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Acceptance of tourism and recreation management strategies depends on situational factors including social, resource, and facility impacts. If an area has adequate facilities, little crowding, and minimal environmental impacts, modifying existing management may be opposed. If an area is damaged and ...

Author(s)
Needham, M. D.; Szuster, B. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 4, pp 732-740
Abstract

This article evaluates the Contingent Valuation Method (CVM) as a tool for measuring the economic benefits of the provision of non-marketed tourism products. CVM was used to measure skiers' willingness to pay (WTP) for an environmentally friendly ski destination. 332 skiers from three different...

Author(s)
Hudson, S.; Ritchie, B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 2001, 1, 4, pp 1-18
Abstract

This article examines urban residents' perceptions of environmental impacts in the city of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The study vies to contribute to knowledge concerning how citizens in Tennessee view tourism and its impact on the environment. A mail survey was administered to 400 registered voters. ...

Author(s)
Bonimy, M. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2011, 12, 4, pp 330-354
Abstract

This study investigated 695 Arizona residents' perceptions of tourism's impact on communities. Data were collected via a statewide survey, using social exchange theory; results suggest residents recognize many positive and negative consequences. Those who feel tourism is important for economic...

Author(s)
Andereck, K. L.; Valentine, K. M.; Knopf, R. C.; Vogt, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2005, 32, 4, pp 1056-1076
Abstract

Attempts to influence the behaviour of wilderness visitors through the use of information are limited by the visitors' reception of that information. This study, conducted at Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area in western Virginia, USA, examined the information gathering behaviour of wilderness...

Author(s)
Ramthun, R.; Kersey, L.; Rogers, J.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2000, No. RMRS-P-15(Vol. 4), pp 217-220

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