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The article explores the design of destination and attraction-specific brochures, with particular reference to attributes of attractiveness and utility for trip planning. A general discussion is presented of the design of brochures and their roles in tourism marketing. Results are then discussed...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Sailor, L.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1993, 2, 2/3, pp 111-131
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Cover for Approaches for the evaluation of visitor experiences at tourist attractions.

This chapter focuses on approaches to and challenges in the evaluation of visitor experiences at managed tourist attractions. The purpose is to uncover and to discuss critical aspects as demonstrated by this research, to identify some benefits and limitations in different approaches and to suggest ...

Author(s)
Jensen, Ø.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A plethora of research has studied the antecedents of visitor experience in destinations and tourist attractions. Few studies have systematically analyzed the discriminating effects of different types of on-site factors (presentation platform and support services) on tourist satisfaction at...

Author(s)
Jensen, Ø.; Li Yuan; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 63, pp 277-286
Abstract

This article focuses on the development of tourism in the Three-Border Area of Austria, Italy, and Slovenia. Often named the Hearth of the Alpen-Adria region, this southeastern alpine landscape tends to develop tourism that disregards borders and nation-state disputes. In an area of less than 2000...

Author(s)
Gosar, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 1, pp 65-78
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Cover for First-time and repeat visitors to Orlando, Florida: a comparative analysis of destination satisfaction.

The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article presents a model to explain and measure the determinants of tourism attractiveness of a destination by measuring supply-and-demand indicators. The guiding principle of this study is that the overall tourism attractiveness of a destination depends on the relationship between the...

Author(s)
Formica, S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2006, 44, 4, pp 418-430
Abstract

An empirical model for factors affecting the demand for international tourist hotels is presented that also enables demand estimation and projection in the context of the Seoul metropolitan area. International hotel demand for a metropolitan area such as Seoul is hypothesized as a function of the...

Author(s)
Kim YoungTae; Uysal, M.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1998, 4, 3, pp 253-263
Abstract

Public lands in the USA are major tourist attractions. Wilderness areas and natural beauty constitute an important part of the tourist industry. However, when considering recreation on public lands, the importance of international visitors has generally been overlooked. It must be recognized that...

Author(s)
Andereck, K. L.; Uysal, M.; Hartmann, L. A.; Lyomasa, M. A.
Citation
General Technical Report - Southeastern Forest Experiment Service, USDA Forest Service, 1989, No. SE-52, pp 290-298
Abstract

Although the theme park has been a major tourist destination and attraction in the USA, little research has been carried out on this industry. However, the growing economic significance of and competition in the theme park industry will ensure that theme parks will emerge as a more popular research ...

Author(s)
Sun, L. H.; Uysal, M.
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 1994, 12, 1, pp 71-80
Abstract

This study develops an instrument to measure festival and special event organizers' perceptions of the impacts of festivals and special events on local communities. An instrument with 17 items was proposed based on the literature and the suggestions of experts in the area. The proposed instrument...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Kim, K. M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 2, pp 171-181

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