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Interdependence of tourism demand is an underexplored topic in tourism economics literature. Besides the traditional procedure of cross elasticities calculation, shock analysis could be used to investigate the interconnections of tourism flows. This paper conducts an econometric analysis of ...

Author(s)
Kožić, I.; Sorić, P.; Sever, I.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 21, 1, pp 97-107
Abstract

International tourism legacies are a key justification for hosting the Olympics. Although strong theoretical arguments have been made to support the tourism legacy, empirically measuring the effect has been problematic. Strong arguments for enhancing the legacy effect through the proper leveraging...

Author(s)
Moss, S. E.; Gruben, K. H.; Moss, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2019, 11, 1, pp 16-34
Abstract

The 2015 Milan Universal Exposition (Expo), as a major international event, represents an opportunity for the hosting country to trigger the economic growth because of the huge investments and public/private expenditure involved with the event. The economic benefits deriving from the event are...

Author(s)
Felici, F.; Pretaroli, R.; Severini, F.; Socci, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2018, 22, 5, pp 735-743
Abstract

This paper explores how the national tourism organizations (NTOs) of the top 10 most-visited countries by international tourists strategically employ Facebook to promote and market their destinations. Based on big data retrieved from the NTOs' Facebook pages, and leveraging advanced metrics for...

Author(s)
Mariani, M. M.; Mura, M.; Felice, M. di
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 8, pp 312-325
Abstract

Utilizing a conjoint analysis approach, this study aims to examine the impact of destination familiarity on the relative importance of external information sources for domestic and international travelers during the pre-purchase information search process. Data for this study were collected from...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Chiappa, G. del; Zhang Yi
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 8, pp 137-146
Abstract

Exhibition venues are an important tool in promoting exhibitors' destination image. Venues act as a communicative environment for both visitors and exhibitors. This study, using structural equation modelling to analyse responses of 1000 visitors to the Egyptian venue at the Expo 2015 in Italy,...

Author(s)
Abou-Shouk, M. A.; Zoair, N. I.; Farrag, M. M.; Hewedi, M. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2018, 24, 2, pp 136-147
Abstract

This paper introduces the first index for the market diversification of tourist arrivals. Using this new index, we revisit the tourism-growth nexus for eight countries in the Mediterranean region: Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, and Turkey. For this purpose, we run the...

Author(s)
Can, M.; Gozgor, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 10, pp 1157-1170
Abstract

To date, few studies have explored the relationship between tourism inflows and city taxes. This study investigates how the introduction of a city tax impacts on both national and international tourism demand by using the synthetic control method. The case study is based on a panel of Italian...

Author(s)
Biagi, B.; Brandano, M. G.; Pulina, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 505-514
Abstract

This study concerns factors influencing international tourists' length of overnight stay in Venice. The data are from a survey conducted by the Bank of Italy on international tourism. Both zero-truncated negative binomial (ZTNB) and ordinary least squares (OLS) regressions are estimated. In...

Author(s)
Mortazavi, R.; Cialani, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 4, pp 882-889
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Having started to develop in the 19th century, mountain tourism has a very strong capital attraction for international tourist flow and represents approximately 15-20% of annual global tourism income (UNEP, 2007). Despite a huge variety of activity offers in numerous mountain destinations since the ...

Author(s)
Klimek, K.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2017, No.4, pp 19-28

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