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Resistance to sustainability practices often stems from the industry's view that sustainable tourism requires a profitability tradeoff where the additional costs associated with sustainability do not pay off in increased economic returns, yet few studies have been attempted to prove or disprove...

Author(s)
Nickerson, N. P.; Jorgenson, J.; Boley, B. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 54, pp 170-177
Abstract

Geotourism sustains and/or enhances the geographical character of a place, embracing the environment, heritage, aesthetics, culture, and well-being of its residents. Geotourism promotes behaviors such as buying local products, improving employee well-being, and donating to local causes. Visitors to ...

Author(s)
Jorgenson, J.; Nickerson, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2016, 25, 3, pp 270-290
Abstract

Purpose: World Heritage sites (WHS) can play an important role in promoting visitation to emerging and remote destinations. Guided by the theory of planned behaviour (TPB), this study aims to investigate factors that predict intentions to visit WHS. Design/methodology/approach: Survey...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E.; Kono, S.; Moghimehfar, F.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2018, 9, 3, pp 417-437
AbstractFull Text

The Beartooth Nature Center (BNC) is Montana's premier wildlife education refuge. Home to over seventy wild animals unable to be returned to their natural environments after accidents or abandonment, the BNC houses mountain lions, bears, moose, bobcats, and a variety of large birds. Located in Red...

Author(s)
Otjen, A.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 3, pp 129-150
Abstract

Visitor spending is a necessary component of economic-impact analysis, but detailed expenditure categories rarely are reported and used as tools for marketing and policy decisions. This article shows that spending by visitors attracted to Montana's natural resources accounted for 76% of traveler...

Author(s)
Wilton, J. J.; Nickerson, N. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2006, 45, 1, pp 17-25
Abstract

Objectives: This qualitative study explored activities and situations that often result in young adults driving while under the influence of alcohol in rural Montana. Methods: Eleven focus groups were conducted in 8 rural counties across Montana, and 72 persons (50.7% female, 63.4% college...

Author(s)
Rossheim, M. E.; Greene, K. M.; Stephenson, C. J.
Publisher
PNG Publications, Star City, USA
Citation
American Journal of Health Behavior, 2018, 42, 3, pp 27-36
Abstract

A survey involving 108 members of the Montana (USA) tourism and recreation industry, examined their perceptions of the relationship between sustaining the environment, social and cultural integrity, and the tourism industry. Each participant was asked to rank the importance of 20 predetermined...

Author(s)
McCool, S. F.; Moisey, R. N.; Nickerson, N. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 2, pp 124-131
Abstract

Because of the normative and subjective nature of the terms sustainability and sustainable development, solutions tend to be applicable for specific regions but not the whole of society. Thus, it is imperative understand better how community stakeholders and decision makers define the concept of...

Author(s)
Bergstrom, R. D.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2018, 11, 1, pp 32-43
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine a secondary tourism attraction complex, geocaching, for its tourism experience by analyzing a real-life situation of geocaching within Yellowstone National Park (YNP) in the United States. A thematic analysis was used to analyze the comments accessed through...

Author(s)
Pelka, H.; Schuelke, W.; Gomez, M.; Santelises, E.; Kc, B.; Spears, D.
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2018, 11, pp 49-70
Abstract

Within a tourism system, some places have a predominantly tourism clientele, other places cater to both tourists and locals, and still others focus on locals and only incidentally tourists. These places may be viewed as a spectrum with different demand structures. This article investigates how a...

Author(s)
Snepenger, D.; Murphy, L.; Snepenger, M.; Anderson, W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2004, 43, 2, pp 108-117

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