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Heritage is "culture and landscape that are cared for by the community and passed on to the future to serve people's need for a sense of identity and belonging" (Merriman, 1991, p. 8). For its uniqueness and rootedness, it represents one of the most important resources destination stakeholders can...

Author(s)
Mele, E.; Cantoni, L.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2019, 16, 2/3, pp 175-183
Abstract

Seasonality is a phenomenon that affects the vast majority of tourist destinations. The negative aspects of seasonality have been widely discussed from economic, social and environmental points of view. On the contrary, the unreliability of tourism demand forecasts is rarely listed among the...

Author(s)
Vergori, A. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 5, pp 1011-1027
Abstract

We propose the use of a tool recently introduced by Gayer (2010), known as the "economic climate tracer", to analyze and monitor the cyclical evolution of tourism source markets to Portugal. Considering the period 1987-2015, we evaluate how tourism to Portugal has been affected by economic cycles....

Author(s)
Andraz, J. M.; Rodrigues, P. M. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 56, pp 1-7
Abstract

Based on the identification of two European medium-sized cities, located in a central country and in a semi-peripheral country, respectively Groningen in the Netherlands and Coimbra in Portugal, we aim to know the structure and density of the cultural offer of both cities under the tourism...

Author(s)
Moreira, L.; Gomes, R. M.
Publisher
Instituto Superior de Ciencias Educativas (ISCE), Odivelas, Portugal
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality International Journal, 2016, 6, 1, pp 55-73
Abstract

Structural equation modelling is used to analyse quarterly tourist flow data from the UK to seven major destinations (France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain) over the period 1978 to 1995, where the visit data are disaggregated into holiday, business and VFR (visiting...

Author(s)
Turner, L. W.; Reisinger, Y.; Witt, S. F.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1998, 4, 4, pp 301-323
Abstract

Data on international tourist arrivals, hotel occupancy rates, and economic impacts, among others, are presented, whenever available, for several sports tourism events. These events include: the 1992 Barcelona Olympics; the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France; Euro 2000 in the Netherlands and Belgium;...

Author(s)
McKelvie, J.; McKelvie, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.17, pp 1-46
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Cover for Overtourism: excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism.

This book is concerned with the various dimensions of overtourism, including the social and economic impacts of excessive tourism and the management and policy measures to address it. The 10 chapters present case studies contributing to the overtourism discussion from diverse perspectives and...

Author(s)
Milano, C.; Cheer, J. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book
Abstract

In this paper, a vector autoregressive (VAR) framework is used to model international tourism demand from the five main inbound tourism countries for Portugal: Germany, Spain, France, the Netherlands and the UK. Given the non-stationarity of the variables considered, vector error correction...

Author(s)
Daniel, A. C. M.; Rodrigues, P. M. M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 3, pp 617-634
Abstract

This paper analyses the use of the main e-tourism platforms by European tourists. A computer-aided Web interview (CAWI) was used to conduct the research in 19 European countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia,...

Author(s)
David-Negre, T.; Almedida-Santana, A.; Hernández, J. M.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 131-152
Abstract

This study nvestigates whether the use of least squares regression analysis for forecasting tourism performance is constrainted by the failure to adopt recent developments in econometric methods in the areas of cointegration, error correction models, and diagnostic checking. Quarterly observations...

Author(s)
Kulendran, N.; Witt, S. F.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 291-311

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