, vol. 41 (2) 2002), pp.210-211, on the original paper by Upneja, Shafer, Seo and Yoon (this journal, vol. 40 (1) 2001, pp.68-78). The reply responds to the comment's suggestion that income and travel time should have been...

Author(s)
Shafer, E.; Upneja, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 212-213
Abstract

Researchers are showing lately an increased interest toward the special event tourist niche, mostly due to the growth in demand for events such as exhibitions, festivals and other historical and cultural displays. Besides meeting demand, special events are organized having in mind many other...

Author(s)
Nica, M.; Swaidan, Z.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2004, 59, 1/4, pp 6-11
Abstract

This study identifies a potential market for nature-based tourism in the form of female travellers. It further discusses the significance of economic benefits accrued from this market to facilitate stakeholder coordination toward sustained environment strategies. Visitors to Lake Berryessa, Napa...

Author(s)
Chhabra, D.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2007, 31, 1, pp 347-369
Abstract

This study assessed the economic impact of tourists visiting the Maricopa County Parks (Arizona) as well as the retained spending of local visitors (who would have travelled outside the study area, for a similar experience, in the absence of the visited parks). Data for the year 2014 indicate that...

Author(s)
Deepak Chhabra; Steffey, E.; Zhao ShengNan; Larsen, D.; Megha Budruk
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2016, 27, 4, pp 537-539
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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