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Cover for Structural equation modelling - restaurant guest behavioural intentions.

The focus of this chapter is on the factor analysis of a recently published questionnaire targeting restaurant customer satisfaction, followed by the application of these factors in predicting the behavioural intentions of the guests (n=132) of a hotel restaurant in New Zealand. The chapter...

Author(s)
Beagley, C.; Atkins, S. G.; Tonny, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Generation Y as wine tourists: their expectations and experiences at the winery-cellar door.

This chapter explores Generation Y's preferences regarding the interaction they seek with cellar-door staff, their needs with regards to the type of education and/or information sought during a winery visit and their overall attitude to a winery experience. A survey was conducted on 82 participants ...

Author(s)
Fountain, J.; Charters, S.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal husbandry.

This chapter gives an overview on the husbandry of South American camelids (llama, alpaca, guanaco and vicuna). Focus is given on evolution, domestication, geographical distribution, number, classification, morphology (coat colour), products, behaviour and behavioural problems, restraint,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influences on post-visit wine purchase (and non-purchase) by New Zealand winery visitors.

This chapter presents the findings of the second phase of a study of New Zealand winery visitors (undertaken in 1999) that highlights some of the reasons for post-visit purchase (and non-purchase), as well as links to other wine behaviour and the visitor's intention to make a subsequent purchase at ...

Author(s)
Mitchell, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931704)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: New Zealand.

This chapter draws from more recent and wide-ranging research in order to show New Zealanders' leisure behaviour and time use in a new perspective and to highlight a number of relevant influences and changes (socioeconomic influences, government reforms, globalization, and the media) over the...

Author(s)
Walker, S.; Donn, M.; Laidler, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Validating a Guttman-type social distance scale for explaining residents' attitudes towards tourism.

This study aims at contributing to the body of knowledge about the systematic variation and change of host-community residents' attitudes toward tourism. The concept of social distance is introduced into the tourism context. As a first attempt, a Guttman-type scale with Thurstone characteristics...

Author(s)
Thyne, M.; Zins, A. H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Willingness to pay for GM food labelling in New Zealand.

This paper examines the effect of the Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) labelling requirements on consumer choice. The ANZFA rules require that food sold in supermarkets be labelled as containing GM ingredients if the food does contain GM ingredients. A significant support for the...

Author(s)
Kaye-Blake, W.; Bicknell, K.; Lamb, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The scope and scale of ecotourism in New Zealand: a review and consideration of current policy initiatives.

The scope of the ecotourism sector in New Zealand is illustrated with the use of two case studies (the Catlins Wildlife Trackers, and the Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre for Tourism) that demonstrate many of the contrasts among ecotourism operations in terms of: scale of operations; the levels ...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Carr, A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stridulatory mechanisms and associated behaviour in New Zealand wetas.

This chapter reviews the variety of known stridulatory mechanisms, sound patterns and inherent messages, as well as behavioural roles of stridulation. Most information is from the tree wetas (Hemideina), inasmuch as they show the greatest elaboration in social signalling. In addition to airborne...

Author(s)
Field, L. H.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994086)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Defence behaviour.

The hallmark of the New Zealand giant wetas and tree wetas (Orthoptera, Deinacridinae) is the spectacular display of vertically raised, spine-studded hind legs and loud rasping sounds given off when humans disturb or poke at the insects. This has been termed as defence bahaviour. The important...

Author(s)
Field, L. H.; Glasgow, S.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994086)
Type
Book chapter

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