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Measuring Visitor Expenditure for Inbound Tourism

Measuring Visitor Expenditure for Inbound Tourism
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Pages 239
Price 30.00 €
Language English
ISBN 978-92-844-0617-3
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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to examine various experiences relative to statistical operations used to estimate visitor expenditure associated with inbound tourism. In some of the cases which were analysed, estimating expenditure is the main aim of these operations; in others, this estimation is just one of the uses of a questionnaire basically designed for other purposes.Under the coordination of WTO the following countries participated in the preparation of this report: Canada, Spain, Sweden, Finland France, Italy, Mexico and the United States of America.

Table of Contents

  • GENERAL BACKGROUND0
    • Presentation1
    • Comparative analysis of questionnaires and methodologies
    • WTO proposal
  • COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF QUESTIONNAIRES
    • Presentation (Swedish Tourist Authority)
    • Transmission of questionnaires and their homogenisation
    • Presentation of results
  • COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF METHODOLOGIES
    • Presentation (Instituto de Estudios Turísticos)
    • Design of a Manual to collect information on the methodological aspects
    • Presentation of results
  • WTO PROPOSAL OF A SURVEY IN ORDER TO ESTIMATEVISITOR EXPENDITURE ASSOCIATED TO INBOUND TOURISM
    • Presentation (World Tourism Organization)
    • The questionnaire
    • General guidelines for its implementation
  • METHODOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK
    • Presentation (Canadian Tourism Commission)
    • Introduction
    • The ARCE method of comparing statistical operations
  • ANNEXES
    • Original and transformed questionnaires.
    • Manual used to request the methodological references.
    • General framework of reference.
    • Basic references on visitor consumption and its components(“visitor expenditure” and others).
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