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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 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

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

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

An increasing number of consumers from every generation are purchasing more goods and services over the Internet each year. Responses obtained from personal interviews with over 13 000 individuals visiting a major Florida destination during 1997, 1998, and 1999 provided the sample for this study of ...

Author(s)
Furr, H. L.; Bonn, M. A.; Hausman, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2001, 6, 2, pp 139-147
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

Purchasing behaviours of 2000 tourists for Tennessee-made food products were examined in February 1998. Amount of units purchased, approximate expenditures, and where products were purchased were recorded. Over 95% of the individuals purchased Tennessee-made food products for themselves and 64%...

Author(s)
Costello, C. A.; Fairhurst, A.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2002, 3, 3, pp 7-17
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
Abstract

This study measures the significance of demographic and trip characteristics in the spending pattern of a sports event visitor. An analysis over time was conducted of visitors to the 1995 (n=3572 respondents) and 1999 (n=2037 respondents) Alamo Bowl college football games in San Antonio, Texas,...

Author(s)
Cannon, T. F.; Ford, J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 263-271

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