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Tourism is often regarded as a viable solution to economic crisis, especially for remote areas without many development options. While many tourism destinations have strong cultural or heritage assets, not all destinations have primary attractions that can bring visitors to the region. Rather than...

Author(s)
Huang WeiJue; Beeco, J. A.; Hallo, J. C.; Norman, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1387-1402
Abstract

This study employed an under-utilized methodology known as the Hierarchical Value Map technique to explore the underlying motives and needs of visitors to a heritage site. Drawing from a small sample of 30 visitors during April 2000 to Drayton Hall in South Carolina, a preserved 18th century...

Author(s)
Jewell, B.; Crotts, J. C.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 11, 4, pp 13-28
Abstract

This special issue discusses gastronomic and wine tourism. The issue has 16 papers. The first paper considers the vineyard landscape as a complement of the winery visit. The second paper analyses the creation and development of wine routes like tourist products in certain rural areas. The third...

Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2008, 6, 2, pp 137-375
Abstract

Interest in cultural/heritage tourism has been increasing in recent years. The number of person-trips has increased from 192 million in 1996 to almost 217 million in 2005 (a person trip is one person traveling 50 miles or more away from home, one way). Thus, the number of travelers visiting...

Author(s)
Wolfe, K. L.; Hodur, N. M.; Leistritz, F. L.
Publisher
Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA
Citation
Agribusiness & Applied Economics Report - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, 2009, No.644, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the influences of cognitive and affective destination images on tourist visit intention to New York City, USA. It also examines the moderating role of tourist motivation within the image and intention context, investigating whether the extent of the image effects on visit...

Author(s)
Phillips, W.; Jang, S. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 4, pp 319-326
Abstract

Special events have received growing attention as a contributing source of economic benefits, as well as being a useful destination marketing component for host cities, regions, and countries. Although many research studies have been conducted related to special events, little research has examined ...

Author(s)
Boo, S. Y.; Kim, M. Y.; Jones, D. L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2009, 10, 1, pp 50-71
Abstract

The objective of this study was to identify the major factors that motivated visitors to attend the South Beach Wine and Food Festival in Miami Beach, Florida, and determine whether these factors varied among the visitors from the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, and Asia. A survey of...

Author(s)
Park, K. S.; Reisinger, Y.; Kang, H. J.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 2, pp 161-181
Abstract

Wine tourism is a relatively fledgling industry sector facing a number of important economic development issues. One such issue is the industry's ability to foster a sustainable revenue base for small and medium wineries. Winery visitation is a significant concern and in this paper is defined as...

Author(s)
Byrd, E. T.; Canziani, B.; Hsieh YuChin; Debbage, K.; Sonmez, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 52, pp 19-29
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This study investigates the relationships between visitor motivations, destination evaluation and future behavior intentions. Data for the study were collected through a structured questionnaire from a purposive sample of pleasure travelers to the state of West Virginia during summer 2012....

Author(s)
Maumbe, K.; Arbogast, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2015, 63, 4, pp 465-478
Abstract

Promoting a destination challenges tourism managers when potential visitors have mixed images. Extending Koo and Fishbach's (2008) dynamic self-regulation research, this study uses diminishing sensitivity theory and proposes that a destination's goal progress information in advertising messages...

Author(s)
Min, K. S.; Martin, D.; Jung, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Business Research, 2013, 66, 6, pp 759-764

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