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Tourism is often regarded as a viable solution to economic crisis, especially for remote areas without many development options. While many tourism destinations have strong cultural or heritage assets, not all destinations have primary attractions that can bring visitors to the region. Rather than...

Author(s)
Huang WeiJue; Beeco, J. A.; Hallo, J. C.; Norman, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1387-1402
Abstract

Ecotourism principles, which often reference only undisturbed or remote destinations, can be applied to urban destinations as well and offer great potential to the tourism industry. Cities host more than half the world's population and the majority of tourists visit or pass through urban areas...

Author(s)
Dodds, R.; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 157-164
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
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This special issue on cultural tourism contains seven papers that are predominantly based on original fieldwork and supported by qualitative methodology. The first paper examines the different views of experts on how to define cultural tourism. The second paper, based on anthropological frames of...

Author(s)
Weber, I.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2018, 11, 2, pp 99-174
Abstract

Gastronomy has always been a central part of the tourism experience but in recent years has become one the main motivations to travel for visitors to a particular destination. Wine tourism represents today a key component of this segment. This paper examines the profile of U.S. wine tourists...

Author(s)
Garibaldi, R.; Stone, M. J.; Wolf, E.; Pozzi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2017, 23, pp 53-57
Abstract

The establishment of small-scale active sport events continues to rise at destinations around the world. These events draw visitors to a destination for the purpose of engaging in an active sporting event. Tourists visiting a destination for sport events have the potential to become repeat visitors ...

Author(s)
Plunkett, D.; Brooks, T. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2018, 22, 4, pp 303-313
Abstract

In Colorado, agritourism shows the potential to benefit agricultural producers and rural communities by generating additional income from consumers who are willing to pay for rural and agriculturally related experiences. This study uses a survey of Colorado agritourists to identify five distinct...

Author(s)
Sullins, M.; Moxon, D.; McFadden, D. T.
Publisher
Agricultural Economics Association of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Journal of Agribusiness, 2010, 28, 2, pp 111-130
Abstract

Heritage tourism is a growing segment of the modern tourism industry, and several studies have been undertaken to identify the individuals who participate in this type of tourism. These have indicated that heritage tourists, generally, are middle class, middle age, and well educated. However,...

Author(s)
Adie, B. A.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2017, 12, 1, pp 67-80
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine if there are distinct socio-demographic and behavioral characteristics among nature-based visitors based on distance traveled. The study used two concepts - "gravity" and "inertia" - to explain the effect of distance on travel behavior. The results based...

Author(s)
Nyaupane, G. P.; Graefe, A. R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 3/4, pp 355-366
Abstract

The research reported here analyzed non-wine activities that wine tourists might engage in while visiting a wine trail. Data was obtained by online questionnaires from 104 tour visitors to the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail in southern Illinois. Results indicated wine tourists were older, with higher...

Author(s)
Smith, S.; Davis, N.; Pike, J.
Publisher
Extension Journal Inc, West Lafayette, USA
Citation
Journal of Extension, 2010, 48, 5, pp 5RIB4

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