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Peru is a South American country that is divided into two parts by the Andes Mountains. The rich historical, cultural and geographic diversity has led to the inclusion of ten Peruvian sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List. For the potentially negative impacts of mass tourism on the environment, and ...

Author(s)
Divino, J. A.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 6, pp 846-854
Abstract

The Amazon rainforest is one of the world's greatest natural wonders and holds great importance and significance for the world's environmental balance. Around 60% of the Amazon rainforest is located in the Brazilian territory. The two biggest states of the Amazon region are Amazonas (the upper...

Author(s)
Divino, J. A.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environmental Modelling & Software, 2009, 24, 12, pp 1411-1419
Abstract

In this paper we provide an alternative approach to analyze the demand for international tourism in the Balearic Islands, Spain, by using a neural network model that incorporates time-varying conditional volatility. We consider daily air passenger arrivals to Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza and Mahon,...

Author(s)
Medeiros, M. C.; McAleer, M.; Slottje, D.; Ramos, V.; Rey-Maquieira, J.
Publisher
North-Holland, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Econometrics, 2008, 147, 2, pp 372-383
Abstract

This chapter (i) provides a template for the future analysis of earnings from international tourism, particularly tourism taxes for small island tourism economies (SITEs); (ii) discusses the direct and indirect monetary benefits from international tourism; (iii) highlights tourism taxes in the...

Author(s)
McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.; Veiga, B. da
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and sustainable economic development: macroeconomic models and empirical methods, 2008, pp 145-164
Abstract

This chapter shows how the generalized autoregressive conditional heteroscedasticity (GARCH) model can be used to measure the conditional volatility in monthly international tourist arrivals to three small island tourism economies (SITEs), namely, Barbados, Cyprus and Fiji. The sample periods for...

Author(s)
Chan, F.; Hoti, S.; McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 30-55
Abstract

This paper analyses stationary and non-stationary international tourism time series data by formally testing for the presence of unit roots and seasonal unit roots prior to estimation, model selection and forecasting. Various Box-Jenkins Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) models are...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2002, 23, 4, pp 389-396
Abstract

Various exponential smoothing models are estimated over the period 1975-99 to forecast quarterly tourist arrivals to Australia from Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore. The root mean squared error criterion is used as a measure of forecast accuracy. Prior to obtaining the one-quarter-ahead forecasts ...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 4, pp 965-977

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