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Management of tourism attractions, including national parks, emphasizes partnership and collaboration among various stakeholders for resource sustainability and visitor satisfaction. Balancing visitor experiences, park resources, and concessionaires' support for park policy and programs, however,...

Author(s)
Dangi, T. B.; Gribb, W. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2018, 17, 3, pp 338-358
Abstract

This study identifies a potential market for nature-based tourism in the form of female travellers. It further discusses the significance of economic benefits accrued from this market to facilitate stakeholder coordination toward sustained environment strategies. Visitors to Lake Berryessa, Napa...

Author(s)
Chhabra, D.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2007, 31, 1, pp 347-369
Abstract

This article provides an overview of the new security precautions for travellers, reasons for the security measures, their impact on travellers, future research, and marketing implications. Security is of paramount importance to the growth and sustainability of the tourism industry, and to the...

Author(s)
Goodrich, J. N.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 11, 4, pp 1-12
Abstract

Coastal areas and other tourist destinations are popular with 'day trippers', who have a substantial effect on local tourism economies and may help to stabilize seasonal demand fluctuations. However, day trippers can also accelerate resource degradation, burden municipalities with higher policing...

Author(s)
Braun, B. M.; Soskin, M. D.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 289-301
Abstract

The security and safety of tourists have been brought into focus in recent years in many tourism destinations. In some countries, tourists fall foul of criminal activities by chance; in others, tourists have been specifically targeted for a variety of reasons. When this happens, the destination...

Author(s)
Brayshaw, D.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1995, No. 5, pp 62-71
Abstract

This study assessed the economic impact of tourists visiting the Maricopa County Parks (Arizona) as well as the retained spending of local visitors (who would have travelled outside the study area, for a similar experience, in the absence of the visited parks). Data for the year 2014 indicate that...

Author(s)
Deepak Chhabra; Steffey, E.; Zhao ShengNan; Larsen, D.; Megha Budruk
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2016, 27, 4, pp 537-539
Abstract

The impact on tourism of the Confederation Bridge, which was opened on 30 May 1997, joining Prince Edward Island to mainland Canada, is discussed. 1 189 000 people visited the island in 1997, an increase of 60% compared with 1996. The average expenditure of groups visiting the island in 1997 was C$ ...

Author(s)
LeBlanc, M.
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1998, 17, 3, pp 58-64
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This paper explains the long-term effects of tourism demand in Mexico with respect to U.S. visitors. Using the Johansen cointegration analysis and annual time-series data, a single equation is estimated. With the empirical analysis, the tourism demand elasticities are studied considering public...

Author(s)
Brida, J. G.; Risso, W. A.; Carrera, E. J. S.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2008, 3, 1, pp 66-82
Abstract

This article aims to show how the Mexican government's development policies have contributed to promoting coastal regions whose economic base rests on tourist activity. In this context, it describes the pattern of development taken by urbanization within a tourism development zone in northern...

Author(s)
Bringas-Rábago, N. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Environment & Development, 2002, 11, 3, pp 267-296
Abstract

This study examines the similarities and differences of the impact past experience has on perceived value, overall satisfaction, and destination loyalty between two groups: visitors and residents who attended the 2008 National Cherry Blossom Festival (NCBF). Data were collected using the...

Author(s)
Deng, J. Y.; Pierskalla, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2011, 15, 2, pp 163-177

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