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This study investigates the determinants of cash holdings for companies operating in the travel and leisure (TL) sector of the United Kingdom (UK) between 2005 and 2016. The study finds that growth opportunities, cash flow, and cash flow volatility affect cash holdings positively, while size,...

Author(s)
Ahmad, W.; Adaoglu, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics Letters, 2019, 26, 7, pp 618-621
Abstract

The long civil war, which ended in May 2009, poor economic performance and weak travel demand for Sri Lanka all coalesced in hindering the tourism industry. Consequently its aviation industry, which is dominated by the national carrier SriLankan Airlines, faced growing and difficult challenges....

Author(s)
Lasitha Nagahawatte; O'Connell, J. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 5, pp 908-927
Abstract

The charter airline industry is showing rapid decline in the short-haul markets, whilst in the long-haul markets it remains far more resilient. Passengers now have the ability to self-assemble their own tailor-made package of travel products such as flights, accommodation, car rental, insurance,...

Author(s)
O'Connell, J. F.; Bouquet, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 2, pp 175-189
Abstract

Taking the economic, social and technological evolutions into consideration in the current century the tourism industry has flourished as the cleanest industry. Tourism is in a modern sense a new wave which has begun after the industrial revolution. This issue has been affected by changes made in...

Author(s)
Naderpour, M.; Rajabzadeh, A.; Shabestari, M. N.
Publisher
INSInet Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2011, 5, 11, pp 1409-1415
Abstract

This paper examines how a national tourism organisation, VisitScotland is making use of scenario planning to identify key factors influencing tourism performance. The future of Scottish tourism to 2015 will be affected by macro-trends and drivers in UK society. These trends include demography,...

Author(s)
Lennon, J. J.; Yeoman, I.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2007, 32, 1, pp 69-82
Abstract

This report profiles the 5 most valuable outbound tourism markets in Europe (Germany, the UK, France, Italy, and the Netherlands), selected on the basis of their levels of travel expenditure: in 2002, their citizens spent a combined total of 151 146 million euro worldwide. For each country, data on ...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.16, pp 1-54
Abstract

This article applies the method of intervention analysis to the study of flows of U.K. air passengers to a variety of destinations. The significance and form of interventions on U.K. air travel are examined for the U.S. bombing of Libya in 1986 for which implicit assistance was given by the United...

Author(s)
Coshall, J. T.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 4-12
Abstract

There is a lack of attention to the role of emotions in consumers' product evaluation. Much of the literature concerned with services' evaluation focuses on the distinction between the tangible and intangible aspects of the service offered and how they contribute towards the consumer's...

Author(s)
Gountas, S.; Gountas, J. Y.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 2/4, pp 125-128
Abstract

Lodging demand is a derived demand, benefiting from factors that stimulate travel, particularly air travel. In Europe, low-cost airlines have provided a boost to the tourism and travel industry, having encouraged consumers to take advantage of low fares and travel more. Although still a relatively...

Publisher
PricewaterhouseCoopers, London, UK
Citation
Hospitality Directions - Europe Edition, 2002, No.5, pp 9-19
Abstract

This dictionary provides approximately 7000 definitions of travel and tourism terminology used throughout the world, highlighting the many differences between US and British usage. It covers the operating language of the industry and associated acronyms, including those of organizations, trade...

Author(s)
Beaver, A.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
A dictionary of travel and tourism terminology, 2002, pp xiii + 380 pp.

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