Understanding the Birder as Tourist : Segmenting Visitors to the Texas Hummer / Bird Celebration

@inproceedings{Scott2003UnderstandingTB,
  title={Understanding the Birder as Tourist : Segmenting Visitors to the Texas Hummer / Bird Celebration},
  author={David J. Scott},
  year={2003}
}
Many rural communities are examining nature tourism options, such as birdwatching (birding), as an economic development strategy. Unfortunately, public media stories, tourism professionals, and biologists often describe birders as a homogeneous group of serious, dedicated, and even fanatical visitors willing to spend large sums of money in their pursuit… CONTINUE READING