AAG Honolulu 1999 - RTS and RTS-related Sessions & Activities
last updated 14 January 1999


Statistics: RTS sponsored = 9 paper and 3 panel sessions (48 papers, 21 panelists/discussants); rts-relate = 7 paper sessions (30 papers); 5 sessions cosponsored with the IGU Sustainable Tourism Study Group.

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Wednesday - 24 March 1999

34. Diverse Perspectives in Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Research
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group)
Organizer: Barbara Carmichael, Wilfrid Laurier University
Chair: Barbara J. McNicol, University of Calgary
9:00 Wesley S. Roehl, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Usenet Geography: Modeling Traffic on the alt.sports.baseball.* Hierarchy
9:20 Barbara Carmichael, Wilfrid Laurier University, Sustainability and Casino Gaming: A Case Study of Casino Rama, Ontario
9:40 Barbara J. McNicol, University of Calgary, Backcountry Horse Pack Trips as Heritage Tourism in Canadian National Parks
10:00 John J. Pigram, University of New England, Water and Tourism - Source and Sink
10:20 So-Min Cheong, University of Washington, Sustainability of Tourism Production and Regional Development

68. Geography in America: Human Geography II (Sponsored by Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century)
Organizers: Cort J. Willmott, University of Delaware, Gary Gaile, University of Colorado-Boulder
Chair: Reginald G. Golledge, Univ of California-Santa Barbara
11:00 Donna Rubinoff, University of Colorado-Boulder, Ann Oberhauser, West Virginia University, Karen DeBres, Kansas State University, Susan P. Mains, University of Kentucky, Cynthia Pope, University of Arizona, Donna Rubinoff, University of Colorado-Boulder, Geographic Perspectives on Women
11:20 Glen Elder, University of Vermont, Heidi J. Nast, DePaul University, Larry Knopp, University of Minnesota-Duluth, Sexuality and Space
11:40 Susan Macey, Southwest Texas State University, Aging and the Aged
12:00 Douglas M. Amedeo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Reginald G. Golledge, Univ of California-Santa Barbara, Environmental Perception and Behavioral
Research
12:20 Klaus J. Meyer-Arendt, University of West Florida, Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Geography

79. Island Tourism in Asia and the Pacific
Organizer: Jon Goss, University of Hawaii Chair: Jon Goss, University of Hawaii
11:00 Lucile M. Roberts, University of Hawaii, Palau: Paradise or Pothole in the Pacific
11:20 Kelly O'Neal, University of Hawaii, Ecotourism in Hawaii: An Echo(Eco) of Mass Tourism?
11:40 Supin Wongbusarakum, University of Hawaii, Problems of Realizing Sustainable Tourism Development: Lipe Island, Thailand
12:00 Charles S. Johnston, Auckland Institute of Technology, We Don't Want Another Waikiki: Kona's Resort Life Cycle
12:20 Juanita Liu, University of Hawaii, The Economic Impact of Hawaii Museums and Their Role in Tourism

92. Geography and Business in Tourism
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group)
Organizer: Barbara Carmichael, Wilfrid Laurier University
Chair: Barbara Carmichael, Wilfrid Laurier University
1:00 pm to 2:40 pm
Peter Murphy, La Trobe ,Bundoora, Australia
Richard Butler, University of Surrey, UK
Juanita Liu,University of Hawaii, USA
Barbara Carmichael, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

138. Special Populations, Recreation, and Marginalization
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport, Medical Geography, and Values, Ethics, and Justice, & Geographic Perspectives on Women Specialty Groups and Disability and Geography International Network)
Organizer: Margaret Pawlick, University of Western Ontario
Chair: Reginald G. Golledge, Univ of California-Santa Barbara
3:00 pm to 4:40 pm
Panelists:
Dr. Vera Chouinard, McMasters University (women, disability , access)
Dr. Richard Butler, University of Surrey (indigenous peoples, access)
Dr. Robert Kitchin, National University of Ireland (disability, access)
Dr. George Karlis, University of Ottawa (ethnicity, access, recreation)
Michael Dorn, University of Kentucky (the geographical cure - travel for health)
Dr. Kevin McHugh, Arizona State University (aging, image, retirement communities, recreation)
Dr. Maria Allison, Arizona State University (marginalization, special populations, access, recreation)
Margaret Pawlick, University of Western Ontario (acess, recreation, special populations)

