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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
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Tourists planning to visit the United States have many exciting destinations to choose from. The number of people visiting the USA is on the rise, and their spending is growing even faster thus increasing the value of tourism to the economy. International arrivals and domestic travelers have...

Author(s)
Baker, D.; Stockton, S.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2014, 1, 5, pp 1-25
Abstract

Seniors are a growing segment among Japanese outbound travellers. Given that Hawaii is one of the most visited destinations by Japanese travellers, it is expected that the proportion of seniors will continue to grow in accordance with social trends of aging adults in Japan. This article examines...

Author(s)
Okata, Y.; Inui, Y.; Lankford, S. V.; Scholl, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2007, 11, 1, pp 57-65
Abstract

The objective of this study is to test the relationship between different dimensions of product categories, product attributes, and satisfaction with product attributes for Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii and the Gold Coast region in southeastern Queensland, Australia. A survey of Japanese ...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Turner, L. W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 167-176
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

We evaluate the short term forecasting performance of methods that systematically incorporate high frequency information via covariates. Our results indicate that including timely intra-period data into the forecasting process results in significant gains in predictive accuracy compared to relying...

Author(s)
Hirashima, A.; Jones, J.; Bonham, C. S.; Fuleky, P.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, Manoa, USA
Citation
Working Paper - University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2015, No.2015/03, pp 31 pp.
Abstract

Repeat visitation is one aspect of economically sustainable tourism. While there is a significant body of research relative to travel motivation and destination choice, it has largely focused on the first-time leisure visitor. This article considers the criteria by which tourists decide to return...

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 2/4, pp 237-242
Abstract

This report provides quantitative and qualitative measures of the impact of same-sex marriage on Hawai'i's economy and government. We find that marriage equality is likely to lead to substantial increases in visitor arrivals, visitor spending, and state and county general excise tax revenues. We...

Author(s)
Croix, S. la; Gabriel, L.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, Manoa, USA
Citation
Working Paper - University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2013, No.2013/1, pp 28 pp.
Abstract

Opponents of Hawai'i's smoke-free law argued that such a law would lead to a decrease in tourism. The purpose of this study is to determine if there is evidence of an adverse impact of Hawai'i's smoke-free law on tourism utilizing data obtained from Hawai'i's Department of Business, Economic...

Author(s)
Amato, K. A. D.; Rivard, C.; Lipsher, J.; Hyland, A.
Publisher
University Clinical, Education and Research Association (UCERA), Honolulu, USA
Citation
Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 2013, 72, 10, pp 355-361

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