A tourism demand model for Fiji, 1970-2000

Narayan, Paresh Kumar 2002, A tourism demand model for Fiji, 1970-2000, Pacific economic bulletin, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 103-116.

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Title A tourism demand model for Fiji, 1970-2000
Author(s) Narayan, Paresh KumarORCID iD for Narayan, Paresh Kumar orcid.org/0000-0001-7934-8146
Journal name Pacific economic bulletin
Volume number 17
Issue number 2
Start page 103
End page 116
Publisher Asia Pacific Press
Place of publication Canberra, A.C.T.
Publication date 2002
ISSN 0817-8038
Summary Despite the growing importance of the tourism industry, little is known about the determinants of tourism demand in Fiji. The major findings of analyses of the 1970?2000 period are that growth in income in Fiji?s main source countries for tourists leads to an increase in visitor arrivals, while relative prices and substitute prices negatively impact visitor arrivals in the long run. This implies that Fiji needs to maintain price competitiveness. Empirical evidence was also found that coups impede the short-run growth of the industry.
Language eng
Field of Research 150602 Tourism Forecasting
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30024647

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