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Progress in tourism management Twenty years on: The state of contemporary ecotourism research
The ecotourism literature is focused on market segmentation, ecological impacts of wildlife viewing, and community-based ecotourism, but there has been minimal attention to critical areas such asExpand
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Overnight Ecotourist Market Segmentation in the Gold Coast Hinterland of Australia
Very little is known about the characteristics of overnight ecolodge patrons. This study reports on the results of a questionnaire that was completed by 1,180 individuals who had stayed at least oneExpand
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Resident Perceptions in the Urban–Rural Fringe
Abstract Recognizing the importance of tourism in the urban–rural fringe of developed countries, this study examines resident perceptions of tourism on Tamborine Mountain, a destination in theExpand
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Resident perceptions of a contentious tourism event
Contentiously-themed events are a growing but under-researched element of the destination product mix. A survey of 880 adults on Australia's Gold Coast revealed diverse attitudes toward SchooliesExpand
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Visitor Attitudes toward Tourism Development and Product Integration in an Australian Urban-Rural Fringe
A cluster analysis involving 1,244 visitors to six popular recreational sites in the hinterland of Australia’s Gold Coast revealed diverse attitudes toward tourism development and product integrationExpand
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Visitor Loyalty at a Private South Carolina Protected Area
Visitor loyalty is necessary to generate a virtuous cycle of people—park symbiosis, but knowledge about loyalty expectations is insufficient. A survey of 300 repeat visitors to South Carolina’sExpand
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Factors associated with non-visitation by area to Congaree National Park, South Carolina
A symbiotic approach to park management holds that visitation offers benefits both to visitor and park (as through the beneficial activism), and hence should be encouraged. Accordingly, factors thatExpand
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Travel Agency Threats and Opportunities: The Perspective of Successful Owners
ABSTRACT In-depth interviews with 19 owners of exceptionally successful US-based conventional travel agencies revealed negative public perceptions of travel agencies to be the main external threatExpand
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Understanding Residents’ Perception Changes toward a Mega-Event through a Dual-Theory Lens
This study attempts to integrate social exchange theory (SET) and social representations theory (SRT) in understanding residents’ perception changes throughout a mega-event’s full life cycle. AExpand
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