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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

There exist legal channels for informational lobbying of U.S. policymakers by foreign principals. Foreign governments and private sector principals frequently and intensively use this institutional channel to lobby on trade and tourism issues. This paper empirically studies whether such lobbying...

Author(s)
Gawande, K.; Maloney, W.; Rojas, G. V. M.
Publisher
World Bank, Washington, USA
Citation
Policy Research Working Paper - World Bank, 2009, No.4834, pp 29 pp.
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore why tourists continue to visit troubled and often violent nations, even when there is perceived risk. Tourism and terrorism reflect very different philosophies, but there are also some disturbing commonalities. Both need modern technology to be...

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Clayton, A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2012, 4, 1, pp 8-25
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

Travel and tourism are among the most important economic contributors to most, if not all, countries. According to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), the number of international arrivals showed remarkable growth, from 25 million international arrivals in 1950 to 699 million in 2000. This...

Author(s)
Yeung, M.; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 10, 2, pp 137-150
Abstract

This paper considers the impact on Caribbean tourism of a potential full removal of travel restrictions between the USA and Cuba. A study by economist Rafael Romeu found that opening Cuba to US travellers would increase the total number of tourists visiting the Caribbean by between 4 and 10...

Author(s)
Laframboise, N.
Publisher
International Monetary Fund, Washington, USA
Citation
Finance & Development, 2015, 52, 3, pp 31-33
Abstract

Cuba has become a major force in Caribbean tourism. If or when US travel restrictions are lifted, it might quickly become the dominant player, siphoning off American tourists from competitors. This paper presents an overview of tourism in Cuba and the Caribbean before and during Castro and...

Author(s)
Padilla, A.; McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2007, 34, 3, pp 649-672
Abstract

This article examines the findings of a survey of US pleasure travellers, who represent an attractive market in terms of size and economic potential for the travel industry. The study provides market-based information pertaining to US outbound pleasure travellers' destination activity preferences...

Author(s)
Rao, S. R.; Thomas, E. G.; Javalgi, R. G.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 30, 3, pp 3-12
Abstract

The economic and political determinants of international sales of tourist services are investigated. The main hypotheses tested concern the significance and magnitude of the own-price, cross-price and expenditure elasticities of the demand by industrial countries for the tourist services of several ...

Author(s)
Metzgen Quemarez, Y. A.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International. A, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1989, 50, 3, pp p.745
Abstract

Data are presented on tourism activity in 1987/88, indicating continued growth, although there is also evidence of significant changes and shifts from familiar patterns. Elements that both encourage and deter travel are examined. An executive summary is followed by sections on worldwide markets;...

Publisher
New York, N.Y., USA
Citation
Travel & Leisure's world travel overview 1987/1988., 1987, pp 130pp.

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