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Abstract

This study examines local residents' attitudes and the antecedents of those attitudes towards two different types of tourism development: mass tourism and alternative tourism. Mass tourism development is defined as attractions and facilities designed to accommodate a large number of tourists....

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Chi, C. G.; Dyer, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2009, 36, 4, pp 723-726
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to apply items on a measurement scale to develop a structural model to describe the tourism impact perceptions of the residents of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, and how these perceptions affect their support for tourism development. The proposed structural ...

Author(s)
Dyer, P.; Gursoy, D.; Bishnu Sharma; Carter, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 2, pp 409-422
Abstract

This study examines local residents' attitudes toward two different types of tourism development, mass tourism and alternative tourism, using data collected from residents of Sunshine Coast, Australia. The study findings reveal that host community support is affected directly and/or indirectly by...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Chi, C. G.; Dyer, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2010, 49, 3, pp 381-394
Abstract

This study identified residents' perceptions of major social impacts from tourism and their social concerns. A survey of households on the Sunshine Coast region covering the hinterland residential, hinterland high tourist activity, coastal residential and coastal high tourist activity areas of the...

Author(s)
Sharma, B.; Dyer, P.; Carter, J.; Gursoy, D.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2008, 9, 3, pp 288-311