Download e-book for iPad: Advances in Tourism Economics: New Developments by Álvaro Matias, Peter Nijkamp, Manuela Sarmento

By Álvaro Matias, Peter Nijkamp, Manuela Sarmento

ISBN-10: 3790821233

ISBN-13: 9783790821239

ISBN-10: 3790821241

ISBN-13: 9783790821246

'Advances in Tourism Economics' follows his predecessor 'Advances in smooth Tourism examine' (2007) in supplying a radical evaluate of state of the art fiscal examine during this swiftly constructing box. The authors commence through reading the new upsurge of model-based monetary study within the box, which builds on strong instruments in quantitative economics, akin to discrete selection types, social accounting matrices, info envelopment analyses, impression overview versions or partial computable equilibrium types together with environmental externalities. the quantity originates from this novel learn spirit within the sector and goals to provide an enticing number of operational study instruments and ways. It kinds an attractive checklist of contemporary tourism economics and positions the sphere in the powerful culture of quantitative fiscal study, with due realization for either the call for and provide aspect of the tourism region, together with technological and logistic advances.

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The other studies focus on cities, of which Christchurch and Akaroa in New Zealand are the smallest and most similar to the Dutch towns. In these cities, around 30% of total expenditures are spent on accommodation, another 19–24% on shopping and around 23% on restaurants and catering. Taking all this information together resulted in the estimated distribution of expenditures in the Dutch towns. This is in line with the “general” distribution that Chang (2001) proposes in his dissertation about variation in tourism multipliers.

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It Á. Matias et al. 1007/978-3-7908-2124-6_3, C Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 2009 35 36 V. Lacagnina and D. Provenzano parameters of the model and the results of the conducted experiments. Finally, Sect. 5 concludes the paper. 2 State of the Art and Theoretical Background The analysis of the hotels’ efficiency up to now represents a neglected area. There is just a small number of studies among which the earliest ones make use of ratios to evaluate the performance of the lodging industry (Baker and Riley 1994), or use the break even analysis to discern the effectiveness of tourism management (Wijeysinghe 1993) or the yield management (Brotherton and Mooney 1992; Donaghy et al.

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