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Tourist arrivals and tourist expenditure, in both aggregate and per capita forms, are commonly used measures of tourism demand in empirical research. This study compares these two measures in the context of econometric modelling and the forecasting of tourism demand. The empirical study focuses on...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Li Gang; Witt, S. F.; Fei BaoGang
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 1, pp 63-81
Abstract

Mainland China has been acknowledged as one of the major emerging markets by the Australian inbound tourism industry. The Chinese tourism market to Australia has developed dramatically. However, little research has been conducted with regard to the nature of the market and its implications for...

Author(s)
Pan, G. W.; Laws, E.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 8, 1, pp 37-47
Abstract

This study reports a rare investigation into the phenomenon of stopovers during long-haul international travel. Although destination image has been one of the most popular topics in the tourism literature, there has been a lack of attention by researchers regarding the context of stopover ...

Author(s)
Pike, S.; Kotsi, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 9, pp 1160-1174
Abstract

Accurate forecast of inbound tourism demand is vital for the tourism industry as well as government economic policy and decision making. This article sought to identify the factors which influence the demand for China's tourism with the aid of econometric models and to generate forecasts of...

Author(s)
Ayeh, J. K.; Lin ShanShan
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2011, 11, 3, pp 197-206
Abstract

The main potential economic determinants of international tourist flows disaggregated into holidays, business visits and visits to friends and relatives (VFR) are examined simultaneously using structural equation modelling. The tourist flows studied are inbound tourism to New Zealand from...

Author(s)
Turner, L. W.; Witt, S. F.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2001, 7, 1, pp 21-38
Abstract

This report provides an update on the outbound travel sector of Australia and New Zealand. It looks at (1) the countries Australian and New Zealand travellers are visiting; (2) the importance of each country to the other as an outbound travel destination; (3) the impact of the increased volume of...

Author(s)
Bowerman, G.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2016, No.9, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

The overall purpose of this study is to examine the moderating roles of gender and generation in the effects of perceived destination image on tourist attitude and visit intention among Chinese potential tourists to Australia. Australia is one of the preferred destinations to Chinese tourists, and...

Author(s)
Huang SongShan; Veen, R. van der
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 3, pp 375-389
Abstract

Australia is an increasingly important international holiday destination. Especially travel demand from Asia-Pacific countries has increased, which has led Australian policy-makers to believe the Asia-Pacific region will remain the largest growth market for holiday tourists. This article first...

Author(s)
Vijver, E. van de; Derudder, B.; O'Connor, K.; Witlox, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 12, pp 1357-1372
Abstract

Tropical rainforests face a number of pressures ranging from urban settlement to climate change to outright clearing for timber. In many areas where rainforests have been protected under national law, or in some cases international covenants such as World Heritage, tourism has emerged as a new...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; McNamara, K. E.; Thompson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 2, pp 102-117
Abstract

China is expected to become the largest inbound source market to Australia and many other destinations including Europe, possibly in less than a decade. However, the Chinese government tightly controls outbound travel via a number of mechanisms such as limiting travel to selected destinations...

Author(s)
Weiler, B.; Yu Xin
Publisher
ANZALS (School of Leisure, Sport Tourism), Lindfield, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2008, 11, 1/2, pp 225-241

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