Visitor Motivations to Lake Simcoe Watershed

About the Project

The researchers sought to understand the current behaviours of recreation visitors to the Lake Simcoe Watershed. The research focused on determining sustainability tendencies as well as the motivations and preferences for visiting the watershed. Data was collected through quantitative surveys that were collected throughout October 2014 to March 2015. A total of 575 surveys were completed, of which 89% of respondents were previous visitors to the Lake Simcoe Watershed.

About the Researcher

Rachel Dodds, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Research Institute at The Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ryerson.

Contact Information

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Room: TRS 3-175, 9th floor Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C3

Mailing Address:
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3

Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Research, Ryerson University