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Large-scale, major social events, such as music and cultural festivals and international sporting events, are an important motivator of tourism activity and an increasingly significant component of destination marketing. Despite the growing consumption trend of group-oriented travel behavior and...

Author(s)
Regan, N.; Carlson, J.; Rosenberger, P. J., III
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 2, pp 185-204
Abstract

Understanding tourism behavior is fundamental to tourism marketing, and cross-cultural influences are particularly relevant. Therefore, in understanding of tourist motivation toward cultural experiences, this study offers an integrated motivational process model adapted from the leisure literature...

Author(s)
Kay, P.; Meyer, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 4, pp 385-398
Abstract

By applying the methodological framework of transition modeling and econometric convergence tests introduced by Phillips and Sul, we reveal the existence of convergence clubs and transition convergence paths of international visitor arrivals for Australia. Specifically, by using monthly data of...

Author(s)
Kourtzidis, S. A.; Tzeremes, P.; Tzeremes, N. G.; Heryán, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2018, 24, 7, pp 901-907
Abstract

This paper has a twofold purpose: to identify the types and impacts of unethical practices in an international travel market and to offer a generic model to enhance our understanding of the causes and consequences of such practices. The Chinese outbound market is used as a case study. The choice of ...

Author(s)
March, R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 24, 4, pp 285-296
Abstract

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 article explores whether the determinants of international tourism demand differ by states and territories in Australia. This is the first attempt at econometric modelling of international tourism demand in the states and territories of Australia. A demand model is specified where...

Author(s)
Muhammad Shafiullah; Luke Emeka Okafor; Usman Khalid
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2019, 25, 2, pp 274-296
Abstract

This article analyses the interdependency of demand for two of the leading traded services globally: international travel (transportation) and international tourism. Based on the Almost Ideal Demand System, the study models transport and tourism demand simultaneously for a range of countries:...

Author(s)
Divisekera, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 6, pp 1191-1206
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
Abstract

The paper generates a model that seeks to identify those factors that influence Australian Resident Short Term Departures (ARSTDs) to Greece. More specifically, the main aim is to discover and quantify relationships between ARSTDs and some important determinant factors such as the disposable...

Author(s)
Bakalis, S.; Theodossiou, C.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1994, 2, 1, pp 5-26
Abstract

This study examines the persistence in the international monthly tourist arrivals to Australia by using a variety of models based on fractional integration and seasonal autoregressions. The results based on disaggregated monthly data indicate that the series are on average mean reverting, though...

Author(s)
Assaf, A. G.; Barros, C. P.; Gil-Alana, L. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 2, pp 213-229

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