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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 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

While the motivations of visitors to mainstream professional sporting events have been well documented, comparatively little is known about equestrian tourists. The purpose of this study was to assess the fan motivations, sport identification and expenditures of tourists attending an annual...

Author(s)
Daniels, M. J.; Norman, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2005, 10, 3, pp 201-210
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

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

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

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

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