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This research paper reports on a test of Plog's model of tourism destination preferences, using data from the Tourism Canada/US Travel and Tourism Administration's Foreign Long-haul Pleasure Travel Market Studies for France, Japan, GFR, UK, Switzerland, Singapore and Hong Kong. All data sets were...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1990, 28, 4, pp 40-43
Abstract

The role of national tourist offices (NTOs) in tourism promotion, and the relative efforts of public and private sector partners, are subjects of ongoing debate. This study looks at how seven NTOs in the major destination markets of the UK, France, Greece, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia ...

Author(s)
Lavery, P.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1992, No. 4, pp 84-101
Abstract

The many changes in the structure, role and responsibilities of national tourism administrations (NTA) over the decade leading up to the millennium are described. Case studies of the experiences of selected countries reveal a relinquishing of many of governments' traditional responsibilities and...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Towards new forms of public-private sector partnership: the changing role, structure and activities of national tourism administrations., 1997, pp ii + 88 pp.
Abstract

This study proposes a new methodology, the time-varying parameter (TVP) approach to tourism demand modelling. This method relaxes the assumption of parameter constancy, and the behavioural change of tourists over time is traced using a statistical estimator known as a Kalman filter. The...

Author(s)
Song, H.; Wong, K. K. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 57-64
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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

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
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

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

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

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

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