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Car transport is a vital element in tourism yet there is a surprising neglect of the role of the car on tourism travel patterns, behaviour and activities. This exploratory paper focuses on the use of itinerary mapping as a useful methodology to identify how aggregate travel flow as well as more...

Author(s)
Connell, J.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 3, pp 561-580
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
Abstract

This study investigates the performance of combination forecasts in comparison to individual forecasts. The empirical study focuses on the U.K. outbound leisure tourism demand for the United States. The combination forecasts are based on the competing forecasts generated from seven individual...

Author(s)
Shen ShuJie; Li Gang; Song HaiYan
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 47, 2, pp 197-207
Abstract

The research project reported in this paper set out to advance the knowledge base of socio-cultural festival evaluation and, through industry and academic liaison, produce a robust, comprehensive set of indicators. The purpose of this paper is threefold: first, to offer a summary of the synthesis...

Author(s)
Robertson, M.; Rogers, P.; Leask, A.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor and Francis, Essex, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2009, 1, 2, pp 156-169
Abstract

This paper discusses the use of scenario planning as a methodology to help understand the future of tourism. It reports on the results of a scenario planning exercise undertaken in 2007 in Scotland by VisitScotland, the National Tourism Organisation for Scotland, which seeks to understand how...

Author(s)
Page, S. J.; Yeoman, I.; Connell, J.; Greenwood, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2010, 13, 2, pp 99-137
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visual methodologies and photographic practices: encounters with Hadrian's Wall world heritage site.

This chapter discusses a typology of photographic approaches and practices that has been constructed as a result of this study. Owing to the individual and changing nature of experience, it is argued that a typology of tourists should not be created. This research, however, looks at how people...

Author(s)
Bell, V.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper describes a novel methodology for generating models of demand for informal outdoor recreation. We analyze visitor data from multiple forest sites across Great Britain. We introduce a wide range of variables typically omitted from most economic demand models of recreation. These include...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Wright, J.; Bateman, I.; Schaafsma, M.
Publisher
Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI), Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2010, 2, 2, pp 684-701
Abstract

A large number of studies have been devoted to analyzing international tourism demand; however, even today, the impact of climate and weather on tourism receives only limited attention. We studied the empirical influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), the most important mode of...

Author(s)
Álvarez-Díaz, M.; Otero Giráldez, M. S.; González-Gómez, M.
Publisher
Inter-Research, Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany
Citation
Climate Research, 2010, 43, 3, pp 207-214
Abstract

This study investigates the performance of combination forecasts in the context of international tourism demand. Five econometric and two time-series models are employed to generate individual forecasts. Six combination methods are then employed, and their forecasting performance evaluated, using ...

Author(s)
Shen ShuJie; Li Gang; Song HaiYan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 1, pp 72-89
Abstract

This study discusses the potential for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to be utilized for the environmental assessment of tourism accommodation facilities, and their contribution to global carbon footprint. To demonstrate the viability of employing LCA in the hotel sector, its simplified derivative,...

Author(s)
Filimonau, V.; Dickinson, J.; Robbins, D.; Huijbregts, M. A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2011, 19, 17/18, pp 1917-1930

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