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Yield Measures for Special-Interest Australian Inbound Tourism Markets

Dwyer, Larry and Forsyth, Peter and Fredline, Liz and Deery, Margaret and Jago, Leo Kenneth and Lundie, Sven (2007) Yield Measures for Special-Interest Australian Inbound Tourism Markets. Tourism Economics, 13 (3). pp. 421-440. ISSN 1354-8166

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Abstract

Different tourism stakeholders mean different things by ‘yield’ and this presents a barrier to communication and policy discussion. Primarily, this paper provides an overview of different concepts of yield. It also operationalizes several of these measures using inbound tourism expenditure data for Australia so that the origin markets and market segments identified as generating high yields under the various measures can be compared. The paper further identifies the manner in which the concept of yield can be broadened to embrace sustainable yield by incorporating measures of environmental and social impact. It concludes with a discussion of the policy implications of the study.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID: 12770, tourism yield, economic, social, environmental impacts, sustainability, Australian inbound tourism
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Tourism and Services Research (CTSR)
FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
SEO Classification > 9003 Tourism
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Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2010 04:39
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:46
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/2248
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