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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 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
Abstract

Special events can have a sizable economic significance (ES) and economic impact (EI) in host communities. This study's purpose was to update the input measurement concepts in assessing the EI for a short-term special event. Specific EI measurements were examined as suggested by Crompton, Lee, and...

Author(s)
Warnick, R. B.; Bojanic, D. C.; Xu, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 1, pp 52-65
Abstract

The portion of the economic impact of an event attributable to nonlocal visitor spending typically involves surveying visitors on the amount of money they spent or planned on spending at local businesses. However, this self-reported information can overstate the direct effect portion of an economic ...

Author(s)
Anderson, D. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 1, pp 101-108
Abstract

The potential influence of eight decisions made by researchers that are unlikely to be reported in economic impact analyses are identified and empirically tested. The data set was comprised of studies undertaken at nine state parks in Texas. Four of the decisions were categorized as being...

Author(s)
Jeong JiYoun; Crompton, J. L.; Dudensing, R. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 7, pp 874-888
Abstract

Folkmoot USA is a 2-week annual large-scale international folklore festival celebration held in western North Carolina attracting approximately 75,000 attendees. This study examined the economic and fiscal impact of the 2007 Folkmoot USA international festival, developed an attendee profile to...

Author(s)
Grunwell, S.; Ha, I. H.; Swanger, S. L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2011, 11, 2, pp 117-130
Abstract

Researchers are showing lately an increased interest toward the special event tourist niche, mostly due to the growth in demand for events such as exhibitions, festivals and other historical and cultural displays. Besides meeting demand, special events are organized having in mind many other...

Author(s)
Nica, M.; Swaidan, Z.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2004, 59, 1/4, pp 6-11
Abstract

Special events and festivals can have a significant impact on local economies. A common assumption is that repeat visitors are more desirable than first-time visitors. However, research has shown that this assumption is not necessarily reality. There is a need for more research investigating these...

Author(s)
Byrd, E. T.; Beedle, J.; Cardenas, D. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2014, 18, 2, pp 101-110
Abstract

The purpose of the study was to estimate the economic impact on Brazos County, Texas, USA, of a proposed weekend Wine and Jazz Festival to be produced by Messina Hof Winery. An economic impact analysis was performed using IMPLAN PRO software. The 1998 value of the US dollar and average weekend...

Author(s)
Brown, M. D.; Var, T.; Lee, S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 273-279

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