154. Geographies of Tourism
Chair: Pip Forer, University of Auckland
5:00 Jeff Jiang, University of Northern Iowa, Examinging the Relationship Between Tourists' Destination Choice and Novelty-Seeking Behavior
5:20 Wolfgang Kern, University of Salzburg, East-Tourism
5:40 Edith Szivas, University of Surrey, Michael Riley, University of Surrey, Labor Mobility and Tourism
6:00 Pip Forer, University of Auckland, Peter Fraser, University of Auckland, David Simmons, Lincoln University, Monitoring the Golden Hordes: Distributed Decision Support Through Web GIS

186. Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group Business Meeting
Chair: Barbara Carmichael, Wilfrid Laurier University
7:00 pm to 8:15 pm


Thursday - March 25

192. New Tourist Landscapes
Chair: Eldor C. Quandt, Western Michigan University
7:00 Eldor C. Quandt, Western Michigan University, Anne-Marie Nickoff, Western Michigan University, Planning Vacations for Covention Sites with Family
Entertainment
7:20 Jerry Gerlach, Winona State University, James Janke, Univ of Wisconsin Coop Extension, The Mall of America as a Tourist Development
7:40 Richard Benfield, Central Connecticut State Univ, Butterflies to Nectar: The Rise of Garden Tourism
8:00 Chester Zimolzak, Rowan University, Charles Stansfield, Rowan University, Post-Industrial Heritage Tourism in the Pennsylvania Anthracite Fields
8:20 Jeffrey O. Durrant, University of Hawaii, Rock Climbimg and Environmental Disturbance: An Initial Assessment

235. Hawaii: Places, Landscapes, and Ecotourism
Chair: Leon Watson, University of Wyoming
9:00 Katrina Oliveira, University of Hawaii, Interpreting a Hawaiian Place
9:20 James O. Juvik, University of Hawaii-Hilo, Cranes Among Flamingos: Decorative Residential Statuary in Muti-Ethnic Hawaii
9:40 William H. Warren, Hawaii Pacific University, Softening Harsh Landscapes: Gas Station Gardens in Honolulu
10:00 Leon Watson, University of Wyoming, Ray Tabata, University of Hawaii, Rob Pacheco, Hawaii Forest and Trails, Emerging Patterns of Ecotourism in
Hawaii

253. Tourism and Migration
(Sponsored by Population and Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Groups and IGU Sustainable Tourism Study Group)
Organizers: C. Michael Hall, University of Otago, Allan M. Williams, University of Exeter, Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University
Chairs: C. Michael Hall, University of Otago, Allan M. Williams, University of Exeter
11:00 Allan M. Williams, University of Exeter, C. Michael Hall, University of Otago, International Retirement Migration in Europe: From Tourism to Residence in the Mediterranean Regions
11:20 Martin Bell, University of Adelaide, Gary Ward, Queensland Govt Statistician's Ofc, Comparing Permanent Migration with Temporary Mobility: Analysis of Australian Data
11:35 Allan M. Williams, University of Exeter, Tourism and Migration: New Relationships Between Production and Consumption
11:50 Richard Butler, University of Surrey, Tourism and Migration: The Changing Role of Second Homes
12:05 David J. Truly, University of South Carolina, Retirement Migration and Tourism Development Along the Lake Chapala Riviera, Jalisco, Mexico
12:20 Carmen Aitken, University of Otago, C. Michael Hall, University of Otago, Migrant and International Skills and Their Relevance to the Tourism Industry

279. Tourism Impacts: Global Case Studies
Chair: Joy K. Adams, Southwest Texas State University
2:15 Philip Hisnay, Ohio State University, Tourism and the Food Industry in Pokhara, Nepal: Local Perceptions
2:35 Rebecca A. Sheehan, Southwest Texas State University, Impacts of Tourism on a Sense of Place in a Central Texas Town
2:55 Jeff R. Baldwin, University of Oregon, Tourism, Development, and Environmental Alteration in Antigua, West Indies
3:15 Rudi Hartmann, University of Colorado-Denver, Dinosaur Ridge: Recreation Uses, Education Efforts, and Preservation Issues
3:35 Joy K. Adams, Southwest Texas State University, Tourism Development in Bosque County: Selling a Norwegian Heritage


