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Accurate forecasting of tourism demand is of utmost relevance for the success of tourism businesses. This paper presents a novel approach that extends autoregressive forecasting models by considering travellers' web search behaviour as additional input for predicting tourist arrivals. More...

Author(s)
Höpken, W.; Eberle, T.; Fuchs, M.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2019, 21, 1, pp 45-62
Abstract

This paper calculates the consumption expenditure of domestic visitors in Sweden, and their expenditures on outbound tourism, according to the WTO definition of tourism expenditure. The demand-based calculations of national tourism are distributed among same-day visitors and overnight visitors, for ...

Author(s)
Nordström, J.
Citation
Tourism Economics, 1996, 2, 1, pp 13-42
Abstract

This report assesses the inbound and outbound business travel trends of 11 major European countries. Containing exhaustive primary and original research from numerous specialist sources, the article profiles the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) market across the continent....

Author(s)
Alford, P.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2002, No.4, pp 1-26
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Abstract

Scandinavian countries are widely associated with an attractive natural environment. A long history of settlement, and use of wildland resources and relatively sparse populations have led to distinct land use practices and access traditions. Scandinavia has developed a strong public access regime,...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Haaland, H.; Sandell, K.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 5, pp 417-433
Abstract

Problems facing three island destinations in the Baltic: Bornholm, an island belonging to Denmark; Gotland, belonging to Sweden; and the Åland Islands which are an autonomous province of Finland are reviewed. All three are mature tourist destinations experiencing declining numbers of visitors....

Author(s)
Twining-Ward, L.; Baum, T.
Citation
Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1998, 4, 2, pp 131-140
Abstract

This article considers the current status of Finland as a tourist destination. It contends that as a result of increasing interest in unspoilt environments, and for a variety of other economic reasons, Finland has become an important destination for tourists. A border survey carried out on behalf...

Author(s)
Weston, C.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1995, No. 2, pp 5-24
Abstract

The use of modes of travel as a segmentation tool is compared with nationality. Interviews with 2378 holidaymakers in Ottadalen, Norway in the summer of 1995 formed the basis of the research. It was assumed that there would be differences according to modes of travel for visiting any one of 32...

Author(s)
Flognfeldt, T., Jr.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1999, 8, 1, pp 111-124
Abstract

The article provides background information on Norway in terms of climate, landscape and infrastructure before reviewing the current status of the tourist industry. Statistics for both foreign and domestic tourism are presented and it is shown that the number of holiday makers is growing. A total...

Author(s)
Lullini, I.
Citation
Rassegna di Studi Turistici, 1991, 26, 1/2, pp 79-97
Abstract

This article investigates the relationship between technology and narrative in digital guides for tourists in Sweden. The main finding shows that narratives in the guides are based on a naïve view of history. In several instances, content is based on odd stories and speculation. Recent social...

Author(s)
Bohlin, M.; Brandt, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2014, 9, 1, pp 1-17

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