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The AIDS model is presented as a methodology for estimating the complementarity and substitutability of alternative destinations. The regression results are based on US annual data for select sites for 1980-1995. They represent the most popular European destinations for US visitors. It is reported...

Author(s)
Fish, M.; Yi Xia
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure., 1999, pp 331-344
Abstract

This study uses the spatial analytical capabilities of a geographic information system (GIS) to assess the variables necessary to evaluate the recreational value of a forest site. The base data for the study was collected from a survey of recreational visitors to a forest site. An initial analysis...

Author(s)
Bateman, I.; Brainard, J.; Lovett, A.; Bateman; Lovett
Publisher
Stationery Office, London, UK
Citation
The living forest: non-market benefits of forestry. Proceedings of an International Symposium on Non-market Benefits of Forestry, Edinburgh, UK, 24-28 June 1996, 1999, pp 66-82
Abstract

A method for project appraisal and community evaluation (PACE) being piloted in the Avalon Marshes, Somerset, UK, is presented. Themes discussed include: how to move from sustainable tourism theory to practice; the role of a lead authority as initiator and coordinator; and mechanisms for...

Author(s)
Grant, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism in peripheral areas: case studies, 2000, pp 39-57
Abstract

This chapter briefly reviews the visiting friends and relatives (VFR) tourism literature and highlights some of the conceptual and methodological approaches that have been taken. The survey methods and research approach to a work on VFR tourism undertaken in rural Scotland in 1999 are then...

Author(s)
Boyne, S.
Citation
Tourism statistics: international perspectives and current issues, 2001, pp 125-136
Abstract

This chapter deals with the issue of limits to growth in tourism due to demand factors and associated concepts such as market maturity and saturation. The focus is on leisure travel since the notions of demand maturity are not so easily applied to non-personal business travel. A basic methodology...

Author(s)
Graham, A.
Citation
Tourism statistics: international perspectives and current issues, 2001, pp 199-214
Abstract

This chapter outlines the methodology adopted by the four UK Tourist Boards in measuring the volume and value of tourism in the UK, and discusses the challenges in running the United Kingdom Tourism Survey and the practical solutions adopted to overcome these challenges.

Author(s)
Hay, B.; Rogers, M.
Citation
Tourism statistics: international perspectives and current issues, 2001, pp 269-282
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A new psychographic segmentation method using Jungian MBTI variables in the tourism industry.

After a brief review of value-based psychographic methods of segmenting tourists, a new approach to tourism segmentation based on the Jungian personality types theory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator inventory is proposed. This approach involves a 50-item inventory/questionnaire incorporating 4...

Author(s)
Gountas, J. Y.; Gountas, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995357)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Firstly, this chapter locates tourism impact research within the wider tradition of tourism research, in this way providing an overview of the development of each, and a framework for understanding the epistemological concerns relating to research approaches. Secondly, some of the characteristics...

Author(s)
Boyne, S.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
New directions in rural tourism, 2003, pp 19-37
Abstract

This chapter first describes different issues regarding tourism development in heritage cities, principally citing evidence from seven European art cities (Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy). It then...

Author(s)
Borg, J. van der
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment: theory and practice, 2004, pp 163-179
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism research practices and tourist geographies.

This chapter examines tourism research methods that result from recent insights concerning the subjective, involved character of the tourist and his/her interface with space in relation to, rather than pre-figured by, particular contexts. These methods are situated within a philosophy of social...

Author(s)
Crouch, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999964)
Type
Book chapter

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