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The purpose of this study is to examine a US festival widely known for attracting television fan tourists, build a traveler profile or typology of festival goers, and reflect on how the behavioral segmentation of these tourists may affect the longevity of the film tourism event and the broader...

Author(s)
Benjamin, S.; Schneider, P. P.; Alderman, D. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2012, 16, 2, pp 139-150
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
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to compare differences on information search patterns, spending behaviors, and satisfaction levels among visitors attending three event types. The existing literature has by and large addressed visitor behaviors based on visitor characteristics. This study, however,...

Author(s)
Wang Wei; Cole, S. T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 1, pp 3-10
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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
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The current research investigated factors that motivate attendance and produce loyalty to the UNLVinoTM wine tasting event in Las Vegas. A model was developed to explain how attendance motivators, event satisfaction and emotional commitment contribute to wine event loyalty. Models were constructed...

Author(s)
Tanford, S.; Montgomery, R.; Hertzman, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2012, 13, 2, pp 77-99
Abstract

This study examines the value of repeat visitors to a cultural festival in terms of expenditures, behavioral intentions, length of stay, and visitation patterns. This analysis is based on an intercept survey that yielded a sample of 1110 visitors. The results confirm the greater viability of repeat ...

Author(s)
Shani, A.; Rivera, M. A.; Hara, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2009, 10, 2, pp 89-104
Abstract

The recreational specialization framework is a potentially useful tool for understanding the characteristics of people who attend festivals and special events. This study determines the level of birding specialization among 313 surveyed visitors to the Third Annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival...

Author(s)
Burr, S. W.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 27-37

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