nep-tur New Economics Papers
on Tourism Economics
Issue of 2019‒01‒14
five papers chosen by
Laura Vici
Università di Bologna

  1. The Segmentation of Visitor Tanah Lot Tourism Attraction By Utama, I Gusti Bagus Rai
  2. Tourist arrivals, energy consumption and pollutant emissions in a developing economy–implications for sustainable tourism By Nepal, Rabindra; al Irsyad, M. Indra; Nepal, Sanjay Kumar
  3. International tourism in Italy: recent trends, potential demand and a comparison with the main European competitors By Emanuele Breda; Rita Cappariello; Valentina ROmano
  4. How resilient is La Réunion interms of international tourism attractiveness: an assessment from unit root tests with structural breaks from1981-2015 By Amélie Charles; Olivier Darné; Jean-François Hoarau
  5. Tourism and Gentrification in Global Cities: Could Fiscal Policy be Useful? / Turismo y gentrificación en ciudades globales: ¿podría ser útil la política fiscal? / Turisme i gentrificació en ciutats globals: podria ser útil la política fiscal? By Albert Solé-Ollé; Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal; José Mª Durán-Cabré; Thomas Davidoff; Mariona Segú

  1. By: Utama, I Gusti Bagus Rai
    Abstract: Tanah Lot Tourism Attraction (TLTA) is located on the South Coast of Bali Island precisely in the area of Beraban Village, Kediri District, Tabanan Regency, Bali. This research is quantitative descriptive method which sample is chosen based on purposive sampling technique, foreign and also domestic tourists who visit at time total 337 respondents. The statistical analyzed indicated that the domestic visitor segment is higher than the foreign visitor segment, this also indicate that domestic visitor is a potential target market for the products produced by local entrepreneurs in TLTA. Survey based on demography variable shows that the number of female visitor are more compared to male, dominantly by age group from 21 to 30 years old and most of them are students, and respondents educational level visit to TLTA are dominantly bachelor graduates. The geography variable shows that tourists visit to TLTA dominantly by domestics, followed by South Korea, Australia, and other countries.The psychograph variable, shows that dominant tourist visit because sunset and the nature of beauty view offered by Tanah Lot and mostly are repeater guests, received information from many sources. Their visit duration mostly between one to two hours, mostly they visit by rented car in the afternoon for sunset and the total amount of money spent between fifty thousand to one hundred thousand Rupiah, also the total amount of money spent during their visit is dominantly between five hundred to one million Rupiah per day. Chi-Square Tests indicated that there is correlation between group age, tourist occupation, and education level toward the motivation of visit to TLTA.
    Keywords: Tourism attraction; Visitor profile; Visitor motivation; Tanah Lot
    JEL: L83
    Date: 2018–06–04
  2. By: Nepal, Rabindra (Tasmanian School of Business & Economics, University of Tasmania); al Irsyad, M. Indra (University of Queensland, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences); Nepal, Sanjay Kumar (University of Waterloo, Department of Geography and Environmental Management (Environment) School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
    Abstract: Sustainable tourism management policies should aim at maximising economic benefits from tourist arrivals while minimizing associated adverse impacts on the environment. This study assesses the short-run and long-run relationships between tourist arrivals, per capita economic output, emissions, energy consumption and capital formation, citing Nepal as a specific case study. We developed four hypotheses and tested them using time-series econometrics based on the autoregressive distributed lag model and Granger causality tests. The results provide strong evidence of an economy driven tourism sector where expansion in economic output leads to expansion in tourist arrivals. More tourist arrivals, in turn, generate positive impacts on gross capital formation. Energy consumption negatively affects tourist arrivals, calling for increased attention towards improving energy efficiency and energy diversity. We conclude that national policies to increase tourist arrivals should be integrated with national energy and environmental policies in order to facilitate the transition towards a sustainable tourism sector.
    Keywords: sustainable tourism; autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL); Granger causality; energy consumption; climate change
    JEL: C32
    Date: 2018
  3. By: Emanuele Breda (Bank of Italy); Rita Cappariello (Bank of Italy); Valentina ROmano (Bank of Italy)
    Abstract: This work analyses the pattern of expenditure by foreign tourists in Italy and of Italy’s market share of the world’s exports of tourism services since the beginning of the last decade. The paper proposes a comparison with the other main euro area countries, focusing in particular on the years following the global financial crisis. This study utilizes data from the Bank of Italy’s Survey on International Tourism for a structural analysis of international travel flows to Italy and the dynamics of foreign tourists’ expenditure in Italy and its macro-areas, considering the evolution of “potential” demand.
    Keywords: international tourism, market shares, foreign demand
    JEL: F14 L83
  4. By: Amélie Charles (Audencia Recherche - Audencia Business School); Olivier Darné (LEMNA - Laboratoire d'économie et de management de Nantes Atlantique - IUML - FR 3473 Institut universitaire Mer et Littoral - UM - Le Mans Université - UA - Université d'Angers - UN - Université de Nantes - ECN - École Centrale de Nantes - UBS - Université de Bretagne Sud - IFREMER - Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - IEMN-IAE Nantes - Institut d'Économie et de Management de Nantes - Institut d'Administration des Entreprises - Nantes - UN - Université de Nantes); Jean-François Hoarau (CEMOI - Centre d'Économie et de Management de l'Océan Indien - UR - Université de la Réunion)
    Date: 2018–12–04
  5. By: Albert Solé-Ollé (Institut d’Economia de Barcelona (IEB) / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona); Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal (Institut d’Economia de Barcelona (IEB) / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona); José Mª Durán-Cabré (Institut d’Economia de Barcelona (IEB) / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona); Thomas Davidoff (Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia); Mariona Segú (RITM, Université Paris Sud – Saclay)
    Date: 2018

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