Yield Measures for Special-Interest Australian Inbound Tourism Markets

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Dwyer, Larry, Forsyth, Peter, Fredline, Liz, Deery, Margaret, 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

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.

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Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/2248
DOI https://doi.org/10.5367/000000007781497809
Official URL http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.5367/000000...
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Tourism and Services Research (CTSR)
Historical > FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Historical > SEO Classification > 9003 Tourism
Keywords ResPubID: 12770, tourism yield, economic, social, environmental impacts, sustainability, Australian inbound tourism
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