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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

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

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
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 estimated the regional flows of boater spending on trips by 4 boat storage categories to provide information useful to regional marketing and planning efforts for boating agencies and industries. Data were collected through sample surveys of 1998 Michigan registered boat owners. The...

Author(s)
Lee HeeChan
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 1, pp 77-84
Abstract

To investigate the usefulness of the Purchase-Consumption System (PCS) framework for mapping travellers' choice decisions before and during a trip, 68 face-to-face interviews were conducted with travellers waiting to depart the Big Island, Hawaii, USA. The findings are classified into three...

Author(s)
King, R. L.; Woodside, A. G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2000, 5, 2/4, pp 105-111
Abstract

This reply responds to a comment by Coupal, Bastian and Taylor (this issue, vol. 41 (2) 2002), pp.210-211, on the original paper by Upneja, Shafer, Seo and Yoon (this journal, vol. 40 (1) 2001, pp.68-78). The reply responds to the comment's suggestion that income and travel time should have been...

Author(s)
Shafer, E.; Upneja, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 212-213
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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