A new method for estimating tourists' length of stay

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dc.contributor.author Montaño, J.
dc.contributor.author Rosselló, J.
dc.contributor.author Sansó, A.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-23T06:25:14Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11201/152098
dc.description.abstract [eng] Length of stay has become a key variable for tourism management. However, estimation of tourists' length of stay implies the need to implement surveys of tourists. In addition to the significant costs associated to tourism surveys, their implementation over time is frequently interrupted, either due to budget issues or to methodological changes, and, consequently, monitoring average stay evolution is often difficult. In this paper, a new method for estimating tourists' length of stay from airport data is proposed and tested for the case of the Balearic Islands (Spain). Using regression analysis techniques, it is found how it is possible to replicate estimations for tourists' length of stay in the Balearic Islands obtained from surveys, for the different islands, different years, and also different nationalities; it is even possible to fill in the data where official statistics failed and obtain a homogenous estimation that targets multiple comparisons including the temporal one.
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dc.relation.isformatof Versió postprint del document publicat a: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2019.04.009
dc.relation.ispartof Tourism Management, 2019, vol. 75, p. 112-120
dc.subject.classification 33 - Economia
dc.subject.other 33 - Economics. Economic science
dc.title A new method for estimating tourists' length of stay
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion
dc.date.updated 2020-04-23T06:25:14Z
dc.date.embargoEndDate info:eu-repo/date/embargoEnd/2026-12-31
dc.embargo 2026-12-31
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2019.04.009


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