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A Methodological Study And Forecasting Of Room Occupancy Trend In Las Vegas, William Weixia Wang Jan 1992

A Methodological Study And Forecasting Of Room Occupancy Trend In Las Vegas, William Weixia Wang

UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations

The purpose of this research is to develop a systematic methodology for occupancy forecasting and to obtain the future occupancy trend for the Las Vegas hotel/motel industry; A systematic analytical model is developed for generic hotel/motel occupancy forecasting; The analytical model includes log-linear regression models and "other" extrapolation forecasting models for model parameter estimation and optimization; The model is applied to Las Vegas and the U.S. lodging occupancy data from 1973 through 1990 and is used to forecast Las Vegas and the U.S. room occupancies from 1991 through 1993.


A Study Of The Relationship Between Anxiety And Social Support Systems, Nancy Knight Miller Jan 1992

A Study Of The Relationship Between Anxiety And Social Support Systems, Nancy Knight Miller

UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations

The study was designed to investigate the relationship between anxiety and social support systems. University students (N = 145) were given two questionnaires. On the first questionnaire the students were required to respond to questions assessing their anxiety levels. On the second questionnaire the students were required to respond to questions assessing the levels of social support which they may have or perceive that they can access if and when they need it. A descriptive analysis of the data was made and significant negative correlation was found to exist between levels of social support and anxiety. Thus, it is important for ...


A Study Of Japanese Guests' Satisfaction With Hotel Attributes And Performance In Taiwan, Chih-Lin Lee Jan 1992

A Study Of Japanese Guests' Satisfaction With Hotel Attributes And Performance In Taiwan, Chih-Lin Lee

UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations

The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between hotel performance and guest's satisfaction using the evaluative congruity theory framework; The findings indicate that the guest's satisfaction of hotel services is a positive function of the functional evaluative congruity between a guest's expectation of hotel attributes and perceived performance outcome. More specifically, the level of satisfaction is the highest among those individuals who have lower expectations but positive perceptions of performance, followed by individuals who have higher expectations and higher perceptions of performance. Those who have lower expectations and lower perceptions of performance, and those ...


A Study Of Transportation Needs Of Selected Samples Of Frail Elders In Las Vegas, Carolyn Worth Martin Jan 1992

A Study Of Transportation Needs Of Selected Samples Of Frail Elders In Las Vegas, Carolyn Worth Martin

UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations

The purpose of this research was to assess if frail elders in the Las Vegas community had transportation problems and were unable to satisfy their needs. A survey of 103 randomly selected residents (65 and above), was made; The results of the study indicate that a number of factors have a significant relationship with the elders' inability to move or get around. Variables such as low income, health impairments, age related sensory problems and the design and service features of the Las Vegas mass transit systems appear to adversely affect the elders' ability to drive an automobile and/or to ...


An Early Childhood Study Of The Water Cycle, Jolynne Taylor Miner Jan 1992

An Early Childhood Study Of The Water Cycle, Jolynne Taylor Miner

UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations

Young children's understanding of the water cycle was investigated. Sixty children were individually interviewed using the "Survey of Understanding of the Water Cycle." The answers were then scored according to a scale of Four Levels of UnderstanDing A t-test and chi-square test were run. Answers were carefully examined to determine how much young children understand about the water cycle, to see what misconceptions they have about the water cycle, and to compare children's understanding of the water cycle between those children who live in a desert region and those children who live in a mountainous region. The results ...