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Tourism statistics : international perspectives and current issues

Author: J John Lennon
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2001.
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A collection of essays that provides an exploration of a range of pertinent, contemporary issues surrounding the use of statistics in the tourism industry. It features five sections, dealing with the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Statistics
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tourism statistics.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2001
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J John Lennon
ISBN: 082645075X 9780826450753 0826465013 9780826465016
OCLC Number: 46693621
Description: xx, 380 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Statistical Information Needs for Tourism and the Tourism Small Firm. 1. A System of Tourism Statistics (STS): Scope and Content / Antonio Massieu. 2. Towards Comparative Studies in Tourism Satellite Accounts / Scott Meis. 3. Disseminating the Results from the UK International Passenger Survey (IPS) / Iain MacLeay. 4. Inbound Tourism in The Netherlands in 1999 / Herman Bos and Roel Wittink. 5. Rural Tourism Micro-enterprises (RTME) Sector Statistics: The Need for the Current Lack of Statistics in RTME / Paul Richardson. 6. From Safaris to Satellites --
Building the Statistics Base in Botswana / Kevin Millington. 7. Tourism Statistics and Models on the Regional Level in Norway / Steinar Johansen, Knut Sorensen and Ann-Kristin Broendvang / [et al.]. 8. Regional/Local Survey on Tourism on the Belgian Coast / Anton Jacobus, Raf De Bruyn and Jan Van Praet. 9. Private Accommodation in Tourism Statistics in the Republic of Croatia / Anka Javor and Ivana Kalcic --
Pt. 2. Tourism Profiles and Behaviour. 10. Business Travel Markets: New Paradigms, New Information Needs? / David Litteljohn. 11. VFR (Visiting Friends and Relatives) Tourism in Rural Scotland: A Geographical Case Study Analysis / Steven Boyne. 12. Over-optimistic Estimates of the Utilization of new IT in the Travel-buying Process: A Rejoinder / Anthony Harrison and J. John Lennon. 13. Towards a Better Understanding of Visitor Attractions in Scotland: The Case of the Scottish Visitor Attraction Monitor / J. John Lennon --
Pt. 3. Sustainable Tourism. 14. Defining and Measuring Sustainable Tourism: Building the First Set of UK Indicators / Paul Allin, Joan Bennett and Laurie Newton. 15. A Practical Research Framework for Measuring Local Progress Towards More Sustainable Tourism on a Europe-wide Basis / Victor T. C. Middleton and Rebecca Hawkins. 16. Local Sustainable Tourism Indicators / David James. 17. Using Tourism Statistics to Measure Demand Maturity / Anne Graham --
Pt. 4. The Introduction of the Euro. 18. The Role of Price Factors for Tourists from the Euro Zone: Hints about the Future of Italy's International Tourism Receipts / Antonello Biagioli, Giovanni Giuseppe Ortolani and Andrea Alivernini. 19. The Single Currency and the New Tourism Expenditure Survey in Spain (EGATUR) / Antonio Martinez Serrano --
Pt. 5. Research and Methodology. 20. Practical Solutions to Impossible Problems?: Lessons from Ten Years of Managing the United Kingdom Tourist Survey / Brian Hay and Mic Rogers. 21. The Future of the United Kingdom Tourism Survey / Helen Ford and Ian Wright. 22. Instruments for Statistical Observation at National Borders in the Context of Free Movement of Persons: The Case of Spain / Carlos Romero-Dexeus. 23. A Case Analysis: Spanish Domestic and Outbound Tourism Survey (Familitur) / Eva Aranda Palmero. 24. A Methodology to Measure Tourism Expenditure and Total Tourism Production at the Regional Level / Luis Valdes Pelaez, Javier de la Ballina and Rosa Aza Conejo / [et al.]. 25. Second Homes and Rented Accommodation: Dimension and Role --
Methodology and the Case of the Province of Venice / Mara Manente and Isabella Scaramuzzi. 26. Scottish Leisure Travel 1972-97: Utilizing the National Travel Survey / Geoff Riddington and Colin Sinclair. 27. Getting the Measure of Tourism: Research Developments in Monitoring Destination Marketing Performance / A. V. Seaton.
Responsibility: edited by J. John Lennon.


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