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The purpose of this study was to identify key influences on heritage tourism behaviour by investigating differences between visitors who took part in heritage tourism activities and those who did not. A provincial highway exit survey conducted in Manitoba, Canada in July-September 1995 provided the ...

Author(s)
MacKay, K. J.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2001, 26, 1/2, pp 5-30
Abstract

What little work exists on cycling tourism tends to be focused entirely on economic impacts with little coverage of the participants themselves and, furthermore, the coverage looks mainly at 'cycling holidays' of one sort or another with day visits and cycle racing being largely ignored. This paper ...

Author(s)
Bull, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2006, 11, 3/4, pp 259-274
Abstract

This paper examines the travel motives and behaviours of Australian skiers and snowboarders. An online survey was conducted using both convenience and snowball sampling to investigate the overseas snowsport travel intentions of Australian skiers and snowboarders [undetermined number], many of whom...

Author(s)
Dickson, T. J.; Faulks, P.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2007, 62, 3/4, pp 7-14
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This study explored gender differences in motivation and activity participation among rural tourists to Potter County, Pennsylvania, USA. Mail survey data from a sample of 343 visitors to the region revealed that females were more motivated by family bonding and natural and rural exploration....

Author(s)
Xie, H.; Costa, C. A.; Morais, D. B.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2008, 16, 4, pp 368-384
Abstract

Although tourism is recognized as a major industry worldwide, it is not accessible to all yet. In order to increase seniors' access to tourism, some countries have developed social tourism programmes for this market. However, few studies analyse the relevance and the motivations for participating...

Author(s)
Carneiro, M. J.; Eusébio, C.; Kastenholz, E.; Alvelos, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2013, 24, 3, pp 352-366
Abstract

Natural outdoor recreation exercise is not new in Nigeria. However, there is little focus on how these natural outdoor recreations have been developed, managed and use by people. This study was thus carried out to provide information on the appraisal of natural outdoor recreation centres with a...

Author(s)
Lawal, M. S.; Bilesanmi, F. O.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Environmental Extension, 2013, 11, pp 38-44
Abstract

This paper proposes that movement patterns and transportation mode choices are linked, and then identifies the estimation of a bivariate probit model as an appropriate technique to investigate the two correlated choices. The two variables are described by a mixed combination of independent...

Author(s)
Masiero, L.; Zoltan, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2013, 43, pp 529-546
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In this work was taken an issues of the tourist activity of the older people. As the case was used the Universities of the third age students from Słupsk. It was made an characteristic of the determinants of the tourist activity basing on the questionnaire survey. In the analysis was described the...

Author(s)
Parzych, K.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2014, No. 1, pp 309-325
Abstract

As a direct consequence of global ageing patterns, older travellers have become a significant proportion of annual total holiday spending. In addition, this has also brought with it a shift in the types of travel experiences that older travellers are now choosing. Educational and cultural touristic ...

Author(s)
Sie, L.; Patterson, I.; Pegg, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 2, pp 100-136
Abstract

Finding the balance between economic development and preservation of the natural environment is a challenging yet important task. This is a particularly pressing issue in the case of China, because it is the largest and fastest growing market for tourism. The purpose of this research is to examine...

Author(s)
Chen, A.; Peng, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2016, 21, 2/3, pp 189-202

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