Friday - March 26

357. Memories and Markers of Human Catastrophes: The Social Construction and Spatial Organization of Dissonant Heritage Tourism
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group and IGU Sustainable Tourism Study Group)
Organizer: Rudi Hartmann, University of Colorado-Denver
Chair: Valene L. Smith, California State University-Chico
7:00 Gregory J. Ashworth, University of Groningen, Heritage Dissonance and Holocaust Tourism: Some Cases from European Planning
7:20 Harold Marcuse, Univ of California-Santa Barbara, Adapting Dachau to the Needs of Visitors, 1933-2000
7:40 A.V. Seaton, University of Luton, Another Weekend Away Looking for Dead Bodies... An Interpretive Study of Battlefield Tourists on the Somme and in
Flanders
Discussants: Karen Till, University of Minnesota, Rudi Hartmann, University of Colorado-Denver

383. Tourism, Violence, and War: Travel and Travelers in a not so Peaceful World
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group and IGU Sustainable Tourism Study Group)
Organizer: Rudi Hartmann, University of Colorado-Denver
Chair: Rudi Hartmann, University of Colorado-Denver
9:00 Valene L. Smith, California State University-Chico, War and Terrorism: The Paradox of Tourism
9:20 Shaul Krakover, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Estimating the Effect of Terror on the Flow of Foreign Tourists to Israel
9:40 Richard Butler, University of Surrey, After the War: Ethnic Tourism to Lebanon
10:00 Anton F. Gosar, University of Ljubljana, The Recovering of Tourism in the Balkans
Discussant: Gregory J. Ashworth, University of Groningen

412. South Pacific Island Tourism
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group and IGU Sustainable Tourism Study Group)
Organizer: Anne-Marie d'Hauteserre, Ball State University
Chair: Anne-Marie d'Hauteserre, Ball State University
12:45 Simon Milne, Victoria University, Tourism and Pacific Island Development: Global-Local Tensions
1:05 J. Matthew Shumway, Brigham Young University, Richard H Jackson, Brigham Young University, Variation in Tourism Attractions and Visitors in the South
Pacific: Tahiti, Tonga, and Fiji
1:25 Anne-Marie d'Hauteserre, Ball State University, Geographic Characteristics and Marketability of the South Seas Paradise
1:45 Michael Fagence, University of Queensland, Tourism and Sustainable Development: An Enigma for Pacific Island States
Discussant: C. Michael Hall, University of Otago

459. Gambling on the Gaming Industry
Chair: Stephen E. Podewell, Western Michigan University
2:45 Pauliina Raento, University of Nevada-Reno, Location Ain't Everything: Gambling in Nevada
3:05 John F. Jakubs, University of South Carolina, Gambling and the South Carolina Urban Landscape
3:25 Raymond P. Baruffalo, University of Kentucky, The Local Politics of Gambling: An Anaylsis of Three Mississippi Counties
3:45 Stephen E. Podewell, Western Michigan University, Jonathan Wessell, Western Michigan University, The Economic Impact of Casino Gambling on Tourism in Michigan: A Comparative Study of Traverse City and Mt Pleasant

485. Illustrated Paper Session: Tourism Case Studies
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group)
Organizer: Lisle S. Mitchell, University of South Carolina
Chair: Lisle S. Mitchell, University of South Carolina
4:45 James A. Davis, Brigham Young University, Constraints to Tourism in Western China: Characteristics, Problems, and Implications
4:50 Chad F. Emmett, Brigham Young University, Volunteer Vacations
4:55 Thor Flognfeldt, Jr, Lillehammer College, Second-Home Ownership: A Sustainable Semi-Migration?
5:00 Lloyd E. Hudman, Brigham Young University, J. Matthew Shumway, Brigham Young University, The Importance to a Nation's Economy: Global Patterns of
Tourism Dependency
5:05 Robert L. Janiskee, University of South Carolina, Boom Times for Latino Festivals
5:10 Scott R. Loban, University of South Carolina, The Message in the Medium: The Influence of the WWW on Destination Image
5:15 Jack Maguire, Lexington, South Carolina, Linda W. Maguire, Lexington, South Carolina, Comparison Between the West Edmonton Mall Leisure Business
District and Glacier National Park, A Leisure Business Destination
5:20 Margaret Pawlick, University of Western Ontario, Ethical Considerations in Recreation Service Provision for Specific Populations: A Universal Base to Draw
Upon
5:25 Dallen J. Timothy, Bowling Green State University, Building Community Awareness of Tourism in a Developing Destination
5:30 Lisle S. Mitchell, University of South Carolina, Leisure Activity Space and Leisure Market Areas


