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The nine articles in this special issue present empirical findings, thoughts and ideas on the future of experiential travel. They cover trends associated with changing consumer behaviour and the implications of the sharing economy, the role technology may play in the future of experiential tourism, ...

Author(s)
Seeler, S.; Schänzel, H. A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2019, 5, 2, pp 111-201
Abstract

Tourist decision to visit attractions is a complex process influenced by multiple factors of individual context. This study investigates how the accuracy of tourism demand forecasting can be improved at the micro level. The number of visits to five London museums is forecast and the predictive...

Author(s)
Liu AnYu; Song HaiYan; Buhalis, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2019, 25, 3, pp 425-447
Abstract

This special issue, consisting of eight articles, attempts to discuss and identify new trends and developments about smart tourism. It examines how smartness empowers competitive advantages for hospitality and tourism industries, with an emphasis on implications for sustainability, destinations,...

Author(s)
Koo, C.; Mendes Filho, L.; Buhalis, D.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 1, pp 1-128
Abstract

Purpose: The innovative technologies have paved the way for hotel booking through mobile applications and thus creating a strong bonding among hotel industry companies and OTAs (online travel agents) regarding the distribution channels. Mobile hotel booking users' loyalty intentions are becoming...

Author(s)
Tao Meng; Nawaz, M. Z.; Shahid Nawaz; Butt, A. H.; Hassan Ahmad
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 9-36
Abstract

Industrial heritage valorizations are usually characterized by two pervasive trends: Firstly, there is an understandable, but extremely narrow, focus on national histories of industrialization, thus excluding what has always been a constitutive element of any industrialization path after the...

Author(s)
Li LeiLei; Soyez, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2017, 12, 3, pp 296-310
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This chapter defines and outlines the nature of family tourism, exploring key concepts such as definitions and constitution of the family, current trends in family tourism, historical development and changing holiday patterns, as well as macro-environmental factors impacting on family tourism, such ...

Author(s)
Southall, C.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The first decade of the present century has been characterized by several economic shocks such as the 2008 financial crisis. In this data article we present the annual percentage growth rates of the main tourism indicators in the world's top tourist destinations: the United States, China, France,...

Author(s)
Claveria, O.; Poluzzi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Data in Brief, 2016, 7, pp 1063-1069
Abstract

Purpose - The UK has seen rapid growth in the number of microbreweries but a concurrent decline in public house numbers raising concerns about the sustainability of this growth. The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of funding upon competition in the sector and the entrepreneurial...

Author(s)
Ellis, V.; Bosworth, G.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2015, 117, 11, pp 2724-2738
Abstract

This paper uses support vector regressions (SVRs) and Google search data to test whether observing Internet habits can provide insights into trends in tourist arrivals in Barbados. The empirical evidence suggests that Google Trends data may be used to pick up changing patterns and trends in tourist ...

Author(s)
Jackman, M.; Naitram, S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2015, 21, 6, pp 1309-1313
Abstract

This paper focuses on how the exchange rate influences visitor spending in the UK. Trends in cost of sterling and inbound holiday spend during 2007-13 are highlighted.

Author(s)
Edwards, E.
Publisher
Tourism Society, London, UK
Citation
Tourism (London), 2013, No.155, pp 6-7

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