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This paper provides models of international tourism demand for four destination countries (the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and St Lucia) in the Caribbean region, where visitor arrivals are mainly from Canada, Germany, the UK and the USA. The authors use a less restrictive econometric technique -...

Author(s)
Onafowora, O. A.; Owoye, O.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 1, pp 159-180
Abstract

This paper introduces a new indicator for tourism demand forecasting constructed from Google Trends' search query time series data. The indicator is based on a composite search for "hotels and flights" from three main source countries to five popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean. We...

Author(s)
Bangwayo-Skeete, P. F.; Skeete, R. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 454-464
Abstract

This book provides comprehensive coverage of worldwide tourism destinations, examining the basic principles undelying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions. Case studies from around the world are used to...

Author(s)
Boniface, B. G.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Worldwide destinations: the geography of travel and tourism, 2001, Ed.3, pp 389 pp.
Abstract

Thirteen contributions present examples of tourist behaviour and tourism marketing research that incorporates the global nature of tourism as an integral component. The globalization of tourism has resulted in more culturally diverse travellers with different preferences, motivations, expectations ...

Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 271 pp.
Abstract

The supply-driven increase in demand for the European cruise industry is described. The world's major cruise lines have developed a two-pronged approach to the European market, namely basing more ships in the region for cruises in areas such as the Baltic and the Mediterranean, and marketing their...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1998, No. 1, pp 4-25
Abstract

This report looks at the impact of the 11 September 2001 events on the world tourism and travel industry and examines some of the recovery strategies. Five demand-driven changes to the industry are reviewed: lower prices, shorter duration of visits, changes in booking habits, changes in motivation...

Author(s)
Tate, P.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.5, pp 1.1-1.25
Abstract

The book discusses international travel and tourism from a US perspective. The opening chapter discusses why US citizens go abroad, where they go, how they get there and how they get around once they have arrived. The following eleven chapters examine the attractions and points of interest for the...

Author(s)
Lundberg, D. E.; Lundberg, C. B.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Inc., New York, USA
Citation
International travel and tourism., 1985, pp 254pp.
Abstract

In considering the way tourism can be organized, the article examines the systems of two countries, France and the UK, with brief references to the USA, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and Australia, and those of two regions, the EC and the Caribbean. The key to success lies, clearly, in the...

Author(s)
Owen, C.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 4, pp 358-362

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