By Álvaro Matias, Peter Nijkamp, Manuela Sarmento
'Advances in Tourism Economics' follows his predecessor 'Advances in glossy Tourism learn' (2007) in offering a radical evaluate of cutting-edge fiscal study during this quickly constructing box. The authors begin by way of examining the hot upsurge of model-based financial study within the box, which builds on robust instruments in quantitative economics, similar to discrete selection versions, social accounting matrices, facts envelopment analyses, influence overview versions or partial computable equilibrium versions together with environmental externalities. the amount originates from this novel learn spirit within the region and goals to provide an enticing number of operational examine instruments and techniques. It types an beautiful checklist of recent tourism economics and positions the sector in the robust culture of quantitative monetary examine, with due realization for either the call for and provide aspect of the tourism area, together with technological and logistic advances.
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When the reservation period elapses, the room management system increases the vacancies of the hotels with the room again available. Looking at the rooms taken every day the system dynamics model, which implements the hotel management structure, calculates the daily revenues for each hotel as follows: nri 3 Rev(i,t) = bri (t)pri (t) r=1 j=1 bri (t) a binary variable indicating if the room r in the i-th hotel is busy or not. with An index of revenue efficiency is computed every day for each hotel: nri 3 IRev (i,t) = r=1 j=1 3 bri (t)pri (t) nri r=1 j=1 pri (t) Such an index is the ratio between the hotel’s actual daily revenues and its maximum potential daily revenues as if it were fully booked.
This is in line with what was found in an earlier similar publication (van Leeuwen et al. 2006), in which fewer tourism multipliers were included. Looking back at the three hypotheses, we can conclude that Hypothesis 1 can be accepted; the larger the economic base, the higher the multiplier. The effect of the 2 A Meta-analytic Comparison 21 size of population, as well as of the density variable is positive significant. However, second Hypothesis 2 is rejected. Although the amount of expenditures is significant when only variables related to the tourism sector are taken into account, it is not significant in the total model.