Christine A. Vogt

Christine A. Vogt
Arizona State University | ASU · School of Community Resources and Development

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Introduction
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May 2015 - April 2016
Michigan State University
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  • Research Director

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Publications (119)
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Global South youth are considered members of a host community and are receivers of volunteer tourism development programs. However, their perceptions have rarely been included in volunteer tourism studies. Influences of volunteer tourism on youth lives tends to be from the "gap year" or young adult volunteer tourist perspective rather than program...
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This methodologically focused paper introduces construal level theory of psychological distance (CLT) as a useful framework for tourism and community researchers and planners. This paper compares how residents’ affective responses of satisfaction vary across envisioned scenarios pertaining to local tourism sites, presented with varying degrees of d...
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Designing places that yield high quality of life (QOL) for residents is a foundation of planning and community development. A focus on sustainability is increasingly important in design thinking and implementation. At a community level, the consideration of sustainable planning and management can create policies and investments targeted at improved...
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We face extreme and unprecedented socio-ecological systems (SES) governance challenges given advances in technology, global biophysical change, human behavior, and our abilities to seek resilience through policy decisions. The associated demands to rapidly adapt and shift our trajectories for improved SES outcomes provide a great impetus for humans...
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We face extreme and unprecedented socio-ecological systems (SES) governance challenges given advances in technology, global biophysical change, human behavior, and our abilities to seek resilience through policy decisions. The associated demands to rapidly adapt and shift our trajectories for improved SES outcomes provide a great impetus for humans...
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This study examines happiness determinants from a regional disparity perspective. Data from a national leisure survey conducted in South Korea was used. Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) regression was performed. Findings indicate that leisure satisfaction, vacationing, participation in club activities, participation in volunteer activities, gender, mar...
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The availability of skilled labor and institutions of higher education that can contribute to human capacity building are prerequisites for tourism-dependent nations like Vietnam. The exploration of students’ motivations is one way in which the role of institutions of higher education in capacity building and tourism development can be further unde...
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Efforts are underway to transform the former Fresh Kills Landfill in Staten Island (SI), NY into Freshkills Park (FKP). Data from a mail survey of 1006 SI residents were used to examine the impact of factors that might facilitate or inhibit intentions to visit FKP once it opens to the public. Facilitators significantly impacting intentions included...
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Volunteer tourism research has studied individual motives to participating in development work overseas. There is, however, an absence of research examining what influences corporate individual employees to volunteer for tourism-related activities as representatives of their organisation within their own country. This paper investigates tourism pro...
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US tourists had been exploring Cuba with government licensed local guides on cultural exchange trips since 1999. In 2016, changes in US–Cuban relations have further opened Cuba to US tourists and some loosening of the government controlled tourism system. This research examines tour guides’ role in formulating US tourists’ perceptions of Cuba befor...
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The capacity to sustainably govern complex socio-ecological systems (SES) has been identified as a necessary but daunting task by SES scholars, resource stewards and stakeholders. This research sought to inform the question: What are determinant capacities and functional linkages that can be incorporated into diagnostic tools for analysts seeking t...
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Population growth coupled with urbanisation has led to a decline in natural ecosystems throughout the world. Particularly in cities, urban developments continue to displace natural ecosystems and lead to cities being dominated by concrete and steel. However, with increasing recognition of the benefits of human interaction with nature, planning and...
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Unmitigated stress can lead to a variety of negative health and emotional outcomes, negatively affecting overall quality of life. Individuals' stress appraisal and coping responses to stress influence the extent to which they are affected by stress. This study explores the relationship between secondary stress appraisal (controllability) and coping...
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Stress is one potential impact that can affect tourism host community residents through tourism development activities. Stress is experienced through an increase in daily hassles, which, with long-term exposure, can result in negative health and behavioral outcomes and decreased quality of life. The community of Falmouth, Jamaica recently hosted de...
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Travel behaviour has changed considerably over the past 25 years as the internet, social media and mobile systems have become integrated into our everyday lives. In particular, the nature and extent of information search is one of the most important aspects of travel behaviour effected by these advancements. This study assesses the impacts of these...
