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The potential influence of eight decisions made by researchers that are unlikely to be reported in economic impact analyses are identified and empirically tested. The data set was comprised of studies undertaken at nine state parks in Texas. Four of the decisions were categorized as being...

Author(s)
Jeong JiYoun; Crompton, J. L.; Dudensing, R. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 7, pp 874-888
Abstract

The study focused upon the repeat visitor in the USA. Data were collected with a structured questionnaire at two Texas Highway visitor centres and through in depth personal interviews with a small sample. A majority of the sample were returning to a destination that had been visited before....

Author(s)
Gitelson, R. J.; Crompton, J. L.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1984, 11, 2, pp 199-217
Abstract

A conventional belief has persisted for decades that teams moving into new sports venues would experience a significant and prolonged boost in attendance. The "stadium novelty effect" asserted that modern stadiums and arenas were destination attractions in their own right with the ability to...

Author(s)
Howard, D. R.; Crompton, J. L.
Publisher
Fitness Information Technology, Inc., Morgantown, USA
Citation
Sport Marketing Quarterly, 2003, 12, 2, pp 111-116
Abstract

This study explored the influence of selected behavioural and nontraditional economic factors in influencing visitors' reactions. Analyses were undertaken on responses from 5 data sets that addressed pricing issues in the Texas state park system. Generally, the economic factors were more useful...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Crompton, J. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 144-152
Abstract

Destination image was conceptualized as evolving from an organic image, through an induced image, to a complex image. These image phases were linked to the informative, persuasive, and reminding functions of promotion. Data were analysed from a sample of 568 prospective, first-time, and repeat...

Author(s)
Fakeye, P. C.; Crompton, J. L.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1991, 30, 2, pp 10-16