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This study introduces bootstrap aggregation (bagging) in modeling and forecasting tourism demand. The aim is to improve the forecast accuracy of predictive regressions while considering fully automated variable selection processes which are particularly useful in industry applications. The...

Author(s)
Athanasopoulos, G.; Song HaiYan; Sun, J. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 1, pp 52-68
Abstract

This paper explores the use of indicators to evaluate the impacts of volunteer tourism in host communities, based on an online questionnaire sent to 183 volunteer tourism organizations. Little research exists demonstrating how volunteer tourism programs impact host communities or how impacts can be ...

Author(s)
Lupoli, C. A.; Morse, W. C.; Bailey, C.; Schelhas, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 6, pp 898-921
Abstract

This study analyses Chinese views of seven selected long-haul holiday destinations using secondary data from the 2008 China survey of the Global Tourism Watch market research program commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission. Results indicate that Mainland Chinese travellers considered...

Author(s)
Yun DongKoo; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 459-489
Abstract

In recent times there has been a growth in the issue of travel advisories by various governments and institutions alerting citizens and travellers in general about the likely consequences of travel to certain destinations and countries. This paper examines in particular the travel advisories of...

Author(s)
Brown, R.; Junek, O.
Publisher
Centre for Research on Tourism, Bandung, Indonesia
Citation
ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 3, 1, pp 41-50

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