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The current long-haul travel market in Japan amounts to 8% of the adult population and this market is basically young, urban, affluent and well educated. The USA is the chief long-haul travel destination, with Canada ranking third in popularity, after Europe. Canada has a 4.9% share of the...

Author(s)
Taylor, G. D.
Publisher
Research and Analysis, Corporate Affairs, Tourism Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Citation
Enquête sur le marché Japonais., 1983, pp 36pp
Abstract

The extent to which fluctuations in exchange rates and differences between rates of inflation in different destinations have affected geographical patterns of holiday travel is identified. Statistically, the report isolates price factors from non-price factors, notably political developments, ...

Author(s)
Edwards, A.
Publisher
Economist Intelligence Unit, London, UK
Citation
Choosing holiday destinations: the impact of exchange rates and inflation., 1987, pp 173pp.
Abstract

An investigation was carried out into the relationship between catering and tourism both in destination choice and the holiday experience. In particular, it studied how different cultures value food when on holiday. A survey of 1300 visitors to the state of Hawaii, USA from Japan, Canada and the...

Author(s)
Sheldon, P. J.; Fox, M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1988, 27, 2, pp 9-15
Abstract

The study develops a conceptual and methodological framework for investigating the effects of travel on the visitor's attitude toward a destination. The framework is applied in a cross-cultural context, focusing on a Japanese tourist segment studying English and travelling in British Columbia,...

Author(s)
Andressen, B.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International. A, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1989, 50, 5, pp p.1401
Abstract

The study focuses on Japan, UK, Germany and France in the attempt to identify and describe travel segments that are prime targets for travel to Canada and the USA. Other objectives include providing broad based marketing information on the long haul pleasure travel market; describing elements of...

Publisher
Highlights Report - Tourism, Canada
Citation
Pleasure travel markets to North America: United Kingdom, France, West Germany and Japan: highlights report., 1989, pp 52pp.
Abstract

The official forecasts of overseas visitor arrivals in New Zealand to 1994 show continued growth. If growth continues at 7%-8% per annum, a forecast of 2 million visitors in 2000 is possible. The three markets most responsible for the expected increase in 1990 are Australia, the UK and Germany....

Author(s)
Lim, E.
Publisher
New Zealand Tourist and Publicity Department, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
NZTP Economic Research Series, 1990, No. 1, pp 163pp.
Abstract

The study looks at the evolution of real exchange rates during the 1980s for 10 of the world's leading tourism origin markets: USA, Canada, Germany, UK, France, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. In each case, real exchange rate movements are charted for the major destinations...

Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1991, No. 4, pp 49-75
Abstract

The distance of travel has been considered an important determinant of travel decisions. As a result several tourism demand studies have incorporated distance among their explanatory variables. However, while the role of distance has been extensively investigated in relation to tourist arrivals,...

Author(s)
Anastasopoulos, P.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1991, 18, 4, pp 663-666
Abstract

In order to be successfully promoted in target markets, a destination must be favourably differentiated from its competition, or positively positioned, in the minds of the consumers. A key component of this positioning process is the creation and management of a distinctive and appealing...

Author(s)
Echtner, C. M.
Publisher
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism: building credibility for a credible industry. Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association twenty-second annual conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Long Beach, California, June 9-13, 1991., 1991, pp 329-332
Abstract

The report contains detailed results of the official forecasts from the 1991 New Zealand Tourism Department International Visitor Arrival Forecasting Round. Medium term forecasts indicate that New Zealand is expected to receive 1.3 million visitors by 1995. The report presents predicted growth...

Citation
NZTD Economic Research Series, 1991, No. 2, pp 138pp.

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