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Growing acceptance and concern about anthropogenic climate change is beginning to influence tourists' travel practices, with a hardening of attitudes towards long-haul aviation now evident in a number of key European outbound tourism markets. This raises timely questions as to whether or not the...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

International tourism legacies are a key justification for hosting the Olympics. Although strong theoretical arguments have been made to support the tourism legacy, empirically measuring the effect has been problematic. Strong arguments for enhancing the legacy effect through the proper leveraging...

Author(s)
Moss, S. E.; Gruben, K. H.; Moss, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2019, 11, 1, pp 16-34
Abstract

This study introduces bootstrap aggregation (bagging) in modeling and forecasting tourism demand. The aim is to improve the forecast accuracy of predictive regressions while considering fully automated variable selection processes which are particularly useful in industry applications. The...

Author(s)
Athanasopoulos, G.; Song HaiYan; Sun, J. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 1, pp 52-68
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This report summarizes the results of a survey of domestic and international visitors to Lord Howe Island (LHI) between January 2007 and late April 2007. The survey was primarily intended to collect socio-economic information that could be used in planning and managing the NSW Lord Howe Island...

Publisher
Marine Parks Authority, Hurstville, Australia
Citation
Lord Howe Island Marine Park: visitor and expenditure survey, 2010, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

A qualitative approach was employed to examine how Chinese hotel guests perceive international chain hotels in different travel destinations (i.e. China and abroad) under the same brand. A total of 13,204 reviews were retrieved from online hotel review Web sites, namely DaoDao.com and Ctrip.com....

Author(s)
Sun, S.; Tong TszLun [Tong, T. L. K. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 2, pp 172-188
Abstract

This paper discusses the impact of Henty Machinery Field Days (a mixed farming exhibition in New South Wales, Australia, that has become an international agritourism event) on the local and regional economy. Henty's significance to the growth of agritourism is also discussed as well as the...

Author(s)
Meyer, D.
Publisher
Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Outlook 2001. Proceedings of the National Outlook Conference, Canberra, Australia, 27 February - 1 March. Volume 4: manufacturing, tourism and services, 2001, pp 39-42
Abstract

Objectives - To study the demographics, risk behaviours and morbidity of young long-term international travellers (backpackers) attending a sexual health service in Sydney, Australia. Methods - Data on new patients were extracted from the Sydney Sexual Health Centre database for the period 1998 to...

Author(s)
McNulty, A. M.; Egan, C.; Wand, H.; Donovan, B.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2010, 86, 3, pp 247-250

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