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Estimates of U.S. demand for travel to Western Europe (including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Austria and Denmark) are calculated using a gradual switching regression procedure (GSRP) based on the U.S. annual data of visits from 1960-85. The two benefits of this procedure...

Author(s)
Gallet, C. A.; Braun, B. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 503-507
Abstract

The changing sport tourism characteristics of alpine regions in France are discussed. The authors note the rise in active vacations and the commercialization of sports participation. However, these emerging tourist activities, which developed to lessen the reliance on declining winter sports...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.; Corneloup, J.; Mao, P.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2002, 5, 1, pp 22-32
Abstract

Ireland's traditional tourist images - relating to people, pace and place - are increasingly threatened by the development of the Celtic tiger economy. Furthermore, recent trends suggest that the French visitor market to Ireland is showing signs of stagnation. To date, however, there has been...

Author(s)
O'Leary, S.; Deegan, J.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2003, 9, 3, pp 213-226
Abstract

This paper first presents a review on destination image and its measurement. It then presents a questionnaire survey that was conducted to examine the importance of certain destination attributes for French tourists and to determine how French visitors rate Ireland's performance with respect to...

Author(s)
O'Leary, S.; Deegan, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2005, 43, 3, pp 247-256
Abstract

This chapter maps the differences in time-space use/consumption among different groups of visitors in protected areas during winter. It is based on two questionnaire surveys, conducted in the winter of 2001-02, among visitors in the state reserve of Hauts-Plateaux du Vercors in southern France and...

Author(s)
Dupuis, L.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 91-104
Abstract

Effective crisis management requires information about the ways in which tourists of different nationalities respond to different types of crisis. This paper provides a model that can be used to quantify such effects. The model is applied to the case of American, French and German tourism demand in ...

Author(s)
Eugenio-Martin, J. L.; Sinclair, M. T.; Yeoman, I.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2005, 19, 2/3, pp 21-34
Abstract

This report presents a global overview of skiing holidays, highlighting the major destinations for skiing holidays and the threats to the future of the industry. Visitor data are presented for several skiing destinations, including the USA, France, Austria, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Germany,...

Author(s)
Millington, K.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.3, pp 1-32
Abstract

Destination revisit intention has been viewed as an important research topic both in academia and the tourism industry. It is important to observe tourists' revisit intentions from a time perspective because the intention often changes over time. To understand the formation of temporally changing ...

Author(s)
Jang, S. C.; Feng, R. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 2, pp 580-590
Abstract

With many destinations relying on repeat business, intention to revisit has become an important research topic. As revisit intention changes over time, this paper proposes the use of a latent growth curve to model the developmental trajectory of return behavior. The proposed model was tested in two ...

Author(s)
Assaker, G.; Vinzi, V. E.; O'Connor, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 4, pp 890-901
Abstract

This article presents an empirical study of Luenberger indicator in a portfolio selection context (Brandouy et al., 2010) that we use in Tourism. Over time, we gauge market segment efficiency of overnight stays growth by the shortage function in a mean-variance space. Luenberger productivity...

Author(s)
Goncalves, O.; Ratsimbanierana, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 12, 1, pp 25-31

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