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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
Abstract

Objectives: To examine fatal and non-fatal incidents involving tourists in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, USA. Methods: Official press releases from the public relations office at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park were examined for reports of fatal and non-fatal incidents involving tourists....

Author(s)
Heggie, T. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2005, 3, 3, pp 123-131
Abstract

Objective: To report the injuries and illnesses encountered by wilderness hikers in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, USA, attempting to hike to active lava flows, and to investigate the roles of demographics, prior hiking experience, hiking behaviour and preparedness on vulnerability to...

Author(s)
Heggie, T. W.; Heggie, T. M.
Publisher
Wilderness Medical Society, Colorado Springs, USA
Citation
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 2004, 15, 2, pp 77-81