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Information sources about a product or service potentially affect a tourist's purchase decision. Further, the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of tourists influence the manner in which they search for, rate and use information about tourism-related products or services. The article...

Author(s)
Andereck, K. L.; Caldwell, L. L.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 171-189
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Cover for First-time and repeat visitors to Orlando, Florida: a comparative analysis of destination satisfaction.

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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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
Abstract

Public lands in the USA are major tourist attractions. Wilderness areas and natural beauty constitute an important part of the tourist industry. However, when considering recreation on public lands, the importance of international visitors has generally been overlooked. It must be recognized that...

Author(s)
Andereck, K. L.; Uysal, M.; Hartmann, L. A.; Lyomasa, M. A.
Citation
General Technical Report - Southeastern Forest Experiment Service, USDA Forest Service, 1989, No. SE-52, pp 290-298
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This study groups visitors to Virginia, USA based on their environmental attitudes by using a posteriori market segmentation. Factor-cluster analysis, multiple discriminant analysis, and one-way analysis of variance were performed to examine and profile the travel segments. According to the...

Author(s)
Formica, S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2002, 9, 3/4, pp 35-49
Abstract

The study examined and delineated the variation of environmental concern with respect to visitor (age, gender, marital status, education) and trip (destination type, travel group, overnight stay, residence, and site specific preference) characteristics. Tourists to St John Virgin Islands National...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Martin, B.; Noe, F. P.; McDonald, C. D.
Publisher
National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Citation
Abstracts from the proceedings of the 1992 NRPA Leisure Research Symposium held in conjunction with the 1992 National Congress for Recreation and Parks, October 15-18, 1992, Cincinnati, Ohio., 1992, pp p.7
Abstract

The objective of this investigation is to reveal a leisure traveller typology based on nine travel motivations by using logistic probability modelling. The study data are collected from a two-stage omnibus survey of travellers to ten eastern states in the USA, including the District of Columbia....

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2003, 10, 1/2, pp 51-62
Abstract

In order to market to international visitors effectively, it is essential to generate more specific knowledge about these visitors to parks and natural areas. This paper examines the demographic characteristics, motivation and information sources used by Australian international visitors to...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; McDonald, C. D.; Martin, B. S.
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 1994, 6, 3, pp 18-24
Abstract

Brief results are presented in the first paper (Smith, pp.151-156) of a survey of visitors from France and Japan to USA and Canadian national parks. Data are provided on sources of information, motivations, benefits sought, socioeconomic characteristics, preferred activities, and relative...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.; O'Leary, J. T.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism research: expanding boundaries. Travel and Tourism Research Association Nineteenth Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 19-23, 1988., 1988, pp 151-156; 157-164
Abstract

This study seeks to examine the relationship between the environmental attitudes and predilections of visitors who utilize the Biscayne Bay National Park in Florida, USA in an effort to assist resource managers balance use with preservation. Support was found for the hypothesis that visitors with...

Author(s)
Jurowski, C.; Uysal, M.; Williams, D. R.; Noe, F. P.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1995, 3, 2, pp 73-86

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