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This paper employed a case study method to examine how a tourism planning process was utilized to discuss resident and community subjective well-being. Sitka, Alaska, a small island community, embarked on a collaborative tourism planning effort as an activity to guide and manage tourism development, particularly development from nonlocal interests...
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Nature-based tourism in protected areas, which is growing worldwide, offers much potential to enhance biodiversity conservation, poverty alleviation, and ultimately sustainable development. Understanding the evolution of protected areas as tourism destinations and the causes and consequences of changing supply and demand elements is an essential st...
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Increasingly, the world is becoming socioeconomically and environmentally connected, but many studies have focused on human-environment interactions within a particular area. Although some studies have considered the impacts of external factors, there is little research on multiple reciprocal socioeconomic and environmental interactions between a f...
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Stress is one of many impacts on host community residents that can result from tourism development. Unmitigated stress can lead to a variety of negative health and behavioral outcomes. Factors like personality, social support, stress appraisal, and coping play a role in how stress affects individuals. This research conceptualizes the psychologicall...
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Globally, landfills are being transformed into other uses because land resources are scarce, property values are increasing, and governments seek to reduce urban blight and adaptively reuse space. Park planners and city managers are likely to find that gauging public perceptions of a landfill-to-park transformation and promoting such sites to poten...
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This study was designed to investigate posttrip behavioral differences between first-time and repeat hotel guests by examining causal relationships among delight, satisfaction, attitudinal loyalty, and behavioral loyalty. A two-phase study was conducted to validate actual future behavioral loyalty. The online surveys to measure satisfaction, deligh...
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The research problem was to examine residents' perceptions of personal costs and benefits in terms of social, environmental or economic features that influence support of or resistance to wind farm development in four rural communities in eastern Michigan. Data were collected from residents using a mail questionnaire, which included twenty-one Like...
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Wind energy development has become a ‘hot topic’ across Michigan as this state seeks to achieve 10% of energy delivered to consumers from renewable sources (Huron County Planning Commission, 2005). The focus of this effort to generate renewable energy has centered around wind energy. Wind turbines have been constructed at numerous locations across...
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This research examines a unique case of tourism planning and explores the relationships between governance, power, and citizen participation in community decision-making. In less than two years, the community of Sitka, Alaska, undertook two separate tourism-planning processes in response to proposed tourism development. The first plan followed a pa...
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This research empirically tested a tourism behaviour model explaining tourists' intentions to vacation for the first time in selected countries extending image research by Baloglu and McCleary [(1999). U.S. international pleasure travelers’ images of four Mediterranean destinations: A comparison of visitors and nonvisitors. Journal of Travel Resear...
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Customer satisfaction has been a focus of researchers and marketers as an important antecedent of customer loyalty. Some recent studies propose that customer delight possibly produces greater customer loyalty than satisfaction. Loyalty has also become of greater interest to researchers and marketers as a multiphase concept as well as a useful segme...
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This study examines online travel planning behavior through the lens of information foraging theory and uncertainty avoidance. An exercise in planning a hypothetical trip using only the Internet was completed by a sample of individuals from a cultural background with high uncertainty avoidance (Belgium) and individuals from a cultural background wi...
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This study contributes to research on dual-process models by testing an interactive approach for explaining information-processing strategies that individuals use in travel decision-making. The interactive approach was supported with testing of independent effects in low-involvement situations and interdependent effects in high-involvement situatio...
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More than a decade has passed since the Travel Industry Association investigated adventure travel as a promising market. Despite growth in the adventure industry, studies of adventure travelers remain scarce, particularly in the identification of the psychological underpinnings of consumer adventurers. Mowen’s (2000) 3M Model of Motivation and Pers...
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This research employed a longitudinal panel to examine diffusion of information technology (IT) and its spillover from everyday contexts to vacations. Over the course of the research wireless access to Internet became more common and increasingly IT was brought or available on a trip and the decision of tourists to be off or on the Internet while v...
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Nature-based tourism has the potential to enhance global biodiversity conservation by providing alternative livelihood strategies for local people, which may alleviate poverty in and around protected areas. Despite the popularity of the concept of nature-based tourism as an integrated conservation and development tool, empirical research on its act...
