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The present study examines the causes of all the 285 reported motor vehicle accidents involving tourists in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park between 1993 and 2001 and identifies the risk factors associated with international and domestic tourist groups. The results indicate that nearly one-third of...

Author(s)
Heggie, T. W.; Heggie, T. M.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2004, 15, 1, pp 51-58
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The travel industry in Hawaii has been experiencing a trend towards more authentic tourism, which reintegrates Hawaiian culture into the visitors' experience. This study investigated the reintegration of Hawaiian culture into the tourism experience on the Hawaiian Islands by reviewing existing...

Author(s)
Agrusa, W.; Lema, J.; Tanner, J.; Host, T.; Agrusa, J.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2010, 8, 2, pp 247-264
Abstract

This chapter introduces three nautical tourism sectors: (1) marine parks; (2) whale and dolphin watching; and (3) scuba diving and snorkeling at coral reefs. Emphasis is given to possible economic and environmental impacts of the various activities. Each sector is illustrated by case studies from...

Author(s)
Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 3-13
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Pristine coastal environments are the key to Hawaii's worldwide fame and attraction to tourists, yet their economic value remains understudied. This article examines preferences for characteristics associated with beach recreation in Oahu, Hawaii, among residents and tourists. Consideration is...

Author(s)
Penn, J.; Hu WuYang; Cox, L.; Kozloff, L.
Publisher
MRE Foundation, Inc., Kingston, USA
Citation
Marine Resource Economics, 2016, 31, 1, pp 47-62
Abstract

West Maui has been the site of rapid, drastic changes to landscape, communities, governance, and economy. This collection addresses the ways tourism both changed West Maui and how changes brought to West Maui made a tourist economy viable. Each chapter tells a story of the ways different...

Author(s)
Collins, L. D.; Isaki, B. K.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, USA
Citation
Tourism impacts: West Maui, 2016, pp 368 pp.
Abstract

This paper focuses on the managerial response system which is prevalent in online travel websites like TripAdvisor and Booking.com. Hotel managers face a trade-off between the consumers' growing demands for high-quality response contents and the rising costs of review management. One aspect which...

Author(s)
Liang Sai; Li Hui
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2019, 16, 2/3, pp 215-223
Abstract

This study examines two different types of holiday experiences as the experimental factors and empirically incorporates a context specific approach into the measurement of destination attractiveness. A total of 400 respondents were interviewed by telephone. Three areas were examined for two...

Author(s)
Hu, Y. Z.; Ritchie, J. R. B.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1993, 32, 2, pp 25-34
Abstract

Repeat visitation is one aspect of economically sustainable tourism. While there is a significant body of research relative to travel motivation and destination choice, it has largely focused on the first-time leisure visitor. This article considers the criteria by which tourists decide to return...

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 2/4, pp 237-242
Abstract

This paper examines recreationist and tourist value orientations toward coral reefs (e.g. protection-use, biocentric-anthropocentric), tests a scale for measuring these orientations in recreation and tourism settings, groups individuals based on their orientations and examines demographic and...

Author(s)
Needham, M. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 6, pp 757-772
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Cover for Tourism behaviour: travellers' decisions and actions.

This book focuses on individuals' and households' thinking and behaviour relating to discretionary travel. Part I (chapters 1-3) covers new theories of tourism behaviour and offers examples of empirical examinations of these theories in three settings: Australia, Hawaii (USA), and Prince Edward...

Author(s)
March, R. S.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990215)
Type
Book

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