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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

Research into the phenomenon of stopovers during long haul air travel emerged only recently in the tourism literature. In this article a contribution to this new field is made by reporting perceptions of Dubai, in the context of an international stopover destination, during long haul air travel...

Author(s)
Pike, S.; Kotsi, F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2020, 25, 2/3, pp 261-272
Abstract

The online search engine is a key source of tourism information for trip planning. In the internet, experience and feedback shared by previous tourists can be obtained with increasing ease, resulting in a feedback mechanism of interpersonal influence featured in the online peer-to-peer tourism...

Author(s)
Lau PongLung; Koo, T. T. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2020, 42, pp 277-285
Abstract

There has been limited published research examining travellers' perceptions of international stopover destinations. This manuscript reports the modelling of consumer-based brand equity (CBBE) for Dubai, the first CBBE study to do so in the context of a stopover destination. Dubai has emerged...

Author(s)
Kotsi, F.; Pike, S.; Gottlieb, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 69, pp 297-306
Abstract

This research investigates and compares the photo-taking and online photo-sharing behaviors of mainland Chinese and Western theme park visitors using decade length generations. Given the rapid growth in digital photography and growing popularity of online sharing of photos, an enhanced...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Lee YeeSum [Lee, Y. S. L. ]; Tsang, N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2018, 24, 1, pp 29-43
Abstract

A qualitative approach was employed to examine how Chinese hotel guests perceive international chain hotels in different travel destinations (i.e. China and abroad) under the same brand. A total of 13,204 reviews were retrieved from online hotel review Web sites, namely DaoDao.com and Ctrip.com....

Author(s)
Sun, S.; Tong TszLun [Tong, T. L. K. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 2, pp 172-188
Abstract

The six papers published in this volume are extended versions of selected research papers among the many contributions presented at ENTER2016, Information and communication technologies in Tourism Conference. This collection provides a selection of the latest research on applications of ICT in...

Author(s)
Inversini, A.; Schegg, R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2017, 17, 1, pp 1-141
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Over two decades, the importance of coaches as potential agents in the prevention of drug use amongst athletes has been emphasised. This article examines the published evidence on coaches' knowledge, attitudes and beliefs towards doping in sport. A systematic search strategy was followed. Research...

Author(s)
Backhouse, S. H.; McKenna, J.
Publisher
Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd, Brentwood, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 2012, 7, 1, pp 167-176
Abstract

The analysis of international trade in sports goods is still in its infancy. In order to alleviate the sports economics ignorance in this area, an entirely new dataset is built up by extracting Comtrade data at the most disaggregated level (6 digits). The dataset covers 41 countries, 36 different...

Author(s)
Andreff, M.; Andreff, W.
Publisher
Taylor and Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Sport Management Quarterly, 2009, 9, 3, pp 259-294

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