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Food festivals can offer a whole host of sensory experiences for visitors while engaging with a destination and its people. Understanding visitors' motivations to attend a specific food festival is beneficial for both community developers and festival professionals when implementing an effective...

Author(s)
Chang, W. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2011, 15, 2, pp 151-161
AbstractFull Text

With the increased popularity of festivals in event tourism, it is imperative for festival investigators, stakeholders, and organizers to have better understanding of how consumers behave in the festival environment. The purpose of this study was to investigate attendees' behavior at a food...

Author(s)
Jamison, J.; Kim, Y. H.; Josiam, B. M.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 731-746
Abstract

This study explored the influence of selected behavioural and nontraditional economic factors in influencing visitors' reactions. Analyses were undertaken on responses from 5 data sets that addressed pricing issues in the Texas state park system. Generally, the economic factors were more useful...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Crompton, J. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 144-152