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Contemporary understandings of heritage and heritage tourism have viewed 'heritage' as more than just tangible objects and places but also the social values and practices associated with things and places of heritage. As such, sports heritage venues often emphasize the history of the sport or the...

Author(s)
Ramshaw, G.; Gammon, S.; Huang WeiJue
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2013, 18, 1, pp 17-31
Abstract

This article reports a study where a sample of potential international visitors from Japan, USA, UK, and Germany, to the tourism destination ("Fjord Norway") evaluate photos of nature-based tourism attractions. Data was gathered from 428 visitors and a set of scales was developed in 2001 to capture ...

Author(s)
Hem, L. E.; Iversen, N. M.; Grønhaug, K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2003, 3, 1, pp 48-70
Abstract

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
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The 11 September attacks on the USA caused considerable drops in tourist arrivals in many countries, estimated as a global loss of about 11% in September-December 2001. Detailed inbound and outbound series are presented for Canada, the UK and the USA, with the conventional comparisons of changes on ...

Author(s)
Bar-On, R. R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 2, pp 231-253
Abstract

Brand loyalty is believed to be a sustainable advantage for theme parks. Since theme parks represent a man-made environment purposefully built for specialized market segments, studying factors that lead to brand loyalty for theme park products is of strategic importance. These factors have yet to...

Author(s)
Fu XiaoXiao; Kang JuHee; Tasci, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 9, pp 1261-1273
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

In this article, we unveil determinants of guest satisfaction with urban hotel locations and disclose what types of locations are preferred by guests. Using data from 8,185 online reviews of 220 Los Angeles hotels checked in during a 1-year period, we apply a mixed-effect ordered logit model to...

Author(s)
Yang Yang; Mao ZhenXing; Tang JingYin
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 2, pp 243-259
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to test the validity of the new Tourism Autobiographical Memory Scale (TAMS) that measures visitor experience through personal memory. The TAMS uses the autobiographical memory framework to represent the degree to which a travel experience was impactful to a traveler's ...

Author(s)
Jorgenson, J.; Nickerson, N.; Dalenberg, D.; Angle, J.; Metcalf, E.; Freimund, W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 4, pp 566-578

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