Advances in Modern Tourism Research: Economic Perspectives by Álvaro MatiasAdvances in Modern Tourism Research: Economic Perspectives by Álvaro Matias

Advances in Modern Tourism Research: Economic Perspectives

byÁlvaro MatiasEditorPeter Nijkamp, Paulo Neto

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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Modern Advances in Tourism Research provides a thorough assessment of state-of-the-art academic research in this recent field of economic science. The authors start by scoping the scene of tourism research, evolving then to a comprehensive analysis of themes of particular interest for researchers and academics interested on the workings of the tourism markets, such as new analysis frameworks in tourism economics and new operational tools in tourism research. With a view to go beyond fundamental research, the book closes with a chapter dedicated to applied country and regional studies, where a variety of subjects - from input-output analysis to e-tourism competitiveness - are analysed from an alternative micro-perspective.
Title:Advances in Modern Tourism Research: Economic PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:370 pagesPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:379082528X

ISBN - 13:9783790825282

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Table of Contents

Trends in Tourism Research: Prefatory Remarks.- Trends in Tourism Research: Prefatory Remarks.- New Analysis Frameworks in Tourism Economics.- Advances in Tourism Research: Theoretical Paradigms and Accountability.- The Influence of Immigration and International Tourism on the Import Demand for Consumer Goods - A Theoretical Model.- An Economic Analysis of Tourism Contracts: Allotment and Free Sale*.- Is Tourism Specialization Sustainable for a Small Island Economy? A Cyclical Perspective.- Efficiency in a Chain of Small Hotels with a Stochastic Production Frontier Model.- New Operational Tools in Tourism Research.- Destination Competitiveness: Meeting Sustainability Objectives Through Strategic Planning and Visioning.- International Tourism and Economic Growth: A Panel Data Approach.- Benchmarking in Tourism Destinations; Keeping in Mind the Sustainable Paradigm.- Microeconomic Determinants of the Duration of Stay of Tourists.- Multicriteria Evaluation and Local Environmental Planning for Sustainable Tourism.- Strategic Planning of Territorial Image and Attractability.- Applied Country and Regional Studies.- A Comparison of Methods for Assessing the Short-Run Economic Impacts of Tourist Spending on a County Economy.- Measuring the Impact of Tourism on Production by means of an Input-Output Model of Interior Flows. An Application to Galicia.- On "E-Attraction" Tourism Destination " Extension and Application.- The Use of the Internet in the Hotel Sector of the Balearic Islands: Evolution and Perceptions.- Efficiency and Productivity of Italian Tourist Destinations: A Quantitative Estimation Based on Data Envelopment Analysis and the Malmquist Method.- A Night at the Opera Festival: The Economics of Opera.

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From the reviews:"The book focuses on 'modern' advances, particularly those in tourism, and it targets readers with an interest in economic perspectives. . A comprehensive book on advances in modern tourism research economic perspectives offers relevant evidence and numerous perspectives. . Because the book offers a targeted analysis of different contributions at a particular conference, it also opens avenues for new research topics in the future. . the book is recommended because it will stimulate researchers and new research projects in tourism." (Ossi Pesämaa, Papers in Regional Science, Vol. 88 (1), March, 2009)