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This paper analyzes the legitimacy of the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis for a group of seven (G7) countries over the period 1995-2015. In addition to testing the EKC speculation, the authors also would like to understand the ways in which increases in renewable energy consumption and ...

Author(s)
Işik, C.; Ahmad, M.; Pata, U. K.; Ongan, S.; Radulescu, M.; Adedoyin, F. F.; Bayraktaroğlu, E.; Aydın, S.; Ongan, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 21,
Abstract

This study aims to examine whether decomposed search engine data can be used to improve the forecasting accuracy of tourism demand. The methodology was applied to predict monthly tourist arrivals from nine countries to Hong Kong. Search engine data from Google Trends were first decomposed into...

Author(s)
Li Xin; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 1, pp 52-68
Abstract

In this paper, we examine whether tourism predicts economic policy uncertainty or not in three regions of America, Europe, and Asia-pacific, using annual frequency panel data that consist of 12 countries in a multivariate Granger causality model that incorporates economic growth as an additional...

Author(s)
Akadiri, S. S.; Alola, A. A.; Uzuner, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 20, pp 2507-2514
Abstract

Substantial tourism activity can be attributed to visiting friends and relatives travel. However, the identification and classification of hosts who are most active, participating in touristic attractions and culture, has received limited attention. This study surveyed residents of Toronto, Canada, ...

Author(s)
Griffin, T.; Guttentag, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2020, 22, 5, pp 627-636
Abstract

This study aims to investigate the causal and long-run relationships between international trade and international tourism among the NAFTA countries for the USA-Canada and USA-Mexico pairs, bilaterally. To this aim, the causality in the time and frequency domain approaches was applied over the...

Author(s)
Ongan, S.; Gocer, I.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Trade Journal, 2020, 34, 3, pp 319-338
Abstract

Visiting friends and relatives (VFR) travellers have often been categorised based on their purpose of travel and their use of accommodations. This study focuses on the non-VFR category defined by these two factors and on the investigation of 'hidden VFR travellers (HVFRs)' in the non-VFR category....

Author(s)
Kashiwagi, S.; Nagai, H.; Furutani, T.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 33, pp 100610
Abstract

The global economic outlook is more uncertain than ever before and sensitive to uncertainties related to a variety of economic policies decisions of all stakeholders and governments. These perceived uncertainties may be the culprit in shrinking the size of overall economic activity. Under...

Author(s)
Işik, C.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ongan, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2020, 26, 8, pp 1344-1357
Abstract

Purpose: This study aims to investigate tourists' propensity to use travel review websites (TRWs) during the pre- and post-travel stages from a cultural perspective. Design/methodology/approach: This quantitative study is guided by the positivist paradigm. Data were obtained from an online survey,...

Author(s)
Cassidy, L.; Pabel, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2019, 10, 3, pp 342-353
Abstract

Although many tourist regions compete among themselves, there is a scenario of strategic interdependence between them that has not usually been considered in the literature. In this way, this present article has used Game Theory in order to analyse the competition/cooperation between two tourist ...

Author(s)
Tavares, J. M.; Xuan Tran
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2019, 16, 3, pp 304-317
Abstract

In 'Walking to Be Some Body' Matthew R. Anderson uses the example of North American Scandinavian-background pilgrims walking Norway's St. Olaf Way to parse the yearning of contemporary diaspora pilgrims who walk repristinated routes along ancient paths toward real or imagined homelands. These...

Author(s)
Anderson, M. R.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2019, 7, 1, pp 62-76

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