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In this paper we address the problem of clustering tourist attractions according to the tourists' interests that these attractions serve. With growing diversity of tourist interests, there is a new understanding of tourist clustering as formed by multiple proximity metrics with the social distance ...

Author(s)
Kirilenko, A. P.; Stepchenkova, S. O.; Hernandez, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 72, pp 400-410
Abstract

Destination branding has grown as a powerful marketing tool that helps a tourist destination distinguish itself from its competitors. This study showcases the branding process of a local attraction in Florida, USA, from the theoretical perspective of value co-creation. The attraction's owners,...

Author(s)
Kim HaNy; Stepchenkova, S.; Babalou, V.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2018, 28, pp 189-200
Abstract

In a competitive global tourism market, the creation and maintenance of national and regional images becomes crucial to the marketing process. As attraction visiting becomes a central element of everyday life, the role of attractions in image formation is also growing. This is the rationale behind...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 8, 1, pp 28-38
Abstract

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

The objective of this study was to identify the major factors that motivated visitors to attend the South Beach Wine and Food Festival in Miami Beach, Florida, and determine whether these factors varied among the visitors from the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, and Asia. A survey of...

Author(s)
Park, K. S.; Reisinger, Y.; Kang, H. J.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 2, pp 161-181
Abstract

Numerous studies on destination marketing assume that repeat visitors are a more attractive market segment than first-time visitors. The current study questions this assertion, by focusing separately on the balance between economic potential, as determined by tourists' spending, and risk....

Author(s)
Shani, A.; Reichel, A.; Croes, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2012, 51, 2, pp 166-177
Abstract

Coastal areas and other tourist destinations are popular with 'day trippers', who have a substantial effect on local tourism economies and may help to stabilize seasonal demand fluctuations. However, day trippers can also accelerate resource degradation, burden municipalities with higher policing...

Author(s)
Braun, B. M.; Soskin, M. D.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 3, pp 289-301
Abstract

The security and safety of tourists have been brought into focus in recent years in many tourism destinations. In some countries, tourists fall foul of criminal activities by chance; in others, tourists have been specifically targeted for a variety of reasons. When this happens, the destination...

Author(s)
Brayshaw, D.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1995, No. 5, pp 62-71
Abstract

A growing number of commercial corporations have chosen to open visitor centers or company museums. This trend has not bypassed the religious not-for-profit sector. This study uses past literature, input from management, and importance-performance analysis (IPA) to investigate the visitor...

Author(s)
Rivera, M. A.; Shani, A.; Severt, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2009, 4, 3, pp 227-243
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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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