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This study attempts to examine the structural effects of 4 tourism-impact factors on total impact and on local residents' support for tourism development. To achieve the above goal, 5 research hypotheses are proposed. 304 questionnaires from a mail survey of randomly selected residents from the...

Author(s)
Yoon YooShik; Gursoy, D.; Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 4, pp 363-372
Abstract

A theoretical model of resident support for tourism that is based on the social exchange theory was shown to be valid regardless of the distance between residents' homes and tourism attractions. However, distance had a significant effect on how the costs and benefits were evaluated. Recreation...

Author(s)
Jurowski, C.; Gursoy, D.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2004, 31, 2, pp 296-312
Abstract

This study develops an instrument to measure festival and special event organizers' perceptions of the impacts of festivals and special events on local communities. An instrument with 17 items was proposed based on the literature and the suggestions of experts in the area. The proposed instrument...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Kim, K. M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 2, pp 171-181
Abstract

The objective of this research was to provide empirical evidence that satisfaction with travel and tourism services is the result of satisfaction during various stages of the tourism experience. The Leiper model of the tourism system was used as the theoretical underpinning from which a structural...

Author(s)
Neal, J. D.; Gursoy, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 47, 1, pp 53-62
Abstract

The objective of this research is to model host community support for tourism development based on the factors found to influence reactions towards it. Using the literature, a tourism support model with hypotheses involving several paths was proposed. Self-administered questionnaires were collected ...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Jurowski, C.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 1, pp 79-105