nep-tur New Economics Papers
on Tourism Economics
Issue of 2019‒01‒07
three papers chosen by
Laura Vici
Università di Bologna

  1. Effective policy approaches for quality investment in tourism By OECD
  2. Sharia hotels in Indonesia: Concept and potential analysis By Mujahidin, Muhamad
  3. Building Destination Loyalty Using Tourist Satisfaction and Destination Image: A Holistic Conceptual Framework By Chenini, Abderrahim; Touaiti, Mustapha

  1. By: OECD
    Abstract: Investment is essential to build a competitive and sustainable tourism sector. This Tourism Paper examines effective policy approaches to boost the quantity and quality of investment in tourism. It reviews the enabling conditions and barriers to promoting investment that can foster sustainable and inclusive tourism growth. Policy considerations to encourage quality investment in tourism are discussed, including the importance of cross-government co-ordination, leveraging strategies to maximise the quality and impact of tourism investment, mainstreaming sustainability into investment decision-making frameworks, and building capacity to future-proof tourism investment in a digital economy. Case studies of investment approaches in a number of countries are presented to support the policy discussion.
    Keywords: digital economy, finance, governance, infrastructure, leverage, mainstreaming sustainability, policy, quality investment, tourism
    Date: 2018–11–27
  2. By: Mujahidin, Muhamad
    Abstract: This article describes the concept and analysis of potential sharia hotels in Indonesia. Using a phenomenological approach, this study concludes that sharia hotels have become part of the halal tourism industry and the need for Muslim communities in Indonesia in the future.
    Keywords: Hotel, Halal Tourism, Sharia Tourism, Sharia Hotel
    JEL: L83 N53 Q57 Z12 Z13
    Date: 2018–12–15
  3. By: Chenini, Abderrahim; Touaiti, Mustapha
    Abstract: Regardless of the value of destination loyalty in both academia and industry, the conceptual development of literature is restricted. This present work seeks to build up a holistic conceptual framework responds to how tourist perception, destination image, satisfaction, and often related attributes can play the main role in destination loyalty. By analyzing the above crucial factors and highlight its implication in destination loyalty. In addition, provide insight into the creation of destination image and in further stage tourist loyalty. The holistic conceptual framework is developed within this research endeavour. The conceptual framework is articulated as one might hope based on tourist demand and supply factors and tourist perception, destination image (organic, induced, and complex image), and the above crucial factors comprising tourist loyalty and how each one of them can be more interactive. The outcomes of the study achieve remarkable theoretical and managerial implications for destination marketing supervisors.
    Keywords: Tourist satisfaction; Cognitive image; Destination image; Destination loyalty
    JEL: L83 M31
    Date: 2017–12–03

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