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The purpose of this article is to model and forecast the seasonal variation, the fluctuations in tourist numbers from season to season in Australian inbound holiday tourism, using climate variables such as maximum temperature, humidity, and hours of sunshine. For estimation purposes this study uses ...

Author(s)
Kulendran, N.; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 2, pp 121-137
Abstract

This study analyses Chinese views of seven selected long-haul holiday destinations using secondary data from the 2008 China survey of the Global Tourism Watch market research program commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission. Results indicate that Mainland Chinese travellers considered...

Author(s)
Yun DongKoo; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 459-489
Abstract

This special issue on sport tourism includes an introductory essay and 5 research/review papers. Topics covered include: the effects of sport event media on destination image and intention to visit Australia's Gold Coast; the effects of Rugby Super 12 on tourism in the Otago Highlanders franchise...

Author(s)
Gibson, H. J.
Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2003, 17, 3, pp 205-324
Abstract

The Battle of Fromelles, fought in northern France in 1916, was virtually forgotten until recent years, when the activities of a small group of people brought it to light. The discovery of a mass grave of Australian and British soldiers and their subsequent burial in a new Commonwealth War Graves...

Author(s)
Winter, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2014, 17, 3, pp 211-222
Abstract

The objective of this study is to quantify the long-term effects of advertising on tourism demand. A single equation demand model is specified which includes advertising as an explanatory variable along with other economic determinants of demand, prices and incomes. Using the Phillip-Hanson...

Author(s)
Sarath Divisekera; Nada Kulendran
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2006, 12, 2, pp 187-205
Abstract

This study uses Singapore data to examine cointegration and causal relationships between trade and tourist arrivals. This was done with respect to ASEAN, the USA, Japan, the UK, and Australia. We discovered that, contrary to the findings of others done with data from Australia, cointegration...

Author(s)
Khan, H.; Toh, R. S.; Chua, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2005, 44, 2, pp 171-176
Abstract

This paper presents partial results of a large-scale multi-lingual (English, French, German, and Dutch) international study conducted in 2012, resulting in responses from over 60 countries (n=2490). This paper provides analyses of data obtained from respondents in nine countries (Australia,...

Author(s)
George, E. W.; Mallika Das
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2017, 6, 2, pp 273
Abstract

In recent times there has been a growth in the issue of travel advisories by various governments and institutions alerting citizens and travellers in general about the likely consequences of travel to certain destinations and countries. This paper examines in particular the travel advisories of...

Author(s)
Brown, R.; Junek, O.
Publisher
Centre for Research on Tourism, Bandung, Indonesia
Citation
ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 3, 1, pp 41-50
Abstract

This chapter discusses key concepts concerning garden tourism, presents an overview of the number of garden visits worldwide, and discusses the motivations for visiting gardens in the UK, US and Australian contexts. Also discussed are the different market segments in garden tourism, the economic...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Special interest tourism: concepts, contexts and cases, 2017, pp 156-170
Abstract

This chapter briefly reviews the visiting friends and relatives (VFR) tourism literature and highlights some of the conceptual and methodological approaches that have been taken. The survey methods and research approach to a work on VFR tourism undertaken in rural Scotland in 1999 are then...

Author(s)
Boyne, S.
Citation
Tourism statistics: international perspectives and current issues, 2001, pp 125-136

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