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This paper investigates whether tourism expenditure and exchange rates influence local GDP for the city of Christchurch (New Zealand), following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. Domestic and international expenditures are analysed separately using vector auto-regression (VAR) models. We perform...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.; Fieger, P.; Rice, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2019, 30, 1, pp 47-60
Abstract

This article examines the three-way relationship between international tourism demand, airline economy seats and international trade for New Zealand together with its key trading/tourism partners. We have found that airline economy seats are the important factor for determining tourism demand...

Author(s)
Balli, H. O.; Balli, F.; Tsui WaiHongKan
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2019, 25, 1, pp 132-144
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The paper seeks to explore the role specific attractions play in bringing tourists to destinations. The paper also seeks to find out whether a destination projects itself differently to different source markets. Using content analysis, the paper applies Pearce's travel career pattern model and...

Author(s)
Kankhuni, Z.; Ngwira, C.
Publisher
Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey
Citation
Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2019, 4, 1, pp 378-395
Abstract

Using the push and pull framework, this study examines the relationship between tourist activities in New Zealand and behaviours such as tourist spending, travel style (group vs. independent travel) and length of stay. Data from the International Visitor Survey were analysed for a 19-year period...

Author(s)
Fieger, P.; Girish Prayag; Bruwer, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 2, pp 173-196
Abstract

Tourism is considered to be a major tool worldwide, instrumental in economic development, employment generation, poverty alleviation and international understanding. India is slowly and steadily registering its presence in the global arena, especially in the Asia and Pacific Region in the Tourism...

Author(s)
Bivek Datta; Manohar Sajnani; Joby Thomas
Publisher
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Citation
International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, 2018, 6, 2, pp 79-84
Abstract

Language barriers can negatively affect Chinese outbound tourists' overseas travel experiences, highlighting the significance of language facilitation during overseas traveling. With survey data of 256 Chinese guests in two New Zealand upscale hotels, this study performed importance-performance and ...

Author(s)
Ying TianYu; Wen Jun; Wang Liang
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 9, pp 1222-1233
Abstract

Travel overseas for dental treatment is said to be the most prevalent form of medical tourism. Medical tourism has been largely researched from the perspective of the patient, with a focus on their experience and on the outcomes for the destination country. This paper, however, reports on the...

Author(s)
Lovelock, B.; Lovelock, K.; Lyons, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 67, pp 399-410
Abstract

New data and modeling approaches are improving the usefulness of Internet search data for forecasting inbound tourist arrivals. Previous research has focused on Google Trends as a source of search data to augment tourism forecasting capabilities. In the context of rapidly increasing Chinese...

Author(s)
Fieger, P.; Rice, J.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2018, 15, 4/5, pp 404-414
Abstract

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

International tourism has grown steadily in recent years, generating wealth and jobs. Brazil has made relevant contributions to the sector as a source of tourists. This article seeks to contribute to understand the factors that motivate young Brazilians to go on international tourism trips, and to...

Author(s)
Moyano, C. A. M.; Lengler, J. F. B.; Angnes, D. L.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Caderno Virtual de Turismo, 2017, 17, 2, pp 9-24

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