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This special issue on cultural tourism contains seven papers that are predominantly based on original fieldwork and supported by qualitative methodology. The first paper examines the different views of experts on how to define cultural tourism. The second paper, based on anthropological frames of...

Author(s)
Weber, I.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2018, 11, 2, pp 99-174
Abstract

The concept of sustainable development usually evokes ideas about protecting the natural environment while implementing development plans. While this is definitely a large part of the concerns of sustainability in development, the concept also embraces a variety of other dimensions. It seeks to...

Author(s)
Achana, F. T.; Avgoustis, S. H.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 127-140
Abstract

Metamora is a cultural destination where people can experience the 19th century of America. The destination positions itself as a historical canal town. The town's tourism volume peaked in the 1990s and has declined since then. In an effort to attract more visitors and to understand more about its...

Author(s)
Fu, Y. Y.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2014, No.14, pp 131-142
Abstract

A sustainable city tourism development model is developed to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the different tourist features of Indianapolis, USA. Data was obtained from 374 international participants at the 2001 World Police and Fire Games, hosted by Indianapolis between June 8 and June...

Author(s)
Avgoustis, S. H.; Achana, F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 139-149
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to compare differences on information search patterns, spending behaviors, and satisfaction levels among visitors attending three event types. The existing literature has by and large addressed visitor behaviors based on visitor characteristics. This study, however,...

Author(s)
Wang Wei; Cole, S. T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 1, pp 3-10
Abstract

This research examines the contention made in the travel-style literature that individuals with different travel styles differ in terms of how they prefer to travel when on vacation. Data were collected from Indiana, USA, from August 1996-January 1997. Study participants (n=325), classified into...

Author(s)
Basala, S. L.; Klenosky, D. B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 2, pp 172-182
Abstract

A survey was conducted of 1200 individuals who stayed at least one night at one of six state park inns in Indiana, USA. The aim was to determine the users' activities, interests and opinions concerning leisure time, holiday activities and behaviour predispositions, socioeconomic characteristics;...

Author(s)
Gladwell, N. J.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1990, 28, 4, pp 15-20
Abstract

A modified version of the Leisure Time Activities Questionnaire, developed by Perreault, Darden and Darden, was administered to a systematically selected sample of 1200 individuals who stayed at an Indiana state park inn during the summer of 1983. The questionnaire was developed to elicit...

Author(s)
Gladwell, N. J.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International, A (Humanities and Social Sciences), 1985, 45, 10, pp p. 3209

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