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The study had two aims: to illustrate the utility of shift share analysis in examining the performance of the tourist industry in South Carolina, USA; and to compare industry performance with that of other South Atlantic states of the USA. The study further attempted to assess whether any specific ...

Author(s)
Sirakaya, E.; Uysal, M.; Toepper, L.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1995, 34, 2, pp 55-61
Abstract

The study investigated similarities and differences of first-time and repeat visitors to South Carolina, USA, in relation to selected variables. It examined trip-related characteristics and visitor characteristics, and presented differences/similarities in relation to state-specific destinations. A ...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Russett, A. L.
Publisher
Recreation, Travel and Tourism Institute, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA
Citation
Hospitality & tourism invitational proceedings, 1988, pp 10-15
Abstract

Festivals and special events are the cultural resources of an area that make possible the successful hosting of visitors. These events are usually organized to create a positive image of a place and bring in money to the local community. Since the 1980s there has been growing interest in festivals...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Gahan, L.; Martin, B. S.
Citation
Festival Management & Event Tourism, 1993, 1, 1, pp 5-10
Abstract

The coastal counties of South Carolina, USA are experiencing tremendous changes in population and economic development as a result of growth in the tourist, recreation, and resort sectors. However, little is known about the overall impact of the tourism industry in detail at the county level. This...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Pomeroy, R. S.; Potts, T. D.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 31, 1, pp 57-65
Abstract

The purpose of this work was to examine the spatial distribution of tourism supply sources with special reference to accommodations in the eight coastal counties of South Carolina. Supply resources included hotels/motels, campgrounds and campsites, timeshares, and villas. The study employed the...

Author(s)
Potts, T. D.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Department of Physical Education, Health and Recreation, Western Washington University, Alexandria, Virginia, USA; National Recreation and Park Association; Bellingham, Washington, USA
Citation
Abstracts of the Proceedings of the 1991 NRPA Leisure Research Symposium held during the 1991 National Congress for Recreation and Parks, October 17-20, 1991, Baltimore, Maryland., 1991, pp p.56
Abstract

The resources which attract tourists are varied and limited in number, distribution, degree of development, and the extent to which they are known to tourists. Planning of tourist resources requires an assessment of the existing and potential components of tourism development of the individual...

Author(s)
Backman, S. J.; Uysal, M.; Backman, K.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1991, 18, 2, pp 323-327
Abstract

Current literature reveals that an imbalance of lodging resources exists in many regions of the USA today. This imbalance, combined with declining occupancy rates in some areas, has created a need for a finer spatial understanding of resource use related variables than is currently available. The...

Author(s)
Potts, T. D.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 31, 2, pp 40-43
Abstract

This study presents the results of an input-output model that was developed using non-survey methods for South Carolina, with specific reference being paid to coastal tourism and recreation activities. Of particular interest is how the results of this model; output, income, and employment...

Author(s)
Pomeroy, R. S.; Uysal, M.; Lamberte, A.
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 1988, 10, 4, pp 21-288
Abstract

The study aimed to identify, compare and interpret differences in groups of travellers who visited a popular coastal resort destination area during peak and shoulder seasons in South Carolina, USA. It sought to determine whether it is possible to differentiate between people who choose to visit...

Author(s)
Bonn, M. A.; Furr, L.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 31, 1, pp 50-56
Abstract

A major concern of the tourist industry is the pursuit of a continued and intensive understanding of the tourists who support that industry. Although market segmentation has become one of the most valuable concepts in developing promotional strategies to reach the market more effectively, the...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; McDonald, C. D.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1989, 27, 3, pp 38-42