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This article analyses for the first time the asymmetric behavior in tourism demand by season across the business cycles based on time series and contributes herewith to a clear understanding of cyclical irregularities in tourism demand. For that reason, we study the outbound expenditures of four...

Author(s)
Smeral, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 7, pp 936-946
Abstract

This report looks at the use of technology (internet, mobile phones, and social media networks, among others) in travel and tourism. The statistics presented throughout the report focus mainly on the ten leading outbound tourism markets: China, Germany, the USA, the UK, Russia, France, Canada,...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2014, No.13, pp 40 pp.
Abstract

The researchers undertook an empirical examination of the tourist images of Taiwan prior to and after visiting a Taiwanese tourist night market. A survey was distributed at Shilin Night Market and generated 230 responses from Japanese, 171 from US/Canadian, and 95 from Mandarin-speaking Chinese ...

Author(s)
Chang HsuanHsuan
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2012, 11, 3, pp 183-199
Abstract

A econometric model was developed to study Japanese tourist arrivals in British Columbia. Based on quarterly tourist arrival statistics, this study also examined the stability of the parameters of the model over nine holding periods. It was found that the income and habit variables were significant ...

Author(s)
Hui TakKee; Yuen ChiChing
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 1998, 18, 4, pp 38-50
Abstract

This report presents a global overview of skiing holidays, highlighting the major destinations for skiing holidays and the threats to the future of the industry. Visitor data are presented for several skiing destinations, including the USA, France, Austria, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Germany,...

Author(s)
Millington, K.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.3, pp 1-32
Abstract

Each of the seven case studies presented in this issue illustrates one or several ways that tourism inflects local community arrangements - life styles, identities, and politics. The studies presented, from small resorts on the Adriatic to major urban centres like Hiroshima and Detroit, reveal that ...

Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2016, 16, 4, pp 343-477
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue seeks to begin to address the absence of second home studies from the leisure studies literature and each of the seven articles presented sheds light on a different aspect of the relationship between second homes and leisure. The first paper presents a critical commentary of...

Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2014, 17, 1, pp 1-112
Abstract

This paper computes and evaluates a variety of quantitative forecasts for inbound Canadian tourists, including the error correction model (ECM) and the traditional regression model forecasts. A number of forecasting methods are employed: naive to sophisticated, univariate to multivariate, time...

Author(s)
Veloce, W.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2004, 10, 3, pp 263-280
Abstract

This paper raises questions about the discrepancies between predicted and actual outcomes of sports mega-events, and about why hosting is so often the project of political and business elites. It also raises questions about the economic impacts of tourism, in the years after the event. The paper...

Author(s)
Whitson, D.; Horne, J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Sociological Review, 2006, 54, Suppl. 2, pp 71-89

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