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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...

Athanasopoulos, G.; Song HaiYan; Sun, J. A.
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 1, pp 52-68

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...

Yun DongKoo; Joppe, M.
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 459-489
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
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