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Following an overview of the most recent trends in international tourism in Africa up to 2002, a quantitative analysis of tourism results in the region is presented, highlighting the tourism trends by subregion (including the Mediterranean destinations). Tourism trends by country are then...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: Africa 2002, 2002, pp 265 pp.
Abstract

The western region is the poorest area of China, and much needs to be done to lift poorer families in the region out of poverty. The western region is an area of natural beauty and it possesses rich tourism resources. Therefore, it has an intrinsic comparative advantage and it can exploit its...

Author(s)
Yang Xia; Liu XiaoYing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2013, 28, 6, pp 47-55
Abstract

Following an overview of the most recent trends in international tourism in the Americas up to 2002, a quantitative analysis of tourism performance in the region is presented, highlighting the tourism trends by subregion. Tourism trends by country are then presented, including the following...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: Americas 2002, 2002, pp 336 pp.
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On the basis of clarification of unexpected event and crisis concept, this paper builds a back propagation BP Neural Network model, using inbound tourist trips to Tibet from 2005 to 2009 (by person) and analyzes the impact and policy responses to the Lhasa "3.14" unexpected event. The results show...

Author(s)
Tian XiangLi; Bai Kai
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2013, 28, 3, pp 38-46
Abstract

Turkey has seen an overall increase in both international tourist arrivals and receipts over the past decade. While this would normally be seen unequivocally as a good news story, the simple facts may be deceiving. Although tourist arrival figures and tourism receipts are still increasing, there...

Author(s)
Ozturk, A. B.; Niekerk, M. van
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2014, 3, 4, pp 193-197
Abstract

Approved Destination Status (ADS) agreements facilitate international leisure travel by Chinese citizens, allowing authorized travel agencies to offer group tour arrangements, including visa applications. The number of destinations with ADS agreements increased from 2 in 1983 to 114 in 2012. Using...

Author(s)
Arita, S.; Croix, S. la; Edmonds, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asian Economic Journal, 2014, 28, 3, pp 217-237
Abstract

China's Approved Destination Status (ADS) policy governs foreign leisure travel by citizens to ADS-designated countries. To model the effects of ADS on Chinese visitor arrivals, we specify a model of demand for a representative Chinese consumer who values trips to n differentiated foreign ...

Author(s)
Arita, S.; Croix, S. la; Mak, J.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, Manoa, USA
Citation
Working Paper - University of Hawaii Economic Reseach Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2012, No.2012/3, pp 40 pp.
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Forecasting is an essential analytical tool in tourism policy and planning. This paper focuses on international tourism arrivals and receipts at nominal, real and per capita levels. It uses modern time-series techniques based on the period 1960-2000 to produce forecasts for 2001-2010 in the six...

Author(s)
Papatheodorou, A.; Song HaiYan
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2005, 11, 1, pp 11-23
Abstract

The tourism industry is one of the earliest industries in China to be opened up to the world, with a more open market and relatively sufficient competition. In this article, we use the panel seemingly unrelated regressions augmented Dickey-Fuller (SURADF) tests advanced by Breuer, McNown, and...

Author(s)
Chu HsiaoPing; Yeh MingLiang; Chang TsangYao
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 2, pp 248-256
Abstract

This article is concerned with international tourism performance in Iran. Iran's share of global tourism receipts and arrivals in the last few decades compared to similar countries in the region has been abysmal despite its wealth of tourism attractions related to its history, culture, and natural...

Author(s)
Bahaee, M.; Saremi, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2014, 17, 3, pp 137-150

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