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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
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

This paper analyses the travel behaviour of international visitors to US metropolitan areas. The analysis is based on the 1996-97 US in-flight survey data (n=10,313) with trip records generated from 3 continents (i.e. Europe, Asia, and Latin America). Differences in the relative importance of...

Author(s)
Hwang, Y. H.; Gretzel, U.; Fesenmaier, D. R.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 53-62
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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
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This chapter looks at the profile of garden visitors in the UK, the USA, Australia and New Zealand. Motivators, information sources and enablers in garden tourism are discussed.

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

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
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Cover for The role of expressive and instrumental factors in measuring visitor satisfaction.

This study describes overall visitor satisfaction as a function of instrumental and expressive factors using data obtained from a panel of 409 households in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, and washington, District of Columbia, USA, in the summer of 2002. Its objective is...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Williams, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Qualitative comparative analysis of travel and tourism purchase-consumption systems.

A purchase-consumption system (PCS) is the sequence of mental and observable steps a consumer undertakes to buy and use several products for which some of the products purchased lead to a purchase sequence involving other products. The use of qualitative comparative analysis (i.e., the use of...

Author(s)
King, R. L.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995357)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of visitors in national parks and protected areas.

This chapter examines the management of visitors inside park boundaries by reviewing systems approaches specifically designed to enhance visitor experiences and control negative impacts. The discussion begins with several principles that are fundamental to managing visitors. The next sections...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.; McCool, S. F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995896)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

An overview of 11 principles of visitor management is presented: (1) appropriate management requires explicitly stated objectives; (2) diversity of resource, social and managerial conditions in and among protected areas is inevitable and may be desirable; (3) management is directed at influencing...

Author(s)
Borrie, W. T.; McCool, S. F.; Stankey, G. H.
Publisher
Ecotourism Society, North Bennington, USA
Citation
Ecotourism: a guide for planners and managers., 1998, pp 133-154

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