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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
Abstract

As the final resting place of celebrities and notable public figures, Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles has long served as a tourist attraction and a site of public memory. Unique among dark tourism sites, Hollywood Forever brings together the gravity of death and a celebratory sense of...

Author(s)
Levitt, L.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 20-25
Abstract

Destination branding has grown as a powerful marketing tool that helps a tourist destination distinguish itself from its competitors. This study showcases the branding process of a local attraction in Florida, USA, from the theoretical perspective of value co-creation. The attraction's owners,...

Author(s)
Kim HaNy; Stepchenkova, S.; Babalou, V.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2018, 28, pp 189-200
AbstractFull Text

Sacred sites are qualitatively different than others developed for tourism purposes. However, sacred sites do have touristic appeal and can benefit from their popularity as both pilgrimage and secular tourist attractions. To protect the sacred resource and to make the touristic or culminating...

Author(s)
Brayley, R. E.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2010, 58, 3, pp 289-300
Abstract

This paper compares a variety of time-series forecasting methods to predict tourism demand for a certain region, and is meant as a guideline for tourism forecasters, at the commencement of any study, who do not have access to large databases in order to create structural models. This study has been ...

Author(s)
Burger, C. J. S. C.; Dohnal, M.; Kathrada, M.; Law, R.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 4, pp 403-409
Abstract

The results of a demonstration project conducted in Cameron Parish, USA, to demonstrate the development and implementation of a marketing strategy by a rural community are presented. The implementation of a visitor data collection system at Sabine National Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish is...

Author(s)
Henning, S. A.
Citation
Louisiana Agriculture, 1996, 39, 1, pp 8-9
Abstract

Museums and heritage tourism sites are highly curated places of memory work whose function is the assembling and ordering of space and narrative to contour visitors' experiences of the past. Variations in such experiences within and between sites, however, necessitates a method that: (1) captures...

Author(s)
Hanna, S. P.; Carter, P. L.; Potter, A. E.; Bright, C. F.; Alderman, D. A.; Modlin, E. A.; Butler, D. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 1, pp 49-66
Abstract

The appeal of art within the tourist experience is often associated with works of art in galleries and museums. The attraction of art, including architecture, which is found in urban public spaces, such as parks, churches and squares and is largely not interpreted for visitors, receives less...

Author(s)
Frost, W.; Laing, J. H.; Williams, K. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2015, 10, 1, pp 57-73
Abstract

Metamora is a cultural destination where people can experience the 19th century of America. The destination positions itself as a historical canal town. The town's tourism volume peaked in the 1990s and has declined since then. In an effort to attract more visitors and to understand more about its...

Author(s)
Fu, Y. Y.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2014, No.14, pp 131-142
Abstract

The propositions and the usefulness of the purchase consumption system or PCS (a sequence of mental and observable steps a consumer undertakes to buy and use several products purchased leads to a purchase sequence involving other products) for tourism research is examined. Data from interviews...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; King, R. I.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 10, 1, pp 3-27

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