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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

This article examines the use of analytical techniques for investigating and researching the structure of choice and decision making in a tourism context. One such method, the analytic hierarchy process, which has received widespread use in many other industries and contexts but very little use in...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Ritchie, J. R. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 1, pp 17-25
Abstract

This article focuses on the development of tourism in the Three-Border Area of Austria, Italy, and Slovenia. Often named the Hearth of the Alpen-Adria region, this southeastern alpine landscape tends to develop tourism that disregards borders and nation-state disputes. In an area of less than 2000...

Author(s)
Gosar, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 1, pp 65-78
Abstract

This article presents a model to explain and measure the determinants of tourism attractiveness of a destination by measuring supply-and-demand indicators. The guiding principle of this study is that the overall tourism attractiveness of a destination depends on the relationship between the...

Author(s)
Formica, S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2006, 44, 4, pp 418-430
Abstract

Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47