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This article explored length of stay (LOS) in the context of tour planning, to assess as to whether LOS can be increased. LOS is an important parameter for tourism destination management, at the same time as evidence have suggested that LOS is declining on a global scale. The study was based on...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. Kr. S.; Gössling, S.; Dybedal, P.; Skogheim, T. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2018, 35, pp 29-35
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This study examines the predictive relationships between tourism supply factors and tourism demand. Based on data from 154 countries, partial least squares path modeling (PLSPM) was used to test a predictive model that examines causal relationships among the environment, economy, infrastructure,...

Author(s)
Assaker, G.; Hallak, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 5, pp 587-599
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This paper first presents an overview of tourism development in Kenya, pointing out that the emphasis in the country has been mainly on beach and wildlife tourism, to the total exclusion of cultural tourism. Based on personal field observations, key informant interviews, and secondary data, the...

Author(s)
Irandu, E. M.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 9, 2, pp 133-150
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Austria's tourism sector registered 27.4 million visitor arrivals and 116.8 million overnight stays in 2002. There was a continuing identifiable trend towards short holidays. Some 88,000 registered enterprises and around 500,000 people derived income from tourism. Catering and hotels alone employed ...

Publisher
Wirtschaftskammer Österreich, Bundessparte Tourismus und Freizeitwirtschaft, Wien, Austria
Citation
Tourismus in Zahlen. Österreichische und internationale Tourismus- und Wirtschaftsdaten, 2003, pp 84 pp.
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Given the fast growth in the number of tourists and despite the great Muslim population worldwide (according to 2009 statistics, over 1.571 billion Muslims live in more than 100 countries around the world making up 23% of the total world population, and only about 154-200 million of Muslims (around ...

Author(s)
Tajzadeh, N. A. A.
Publisher
Science Explorer Publications, London, UK
Citation
International Research Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences, 2013, 4, 5, pp 1252-1264
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This book provides students with an understanding of the fundamental business management aspects of tourism, together with specific techniques required for successful management of the variety of tourism businesses. Part 1 (chapters 1-5) is concerned with 'managing the tourism system' and covers...

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Pender, L.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp xxiv + 347 pp.
Abstract

This chapter provides an introductory setting for the remainder of the book by providing a general overview of contemporary tourism in Ireland. Data, derived from Bord Failte, Dublin and the Northern Ireland Tourism Board, Belfast, are presented which highlight trends in tourist numbers, revenue...

Author(s)
Gillmor, D. A.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Ireland, Maynooth, UK
Citation
Irish tourism development., 1994, pp 1-28
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The Life Cycle (LC) approach is a useful tool for analysing the development of destinations and market segments. The Island of Sardinia (Italy) highlights the usefulness of the LC approach using tourism demand and supply. An econometric and a descriptive approach have detected heterogeneities...

Author(s)
Pulina, M.; Biagi, B.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2010, 3, 3, pp 237-256
Abstract

To guarantee sustainable international tourism market growth, challenges for international tourism advertisements (ITAs) include how and by whom they are made. Different to traditional ITAs, a new type of ITA has been created by the international tourists themselves; it contains not only pictures ...

Author(s)
Lee UnKon
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 9, pp 1537
Abstract

Tourism statistics are important for policymakers to make prudent decisions and for researchers to conduct rigorous research. However, statistics are inherently political. This article highlights three areas where tourism statistics appear misleading, serving industry and government interests....

Author(s)
Pratt, S.; Tolkach, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 3, pp 299-307

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