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Sacred sites are qualitatively different than others developed for tourism purposes. However, sacred sites do have touristic appeal and can benefit from their popularity as both pilgrimage and secular tourist attractions. To protect the sacred resource and to make the touristic or culminating...

Author(s)
Brayley, R. E.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2010, 58, 3, pp 289-300
Abstract

This study examines the influences of cognitive and affective destination images on tourist visit intention to New York City, USA. It also examines the moderating role of tourist motivation within the image and intention context, investigating whether the extent of the image effects on visit...

Author(s)
Phillips, W.; Jang, S. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 4, pp 319-326
Abstract

The appeal of art within the tourist experience is often associated with works of art in galleries and museums. The attraction of art, including architecture, which is found in urban public spaces, such as parks, churches and squares and is largely not interpreted for visitors, receives less...

Author(s)
Frost, W.; Laing, J. H.; Williams, K. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2015, 10, 1, pp 57-73
Abstract

A qualitative approach was employed to examine how Chinese hotel guests perceive international chain hotels in different travel destinations (i.e. China and abroad) under the same brand. A total of 13,204 reviews were retrieved from online hotel review Web sites, namely DaoDao.com and Ctrip.com....

Author(s)
Sun, S.; Tong TszLun [Tong, T. L. K. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 2, pp 172-188
Abstract

In order to better understand and effectively respond to visitor needs, the organizers of major events need better information about their markets. This study explores a segmentation of visitors (n=2698) who attended the New York National Boat Show in 2007. The results provide a more robust profile ...

Author(s)
Park, S. H.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2009, 10, 1, pp 27-49
Abstract

This paper describes the Manhattan TV Tour, a tour of New York City, USA, according to television locations. Rather than offering a simulated, seamless entry into the fictive, the tour shows representational, cultural and historical files into each site and thus performs the spatial incongruities...

Author(s)
Torchin, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2002, 2, 3, pp 247-266
Abstract

Tourism which started in Europe developed there. Group travel was at first limited to that part of the world, then expanded to Mediterranean countries. It is only when fast air transportation became common that groups went further, especially to Asia and East Africa. The United States was among the ...

Author(s)
Perret, M.
Citation
The European tourist groups in the United States., 1982, pp 9pp.
Abstract

The following items regarding the tourist were investigated: (1) demographic and psychographic profiles: (2) geographic origin, destination, other sites visited; (3) psychological and economic motivations for travel; (4) specific activities such as boating, swimming, camping etc; (5) duration of...

Author(s)
Venkatesh, A.; Gearing, C. E.
Citation
Government Reports, Announcements and Index, National Technical Information Service (NTIS), US Department of Commerce, 1979, 79, 19, pp p. 38

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