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This study aims to examine whether decomposed search engine data can be used to improve the forecasting accuracy of tourism demand. The methodology was applied to predict monthly tourist arrivals from nine countries to Hong Kong. Search engine data from Google Trends were first decomposed into...

Author(s)
Li Xin; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 1, pp 52-68
Abstract

Narratives of ageing are often negative, focussing on later life as a period defined by biological decline. A growing population of older adults (Masters athletes) participating in sport challenge these assumptions. Existing research demonstrates how Masters athletes transcend and challenge...

Author(s)
Bowness, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Journal for Sport and Society, 2020, 17, 1, pp 66-81
Abstract

Tourism is a reputation-dependent industry; on the demand side, potential travellers without previous experience of a destination face certain risks when determining their travel options. An accurate perception of the destination's reputation helps minimise risk of unsatisfactory travel...

Author(s)
Darwish, A.; Burns, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2019, 44, 2, pp 153-162
Abstract

Physical inactivity and sedentary behaviours have been rising throughout the OECD in recent decades. Lack of physical activity and excessive sedentary behaviour are wellknown risk factors for non-communicable diseases, such as heart diseases, stroke, diabetes, and osteoporosis. As such, reducing...

Author(s)
Graf, S.; Cecchini, M.
Publisher
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris, France
Citation
OECD Health Working Papers, 2019, No.112, pp 84 pp.
Abstract

Background: Extensive global experience shows that rabies pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) through vaccination is effective and well tolerated, yet many travellers opt not to be vaccinated when travelling to rabies-endemic countries. Previous research has identified several factors influencing the...

Author(s)
Marano, C.; Moodley, M.; Melander, E.; Moerlooze, L. de; Nothdurft, H. D.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, Suppl. 1, pp S3-S9
Abstract

Background: While the worldwide endemicity of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) has been increasing, a lack of awareness of the risks of this life-threatening disease may be leading to an underutilization of preventive measures among travellers to TBE-endemic regions. This study's objectives were to...

Author(s)
Marano, C.; Moodley, M.; Melander, E.; Moerlooze, L. de; Nothdurft, H. D.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, Suppl. 1, pp S10-S16
Abstract

In order to analyze and compare what in communication between recruiting firm and job seeker in hospitality organizations is considered to be important among different cultures, a content analysis was conducted of online job advertisements for positions in the hospitality industry in six countries: ...

Author(s)
Tamošiūnaitė, R.
Publisher
Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences, Klaipeda, Lithuania
Citation
Development and transformation processes in the tourism industry under the conditions of globalization, 2019, pp 96-105
Abstract

There is limited scholarship engaging with equestrian tourism even though this segment of the tourism industry has recently undergone phenomenal growth in both supply and demand. This article will focus on the core element of equestrian tourism, travel on horseback, and will explore the role of...

Author(s)
Notzke, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 8, pp 948-966
Abstract

While most gamblers spend moderate amounts of money, a few spend much more. This leads to spending being concentrated among a small number of players. Building on a body of literature that shows disproportionate spending by problem gamblers, we hypothesize that problem gambling causes such...

Author(s)
Fiedler, I.; Kairouz, S.; Costes, J. M.; Weissmüller, K. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Business Research, 2019, 98, pp 82-91
Abstract

The idea of "Keeping Up with the Joneses" was developed as a phenomenon wherein people want to own the same objects and do the same things as their peers in order to keep up with them socially. Along with the combined rise of globalization, mobile technology and the millennial mindset of valuing...

Author(s)
Siegel, L. A.; Wang Dan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 159-175

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