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Although there exists sizeable literature studying the impact of tourists' risk perceptions, less attention has been devoted to studying the difference between the impact of measured and perceived risks. We apply a panel vector autoregression (PVAR) to a dataset of inbound tourism in Shanghai,...

Author(s)
Xu Xu; Reed, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 601-614
Abstract

The burgeoning popularity of World Heritage Sites (WHSs) has negatively impacted the sustainability of the historic environment of the sites due to the increasing number of tourist arrivals. Too many pressures from human activity, especially tourists could potentially damage the physical condition...

Author(s)
Nurul Diyana, M. K.; Hairul Nizam Ismail; Syed Muhammad, R. S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 582-600
Abstract

With inductive analysis of relevant statistics and literature, this paper reveals an elite middle-age Chinese cohort of significant size, with ample buying power and considerable discretionary time to support the outbound travel of themselves and their children. This middle age group has...

Author(s)
Bao JiGang; Jin Xin; Weaver, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 561-574
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The relationship between tourism and photography has long been subject to academic scrutiny. However, the extent research has adopted a primarily Western perspective, exploring the photographic practices of Western tourists. Conversely, more limited academic attention has been paid to the...

Author(s)
Li MoHan; Sharpley, R.; Gammon, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 505-521
Abstract

Regional political climate has become an increasingly significant force influencing travel behaviour in many tourist destinations. This paper attempts to address impacts of regional political stability on Russian inbound tourism into Spain within a demand model framework and using a cointegration...

Author(s)
Álvarez-Díaz, M.; González-Gómez, M.; Otero-Giráldez, M. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 4, pp 409-414
Abstract

The October 2002 Bali bombing was a catalyst for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to radically alter its approach to the content and dissemination of Australian government travel advisories. Integral to DFAT's post-Bali strategy was its decision to seek the...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 1, pp 71-87
Abstract

Increasing levels of global and regional integration have led to tourist flows between countries becoming closely linked. These links should be considered when modeling and forecasting international tourism demand within a region. This study introduces a comprehensive and accurate systematic...

Author(s)
Assaf, A. G.; Li Gang; Song HaiYan; Tsionas, M. G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 3, pp 383-397
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of detailed contracts and partner irreplaceability on interfirm conflict in cross-border package tour operations. The study is based on an analysis of relations between 129 inbound tour operators and their overseas outbound tour operator partners....

Author(s)
Mwesiumo, D.; Halpern, N.; Buvik, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 2, pp 298-312
Abstract

Geographic distance has been studied extensively as an obstructer of tourism flows, whereas another distance measure, cultural distance (CD), receives less attention in tourism demand research. Using international tourist arrival data between 94 countries for the period 1995-2012, we estimate...

Author(s)
Yang Yang; Liu HongBo; Li Xiang
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 2, pp 224-240
Abstract

This article presents a new tool for the analysis of the international competitiveness of tourist destinations based on the evolution of tourist inflows. For this purpose, an adaptation of the conditional β-convergence to the tourist sector is proposed. Beyond the analysis of the growth rate of ...

Author(s)
Peña, M. R. de la; Núñez-Serrano, J. A.; Turrión, J.; Velázquez, F. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 2, pp 207-223

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