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Tourist Word of Mouth and Revisit Intentions to Rural Tourism Destinations: a Case of North Dakota, USA
Destination managers in rural states, like North Dakota, understand the benefits of tourism and, thus, the importance of studying visitors' intentions. This study investigated visitors' perceptionsExpand
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Image assessment for a destination with limited comparative advantages
We identify the tourist image of a US state with limited comparative advantages and suggest using the knowledge of the existing image to develop its competitive advantages. Expand
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Implications of Using the Electronic Response System in a Large Class
Most students come to today's classrooms with technological dependence and a desire for instant gratification. As faculty struggle to engage and teach this generation of students, there is anExpand
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Environmental Practices and Management Concerns of Conference Center Administrators
The purposes of this study were to identify environmental practices and concerns of conference center administrators. A questionnaire was developed, pilot tested, and administered as part of theExpand
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Buyer Characteristics Among Users of Various Travel Intermediaries
SUMMARY As online travel purchases increase, travel intermediaries must change to meet consumer demands. A survey was conducted to identify travelers' selection criteria and expectations ofExpand
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Psychographic and Demographic Profiles of Niche Market Leisure Travelers
This study examined leisure travelers'interests in 11 tourism niche offerings and provided psychographic and demographic profiles of individuals interested in the various niches. Telephone interviewsExpand
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Investigating the effect of country image and subjective knowledge on attitudes and behaviors: U.S. Upper Midwesterners’ intentions to consume Korean Food and visit Korea
Abstract Korean food (Hansik) is one of the fastest growing cuisines globally. This trend is evident with the number of Korean restaurants scattered around world. An increasing number of KoreanExpand
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Insights on Team-Based Learning
To prepare students for the work force and to enhance learning, more college courses are utilizing teambased learning. This study was an assessment of a team driven course that was designed to helpExpand
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A Longitudinal Study of Hospitality Students’ Emotional Intelligence: Comparing High and Low Scores
ABSTRACT Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to perceive and regulate or use emotions to improve performance. Managers with higher EI are more successful (Langhorn, 2004); therefore,Expand
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Emotional Intelligence, Job Satisfaction, and Job Tenure among Hotel Managers
This study investigates the association between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction as well as between emotional intelligence and job tenure (company and hotel industry). Data were collectedExpand
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