Do birdwatchers care about bird disturbance?
Contributor(s):: Weston, M. A., Guay, P. J., McLeod, E. M., Miller, K. K.
Little is known about how non-consumptive recreationists perceive their impacts on animals and how this relates to recreationist behavior. We surveyed attitudes and behaviors relating to bird disturbance of 179 birdwatchers who visited a world-renowned, restricted-access birdwatching destination...
Hotel pet policies: an assessment of willingness to pay for travelling with a pet
Contributor(s):: Taillon, J., MacLaurin, T., Yun, DongKoo
This study examined hotel customers' willingness to pay for travelling with a pet. Data were collected from an online survey of 595 Canadian respondents who own a pet and are not involved professionally with pets. The results of this study show that individuals who were identified as having a...
Behavorial responses of one western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) group at Bai Hokou, Central African Republic, to tourists, researchers and trackers
Contributor(s):: Klailova, Michelle
Naturalcultural encounters in Bali: monkeys, temples, tourists, and ethnoprimatology
Contributor(s):: Fuentes, Augustín
Observational monitoring of clinical signs during the last stage of habituation in a wild western gorilla group at Bai Hokou, Central African Republic
Contributor(s):: Morton, F. B.
Species-specific responses to tourist interactions by white-faced capuchins (Cebus imitator) and mantled howlers (Alouatta palliata) in a Costa Rican wildlife refuge
Contributor(s):: McKinney, Tracie
The cull of the wild: Dingoes, development and death in an Australian tourist location
Contributor(s):: Peace, Adrian
Embodied encounters between humans and gators
Contributor(s):: Keul, Adam
Planned leisure behaviour and pet attachment
Contributor(s):: Chen, Annie Huiling, Hung, Kuang-peng, Peng, Norman
Viewing grizzly bears in captivity | an exploration of visitor dialogue and meanings associated with the experience
Contributor(s):: Stefanie A. Kearns
Close Encounters with Wild Animals: Evaluating a New Form of Wildlife Tourism
Contributor(s):: Sarah Harvey
Over the last few decades, many tourists have become increasingly interested in close interaction with wild animals: referred to as human-wild animal interaction (HWAI) within this paper. The array of HWAI activities includes: very close approach, feeding, touching, and...
Pet Therapy Takes Flight: An Interview with Heidi Huebner
04 May 2015 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
Between flight delays and cancellations, lost luggage, and jet lag, traveling by airplane can be quite stressful. Airports tend to be filled with nonstop commotion and many anxious people,...
Perceptions of Advertising by Dog Owners and Non-Dog Owners: An Experimental Study
Contributor(s):: Bailey Elizabeth Belcher
More Americans are traveling with their pets every year. Unfortunately, not all travelers enjoy being surrounded by other traveler’s pets. Hotels are having an increasingly difficult time reaching both target markets without turning away one or the other. The current study examines how each...
Whale shark tourism in Ningaloo Marine Park, Australia
Contributor(s):: Davis, D.
Surveys conducted among whale shark tourists in Ningaloo Marine Park, off the coast of Western Australia, yielded 464 responses in 1995 and 376 in 1996. Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) is used to compare attitudes towards management questions relating to human-to-shark separation...
Travel-related problems in pets
Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.
Sections on the nature and treatment of travel-related problems of pets, including cats.
Contributor(s):: Carr, N.
This chapter looks at working dogs that exist within the leisure environment. One of the foci of this chapter is examining how the presence of working dogs in an environment has been utilized to construct idealized images of leisure and tourism landscapes. This discussion covers both contemporary...
A Boy and His Fawn: Parallel Animals in A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport and The Yearling
Contributor(s):: Seidel, Kathryn
A Brief Note on the Significance of Prehistoric Dogs from the Eastern Aleutian Islands
Contributor(s):: Holland, Kathryn M.
A Dog's Life in the Far West: Speculation on the fate of the big Newfoundland that accompanied Lewis & Clark
Contributor(s):: Jackson, John C.
Dog Gone It!
Contributor(s):: Hammond, Andy