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The recent explosion of transient vacation rental (TVR) accommodations has been aided by websites like AirBnB, Vacation Rentals By Owner (VRBO), and HomeAway and this segment continues to grow in popularity. Many communities have enacted bans on TVRs with little empirical data to support decisions. ...

Author(s)
Jordan, E. J.; Moore, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 1, pp 90-101
Abstract

This article describes the recent efforts of the state of Hawaii, USA, a mass tourism destination in the Pacific, to bring new understanding, knowledge, and policy to improve the quality and sustainability of tourism across the islands. A comprehensive sustainable tourism study initiated by the...

Author(s)
Sheldon, P.; Knox, J. M.; Lowry, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2005, 9, 1, pp 47-59
Abstract

This special issue on Japanese tourism consists of 6 papers in addition to an introduction. Topics covered include: the changing gaze of Japanese tourists; Japanese travellers' motives and gift buying behaviour while on leisure travel to the USA; the economic contribution to Hawaii of Japanese...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 9, 3, pp 235-301
Abstract

With close to 7 million visitors annually and approximately $10 billion in total tourist expenditures per year, Hawaii has become very dependent on the tourism industry. Traditionally, Japanese visitors have dominated tourism in Hawaii, but lately their numbers have declined from the record high...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Tanner, J.; Lema, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 9, 3, pp 261-270
Abstract

The cruise industry worldwide has increased rapidly since the beginning of the millennium. Hawaii is no exception to this. Since the 1970s, cruise ships periodically visited the Hawaiian Islands, yet overnight cruising among the islands was rare. From 2001 to 2004, cruise ships sailing to and...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.; Blake, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2009, 14, 3, pp 337-351
Abstract

We use daily airplane arrival data from Hawaii's Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to determine the net change in tourism for a variety of sporting events. We find three events generate a positive and significant net impact on arrivals: the Honolulu Marathon, the Ironman...

Author(s)
Baumann, R. W.; Matheson, V. A.; Muroi, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Sports Economics, 2009, 10, 1, pp 107-123
Abstract

This paper estimates the economy-wide economic impacts of tourism for various market segments. Moving beyond volume (arrivals) versus value (direct tourism expenditure), the author examines various economy-wide measures of economic impact. Different visitor spending has different flow-on effects,...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2012, 18, 2, pp 373-391
Abstract

This article reviews recent trends in travel and tourism in the USA and Hawaii to ascertain how the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and subsequent terrible global events affected tourism flows. US tourism has not recovered fully from 9/11 and other international shocks; indeed, recovery may be a long way ...

Author(s)
Bonham, C.; Edmonds, C.; Mak, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2006, 45, 1, pp 99-110
Abstract

This is a case study of the impact of the global economic recession of 2007-2009 on Hawai'i's visitor industry. The industry responded to the downturn largely with advertising blitzes to its primary market on the US mainland. Notwithstanding these efforts, diminished lift capacity and visitor ...

Author(s)
Spencer, D. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2013, 15, 6, pp 535-553
Abstract

This chapter introduces three nautical tourism sectors: (1) marine parks; (2) whale and dolphin watching; and (3) scuba diving and snorkeling at coral reefs. Emphasis is given to possible economic and environmental impacts of the various activities. Each sector is illustrated by case studies from...

Author(s)
Lück, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Nautical tourism: concepts and issues, 2007, pp 3-13

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