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In Colorado, agritourism shows the potential to benefit agricultural producers and rural communities by generating additional income from consumers who are willing to pay for rural and agriculturally related experiences. This study uses a survey of Colorado agritourists to identify five distinct...

Author(s)
Sullins, M.; Moxon, D.; McFadden, D. T.
Publisher
Agricultural Economics Association of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Journal of Agribusiness, 2010, 28, 2, pp 111-130
Abstract

Special events have received growing attention as a contributing source of economic benefits, as well as being a useful destination marketing component for host cities, regions, and countries. Although many research studies have been conducted related to special events, little research has examined ...

Author(s)
Boo, S. Y.; Kim, M. Y.; Jones, D. L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2009, 10, 1, pp 50-71
Abstract

Numerous studies on destination marketing assume that repeat visitors are a more attractive market segment than first-time visitors. The current study questions this assertion, by focusing separately on the balance between economic potential, as determined by tourists' spending, and risk....

Author(s)
Shani, A.; Reichel, A.; Croes, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2012, 51, 2, pp 166-177
Abstract

This study identifies a potential market for nature-based tourism in the form of female travellers. It further discusses the significance of economic benefits accrued from this market to facilitate stakeholder coordination toward sustained environment strategies. Visitors to Lake Berryessa, Napa...

Author(s)
Chhabra, D.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2007, 31, 1, pp 347-369
Abstract

The study analyzes factors affecting vacation planning in terms of information search and length of vacation planning time. The study also investigates the relationships between: visitor and trip characteristics; vacation planning; and outcomes such as visitor spending and destination evaluation....

Author(s)
Maumbe, K.; Deng, J. Y.; Selin, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 5, pp 557-571
Abstract

Purpose: Vacation rentals (VRs) are growing in popularity and have disrupted the lodging industry. But they are also controversial because they can literally disrupt quiet residential neighborhoods. There is little research on users of VRs. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey of 10,000...

Author(s)
Tierney, P.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2019, 11, 2, pp 121-129
Abstract

Coastal areas and other tourist destinations are popular with 'day trippers', who have a substantial effect on local tourism economies and may help to stabilize seasonal demand fluctuations. However, day trippers can also accelerate resource degradation, burden municipalities with higher policing...

Author(s)
Braun, B. M.; Soskin, M. D.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 289-301
Abstract

This study assessed the economic impact of tourists visiting the Maricopa County Parks (Arizona) as well as the retained spending of local visitors (who would have travelled outside the study area, for a similar experience, in the absence of the visited parks). Data for the year 2014 indicate that...

Author(s)
Deepak Chhabra; Steffey, E.; Zhao ShengNan; Larsen, D.; Megha Budruk
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2016, 27, 4, pp 537-539
Abstract

Special events can have a sizable economic significance (ES) and economic impact (EI) in host communities. This study's purpose was to update the input measurement concepts in assessing the EI for a short-term special event. Specific EI measurements were examined as suggested by Crompton, Lee, and...

Author(s)
Warnick, R. B.; Bojanic, D. C.; Xu, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 1, pp 52-65
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to quantitatively identify the cultural heritage tourist to determine differences between other types of visitors and the cultural heritage tourist. Differences were measured on various dimensions of travel behaviour and demographics, including activities participated...

Author(s)
Martin, B. S.; Bridges, W. C.; Valliere, W.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2004, 9, 1/2, pp 129-134

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