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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
Abstract

This study replicates and augments a segmentation approach with overlapped schemes by examining the Chinese outbound travel market. A total of 1600 past and potential long-haul Chinese outbound tourists in three Chinese cities were surveyed and segmented into three groups with overlapped segment...

Author(s)
Li, X.; Meng, F.; Uysal, M.; Mihalik, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Business Research, 2013, 66, 6, pp 786-793
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