This report summarizes the findings of the Florida Turnpike Service Plaza retail Store survey, which was conducted October/2010- February 2011. Customers were surveyed in five service plazas, specifically Turkey Lake, Port St. Lucie/Ft. Pierce, West Palm Beach, Canoe Creek, and Fort Drum. A focused group research was also conducted by the Rosen College Faculty. Rosen's College- University of Central Florida- graduate and undergraduate students collected data using intercept method of data collection. Customers inside the 5 plazas were randomly selected to participate in the study. A total of 419 surveys were collected across the 5 plazas, after removing the outliers and the incomplete surveys 415 surveys were used for data analysis.


Florida Turnpike, retail stores

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The Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies


Rosen College of Hospitality Management

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