Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. In this study, a large body of literature on destination image and related concepts is reviewed and a comprehensive conceptualization of destination image is modeled. In many cases, such as the community baboon sanctuary in Belize or Kinabalu Park in Malaysia, entrance fees and other revenues from visitors not only maintain the cost of management but also provide the local community with additional income that then provides incentive for continued protection. Final report to the Minnesota Zoological Gardens, October 22, 2007. In particular, the agenda-building process acknowledged the strength and role of forested, natural areas as an attraction for the traveling public.
A study assessing the image of the country held by the mature market in the United States was completed one day before the Tiananmen Square conflict. Work in 2010 focused on refining two previous initiatives that were met with positive reviews--impacts from regional public airports and the regional economic impacts from Minnesota's largest zoological garden in the Twin Cities area. Day users in Wilderness: How different are they?. Wildlife Society Bulletin 20 4 :375-381 Cole, D. Using data from surveys of visitors from July 29, 2002, to September 1, 2002, this article describes visit and visitor characteristics and their experiences using the traveler information. Master Network newsletter Fall No. Responses of wintering grassland raptors to human disturbance.
While Pollock and Williams 2000 p. States, private organizations, groups, and others ; 2 To compile such data and in the light of the data so compiled and of information available concerning trends in population, leisure, transportation. In this book we attempt to cover an array of tourism development issues from how the system is structured, trends affecting where we are going, new ventures in development and case studies that examine particular issues in depth. Therefore, this paper helps us to understand which nature-based activities environmentalists demand and can provide a more informed basis for tourism planning and management. Better understanding of why and how people come to forested regions will help future marketing efforts, where growth is expected to also come from more urban Minnesota and out-of-state travelers using varied modes of transportation to access forested areas. Untrammeled by Man: Preserving Diversity Through Wilderness.
Ecological impacts of wilderness recreation and their management. Further, Minnesota lacks transportation links from its communities to its rural resorts, vacation properties and its natural resource-based tourism facilities. Conducting consultation and achieving the support of local constituencies will be essential to the success of any protected area planning effort. School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida. The paper introduces the concept of customer-based brand equity and applies it to a destination. Department of the Interior, National Park Service Hammitt, William E.
Research recommendations include a need to continue support of intermodal transportation, especially fast options to primary tourist attractions and destinations, both within Minnesota and to Greater Minnesota destinations. Impacts Increased visitation to the forested natural areas of Minnesota means increased economic activity for rural communities. Generally, the tourism literature has tended to perceive sex tourism as a form of deviance, but this paper argues that it is not an added component to tourism, but a form of behaviour quite consistent with the motivations that underlie much of tourism. That study determined overall the fishing experience satisfaction and expenditures and benefits for five different types of coldwater angling in regions across the state. Work is underway to identify and profile tourists to these communities.
Beyond the benefits afforded through recreation experiences, however, are the meanings urban dwellers and visitors attach to these recreation resources. Effects of recreation on Rocky Mountain wildlife: A Review for Montana. Tourism is an essential component of the future. It is our hope that those directly involved in tourism development will be able to use this book for new ideas, issue avoidance, and new approaches to the problem of how do we make money yet protect our environment and culture. Some of that growth will come from higher levels of international visitors arriving by air. A follow-up focus group session was conducted in one of the surveyed communities to further assess the tourism business owners' survey responses. Forests at the Wildland-Urban Interface.
Owing to the unique characteristics of a destination the two concepts converge. Leave What You Find Ward, C. Used books may not include working access code. Research on destination brand has been performed in the tourism marketing field since the mid-1990s. Impacts of winter recreationists on wildlife in a portion of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. The research focuses on spa tourism destinations as the most developed forms of domestic tourism. Conservation Biology, 12 6 , 1302-1306 Cole, D.
Journal of Applied Ecology 32 :203-214. It is proposed that a combination of structured and unstructured methodologies is necessary to measure destination image as envisaged in the conceptual framework. Its port-of-call requirements currently limit international visitor travel to Minnesota via passenger ships on the Great Lakes. Description This book focuses on the issues and trends in outdoor, nature-based recreation, leisure and tourism and explores the implications for public policy, planning, management, and marketing. Journal of Leisure Research, Vol 23 1 : 67-86.