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Despite globally increasing interest in restoring local-level management of natural resources, few studies examine differences between residents' and tourists' place connections and implications for community-based natural resource management. This article reports findings from a survey (n=264) in...

Author(s)
Vaughan, M. B.; Ardoin, N. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 1, pp 50-68
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

Competition in tourism destination marketing has highlighted the need for comparative studies of destination attributes. The Japanese are a major source of tourists, and Hawaii and the Gold Coast (Australia) significant but somewhat similar destination choices for the Japanese. A survey of 1270 ...

Author(s)
Turner, L.; Reisinger, Y.
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2000, 4, 2, pp 1-18
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Organic farm volunteering programs facilitate opportunities for volunteer tourists to fulfill their desire for authenticity and meaning through farm experience, while simultaneously meeting organic farmers' need for affordable labor. We situate this presumably mutual partnership within the broader...

Author(s)
Mostafanezhad, M.; Suryanata, K.; Azizi, S.; Milne, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoforum, 2015, 65, pp 125-133
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The concept of slow tourism is gaining attention and this study provides new insights into the phenomenon from the perspective of a goal-driven consumption process. The authors conduct primary qualitative research to define slow tourism, build a conceptual model, and develop measurement scales....

Author(s)
Oh HaeMoon; Assaf, A.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 29
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Sustainable tourism cannot be successfully implemented without the involvement of those affected by tourism. Therefore, evaluating residents' attitudes towards tourism and involving them in as many aspects of development is an important step in creating sustainability. This paper summarizes work...

Author(s)
Sheldon, P. J.; Abenoja, T.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 5, pp 435-443
Abstract

Surfers are characterized by the time and effort they invest in surfing and their propensity to travel in search for the perfect wave. In spite of such characteristics and the economic significance of surf tourism, little is known about surfing as serious leisure and its implications in surf...

Author(s)
Barbieri, C.; Sotomayor, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 35, pp 111-121
Abstract

Japanese tourists are the largest and most important international segment of tourists to Hawaii. Over the past few years, the number of Japanese tourists to Hawaii has declined significantly. The purpose of this study is to explore the differences in attitudinal and behavioural characteristics,...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2008, 13, 5/6, pp 485-497
Abstract

This paper explores whether tourists in Hawaii experience the Bali Syndrome. The Bali Syndrome suggests that tourists in Polynesian destinations experience artificial cultures. To explore the syndrome, the paper investigates whether tourists are interested in purchasing Hawaiian souvenirs and...

Author(s)
Rosenbaum, M. S.; Wong, I. A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2007, 1, 2, pp 161-174
Abstract

This paper presents a classification scheme and definition for agriculturally based leisure attractions which were used in conducting and analysing a survey of such attractions in Hawaii. While there is no general consensus as to the definition of an agriculturally based leisure attraction, the...

Author(s)
Cox, L. J.; Fox, M.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 49-58

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