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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 concept of sustainable development usually evokes ideas about protecting the natural environment while implementing development plans. While this is definitely a large part of the concerns of sustainability in development, the concept also embraces a variety of other dimensions. It seeks to...

Author(s)
Achana, F. T.; Avgoustis, S. H.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 127-140
Abstract

Within the context of the multidestinations and multiactivities, the present study focused on the comparison between the push and pull motives in terms of the influences on destination choice and holiday activity of German pleasure travellers to the USA, Canada, and Asia. Employing a multinomial...

Author(s)
Lee, G.; O'Leary, J. T.; Lee SunHee; Morrison, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 2, pp 89-104
Abstract

Japanese tourists are the largest and most important international segment of tourists to Hawaii. Over the past few years, the number of Japanese tourists to Hawaii has declined significantly. The purpose of this study is to explore the differences in attitudinal and behavioural characteristics,...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2008, 13, 5/6, pp 485-497
Abstract

The authors examine customer satisfaction data from 14 997 guests of 18 cruises of a large US cruise line to determine which aspects of the cruise experience have the greatest impact on overall satisfaction and perceptions of quality. Results show that quality of food and beverages has the greatest ...

Author(s)
Testa, M. R.; Sullivan, K.
Publisher
School of Hospitality Management, Florida International University, North Miami, USA
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 2002, 20, 2, pp 1-12
Abstract

In recognition of the model of tourist consumption systems and the inherent interdependencies between different decisions made by tourists, this paper attempts to define segments that behave similarly in relation to these travel decisions. The question was whether there exist typical combinations...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Gnoth, J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 3, pp 375-385
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The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to quantitatively identify the cultural heritage tourist to determine differences between other types of visitors and the cultural heritage tourist. Differences were measured on various dimensions of travel behaviour and demographics, including activities participated...

Author(s)
Martin, B. S.; Bridges, W. C.; Valliere, W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 129-134
Abstract

We describe and employ a Bayesian posterior simulator for fitting a high-dimensional system of ordinal or count outcome equations. The model is then applied to describe the multiple site recreation demands of individual agents, and we argue that our approach provides advantages relative to existing ...

Author(s)
Herriges, J. A.; Phaneuf, D. J.; Tobias, J. L.
Publisher
North-Holland, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Econometrics, 2008, 147, 2, pp 282-298
Abstract

The study identified and documented a consumer-oriented attribute inventory for evaluating theme parks. Data were collected from 608 Central Florida residents, domestic and international tourists who identified and ranked the level of importance of 41 attributes and park characteristics when...

Author(s)
Milman, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2009, 11, 4, pp 373-387

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