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5th Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics (Hong Kong, 30 June – 3 July 2015)
The only internation association of its kind. Researchers from around the world meet at the IATE conference to discuss the latest research in this ever-evolving field of study. Hosted by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Leeds Beckett University, with the participation of the UNWTO and Tourism Economics. More
15th International Institute of Forecasters Sponsored Workshop: Tourism Forecasting (Hong Kong, 29 June 2015)
Workshop on advanced methods of tourism forecasting and their applications. The Workshop is organised by Professor Haiyan Song, Chair Professor of Tourism of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. More
Call for Papers and Participation in the Tourism Forecasting Workshop: Recent Developements and Best Practices (Potchefstroom, South Africa, 17 September 2012)
Research in Economic, Environs and Society (TREES) at the North-West University, South Africa, is the leading research entity in Tourism Ecomonics in Africa. TREES is hosting a focused workshop on forecasting tourism demand. More
Release of Hong Kong Tourism Demand Forecasting Report (Volume 2, Issue 4)
This issue of report provides updated forecasts of tourist arrivals to Hong Kong from 14 key source markets, including mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, Macau, South Korea, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Australia, the UK, and the USA, over the period 2012-2020. More
HKTDFS Newsletter August 2011: Forecast Accuracy of Tourist Arrivals
This report compares the forecasts of tourist arrivals generated by the Hong Kong Tourism Demand Forecasting System (HKTDFS) with the actual arrivals published by the Hong Kong Tourism Board for the period of 2010Q4 -2011Q2. More
Invitation to a Delphi survey to intergrate the statistical and judgemental forecasts related to the demand for Hong Kong tourism
The Delphi survery aims to develop a research framework for the intergration of statistical forecasts, and judgemental forecasts based on the Hong Kong tourism demand data. More
UNWTO: "International tourism maintains momentum despite challenges"
The latest UNWTO statsitics reveal that international tourist arrivals grew by 4.5% in the first four months of 2011, despite new challenges emerging since the beginning of the year. More
IMF: "Mild Slowdown of the Global Expansion, and Increasing Risks"
Activity is slowing down temporarily, and downside risks have increased again. The global expansion remains unbalanced. Growth in many advanced economies is still weak, considering the depth of the recession. More
Release of Hong Kong Tourism Demand Forecasting Report (Volume 2, Issue 3)
This issue of report provides updated forecasts of tourist arrivals to Hong Dong from 14 key source markets, including mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, Macau, South Korea, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand.. More
UNWTO: “International Tourist Arrivals back at 2008 pre-crisis peak level”
According to the latest issue (Volume 8, No. 3) of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, in the first eight months of this year, the number of international tourist arrivals exceeded the record achieved during the same period of the pre-crisis year 2008...More
HKTDFS: Arrivals Forecasts Updated - High Forecast Accuracy Achieved
The forecasts of tourist arrivals to Hong Kong from ten key source markets over the period 2010 - 2015 have been updated. The total tourist arrivals to Hong Kong are projected to reach 54.1 million in 2015 with interval forecasts between 35.1 and 81.0 million.....More
UNWTO: “International Tourism: Recovery Confirmed, but Growth Remains Uneven”
According to the latest issue (Volume 8, No. 2) of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. International tourist arrivals grew by 7% in the first four months of 2010. This growth confirms the recovery trend beginning in the last quarter of 2009 and comes despite the challenging conditions of recent months ...More
News Release on Tourism Forecasting SIG
The Tourism Forecasting Special Interest Group (SIG), sponsored by The Hong Kong Tourism Demand Forecasting System (HKTDFS), and hosted by the Forecasting Principles (http://www.forecastingprinciples.com) was successfully launched on November 26, 2009... More
World Tourism Trends: Hopes for Moderate Growth in 2010
World tourism could grow moderately next year after a single-digit decline of about 5% this year, leading international organizations predicted this week. The UN World Tourism Organisation has released the latest worldwide tourist arrivals figures showing a 7% decline to 600 million arrivals between January and August 2009. However,… More
UNWTO: "Confidence in Tourism Sector is Gradually Picking Up"
According to the latest issue of UNWTO World Tourism Barometer (Vol. 07/Issue 03) released on 10 November, 2009, the international tourism may have bottomed out due to the preliminary results through this August.… More
IMF's Report Released: "Sustaining the Recovery"
After a deep global recession, economic growth has turned positive, as wide-ranging public intervention has supported demand and lowered uncertainty and systemic risk in financial markets. … More