Analysing International City Tourism

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Josef Mazanec, Karl Wöber
Springer Vienna, Nov 17, 2009 - Business & Economics - 249 pages
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This book is a successor to ‘International City compiling visitor numbers and make recom- Tourism: Analysis and Strategy’ published by mendations for building a harmonised system Pinter, London, in 1997. It has not been drafted of city tourism statistics. The team of authors consisting of Ulrike Bauernfeind, Irem Arsal, as a second edition, though the team of authors build on some of the ideas brought forward in Florian Aubke, and Karl Wöber assess the s- the preceding publication. All except two chap- ni?cance of city tourism in Europe. Building ters updated from earlier versions are new con- on the most comprehensive database of Eu- pean city tourism statistics they calculate and tributions. As indicated in the title the authors emphasise the role of analysis throughout the present market volume and market share inf- text. They make any effort to provide convinc- mation and perform forecasts for the devel- ing evidence of the information gain achieved ment of city tourism in Europe. In Chapter 4 Valeria Croce and Karl Wöber demonstrate with resourceful processing of empirical data. Each report or case study encourages the read- that cities are not necessarily year-round d- ers to ?gure out how to tailor the individual tinations, resistant to seasonality effects. They working steps to their speci?c needs and ap- are examining the forces shaping demand s- sonal ?uctuations in city tourism and present ply them in their own environment of study or management.

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Editors:

Josef A. Mazanec, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

Karl Wöber, MODUL University Vienna

Authors:

Florian Aubke, MODUL University Vienna

Irem Arsal, MODUL University Vienna

Ulrike Bauernfeind, MODUL University Vienna

Christian Buchta, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

Valeria Croce, MODUL University Vienna

Sara Dolnicar, University of Wollongong, Australia

Tim Freytag, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Twan Huybers, University of New South Wales, Australia

Clemens Költringer, MODUL University Vienna

Claudia Krösbacher, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

Josef A. Mazanec, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

Valeria Minghetti, Ca’Foscari University, Venice

Federica Montaguti, Ca’Foscari University, Venice

Johanna Ostertag, Statistik Austria

Karl Wöber, MODUL University Vienna

Andreas Zins, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

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