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Agritourism is an important industry in rural states. Assisting rural operators to design and develop on-farm or ranch experiences to attract some of the more than 645 000 visitors to the state to their businesses has became an important educational program for the NDSU Extension Service. North...

Author(s)
Tweeten, K.; Leistritz, L.; Hodur, N.
Publisher
Extension Journal Inc, West Lafayette, USA
Citation
Journal of Extension, 2008, 46, 2, pp 2FEA2
Abstract

Results are presented of a study conducted in 2004 to identify the opportunities and challenges in expanding the nature-based tourism sector in southwestern North Dakota, USA, and to frame key issues and outline potential options for area decision makers (the primary clientele for the study)....

Author(s)
Hodur, N. M.; Leistritz, F. L.; Wolfe, K. L.
Publisher
Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA
Citation
Staff Paper - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, 2006, No.AAE 06001, pp 19 pp.
Abstract

The United States harbors a painful history of cultural genocide among its native people. Today, many native communities remain hopeful that they can not only persevere but also again prosper their specific cultures in an environment of fractionated land holdings and restricted economies with...

Author(s)
Wiley, C. A.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism, 2013, pp 9-24
Abstract

Southwestern North Dakota has historically been economically dependent on agriculture and the energy industry. Since the early 1980s, the region has experienced substantial out-migration and population loss as both the agricultural and energy sectors have undergone substantial consolidation with...

Author(s)
Leistritz, F. L.; Hodur, N. M.; Wolfe, K. L.
Publisher
Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA
Citation
Agribusiness & Applied Economics Report - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, 2004, No.549, pp 43 pp.
Abstract

We sought to identify determinants of downtown image and retail patronage, which contribute to tourism development in small and mid-sized communities. The purpose of our research was twofold: (a) to understand how visitors perceive the business mix, safety, and atmosphere of the Fargo, North...

Author(s)
Lee JaeHa; Park KwangSoo
Publisher
Extension Journal Inc, West Lafayette, USA
Citation
Journal of Extension, 2017, 55, 2, pp 2RIB7
Abstract

The study explores residents' perception of their state as a tourist destination and how it relates to their support for tourism development and their travel behaviour. Data were collected from 1374 residents of North Dakota, USA, who were asked to rate the state in terms of 20 destination...

Author(s)
Schroeder, T.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1996, 34, 4, pp 71-73
Abstract

Tourism is frequently cited as a tool by which American Indians can strengthen the economies of their reservations. However, successful tourism development on such reservations requires effective tourism planning, and effective tourism planning requires public participation in the planning process. ...

Author(s)
Spencer, D. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 5, pp 684-690