Saturday - March 27

507. Economic Crisis and Local Development in Asia Pacific Tourism
(Sponsored by Asian Geography and Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Groups and IGU Sustainable Tourism Study Group)
Organizer: Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University
Chair: Samuel V. Lankford, University of Northern Iowa
7:00 C. Michael Hall, University of Otago, The Asian Economic Crisis and Its Affects on Tourism
7:20 Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University, Tourism in a Crisis Environment: The View from Singapore
7:40 Nick Kontogeorgopoulos, University of British Columbia, Financial Crisis, Ecotourism, and the Amazing Thailand Campaign
8:00 Sangcheol Kwon, Cheju National University, Alternating Tourism Development Strategies in Cheju Island, Korea
8:20 Samuel V. Lankford, University of Northern Iowa, Jill Knowles Lankford, University of Northern Iowa, Examination of Recreation Issues in Relation to
Tourism Development

536. Sport Geography I
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group)
Organizer: Theodore L. Goudge, Northwest Missouri State University
Chair: Theodore L. Goudge, Northwest Missouri State University
9:00 Mark Rinehart, Northwest Missouri State University, Elite Athletes: The Geography of U.S. Men's Track and Field in the '90s
9:20 Randy J. Bertolas, Wayne State College, The Geography of Wrestling in the United States
9:40 Sara J. Ciani, Northwest Missouri State University, Elite U.S. Women's Track and Field in the '90s: A Geographic Appraisal
10:00 Ellen M. Stubbs, Northwest Missouri State University, Foreign Exchange: A Spatial Assessment of Major College Tennis
10:20 Theodore L. Goudge, Northwest Missouri State University, Lifelong Sport: The Geography of Master's Track and Field

561. Sport Geography II
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group)
Organizer: Theodore L. Goudge, Northwest Missouri State University
Chair: Theodore L. Goudge, Northwest Missouri State University
11:00 Kyle Stewart, Northwest Missouri State University, Hoop Dreams: The Geography of Men's Major College Basketball Recruiting
11:20 Matt Wennstadt, Northwest Missouri State University, The Recruiting Game in the '90s: The Geography of Women's Major College Basketball
11:40 Matt D. Voge, Northwest Missouri State University, Geoff L. Goudge, Northwest Missouri State University, Pigskins and Blue Chips: Recruiting, 1998
12:00 Randy T. Wishon, Northwest Missouri State University, Jason T. Thomas, Northwest Missouri State University, Matt M. Tapp, Northwest Missouri State
University, NASCAR: Carolina Thunder Revisited
12:20 Charlene Carr, California State Univ-Fullerton, Mirroring the Majors: Minor League Baseball in Southern California

601. Tourism in Hawaii: Experiences, Impacts, Future Trends
(Sponsored by Recreation, Tourism, and Sport, Economic Geography, and Cultural Geography Specialty Groups)
Organizer: Anne-Marie d'Hauteserre, Ball State University
Chair: Barbara Okamoto, Hawaii Visitors Bureau
1:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Dr. John Knox, consultant: Social and Community Impacts of Tourism in Hawaii.
Dr. Pearl Imada-Iboshi, chief economist for the state of Hawaii: Funding Tourism Marketing, a Private or a Public Obligation?
Paul Brewbaker, chief economist, Bank of Hawaii: Financing Tourism Projects.
Clayton Hee, Trustee: The Hawaii Polynesian Perspective.
Keith Vieira, vice-president, director of operations, Starwood Hotel and Resorts: Transient Accommodations for Millions.
Moderator:
Professor Leroy Laney, Hawaii Pacific University.

590. Gendered Geographies in Caribbean Development I: Gender in Caribbean Industry
(Sponsored by Geographic Perspectives on Women and Latin American Specialty Groups)
Organizer: Beverley Mullings, Syracuse University
Chair: Linda Peake, York University
1:00 Janet Momsen, University of California-Davis, The Double Paradox: Caribbean Women's Autonomy in Absentee Patriarchy
1:20 Beverley Mullings, Syracuse University, Gender Issues in Jamaica's Emerging Service Economy
1:40 Beth H. Mills, University of California-Davis, Unrealized Opportunities for Women in Agriculture and Tourism in Grenada
2:00 Galen Martin, University of California-Davis, Conservation, Tourism, and Community: A Case Study from Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast
2:20 Lyndia Pulsipher, University of Tennessee, We're on Fire Too! Montserrat's Women Shape New Lives


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