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This is the first study to investigate the source of visitor first awareness of a low profile attraction. Questionnaire responses from 976 walk-in visitors to South Carolina's Francis Beidler Forest reveal word of mouth (WOM) as the most important source, followed by regionally placed brochures and ...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 1, pp 1-12
Abstract

Visitor loyalty is necessary to generate a virtuous cycle of people-park symbiosis, but knowledge about loyalty expectations is insufficient. A survey of 300 repeat visitors to South Carolina's Francis Beidler Forest, a private protected area, yielded a hierarchical pattern of loyalties, with...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.; Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 3, pp 335-346
Abstract

While a survey of 988 walk-in visitors to South Carolina's Francis Beidler Forest revealed very high levels of satisfaction as well as repeat visitation and positive referral intentions, over one-half of the respondents also provided at least one 'disappointing' or 'least satisfying aspect' of...

Author(s)
Lawton, L. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 2, pp 118-131