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Ecotourism principles, which often reference only undisturbed or remote destinations, can be applied to urban destinations as well and offer great potential to the tourism industry. Cities host more than half the world's population and the majority of tourists visit or pass through urban areas...

Author(s)
Dodds, R.; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

The existing literature suggests that travel distance is a crucial factor that determines tourism demand and tourist behavior. However, there are limited attempts to understand how tourists' travel distance shapes their experiences, and more specifically, their satisfaction in a destination. This...

Author(s)
Park SangWon; Yang Yang; Wang MingShu
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 76, Part A, pp 261-270
Abstract

Researchers often frame tour guides in narrow and agency-revoking ways and theorize an ethnic tourism industry in which marginalized racial/ethnic communities are represented as the Other. In this research, I argue that tour guides in Chicago's urban ethnic neighborhoods resist some of the...

Author(s)
Drew, E. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 2011, 9, 2, pp 55-69
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This study proposed a facet-based advertising response model to estimate the effects of tourism advertising by incorporating key decisions or components (i.e., facets) that comprise a trip as well as consumer information process. The findings of this research reveal the heterogeneous roles of...

Author(s)
Park SangWon; Kim DaeYoung
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 117-128
Abstract

The research reported here analyzed non-wine activities that wine tourists might engage in while visiting a wine trail. Data was obtained by online questionnaires from 104 tour visitors to the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail in southern Illinois. Results indicated wine tourists were older, with higher...

Author(s)
Smith, S.; Davis, N.; Pike, J.
Publisher
Extension Journal Inc, West Lafayette, USA
Citation
Journal of Extension, 2011, 49, 5, pp 5RIB4
Abstract

The research reported here analyzed non-wine activities that wine tourists might engage in while visiting a wine trail. Data was obtained by online questionnaires from 104 tour visitors to the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail in southern Illinois. Results indicated wine tourists were older, with higher...

Author(s)
Smith, S.; Davis, N.; Pike, J.
Publisher
Extension Journal Inc, West Lafayette, USA
Citation
Journal of Extension, 2010, 48, 5, pp 5RIB4
Abstract

This research examines the historical phases of Route 66 as they relate to the chief motivating factors in travel and tourism (escape, cultural curiosity, spirituality, education, and social status), as well as literary themes of the road genre. Route 66 spanned nearly 2500 miles between Chicago,...

Author(s)
Carden, A. R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006, 20, 2, pp 51-61
Abstract

Wildlife tourism attractions, such as zoos and aquariums, are expected to play a major role in promoting environmental learning in society. This paper applies a refined version of Schwartz's (1992) Value Theory to develop a better understanding of zoo and aquarium visitors' personal values, and the ...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, R.; Hughes, K.; Lee, J.; Packer, J.; Sneddon, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 190-201
Abstract

The paper determines residents' perceived social costs and benefits toward an international tourist event, and their willingness to financially support the development of a permanent event facility. A telephone survey using a random sample (n=600) of Albuquerque (Illinois, USA) residents was...

Author(s)
Turco, D. M.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1998, 7, 1, pp 21-30
Abstract

Electronic Word-of-Mouth and Consumer Generated Media (CGM) have become important aspects of the hospitality and tourism marketing mix. This research looked at hotel reviews on the CGM review-site TripAdvisor to determine the influence loyalty to a hotel brand has upon postings. From the...

Author(s)
Litvin, S. W.; Dowling, K. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 8, pp 842-846

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