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The study used a conjoint approach to assess the relative importance of urban forests compared to the major attractions of Washington, DC, a top city destination in the US. Survey data collected through self-administered questionnaires were analyzed using conjoint analysis. Results showed that the...

Author(s)
Andrada, R. T., II; Deng, J. Y.; Pierskalla, C.; Brooks, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 3, pp 301-310
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 paper describes heritage tourism market, discusses distinguishing characteristics that identify legacy tourists (those that travel to engage in genealogical endeavours, to search for information on or to simply feel connected to ancestors and ancestral roots), and emphasizes to tourism...

Author(s)
McCain, G.; Ray, N. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 6, pp 713-717
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Tourists planning to visit the United States have many exciting destinations to choose from. The number of people visiting the USA is on the rise, and their spending is growing even faster thus increasing the value of tourism to the economy. International arrivals and domestic travelers have...

Author(s)
Baker, D.; Stockton, S.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2014, 1, 5, pp 1-25
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
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This paper reports the results of a two-part study of tourism associated with the University of Florida's (USA) soccer team, known as the Gators. The purpose of the study was two-fold: (1) to investigate the tourism-related behaviours of fans travelling from outside of Alachua County, Florida to...

Author(s)
Gibson, H. J.; Willming, C.; Holdnak, A.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Sport tourism: principles and practice, 2002, pp 3-18
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

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

The objective of this study is to test the relationship between different dimensions of product categories, product attributes, and satisfaction with product attributes for Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii and the Gold Coast region in southeastern Queensland, Australia. A survey of Japanese ...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Turner, L. W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 167-176
Abstract

The study analyzes factors affecting vacation planning in terms of information search and length of vacation planning time. The study also investigates the relationships between: visitor and trip characteristics; vacation planning; and outcomes such as visitor spending and destination evaluation....

Author(s)
Maumbe, K.; Deng, J. Y.; Selin, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 5, pp 557-571

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