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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

A variety of social and ecological factors influence the level and extent of ecological change that occurs in a park or protected area. Understanding these factors and how they are interrelated can help managers prevent undesirable ecological impacts, especially in areas without formal trails and...

Author(s)
D'Antonio, A.; Monz, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2016, 170, pp 79-87
Abstract

The level of consumer service provided by businesses in the resort community of Estes Park, Colorado, USA, was investigated in this study. The problems and barriers in delivering quality consumer service were determined through a collaborative process of data gathering that involved the use of...

Author(s)
Thomas, D. F.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2002, 8, 4, pp 380-390
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This chapter describes a leisure-lifestyle segmentation of guests, employees, and residents in ski resort communities in Colorado, USA. Eight major lifestyle segments are described. Employee groups include traditional ski bums, new ski bums, and migrants. Host-community resident groups include...

Author(s)
Perdue, R. R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
The tourism and leisure industry: shaping the future, 2004, pp 209-225
Abstract

We compare revealed preference and survey response estimates of changes in national park visitation behaviour due to climatic change. The revealed preference model is estimated from a time series regression analysis of past visitation as a function of historic weather variability. The data used...

Author(s)
Loomis, J. B.; Richardson, R. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2006, 49, 4, pp 621-630
Abstract

This paper evaluates public acceptance of alternative justifications for setting capacities. Eight justification concepts were identified: public safety; sustainability for future generations; natural resource limitations; infrastructure/facility design; quality of the visitor experience; existing...

Author(s)
Brissette, A. P.; Haas, G. E.; Wells, M.; Benson, D. E.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2001, 19, 4, pp 22-41
Abstract

This study explores the underlying personal meanings of gambling behaviour from the perspective of enduring involvement and considers the relationships among gambling and gender, level of participation, and illusion of control. Based on a self-administered survey of 523 gambling visitors to Black...

Author(s)
Jang HoChan; Lee BongKoo; Park MinkYung; Stokowski, P. A.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2000, 38, 3, pp 230-238
Abstract

This paper presents the statistical report of the National Park Service (NPS) which count, record, and report the monthly public use of parks in the USA. Visitor trends are broken down by: type of area; state; recreation visits/visitor days by region; recreation visits/visitor days by population...

Publisher
National Park Services, Public Use Statistics Office, Denver, USA
Citation
National Park Service Statistical Abstract 2000, 2000, pp 73 pp.
Abstract

In July 1995, an outbreak of acute febrile illness affected 11 (48%) of 23 family members from Nebraska and Kansas who had vacationed at a Colorado cabin in June. Similar symptoms were identified among 5 (17%) of 30 additional persons from Nebraska, Kansas, Florida and Texas who had vacationed at...

Author(s)
Trevejo, R. T.; Schriefer, M. E.; Gage, K. L.; Safranek, T. J.; Orloski, K. A.; Pape, W. J.; Montenieri, J. A.; Campbell, G. L.
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1998, 58, 6, pp 743-747
Abstract

The results of an in room survey of 715 respondents conducted during the 1982-83 season by the Aspen Chamber of Commerce, Colorado, are summarized using statistical data from computerized printouts and cross-tabulation analysis. After statistically analyzing the tabulations and frequency counts,...

Author(s)
Goeldner, C. R.; Fergesen, J. E.
Publisher
Business Research Division, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Citation
The Aspen skier in room survey, 1982-83 season., 1983, pp 109pp.

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