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Changing patterns of seasonality in hotel and tourism demand an analysis of Portsmouth monthly arrivals data by Jeff Grainger

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Published by University of Portsmouth, Dept. of Economics in Portsmouth .
Written in English


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Statementby JeffGrainger and Guy Judge.
SeriesDiscussion papers / University of Portsmouth, Department of Economics -- no.73
ContributionsJudge, Guy.
The Physical Object
Pagination25p.,[10p.] :
Number of Pages25
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Open LibraryOL20832302M

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Seasonality is a well-documented issue in the academic literature. Since the first study of Raphael Raymond V. Baron (), who analyzed the seasonal patterns of tourism arrivals over a period of 17 years for 16 countries, many have conducted studies in the belief that they can somehow contribute in the explanation of this phenomenon.   1. Introduction. Tourism is a major industry in many cities, and the hotel industry usually contributes the most to tourism revenue (Hung et al., ).Hotel prices fluctuate greatly with seasonality (Juaneda et al., ), especially during peak periods such as holidays and major events (Herrmann and Herrmann, ).Seasonality is a problematic aspect for many tourist destinations . Chicago: Book within 2 months for 18% savings Average summer hotel rate: $/night. New York City: Book within 2 months for 23% savings Average summer hotel rate: $/night. Orlando: Book within 6 months for 9% savings Average summer hotel rate: $/night. If an airline raises their prices, hotels will as well; this is something to keep. The modern tourism industry is one of the fastest-growing and extremely powerful in the international business sector. None the less because of the nature of the industry, it is filled with challenges on how to encourage visitors to stay longer and spend more money in the regions, and most importantly how to encourage tourists to visit a broader area than the main attractions in the city center.

SEASONALITY IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY v ABSTRACT Seasonality is a concept that is well studied and documented in the tourism literature. Being ubiquitous, all tourism enterprises and regions are impacted by seasonality whether severely or mildly. Seasonality causes the fluctuation in tourists and visitor numbers to a destination. One of the challenges and opportunities facing the European tourism industry is the seasonal distribution of demand for tourism. Better use of existing tourist infrastructure and staff in the low season could help businesses improve their productivity and benefit from a more stable and motivated workforce.   The hotel industry is characterized by seasonality, which plays a major role in determining customer behavior. Seasons are categorized as Low, Green, and High/Peak, with each associated with.   1. Introduction. Seasonality is defined as an imbalance between supply and demand in a given tourist destination over the course of the year (Butler, ).Seasonal fluctuations are pervasive in the tourism system due to climactic and socio-structural cycles of both destinations and markets.