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The purpose of this study was to determine if there are distinct socio-demographic and behavioral characteristics among nature-based visitors based on distance traveled. The study used two concepts - "gravity" and "inertia" - to explain the effect of distance on travel behavior. The results based...

Author(s)
Nyaupane, G. P.; Graefe, A. R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 3/4, pp 355-366
Abstract

We describe and employ a Bayesian posterior simulator for fitting a high-dimensional system of ordinal or count outcome equations. The model is then applied to describe the multiple site recreation demands of individual agents, and we argue that our approach provides advantages relative to existing ...

Author(s)
Herriges, J. A.; Phaneuf, D. J.; Tobias, J. L.
Publisher
North-Holland, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Econometrics, 2008, 147, 2, pp 282-298
Abstract

Backcountry visitors are often surveyed regarding their personal evaluative standards (or norms) for acceptable levels of encounters with other groups. In this study, backpackers at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, USA were asked about the acceptability of encounters at several times: at home ...

Author(s)
Cole, D. N.; Stewart, W. P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2002, 24, 3/4, pp 313-324
Abstract

We compare revealed preference and survey response estimates of changes in national park visitation behaviour due to climatic change. The revealed preference model is estimated from a time series regression analysis of past visitation as a function of historic weather variability. The data used...

Author(s)
Loomis, J. B.; Richardson, R. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2006, 49, 4, pp 621-630