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Waterfalls are popular tourist attractions due to their soundscape, beauty, natural pool, and recreational opportunities. High visitation and use amplifies the risk of degrading pristine waterfall sites and their resources. Not only are waterfalls experiencing high demand, but state parks are also ...

Author(s)
Citarella, M. M.; Hallo, J. C.; Fefer, J. P.; Brownlee, M. T. J.; Powell, R. B.; Dudley, K. D.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2019, 37, 3, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Many cities have begun to use experiential marketing in order to create cohesive place branding messages that appeal to different potential visitors, both tourists and locals. By identifying the brand experiences that influence place dependence and positive outcomes such as word-of-mouth and...

Author(s)
Beckman, E.; Kumar, A.; Kim, Y. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 5, pp 646-658
Abstract

This study examines Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, as a place of cultural religious heritage, and the importance of authorship and agency in pilgrimage landscapes. It examines the practice of visitors inscribing messages on the fieldstone wall outside the estate. The idea of Graceland visitors as ...

Author(s)
Alderman, D. H.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2002, 27, 2, pp 27-33
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to develop a profile of visitors to nationally significant heritage tourism destinations in East Tennessee, USA that was based on demographics and lifestyle and activity level preferences. A total of 412 usable survey instruments were collected from all destinations....

Author(s)
Chandler, J. A.; Costello, C. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 161-166
Abstract

Purchasing behaviours of 2000 tourists for Tennessee-made food products were examined in February 1998. Amount of units purchased, approximate expenditures, and where products were purchased were recorded. Over 95% of the individuals purchased Tennessee-made food products for themselves and 64%...

Author(s)
Costello, C. A.; Fairhurst, A.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2002, 3, 3, pp 7-17
Abstract

The first paper summarizes the findings of a study identifying: (1) numbers of users; (2) time-of-day pattern; (3) site use at each location; and, (4) potential aspects and user conflicts. The second paper investigates: (1) hiker use patterns and characteristics and whether winter trips are more...

Author(s)
Larson, G. L.; Hammitt, W. E.; Loy, J. L.
Publisher
Southeast Regional Office, National Park Service, US Department of the Interior., Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the conference on social research in national parks and wildland areas, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, March 21-22, 1980, 1981, pp 1-21

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