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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

Visitor loyalty is necessary to generate a virtuous cycle of people-park symbiosis, but knowledge about loyalty expectations is insufficient. A survey of 300 repeat visitors to South Carolina's Francis Beidler Forest, a private protected area, yielded a hierarchical pattern of loyalties, with...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 3, pp 335-346
Abstract

This empirical study identifies specific preferences of Japanese visitors staying in US hotels. Data are based on a survey conducted among Japanese travellers (n=193) at the Miami International Airport during February 2001. Relevant literature is reviewed in an attempt to identify guest services...

Author(s)
Lee, K.; Zhao, J. L.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 14, 2, pp 67-85
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

This research examines the contention made in the travel-style literature that individuals with different travel styles differ in terms of how they prefer to travel when on vacation. Data were collected from Indiana, USA, from August 1996-January 1997. Study participants (n=325), classified into...

Author(s)
Basala, S. L.; Klenosky, D. B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 2, pp 172-182
Abstract

This study examined the relationships between and predictive ability of several variables associated with visitor satisfaction at a built tourist attraction in Arizona, USA (perceived crowding and density, expected crowding and density, preferences for crowding and density, actual density, and...

Author(s)
Budruk, M.; Schneider, I. E.; Andreck, K. L.; Virden, R. J.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2002, 20, 3, pp 1-17
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
Abstract

We compare revealed preference and survey response estimates of changes in national park visitation behaviour due to climatic change. The revealed preference model is estimated from a time series regression analysis of past visitation as a function of historic weather variability. The data used...

Author(s)
Loomis, J. B.; Richardson, R. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2006, 49, 4, pp 621-630

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