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The article presents an overview of international tourism and its role in rural economic development. It briefly describes the current approaches to rural economic development followed by a brief look at international tourism in the USA. The potential for tourism in rural areas is also examined. An ...

Author(s)
Backman, S. J.; Backman, K. F.; Potts, T. D.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1992, 11, 1, pp 24-31
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book
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Cover for How to make someone feel welcome somewhere, and mean it. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">L'accueil</i> might be the answer.

This chapter looks at the meaning of accueil in tourism, which is defined as "a voluntary interpersonal act in a particular setting which introduces a stranger into a business, community or territory and makes it easier to access benefits from various utilitarian, recreational and cultural assets...

Author(s)
Grandpré, F. de; LeBlanc, M.; Royer, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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The study utilizes the Seemingly Unrelated Regression (SURE) technique to investigate the international tourist flow between the US and Canada, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, and inland European countries. In defining the model tourists are assumed to maximize their travel expenditure under...

Author(s)
Pyo, S. S.; Uysal, M.; Warner, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1996, 5, 1/2, pp 145-160
Abstract

A questionnaire survey of 282 nature-based tour operators in USA, Canada and Ecuador was conducted between January and April 1995. There were 127 replies. The survey contained an 18-item Likert-type scale which was used to determine opinions of ecotour operators about some potential means that...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1997, 5, 4, pp 322-332
Abstract

This study explores and demonstrates the usefulness of artificial neural networks (ANNs) as an alternative approach to the use of multiple regression (MR) in tourism demand studies. The study uses Canadian tourism expenditures from 1980 to 1994 in the USA as a measure of demand to demonstrate its...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; El-Roubi, M. S.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1999, 38, 2, pp 111-118
Abstract

A review of the literature on travel and tourism reveals that there is a significant increase in the number of travellers in the 50 years and over age group. This mature market is still developing and further research is needed in reporting associated travel behaviour. The study reported in this...

Author(s)
Hagan, L. A. R.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism: building credibility for a credible industry. Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association twenty-second annual conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Long Beach, California, June 9-13, 1991., 1991, pp 381-386
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Brief results are presented in the first paper (Smith, pp.151-156) of a survey of visitors from France and Japan to USA and Canadian national parks. Data are provided on sources of information, motivations, benefits sought, socioeconomic characteristics, preferred activities, and relative...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.; O'Leary, J. T.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism research: expanding boundaries. Travel and Tourism Research Association Nineteenth Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 19-23, 1988., 1988, pp 151-156; 157-164

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