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Using selected activities from the 1983 US Nationwide Recreation Survey this paper addresses the following objectives: (1) the relationship between selected outdoor recreation activities and distance travelled; (2) the relationship between selected outdoor recreation activities and length of stay;...

Author(s)
O'Leary, J. T.; Uysal, M.; Dottavio, F. D.; Cordell, H. K.
Publisher
Academy of Marketing Science, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
Citation
Tourism services marketing: advances in theory and practice. Special conference series, volume II, 1986, 1986, pp 30-40
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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

Brief results are presented in the first paper (Smith, pp.151-156) of a survey of visitors from France and Japan to USA and Canadian national parks. Data are provided on sources of information, motivations, benefits sought, socioeconomic characteristics, preferred activities, and relative...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.; O'Leary, J. T.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism research: expanding boundaries. Travel and Tourism Research Association Nineteenth Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 19-23, 1988., 1988, pp 151-156; 157-164
Abstract

Public lands in the USA are major tourist attractions. Wilderness areas and natural beauty constitute an important part of the tourist industry. However, when considering recreation on public lands, the importance of international visitors has generally been overlooked. It must be recognized that...

Author(s)
Andereck, K. L.; Uysal, M.; Hartmann, L. A.; Lyomasa, M. A.
Citation
General Technical Report - Southeastern Forest Experiment Service, USDA Forest Service, 1989, No. SE-52, pp 290-298
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The purpose of this work was to examine the spatial distribution of tourism supply sources with special reference to accommodations in the eight coastal counties of South Carolina. Supply resources included hotels/motels, campgrounds and campsites, timeshares, and villas. The study employed the...

Author(s)
Potts, T. D.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Department of Physical Education, Health and Recreation, Western Washington University, Alexandria, Virginia, USA; National Recreation and Park Association; Bellingham, Washington, USA
Citation
Abstracts of the Proceedings of the 1991 NRPA Leisure Research Symposium held during the 1991 National Congress for Recreation and Parks, October 17-20, 1991, Baltimore, Maryland., 1991, pp p.56
Abstract

A review of the literature on travel and tourism reveals that there is a significant increase in the number of travellers in the 50 years and over age group. This mature market is still developing and further research is needed in reporting associated travel behaviour. The study reported in this...

Author(s)
Hagan, L. A. R.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism: building credibility for a credible industry. Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association twenty-second annual conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Long Beach, California, June 9-13, 1991., 1991, pp 381-386
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The study examined and delineated the variation of environmental concern with respect to visitor (age, gender, marital status, education) and trip (destination type, travel group, overnight stay, residence, and site specific preference) characteristics. Tourists to St John Virgin Islands National...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Martin, B.; Noe, F. P.; McDonald, C. D.
Publisher
National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Citation
Abstracts from the proceedings of the 1992 NRPA Leisure Research Symposium held in conjunction with the 1992 National Congress for Recreation and Parks, October 15-18, 1992, Cincinnati, Ohio., 1992, pp p.7
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This study explored timeshare sales executive characteristics as measured by a relatively well-known personality profile among social psychologists, the Machiavellian Scale. The researchers administered a Machiavellian (Mach-B) Scale to the entire sales force (N=85) of a US resort timeshare company ...

Author(s)
Crotts, J. C.; Aziz, A.; Upchurch, R. S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 1, pp 79-84
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The concept of nostalgia has drawn significant attention from diverse disciplines for its powerful impact on contemporary individuals' mind and behaviours. However, the study of tourism has been negligent on exploring the association between nostalgia and heritage tourism despite its increasing...

Author(s)
Kim, H. G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 1, pp 85-88
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The purpose of this study is to model and empirically test international tourism demand for Turkey. For this purpose, panel co-integration and panel fully modified ordinary least squares (FMOLS) methods are employed for nine top tourist-generating countries. The results indicate that there is a...

Author(s)
Dogru, T.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 40

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