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This paper analyzes seasonality in the United Kingdom, specifically the English regions in relation to tourists' place of origin and main travel motivation. The method used is a decomposition of the Gini index, which provides relative marginal effects that facilitate the identification of market...

Author(s)
Fernández-Morales, A.; Cisneros-Martínez, J. D.; McCabe, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 56, pp 172-190
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to examine participatory sport event organizers' perspectives on potential connections between their events and tourism and destination marketing outcomes. Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative study entailed in-depth interviews with participatory sport event...

Author(s)
Kennelly, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2017, 29, 3, pp 883-899
Abstract

A large number of studies have been devoted to analyzing international tourism demand; however, even today, the impact of climate and weather on tourism receives only limited attention. We studied the empirical influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), the most important mode of...

Author(s)
Álvarez-Díaz, M.; Otero Giráldez, M. S.; González-Gómez, M.
Publisher
Inter-Research, Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany
Citation
Climate Research, 2010, 43, 3, pp 207-214
Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between the development of tourism industry (ARR), economic growth (GDP) and foreign direct investment (PLA) in 18 major international tourism destinations. Utilizing autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) methodology; this study finds that there is a long...

Author(s)
Othman, R.; Salleh, N. H. M.; Sarmidi, T.
Publisher
Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, 12, 12, pp 1245-1254
Abstract

This study investigates the performance of combination forecasts in the context of international tourism demand. Five econometric and two time-series models are employed to generate individual forecasts. Six combination methods are then employed, and their forecasting performance evaluated, using ...

Author(s)
Shen ShuJie; Li Gang; Song HaiYan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 1, pp 72-89
Abstract

Using an illustrative case study of the Exmoor National Park, UK, this paper examines one type of economic impact analysis, Proportional Multiplier Analysis, and demonstrates its application. 414 visitors to the park (219 staying in farm-based accommodation, 195 staying in non-agrotourism...

Author(s)
Vaughan, D. R.; Farr, H.; Slee, R. W.
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2000, 19, 2, pp 95-118
Abstract

Purpose: Advances in information communication technologies (ICTs) have changed the tourism distribution channels model, as traditional players continue to disappear or change their business model, while new players and channels emerge because of technological developments. Therefore, this study...

Author(s)
Dieck, M. C. T.; Fountoulaki, P.; Jung HyungSoo [Jung, H. S. T. ]
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2018, 30, 1, pp 326-342
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to provide a framework for benchmarking the eTourism capability of a destination's tourism industry, understanding the eTourism capability of a destination's industry as the contribution that the information and communication technologies (ICT) uptake of that industry...

Author(s)
Reino, S.; Frew, A. J.; Mitsche, N.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2014, 5, 2, pp 126-142
Abstract

Understanding the conditions and motivators of shifts in cultural trends is crucial for those managing and promoting the consumption of tourist activities. This paper explores the recent popular surge of interest in BDSM (Bondage, Domination, Sadism and Masochism) and develops a model that explains ...

Author(s)
Tomazos, K.; O'Gorman, K.; MacLaren, A. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 30-41
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633

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