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Factors for Success in Rural Tourism Development
Since the 1970s, economic restructuring and the farm crisis have reduced rural communities’ economic opportunities. These changes have limited rural communities’ economic development options, making… Expand
Pictorial element of destination in image formation
Abstract This study integrates theories from tourism destination choice, advertising, and landscape aesthetics to examine how content of promotional visuals affects destination image construction and… Expand
Smartphone Use in Everyday Life and Travel
The smartphone penetrates many facets of everyday life, including travel. As such, this article argues that since travel can be considered a special stage of technology use, understanding how the… Expand
Adapting to the mobile world: A model of smartphone use
A framework is proposed that integrates the mechanisms shaping the adoption, use and impact of smartphones in travel and provides directions for future research in the area of mobile computing. Expand
Searching for the Future: Challenges Faced by Destination Marketing Organizations
Threats in the external environment and changes in the industry’s markets and structures have challenged destination marketing organizations to change in fundamental ways. The strategic responses to… Expand
Conceptualizing the travel decision-making hierarchy: a review of recent developments.
Multicity trip patterns: Tourists to the United States
Abstract This study examines international tourists’ multicity trip patterns within the United States. Actual and perceived distance from the country of origin to the destination is assumed to affect… Expand
Identifying dimensions of service quality in public recreation.
The study adapted a conceptual framework for identifying dimensions of service quality. The original framework was developed by researchers in the marketing field who worked in the context of the… Expand
Multidestination Pleasure Travel Patterns: Empirical Evidence from the American Travel Survey
This study explores multidestination travel patterns within the context of domestic travel in the United States based on the 1995 American Travel Survey household data. The results of a series of… Expand
Communication and Channel Systems in Tourism Marketing
Contents Introduction * Communicating Tourism Supplier Services: Building Repeat Visitor Relationships * Market Structure Analysis of Media Selection Practices by Travel Services * Effects of… Expand