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Tourism is on a rising curve from both policy and research perspectives. This paper presents new research advances on individual tourist behaviour and motives, with particular reference to the role of e-services in cultural heritage tourism. An innovative tool adopted here is (spatial)...

Author(s)
Leeuwen, E. van; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 2, pp 361-384
Abstract

The objective of this study is to identify the salient features of wineries and wine regions, from the perspective of a potential Israeli visitor. This insight facilitates an understanding of the features that might influence the decision to visit a winery or wine region, and enables operators to...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.; Ben-Nun, L.
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2009, 9, 1, pp 20-31
Abstract

This study sets up an integrative framework to analyse the determinants of a region's international inbound tourism. Meanwhile, the competition and complimentarity between regions are also examined in the same framework. This study concludes that development level, openness, tourism resources,...

Author(s)
Zhang JianHong
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2009, 9, 1, pp 32-49
Abstract

In this paper, we build a standard model of optimal growth, with exogenous population growth and technical change, for an economy specialised in tourism. Assuming that the production of tourism is pollution generating and that tourists are pollution adverse, we establish propositions regarding...

Author(s)
Giannoni, S.
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2009, 9, 1, pp 50-60
Abstract

The success of tourism development depends on the capacity of a region's tourism agents to establish and sustain networks, involving both private-sector companies and the public sector. Creating an attractive destination able to compete with others that are better positioned and consolidated...

Author(s)
Ribeiro, J. C.; Vareiro, L. C.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 2, pp 385-404
Abstract

This study models international monthly arrivals in the Canary Islands using different time-series approaches that enable an examination of the degree of persistence of the series. The author focuses on long memory processes at the long-run or zero frequency, at the seasonal frequencies and at both ...

Author(s)
Gil-Alana, L. A.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 2, pp 287-302
Abstract

The objective of this article is to describe segments of Portuguese holidaymakers traveling to Latin American destinations. A latent class logit model is used to identify segments of Portuguese tourists whose choices differ according to a mix of destination attributes, information gathered,...

Author(s)
Correia, A.; Barros, C. P.; Kozak, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2009, 14, 3, pp 267-277
Abstract

Perceived tourism supply quality influences a visitor's satisfaction with a particular destination as well as his or her post-visit behaviour. It is therefore an important source of a destination's competitive advantage. To identify those destination attributes that are the most influential in...

Author(s)
Dmitrović, T.; Žabkar, V.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 2, pp 405-425
Abstract

This paper deals with the analysis of American citizens travelling to Europe, examining the degree of persistence of the series and testing whether shocks are of a transitory or of a permanent nature. For this purpose, we use a methodology based on fractional integration, including seasonal...

Author(s)
Gil-Alana, L. A.
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2009, 9, 1, pp 3-8
Abstract

This paper analyses the relationship between the image of a destination and demand duration, focusing specifically on Madeira. A seemingly unrelated discrete-choice duration model is adopted, with data from a questionnaire survey undertaken in 2008 on a sample of homeward-bound foreign individuals...

Author(s)
Machado, L. P.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 2, pp 443-456

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