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Descriptive statistics of the household and individual level variables in estimating the effects of household-level tourism participation on local residents' perceptions. (DOC)
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The questionnaire on local residents' perceptions and attitude toward tourism development in Wolong Nature Reserve, China. (DOC)
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Building on the model by Perdue, Long, and Allen, this study examined residents’ attitudes toward existing and future tourism development in several rural areas at different stages of tourism and economic development. Social exchange theory and destination life cycle model were used to examine the impacts of tourism development on residents’ attitu...
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This study aimed at examining whether information technology use during a vacation differed by perceived risk held by travellers. Perceived risk is a state of cognition that reflects actual and anticipated issues that may arise on a vacation in a place-based context. Risk theory tested in travel research has shown that information search and use re...
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This study examines attitudes and opinions of local residents regarding place marketing and identifies the role of cognitive, affective, and behavioral components in residents’ positive or negative attitudes toward place marketing. The conceptual model is developed based on attitude, reasoned action, and social exchange theories. Data are collected...
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The problem of the research was to understand information search strategies that individuals utilized in online travel product purchases. Two products, flights and accommodations, were selected to examine each product's explanatory variables in online purchase behaviors. The results indicate online flight purchasers utilize direct information sourc...
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Destinations use sport events to attract participants and spectators, who then hold perceptions of both the sport event and destination. This research aimed to a) understand how active sport tourists perceive the meaning of a sport event experience and b) develop a scale for that meaning. Both aims are studied in a post trip context as evaluative r...
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This invited paper for the TIA Management Research papers provides an overview of customer relationship management (CRM) and relates this topic to the strategic marketing of and research about travel and tourism products. CRM is widely used in the tourism industry, with loyalty programs keeping customers returning and travel websites yielding a lar...
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Recently enacted federal and state policies provide incentives, including financial assistance, for local jurisdictions to manage risks associated with wildland fire. This has led to an array of local-level policies designed to encourage homeowners to create fire-safe landscapes. This qualitative study collected data from focus group interviews wit...
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Jackson, Michigan (population 36,000) started active living interventions to help solve residents' low physical activity levels. Jackson's experience can serve as a case study for beginning similar efforts in smaller communities. In 2003, Jackson began a 3-prong community intervention utilizing the 5P model to increase safe physical activity opport...
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Walking to school has been identified as an activity that contributes to children's daily exercise requirements. The purpose of this study was to better understand factors that influence walking to school by elementary school-aged children. A sample of 1,897 elementary school-aged children (84% response rate; 3rd-5th graders) throughout Michigan co...
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The Internet is immensely popular with travelers and widely used by the tourism industry. New information and hardware products are constantly being added to the World Wide Web or introduced in the consumer and business marketplace. To understand the significance of the Internet as a communication medium and e-commerce market for the tourism indust...
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Although focus groups are adaptable to unique situations, experts warn that the physical environment in which discussions take place should (a) be free from distractions, (b) be neutral, and (c) permit participants to face each other. In 2004 and 2005 the authors experimented with roving focus groups in the rural landscape of Michigan (USA). As the...
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Existing literature suggests that event and destination images could interact to influence sport tourism behaviours. Within an attitude-behaviour theoretical framework, this paper proposes and tests a theoretical model examining the interrelationships between sport event image, destination image, satisfaction with the event, past experience with th...
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Models of sustainable tourism consider not only the aspects of the physical environment but also the dimensions of the social and cultural environment of destinations. During the past two decades a number of researchers have made the case that local residents must be involved in tourism development decisions if support for, and thereby sustainabili...
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Tourism development in a community must acknowledge residents' attitudes toward and support for tourism as residents are often the business owners, service providers, or workers, and vote on tax millage funding infrastructure investments. Few studies have examined longitudinal changes in hosts' attitudes to tourism. Using a 7-year period and employ...
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This study adds to understanding the relationships between travel information search and product purchase behaviors by examining online and offline information search and purchase behaviors. A conceptual model of travel planning was developed from case-based vacation planning theory. Results indicated travel information search and product purchase...
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This study used the technology acceptance model to assess the influence of tourism Web site characteristics on perceived Web site usefulness in planning a trip. Furthermore, the impact of Web site usefulness on intentions to travel to a destination was examined using structural equation modeling analysis. Consumer characteristics such as previous v...
