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The paper discusses two recent attempts to improve the specification of recreation trip distribution models and the progress made and problems encountered in these studies. The object of the paper is to elaborate on the trip distribution model, to improve its goodness of fit, and to examine the...

Author(s)
Ewing, G. O.
Citation
Ontario Geography, 1982, 19, pp 29-56
Abstract

US repeat visitors represent a lucrative international market for Canada's tourist industry. Between 1980-89 it was estimated that 90% of trips made by Americans to Canada were repeat visits, showing a remarkable customer loyalty rate. Surprisingly, until recently, this important market segment had ...

Author(s)
Meis, S.; Joyal, S.; Trites, A.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1995, 6, 1, pp 27-37
Abstract

Agro-tourism is a well developed activity in the region of Estrie/Cantons-de-l'Est in Quebec, Canada. Originating in the late 1970s/early 1980s with the development by the Union of Agricultural Producers of the first tourist gites (self catering cottages in rural areas), the phenomenon has...

Author(s)
Vandenberghe, H.; Verreault, E.
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1997, 16, 1, pp 46-49
Abstract

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

Tourism studies have long been interested in the relationship between the tourism experience and tourists' perceptions of the destinations they visit. More recent studies have explored tourists' reflexive engagement with the tourism experience. This article argues that tourists' reflexivity is best ...

Author(s)
O'Hara, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2001, 1, 2, pp 149-170
Abstract

This study aims to determine whether or not tourist photography could be used to isolate specific components of a trip that relate to overall satisfaction. The study used a thematic content analysis to examine the nature of participants' (student tourists travelling from Ohio, USA-Quebec, Canada in ...

Author(s)
Groves, D. L.; Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Presses de l'Université du Québec, Sainte-Foy, Canada
Citation
Loisir et Société, 2001, 24, 1, pp 311-317
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of seemingly minor methodological changes on estimates of travel and correcting bias.

In 1998, evidence was provided suggesting that an apparent 15% decline in domestic travel estimated from the Canadian Travel Surveys (CTS) of 1994, 1996, and 1997 was possibly misleading. This decline could actually be the result of methodological changes in the survey rather than a change in...

Author(s)
Beaman, J.; Beaman, J.; O'Leary, J. T.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995357)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Image Capture Technology, or the capture and editing of photographic images using microcomputers, has been used in a variety of settings to assess social and ecological impacts. This study illustrates the application of this technology in a VHS videotape survey designed to assess visitors' norms...

Author(s)
Freimund, W. A.; Vaske, J. J.; Donnelly, M. P.; Miller, T. A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2002, 24, 3/4, pp 349-362
Abstract

A tourism consumption system (TCS) is defined as the set of related travel thoughts, decisions, and behaviours by a discretionary traveller prior to, during, and following a trip. The central proposition of a theory of TCS is that the thoughts, decisions, and behaviours regarding one activity...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Dubelaar, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 120-132
Abstract

This paper reports on Canada's tourism performance, i.e. the trends in visitor arrivals from various country and origin markets. A market share analysis is carried out showing Canada's market penetration in target markets. This is followed by a shift-share analysis that encapsulates two indices...

Author(s)
Faulkner, B.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Marketing Papers - World Tourism Organization, 2002, No.1, pp 21-49

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