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The study evaluates the most commonly adopted method (proportional multiplier analysis) used to quantify the economic benefits provided to host communities through the spending of tourists. The evaluation of proportional multiplier analysis focuses on two complementary aspects. The first is a...

Author(s)
Vaughan, D. R.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International. A, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1989, 49, 8, pp p.2327
Abstract

Traditionally, economists have distrusted consumers' stated preferences, including responses to the willingness to pay (WTP) questions of contingent valuation methods (CVM). Their instinct is to measure preferences as revealed in actual choices to purchase goods and services, where the trade-off is ...

Author(s)
Bergin, J.; Price, C.
Citation
Landscape Research, 1994, 19, 1, pp 21-23
Abstract

Despite the continuous increase of investment in information and communication technologies (ICT) in the tourism industry, empirical studies have not persuasively established corresponding increases in productivity. Indeed several shortcomings have been identified in past studies. This study...

Author(s)
Sigala, M.; Airey, D.; Jones, P.; Lockwood, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2004, 43, 2, pp 180-192
Abstract

Government support for major sporting events is usually predicated on their assumed economic benefits. Yet there has been little parallel consideration of their potential environmental costs, at a time when the same governments are citing the importance of sustainable development. Environmental...

Author(s)
Jones, C.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2008, 14, 2, pp 343-360