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The study had two aims: to illustrate the utility of shift share analysis in examining the performance of the tourist industry in South Carolina, USA; and to compare industry performance with that of other South Atlantic states of the USA. The study further attempted to assess whether any specific ...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; Uysal, M.; Toepper, L.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1995, 34, 2, pp 55-61
Abstract

This study develops a model based on behavioural decision making theory to help explain vacation destination choice decisions. Specifically, a multiple criteria decision making instrument will be developed and tested for its reliability and validity based on the factors which decision makers deem...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; McLellan, R. W.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1996, 5, 1/2, pp 57-75
Abstract

A questionnaire survey of 282 nature-based tour operators in USA, Canada and Ecuador was conducted between January and April 1995. There were 127 replies. The survey contained an 18-item Likert-type scale which was used to determine opinions of ecotour operators about some potential means that...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1997, 5, 4, pp 322-332
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