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The study investigated similarities and differences of first-time and repeat visitors to South Carolina, USA, in relation to selected variables. It examined trip-related characteristics and visitor characteristics, and presented differences/similarities in relation to state-specific destinations. A ...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Russett, A. L.
Publisher
Recreation, Travel and Tourism Institute, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA
Citation
Hospitality & tourism invitational proceedings, 1988, pp 10-15
Abstract

Festivals and special events are the cultural resources of an area that make possible the successful hosting of visitors. These events are usually organized to create a positive image of a place and bring in money to the local community. Since the 1980s there has been growing interest in festivals...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Gahan, L.; Martin, B. S.
Citation
Festival Management & Event Tourism, 1993, 1, 1, pp 5-10
Abstract

The study examines the effectiveness of environmental messages in relation to demographic, trip characteristics and possible management actions. Three environmental messages were designed to encourage positive behaviour and reduce environmentally destructive behaviour in a natural recreation area,...

Author(s)
Noe, F. P.; Uysal, M.; Jurowski, C.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 147-169
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Several tourism and related studies have used length of stay in their survey instruments and have reported related findings in the context of travel expenditures and visitor behaviour. However, they have not provided much information regarding the destination's importance and seasonal variation in...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Fesenmaier, D. R.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1994, 32, 3, pp 61-64
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
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This study groups visitors to Virginia, USA based on their environmental attitudes by using a posteriori market segmentation. Factor-cluster analysis, multiple discriminant analysis, and one-way analysis of variance were performed to examine and profile the travel segments. According to the...

Author(s)
Formica, S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2002, 9, 3/4, pp 35-49
Abstract

This study describes overall satisfaction as a function of instrumental and expressive factors. The objective of the study was accomplished by testing whether instrumental and expressive attributes are distinct behavioural indicators that could better predict visitor satisfaction. Furthermore, the...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Williams, J.; Yoon YooShik
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 2/4, pp 217-221
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Cover for Comparing first-time and repeat visitors' activity patterns in a tourism environment.

This chapter compares activity patterns of first-time and repeat visitors in a theme park in the Netherlands. Data obtained from 357 respondents in the summer of 1996 are used. First-time and repeat visitors are classified into those who use information and those who do not. A sequence alignment...

Author(s)
Kemperman, A. D. A. M.; Joh ChangHyeon; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A study of tourist decision processes: Algarve, Portugal.

This study investigates tourist consumer behaviour in the Algarve, Portugal, with particular emphasis on their perceptions and motivations. A theoretical framework is developed, which assumes a relationship between pre-decision, decision and post-purchasing evaluation, (i.e. the main phases of the ...

Author(s)
Correia, A.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Context and dynamics of social interaction and information search in decision making for discretionary travel.

The dynamic interaction of an individual with the external environment for social interaction and information search purposes and an individual's style of being involved with some travel decision options are emphasized. This chapter relates decision making to an operator model. Implications of...

Author(s)
Huan TzungCheng; Beaman, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter

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