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Purpose: Vacation rentals (VRs) are growing in popularity and have disrupted the lodging industry. But they are also controversial because they can literally disrupt quiet residential neighborhoods. There is little research on users of VRs. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey of 10,000...

Author(s)
Tierney, P.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2019, 11, 2, pp 121-129
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

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

This study examines the value of repeat visitors to a cultural festival in terms of expenditures, behavioral intentions, length of stay, and visitation patterns. This analysis is based on an intercept survey that yielded a sample of 1110 visitors. The results confirm the greater viability of repeat ...

Author(s)
Shani, A.; Rivera, M. A.; Hara, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2009, 10, 2, pp 89-104
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
Abstract

This study estimates the economic impacts of visitor expenditures at two Scottish festivals in rural North Carolina, USA, using tourist survey data in 1997 (1437 respondents) and in 2000 (121 respondents), and an input-output model. While local restaurants and lodging and festival vendors and...

Author(s)
Chhabra, D.; Sills, E.; Cubbage, F. W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 421-427