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The spatial dimension of tourism provides insights about travel demands and travel flows and helps destinations in planning, development and management. The last decade has witnessed a steady and rapid growth in the Asia-Pacific region's tourism industry, in terms of both inbound and outbound...

Author(s)
Li, X. P.; Meng, F.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 13, 3, pp 229-243
Abstract

This brief paper focuses on Dutch outbound tourism, that is, international flows with the Netherlands as a place of origin. Using data provided by CBS Statistics Netherlands, we show that the total number of international holidays, both in absolute terms and per capita, has significantly grown in...

Author(s)
Zirulia, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 2015, 106, 2, pp 220-227
Abstract

An increasing number of international tourists visiting Belize in the latter 1980s were venturing into the interior rather than just staying at the cays and coastal resorts. This research indicated that 13 165 tourists stayed in the Western Cayo District in 1987, increasing to 14 613 in 1988,...

Author(s)
Allender, J. D.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International. A, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1993, 53, 7, pp p.2499
Abstract

As tourism forecasts are obtained based on past observations, an historical analysis of Japan's postwar economic success, social factors, and the national government's institutional policies and reforms can help to provide a better understanding of the growth in Japanese outbound travel and the...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2005, 43, 4, pp 414-421
Abstract

Although, theoretically, Brazil has enormous tourism potential, this has so far been unfulfilled and tourism plays a minor role in the country's economy. Arrivals in 1990 were fewer than in 1980, 1.1 million compared with 1.6 million a decade earlier. Over half of all visitors come from South...

Author(s)
Rizzotto, R. A.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 52-67
Abstract

This study (1) explores trends in the propensity to take holiday trips abroad in 12 EU countries by comparing data for 1985 and 1997 and (2) finds explanations for the observed development. The study was based on Eurobarometer survey data, which cover 24 907 respondents. Log-linear models show that ...

Author(s)
Toivonen, T.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2004, 10, 4, pp 403-417
Abstract

The report examines the issues determining the overseas holiday market for people aged over 55 in the UK. It looks at market factors, size and trends, market segmentation, consumer behaviour, the supply structure and marketing policy. Data cover 1993 and the period 1988-93, with forecasts to the...

Citation
Leisure Intelligence, 1993, 3, pp 1-25