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If we think of a tourist destination as a platform from which a variety of tourist experiences can be delivered, we could conceptualize these experiences as the "product line" offered by or associated with the tourist destination. That conceptualization enables the manager of the destination to...

Author(s)
Daniel, H.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 89-97
Abstract

Attempts to influence the behaviour of wilderness visitors through the use of information are limited by the visitors' reception of that information. This study, conducted at Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area in western Virginia, USA, examined the information gathering behaviour of wilderness...

Author(s)
Ramthun, R.; Kersey, L.; Rogers, J.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2000, No. RMRS-P-15(Vol. 4), pp 217-220
Abstract

Displacement has traditionally been defined as a process in which visitors cease using recreation sites because of sensitivity to crowding or other impacts. This study argues that such a definition is overly narrow. Displacement may also occur when those sensitive to regulation cease using a...

Author(s)
Hall, T.; Cole, D.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2000, No. RMRS-P-15(Vol. 4), pp 113-121
Abstract

To meet the needs of visitors, managers must understand the motivations driving visitors to wilderness areas. This paper compares the motivations of different segments of users of Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania, . Factor analysis identified 5 motivation factors (social, escape, fun, nature ...

Author(s)
Graefe, A. R.; Thapa, B.; Confer, J. J.; Absher, J. D.
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, USA
Citation
Proceedings - Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2000, No. RMRS-P-15(Vol. 4), pp 107-112