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This paper reports the results of a two-part study of tourism associated with the University of Florida's (USA) soccer team, known as the Gators. The purpose of the study was two-fold: (1) to investigate the tourism-related behaviours of fans travelling from outside of Alachua County, Florida to...

Author(s)
Gibson, H. J.; Willming, C.; Holdnak, A.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Sport tourism: principles and practice, 2002, pp 3-18
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The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

As ecotourism becomes more and more popular, the emerging trend creates an "ecogeneralist" market segment. This study presents statistical evidence to illustrate the changing market profile of the ecogeneralists in North America, through an analysis of ecogeneralists' spending habits and activities ...

Author(s)
Bonn, M. A.; Joseph, S. M.; Dai, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 2, pp 165-185
Abstract

This study examines the value of repeat visitors to a cultural festival in terms of expenditures, behavioral intentions, length of stay, and visitation patterns. This analysis is based on an intercept survey that yielded a sample of 1110 visitors. The results confirm the greater viability of repeat ...

Author(s)
Shani, A.; Rivera, M. A.; Hara, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2009, 10, 2, pp 89-104
Abstract

Through an examination of visitors to freshwater springs in north central Florida, USA, this study identified: (1) the recreation benefits visitors to freshwater springs most desire; (2) the role learning plays in recreationists' motivations to visit water-based recreation areas; and (3) the...

Author(s)
Stein, T. V.; Denny, C. B.; Pennisi, L. A.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2003, 11, 5, pp 404-425
Abstract

Two samples of Florida theme park visitors (totalling to 4189 visitors) were drawn from recent time periods that represented economic growth (2000) and recession (2001) cycles in the US economy. Analysis suggests that during the recession period, a greater percentage of theme park visitors chose to ...

Author(s)
Bonn, M. A.; Furr, H. L.; Dai Mo
Publisher
School of Hospitality Management, Florida International University, North Miami, USA
Citation
FIU Hospitality and Tourism Review, 2005, 23, 2, pp 19-32
Abstract

Coastal coral reefs, especially in the Florida Keys, are declining at a disturbing rate. Marine ecologists and reef scientists have emphasized the importance of establishing nonmarket values of coral reefs to assess the cost effectiveness of coral reef management and remediation programmes. The...

Author(s)
Park, T. A.; Bowker, J. M.; Leeworthy, V. R.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Faculty Series - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, 2000, No.00-09, pp 36 pp.

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