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Gay men are subject to discrimination and social disapproval in many parts of the world. This paper examines the possible impact of this on choice of holiday destination, drawing on the concepts of risk and destination avoidance. A number of interviews with gay men were held in Manchester, England, ...

Author(s)
Hughes, H.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2002, 4, 4, pp 299-312
Abstract

This study investigates the effects of the 2001 outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on visitors to Dartmoor in Devon (South West England, UK). Questionnaire interviews with 140 walkers at Hound Tor were conducted to ascertain the effects of the FMD on visitors. Higher proportions of local...

Author(s)
Rodway-Dyer, S.; Shaw, G.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2005, 13, 1, pp 63-81
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

Issues of crime in a destination area affect real and perceived visitor safety; away from rare but high profile incidents such as terrorist attacks, visitor security is more likely to be affected by a lesser criminal activity. This paper contributes to our existing understanding of how tourism can...

Author(s)
Walker, L.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2007, 10, 6, pp 505-542
Abstract

Many high quality landscapes can be found in the North West region of England, including those of international significance such as the Lake District National Park. These natural assets are recognised by the regional tourism strategy as particularly important, as they are a major determinant for...

Author(s)
McEvoy, D.; Cavan, G.; Handley, J.; McMorrow, J.; Lindley, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 1, pp 101-121
Abstract

The paper seeks to contribute to our understanding of the economic impact of sports tourism using the case study of a cycle network in the North East of England, UK, used for tourism, recreation and utility purposes. It explores the foundations of economic impacts of such a network and focuses on...

Author(s)
Downward, P.; Lumsdon, L.; Weston, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2009, 14, 1, pp 25-42
Abstract

This article presents a case concerning microdomestic tourism on the Isle of Man, British Isles. Despite being a small island, research highlights that considerable domestic tourism occurs (referred to as microdomestic tourism to reflect the small island size and distinguish from wider British...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 3, pp 340-352
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of Slow Food festival attributes on visitors' overall experience, their satisfaction level and revisit intention. A total of 209 usable questionnaires were collected from visitors at Mold Slow Food festival, and exploratory factor analysis was...

Author(s)
Jung, T.; Ineson, E. M.; Kim, M.; Yap, M. H. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 3, pp 277-288
Abstract

The present case study seeks to contribute to the culinary event management literature, investigating key motivators among participants to the Derbyshire Food and Drink Fair, United Kingdom. A questionnaire, which was partly based on predictors related to the theory of planned behavior was designed ...

Author(s)
Alonso, A. D.; Sakellarios, N.; Cseh, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2015, 16, 3, pp 200-227
Abstract

This paper presents a case concerning domestic tourism in the Isle of Man, British Isles, a small maritime nation with Norse heritage. Qualitative interviews find the existence of considerable domestic tourism activity conducted by island residents, including daytrips and overnight stays, and...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 4, pp 512-527

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