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Cover for Family-owned tourist attractions and wineries.

The three businesses in this chapter occupy an important position in the tourist industry, i.e., attractions. Like many tourist attractions though, they began operations not as tourist attractions, but in another industry. These businesses is what Leiper [see Leiper, N, Tourism Management...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family-owned nature-based resorts.

This chapter presents two case studies, which cover a number of topics relevant to all family businesses as well as some specific issues related to family businesses in or adjacent to natural areas such as national parks and waterways. The motivations for establishing resorts adjacent to natural...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Serious leisure and social world theory provide a framework to qualitatively examine a small number of yoga participants with regard to their social world connections and propensity to engage in event tourism. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with a purposeful sample of 15 yoga...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.; Getz, D.; Gubb, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2016, 35, 3, pp 296-313
Abstract

The imputed links between media coverage of sport events and induced demand for host cities and destinations are discussed. Because it is so difficult to prove a causal link between media coverage and new demand, attention to improving media management of events is warranted. In this research, case ...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Fairley, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2004, 8, 3, pp 127-139
Abstract

Residents of the Sunshine Coast region in Queensland, Australia, were surveyed on the subject of planned events in their region with the main aim of determining how and why they value events. It was revealed that residents gained considerable use value from events that they attended as audience or...

Author(s)
Gration, D.; Raciti, M.; Getz, D.; Andersson, T. D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 4, pp 607-622