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In Colorado, agritourism shows the potential to benefit agricultural producers and rural communities by generating additional income from consumers who are willing to pay for rural and agriculturally related experiences. This study uses a survey of Colorado agritourists to identify five distinct...

Author(s)
Sullins, M.; Moxon, D.; McFadden, D. T.
Publisher
Agricultural Economics Association of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Journal of Agribusiness, 2010, 28, 2, pp 111-130
Abstract

Numerous studies on destination marketing assume that repeat visitors are a more attractive market segment than first-time visitors. The current study questions this assertion, by focusing separately on the balance between economic potential, as determined by tourists' spending, and risk....

Author(s)
Shani, A.; Reichel, A.; Croes, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2012, 51, 2, pp 166-177
Abstract

As ecotourism becomes more and more popular, the emerging trend creates an "ecogeneralist" market segment. This study presents statistical evidence to illustrate the changing market profile of the ecogeneralists in North America, through an analysis of ecogeneralists' spending habits and activities ...

Author(s)
Bonn, M. A.; Joseph, S. M.; Dai, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 2, pp 165-185
Abstract

This study analysed international visiting friends and relatives' travellers (VFRs) to the USA, using data from the In-Flight Survey of International Travelers for 1997. Three of the factors in an initial typology of VFRs were tested for their effects on travel expenditures. These typology factors...

Author(s)
Lehto, X. Y.; Morrison, A. M.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 2, pp 201-212
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

Mexican Nationals frequently visit border towns and other cities in the United States that are in close proximity to their areas of residence for the main purpose of shopping at popular malls and outlet centers. However, it is somewhat difficult to gather the necessary information in order to...

Author(s)
Bojanic, D. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 2, pp 406-414