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We sought to assess and understand wildland/urban interface homeown-ers' attitudes toward different fuel management approaches by focus-ing on: • How they are influenced by beliefs about likely outcomes, • Their trust in the implementing agency, and • The importance they place on fuel management issues. We hoped that acceptance of fuel management a...
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Japanese travelers are regarded as extensive travelers, high vacation spenders, and prolific purchasers of gifts for themselves and others. This article examines the relationship between motives for traveling to the US, specifically in the Southwest, and gift or souvenir purchasing during vacations. Data were collected in the late 1990s with a samp...
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Although the signifi cance of the Internet has been widely discussed in previous studies, the research of e-commerce has focused primarily on organizational and business perspectives (Sigala 2004). The growing number of Internet users allows a better understanding of online tourists who seek travel information and book or purchase travel products....
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Trails are a valued form of recreation that appeals to a wide variety of users. The uses that these trails support include walking, biking, running, inline skating, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and others. A challenge to trail managers is designing and managing a trail that appeals to diverse groups of users. This research examined the simil...
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Signifi cant advances in social science-based wildfi re research have occurred in the past fi ve years. Managers, policy makers, and researchers have worked to better understand the perspectives of homeowners, residents, tourists, and recreationists on fi re and fuels management and how to better involve them in the planning process. This research...
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This study investigated residents’ perceptions of tourism’s impact on communities. Data were collected via a statewide survey, using social exchange theory; results suggest residents recognize many positive and negative consequences. Those who feel tourism is important for economic development, benefit from it, and are knowledgeable about the great...
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Social science models are increasingly needed as a framework for explaining and predicting how members of the public respond to the natural environment and their communities. The theory of reasoned action is widely used in human dimensions research on natural resource problems and work is ongoing to increase the predictive power of models based on...
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Surveys of homeowners in three different ecosystems with varying fuels management approaches reveal that homeowners' trust in natural resource agencies is significantly associated with perceived risks and benefits and with perceived agency competence. A weaker association between forest value orientation and agency trust is evident. Focus group int...
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Alaska has become a popular destination for travelers to experience wilderness and possibly some of the last US places representing the western frontier. The foundation of Alaska's heritage is the great outdoors including wilderness and frontier experiences, rugged landscapes, and a plethora of outdoor recreation. Kodiak Island is an interesting ca...
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Within many metropolitan areas of the United States, there is great diversity in the type and location of housing available to homebuyers. Of this diversity, new single-family homes built at the urban fringe have become the subject of much criticism in planning circles because of the potential impacts such development can have on agricultural, fore...
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This study investigated change in destination perception during the course of a vacation using in situ research techniques. Cognitive perceptions were represented by destination knowledge and affective perceptions by destination desirability. Prior experience and length of stay in the destination were examined as moderating the level of change betw...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the role of welcome center location and residency of visitors in serving different vacation market segments. Data from all 13 Michigan welcome centers were analyzed to examine the relationship between center location and residency, and other consumer travel characteristics. Results indicated in-state travele...
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This paper reports research completed in the falllwinter seasons of 200 112002 on home owners living in the wildland urban interface for the USDA Forest Service. The primary research focus was to understand human dimensions of wildland fire, particularly attitudes toward and approval of three fuel treatment types (prescribed burning, mechanical thi...
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Converting abandoned railroad corridors to recreational trails often generates opposition from adjacent residents. Opposition can arise during the planning process of establishing the trail. However, concerns about abandoned railroads being converted to trails are often misconceptions. Once a park is developed these concerns often disappear. This r...
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This article builds on the travel market segmentation research by examining outdoor recreation, sightseeing, and cultural activities as tourism niche markets. Unique to this research is the replication analyses using Manitoba and Arizona as the cases. Results suggest that the nature of a vacation appears to be different across generally accepted ni...
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Forest fuels reduction has the best chance of success if managers understand the factors that influence public acceptance of fuel management. This article reports an analysis of focus group interviews with wildland-urban interface residents at sites selected to provide variation in fire regime, fire history, land-use and ownership patterns, and soc...
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As fire policy and management takes on a greater role in land agencies, a better understanding is needed of public opinion, particularly of home owners who are most affected by wildland fires. This research assessed home owners' attitudes toward three fuel management approaches - prescribed burning, mechanical fuel reduction, and defensible space o...