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Annual investment in casino free-play campaigns is usually great, yet little is known about its ability to generate increased gaming expenditures/behavioral loyalty. A method and model are advanced to estimate the impact of these costly and notoriously difficult-to-measure programs, providing...

Author(s)
Lucas, A. F.; Spilde, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2017, 58, 3, pp 263-271
Abstract

This study examines the relationship between casinos and economic growth in the U.S. Using county-level data on the 48 contiguous states from 2003 to 2012, we estimate the effect of casinos on per capita income growth and job creation. Our research procedures include examining the relationship...

Author(s)
Lim SiewHoon; Zhang Lei
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Growth and Change, 2017, 48, 3, pp 409-434
Abstract

Potential linkages among tourism, inequality, and housing are addressed for an integrated analysis in this paper, with Macao treated as a typical case. Casino tourism, albeit performing as a major key to local economic growth, is ultimately vulnerable to external shocks to gambling demand, as...

Author(s)
Gu XinHua; Li GuoQiang; Chang Xiao; Guo HaiZhen
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 62, pp 253-263
Abstract

Ibiza is world-famous for its nightclubs, parties (legal or not) and its nightlife. The status of 'party destination' Ibiza currently holds would be difficult to explain without if not for the surging boom in the 80s. This is when nightclubs such as Pacha, Playboy, Amnesia and Ku became tourist...

Author(s)
Serra-Cantallops, A.; Ramon-Cardona, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 6, pp 566-579
Abstract

This study uses a formative modeling approach rather than the more common reflective modeling approach to operationalize residents' perceived benefits/costs. Partial least square structural equation modeling was adopted to model the predicting effects of perceived benefits/costs on residents'...

Author(s)
Fong HocNang [Fong, H. N. L. ]; Fong KaChio [Fong, K. C. D. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 8, pp 1181-1194
AbstractFull Text

This paper seeks to present the results of a study of the development of tourist functions in Atlantic City and the economic effects of the service of tourist traffic in this city. In the history of its tourist functions one can distinguish several major stages, cyclic sequences, in accordance with ...

Author(s)
Matuszewska, D.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.3, pp 273-286
Abstract

Casino gaming has emerged in the United States in a variety of new locations as a source of economic development. In 2010 commercial casino gambling expanded into a major United States city, when a casino opened in Philadelphia. The city currently has one open casino and a second proposed casino,...

Author(s)
Conway, M. A.
Publisher
University of Buckingham Press, Bicester, UK
Citation
Journal of Gambling Business and Economics, 2016, 10, 3, pp 32-53
Abstract

This study used Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average with Intervention analysis technique to examine weekly stock indices of the hotel segment and the casino hotel segment in comparison with the S&P 500 index. The results indicate that casino hotel firms were affected at the beginning of the...

Author(s)
Zheng TianShu; Farrish, J.; Kitterlin, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2016, 25, 1, pp 49-68
News Article

Tourism assessment has both opportunities and warnings

Date
30 September 2015
News Article

New report highlights economic impact

Date
13 May 2015

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