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Farm-based recreation, or agritourism, is growing in the USA, raising new interest in the potential benefits for consumers/travellers and communities. This study utilizes a hurdle travel cost model to investigate the demand for and economic benefits of agritourism. The analysis includes an...

Author(s)
Hill, R.; Loomis, J.; Thilmany, D.; Sullins, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2014, 20, 5, pp 1047-1065
Abstract

Travel to nature-based tourism (NBT) destinations contributes to the economic vitality of many communities. However, NBT is especially vulnerable to changes in climate, such as shifts in weather patterns, and changes in environmental conditions that can directly influence outdoor recreation...

Author(s)
McCreary, A.; Fatoric, S.; Seekamp, E.; Smith, J. W.; Kanazawa, M.; Davenport, M. A.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Climate change affects the supply of nature-based tourism opportunities as well as the demand visitors place on those opportunities. Climate-induced changes in visitor demand, specifically climate-related coping behaviors (e.g., seeking safer recreation sites, changing trip timing, using weather...

Author(s)
McCreary, A.; Seekamp, E.; Larson, L. L.; Smith, J. W.; Davenport, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2019, 26, pp 23-33
Abstract

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in northeastern Minnesota contains more than a million acres of connected lakes and rivers. As one of the most heavily visited U.S. Wilderness areas, the BWCAW represents an ecosystem managed primarily for conservation values that also has a...

Author(s)
Hjerpe, E. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 146, pp 60-68
Abstract

As the baby boomer cohort who has the highest level of education than any previous generation enters the rank of senior citizens, growing numbers of senior visitors in nature-based tourist destinations are anticipated. Previous research suggests that demographic variables such as education level...

Author(s)
Lee, B.; Graefe, A.; Obenour, W.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2008, 33, 2, pp 207-211
Abstract

This paper measures the impacts of demographic and distance variables on household leisure travel to Orlando, Florida, USA, and to other destinations in Florida. The paper examines travel to Florida from other states for rest and relaxation, sightseeing, outdoor recreation, and entertainment. We...

Author(s)
Reece, W. S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 2, pp 151-164
Abstract

This paper builds on the travel market segmentation research by examining outdoor recreation, sightseeing, and cultural activities as tourism niche markets. Specifically, it investigates the extent of differences in outdoor recreation, general sightseeing, and cultural market niches among...

Author(s)
MacKay, K. J.; Andereck, K. L.; Vogt, C. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 40, 4, pp 356-363
Abstract

There is limited scholarship engaging with equestrian tourism even though this segment of the tourism industry has recently undergone phenomenal growth in both supply and demand. This article will focus on the core element of equestrian tourism, travel on horseback, and will explore the role of...

Author(s)
Notzke, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 8, pp 948-966
Abstract

Through an examination of visitors to freshwater springs in north central Florida, USA, this study identified: (1) the recreation benefits visitors to freshwater springs most desire; (2) the role learning plays in recreationists' motivations to visit water-based recreation areas; and (3) the...

Author(s)
Stein, T. V.; Denny, C. B.; Pennisi, L. A.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 5, pp 404-425
Abstract

A modified version of the importance-performance (I-P) framework that includes a measure of statistical variance (in addition to mean values) is compared to the traditional I-P model (includes only mean values). The I-P framework is used to evaluate consumer satisfaction with outdoor recreation...

Author(s)
Tarrant, M. A.; Smith, E. K.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Managing Leisure, 2002, 7, 2, pp 69-82

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