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This special issue examines tourism demand and the economic impact of tourism addressed with the use of innovative methodologies; relationships between tourism and trade and between competitiveness and productivity, the analysis of tourism policy and taxation and the role of innovation and the use...

Author(s)
Aguiló, E.; Lozano, J.; Ramos, V.; Rey-Maquieira, J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2009, 15, 3, pp 477-688
Abstract

This paper investigates the impacts of avian flu on global and Asian tourism using panel data procedures. Both static and dynamic fixed effects panel data models are adopted to estimate the impacts of this infectious disease. The empirical results from static and dynamic fixed effects panel data...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Chang ChiaLin; Huang BingWen; Chen ChiChung; McAleer, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2009, 15, 3, pp 501-511
Abstract

The present paper addresses the issue of communicating tourism crises, with a special focus on the role of the destination marketing organization's Web sites. The risks and impact of the avian flu on the mobility of people, and consequently therefore, on tourism has been addressed. Selected tourism ...

Author(s)
Volo, S.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 23, 2/4, pp 83-93
Abstract

Background: Influenza outbreaks can occur among passengers and crews during the Alaska summertime cruise season. Ill travellers represent a potential source for introduction of novel or antigenically drifted influenza virus strains to the United States. From May to September 2013-2015, the Alaska...

Author(s)
Rogers, K. B.; Roohi, S.; Uyeki, T. M.; Montgomery, D.; Parker, J.; Fowler, N. H.; Xu XiYan; Ingram, D. J.; Fearey, D.; Williams, S. M.; Tarling, G.; Brown, C. M.; Cohen, N. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax069
Abstract

Background: The global travel and tourism industry has been rapidly expanding in the past decades. The traditional focus on border screening, and by airline and cruise industries may be inadequate due to the incubation period of an infectious disease. This case study highlights the potential role...

Author(s)
Hung, K. K. C.; Mark, C. K. M.; Yeung, M. P. S.; Chan, E. Y. Y.; Graham, C. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Globalization and Health, 2018, 14, 117, pp (27 November 2018)
Abstract

Background: In an influenza pandemic, arrival times of cases are a proxy of the epidemic size and disease transmissibility. Because of intense surveillance of travelers from infected countries, detection is more rapid and complete than on local surveillance. Travel information can provide a more...

Author(s)
Chong KaChun; Zee ChungYing [Zee, C. Y. B. ]; Wang HaiTian [Wang, H. T. M. ]
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 23, pp 80-86
Abstract

To determine the extent and pattern of influenza transmission and effectiveness of containment measures, we investigated dual outbreaks of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and influenza A (H3N2) that had occurred on a cruise ship in May 2009. Of 1,970 passengers and 734 crew members, 82 (3.0%) were infected...

Author(s)
Ward, K. A.; Armstrong, P.; McAnulty, J. M.; Iwasenko, J. M.; Dwyer, D. E.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2010, 16, 11, pp 1731-1737
Abstract

In October 2005, a media frenzy began to develop globally with the spread of Avian Influenza (hereafter Avian Flu) from South East Asia to Northern Europe. The media interest was largely a result of the impact on chickens as a food source and also the potential of Avian Flu to mutate and trigger a...

Author(s)
Page, S.; Yeoman, I.; Munro, C.; Connell, J.; Walker, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 3, pp 361-393
Abstract

Longitudinal data examining travel-associated illness patterns are lacking. To address this need and determine trends and clusters in travel-related illness, we examined data for 2000-2010, prospectively collected for 42,223 ill travelers by 18 GeoSentinel sites. The most common destinations from...

Author(s)
Leder, K.; Torresi, J.; Brownstein, J. S.; Wilson, M. E.; Keystone, J. S.; Barnett, E.; Schwartz, E.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Castelli, F.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Freedman, D. O.; Cheng, A. C.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 7, pp 1049-1057
Abstract

In Egypt, vaccination against pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus was required of pilgrims departing for the 2009 Hajj. A survey of 551 pilgrims as they returned to Egypt found 542 (98.1% [weighted]) reported receiving the vaccine; 6 (1.0% [weighted]) were infected with influenza virus A (H3N2) but none...

Author(s)
Kandeel, A.; Deming, M.; Kereem, E. A.; El-Refay, S.; Afifi, S.; Abukela, M.; Earhart, K.; El-Sayed, N.; El-Gabaly, H.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2011, 17, 7, pp 1266-1268

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