Tourism in the future(s)

Forecasting and scenarios

Authored by: Daniel Scott , Stefan Gössling

The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Sustainability

Print publication date:  February  2015
Online publication date:  February  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415662482
eBook ISBN: 9780203072332
Adobe ISBN: 9781135099145


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Forecasting To predict or estimate a future event or trend in a phenomenon of interest. For the tourism sector, forecasts generally focus on indicators of tourism demand, including, for example: tourist arrivals (international and domestic), same-day visitors (day trips), overnight stays, accommodation occupancy rates, transportation mode occupancy rate (seats sold), and visitor spending.

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