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This article uses travel distance to segment rural tourists in a tourist destination in the U.S. Midwest. A distance decay pattern was identified, with more than half of the respondents traveling from a location within 200 miles of the destination. The differences in the socio-demographic,...

Author(s)
Cai, L. A.; Li Mimi
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 8, pp 751-761
Abstract

This study focuses on the regional tourism market around Buffalo, NY to investigate the relative importance of city brand and other city attributes in tourists' decision making about where to visit for a short weekend trip. A content analysis was used to identify the four competitor cities of...

Author(s)
Huang, C. C.; Oh, K. Y.; Zhang, Q. Y.; Choi, Y. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2013, 30, 7, pp 662-671
Abstract

The Internet is increasingly being used in the tourism industry. Many tourist destinations pay attention to the Internet marketing so as to attract more tourists. In order to explore the regional tourism flow responding to the Internet information, this study proposes the concept of extraversion...

Author(s)
Feng Na; Li JunYi
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 4, pp 79-86
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The study explored the pre- and post-trip image of Cuba as a travel destination using Echtner and Ritchie's (1993) concept of destination's holistic and unique image components. The study included nine travelers comprising a professional delegation focusing on sustainable development in Cuba....

Author(s)
Látková, P.; Wilson, J.
Publisher
Common Ground Publishing, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Leisure Studies, 2016, 1, 3, pp 29-42
Abstract

One of the fastest growing segments of the world's tourism industry is coastal tourism. As interest in coastal tourism intensifies, the increasing demand on coastal resources will require local governments and private businesses to obtain information on future tourism demand. However, management...

Author(s)
Dixon, A. W.; Oh, C. O.; Draper, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2008, 13, 5/6, pp 579-590
Abstract

The study used a conjoint approach to assess the relative importance of urban forests compared to the major attractions of Washington, DC, a top city destination in the US. Survey data collected through self-administered questionnaires were analyzed using conjoint analysis. Results showed that the...

Author(s)
Andrada, R. T., II; Deng, J. Y.; Pierskalla, C.; Brooks, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 3, pp 301-310
Abstract

As a major contributor to local economies, the tourism industry has been greatly impacted by natural disasters. This study demonstrates the association between tourism economies and impacts of hurricanes in the southeastern United States containing coastal national parks, known for attracting a...

Author(s)
Woosnam, K. M.; Kim, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 3, pp 364-381
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to model and forecast the seasonal variation, the fluctuations in tourist numbers from season to season in Australian inbound holiday tourism, using climate variables such as maximum temperature, humidity, and hours of sunshine. For estimation purposes this study uses ...

Author(s)
Kulendran, N.; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 2, pp 121-137
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Destination images are a historical collection of external events and experiences combined with actual travel. They are developed via organic or induced experiences. This research explores millenials perceptions and how they make destination decisions. Even when they have not visited the continent, ...

Author(s)
Hashimoto, K.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 569-586
Abstract

This study analyses Chinese views of seven selected long-haul holiday destinations using secondary data from the 2008 China survey of the Global Tourism Watch market research program commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission. Results indicate that Mainland Chinese travellers considered...

Author(s)
Yun DongKoo; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 459-489

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