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Ecotourism principles, which often reference only undisturbed or remote destinations, can be applied to urban destinations as well and offer great potential to the tourism industry. Cities host more than half the world's population and the majority of tourists visit or pass through urban areas...

Author(s)
Dodds, R.; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

Within the context of the multidestinations and multiactivities, the present study focused on the comparison between the push and pull motives in terms of the influences on destination choice and holiday activity of German pleasure travellers to the USA, Canada, and Asia. Employing a multinomial...

Author(s)
Lee, G.; O'Leary, J. T.; Lee SunHee; Morrison, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2002, 7, 2, pp 89-104
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for First-time and repeat visitors to Orlando, Florida: a comparative analysis of destination satisfaction.

The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Academics and marketers know relatively little about how national culture affects the way people plan and spend in the $448 billion international travel and tourism economy. From a matched sample of 1042 German and Japanese visitors to the USA, this research explores the relationship between the...

Author(s)
Money, R. B.; Crotts, J. C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 2, pp 191-202
Abstract

Repeat visitors are important to a destination and may differ from first time visitors. The aim of this study was to examine the frequency of visits to a destination and examine satisfaction and intention to return rather than examine the repeat visitor as a large homogenous group. The results here ...

Author(s)
Mays, S.; Hritz, N. M.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2015, No.15, pp 7-21
Abstract

This study examines destination loyalty in a forest setting. It specifically focuses on revealing the formation of attitudinal, conative, and behavioural loyalty and the relationship between destination loyalty and related concepts that influence the strength of loyalty: service quality,...

Author(s)
Lee, J. Y.; Graefe, A. R.; Burns, R. C.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2007, 29, 5, pp 463-481
Abstract

Food festivals can offer a whole host of sensory experiences for visitors while engaging with a destination and its people. Understanding visitors' motivations to attend a specific food festival is beneficial for both community developers and festival professionals when implementing an effective...

Author(s)
Chang, W. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2011, 15, 2, pp 151-161
AbstractFull Text

With the increased popularity of festivals in event tourism, it is imperative for festival investigators, stakeholders, and organizers to have better understanding of how consumers behave in the festival environment. The purpose of this study was to investigate attendees' behavior at a food...

Author(s)
Jamison, J.; Kim, Y. H.; Josiam, B. M.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 731-746
Abstract

The purposes of this study were to identify the tourist image of Kansas, USA, with limited comparative advantages and to suggest using the knowledge of the existing image to develop its competitive advantages. Telephone interviews were conducted with 417 individuals in 12 US states. Both the...

Author(s)
Hsu, C. H. C.; Wolfe, K.; Kang, S. K.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 1, pp 121-126
Abstract

Six different conceptualizations of the relationship between visitor satisfaction and service quality have been suggested in the literature. A model is developed which integrates and reconciles these differences, using data obtained from Ohio state parks in the USA. Its central components are...

Author(s)
Tian-Cole, S.; Cromption, J. L.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2003, 22, 1, pp 65-80

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