Palma (Mallorca) from 25 to 27 October 2007
First Conference of The International Association for Tourism Economics


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General programme

25  october 2007


Opening Session
Place Salón de actos
Activities
10:00 h. to 10:45 h.Invited Lecture

What economists do. There contribution to understanding tourism

Presents: Stephen Wanhill, Bournemouth University, UK





Productivity
Place Room SB03
Pauline Sheldon, Chairman
Activities
11:10 h. to 11:35 h.Invited Lecture

The productivity issue in tourism local systems

Speaker: Juan Gabriel Brida, Free University of Bolzano
Speaker: Lionello F. Punzo, Osservatorio per il turismo sostenibile, UNISI, Professor and coordinator
Discussant: Stefania Lionetti, IRE Università della Svizzera Italiana
11:35 h. to 12:00 h.Invited Lecture

A Framework to Analyse Productivity Changes: Theoretical Aspects and Application to the Portuguese Travel Agencies Sector

Speaker: Nicolas Peypoch, University of Perpignan - GEREM
Speaker: Laurent Botti, IAE / GEREM
Discussant: Juan Gabriel Brida, Free University of Bolzano
12:00 h. to 12:25 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism productivity: incentives and obstacles to fostering growth

Speaker: Stefania Lionetti, IRE Università della Svizzera Italiana
Discussant: Nicolas Peypoch, University of Perpignan - GEREM
Discussant: Laurent Botti, IAE / GEREM





Economic impacts I
Place Room SB06
Natividad Juaneda, Chairman
Activities
11:10 h. to 11:35 h.Invited Lecture

The Economic Impact of Hawaii’s Cruise Industry: The Love Boat or the Titanic?

Speaker: Stephen Pratt, University of Nottingham, North Building
Discussant: Deniz Karagöz Yüncü, Anadolu University
11:35 h. to 12:00 h.Invited Lecture

Estimating the economic impacts of event tourism through input-output: The Case of formula one Turkey Grand Prix

Speaker: Deniz Karagöz Yüncü, Anadolu University
Discussant: Stephen Pratt, University of Nottingham, North Building
12:00 h. to 12:25 h.Invited Lecture

State Investment in Major Events: Integrating Economic Impact Modelling with Cost Benefit Analysis

Speaker: Peter Forsyth, Monash University
Discussant: Shina  Li, Christel DeHaan Tourism and Travel Research Institute (TTRI), Business School, Nottingham University
12:25 h. to 12:50 h.Invited Lecture

The Economic Impact of International Tourism on the Chinese Economy: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Speaker: Shina  Li, Christel DeHaan Tourism and Travel Research Institute (TTRI), Business School, Nottingham University
Discussant: Peter Forsyth, Monash University





Tourism demand: times series I
Place Aula de Graus
Fabio Cerina, Chairman
Activities
11:10 h. to 11:35 h.Invited Lecture

Forecasting Tourist arrivals to Balearic Islands using genetic programming

Speaker: Marcos Alvarez-Diaz, Centre de Recerca Economica, Investigador
Discussant: Michael McAleer, University of Western Australia, Australia
11:35 h. to 12:00 h.Invited Lecture

Modelling the growth and volatility in daily international mass tourism to Peru

Speaker: Michael McAleer, University of Western Australia, Australia
Discussant: Marcos Alvarez-Diaz, Centre de Recerca Economica, Investigador
12:00 h. to 12:25 h.Invited Lecture

Combination Forecasts of UK Outbound Tourism Demand

Speaker: Gang Li, University of Surrey
Discussant: Laura Vici, University of Bologna - Campus of Rimini
12:25 h. to 12:50 h.Invited Lecture

Val Pusteria. A Destination with Coexisting Tourist Districts

Speaker: Laura Vici, University of Bologna - Campus of Rimini
Discussant: Gang Li, University of Surrey





Environmental valuation and natural resources
Place Room SB03
Carmelo León, Chairman
Activities
15:00 h. to 15:25 h.Invited Lecture

Estimating economic benefits of tourism to cultural heritage sites - Implications for revenue collection and cost-benefit analysis

Speaker: Stale Navrud, Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Discussant: Vania Statzu, CRENoS
15:25 h. to 15:50 h.Invited Lecture

The Tourism potential of a scenic route

Speaker: Sandra Notaro, UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI TRENTO - DIPARTIMENTO ECONOMIA
Discussant: Antoni Riera Font, Centre de Recerca Econòmica (UIB· Sa Nostra)
15:50 h. to 16:15 h.Invited Lecture

Are preferences for coastal water quality different for second-home residents?

Speaker: Catalina Maria Torres Figuerola, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Discussant: Stale Navrud, Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
16:15 h. to 16:40 h.Invited Lecture

A Panel Data Analysis of Domestic Water Demand in a Mediterranean Tourist Region: the Case of Sardinia

Speaker: Vania Statzu, CRENoS
Discussant: Sandra Notaro, UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI TRENTO - DIPARTIMENTO ECONOMIA





Economic impacts II
Place Room SB06
Larry Dwyer, Chairman
Activities
15:00 h. to 15:25 h.Invited Lecture

The Economic Impact of Tourism in Static and Dynamic CGE Models

Speaker: Adam Blake, University of Nottingham and TTRI, UK
Discussant: Yaron  Ergas, Ministry of Tourism
15:25 h. to 15:50 h.Invited Lecture

Effects of Cultural Tourism upon the economy of small and medium-sized European cities

Speaker: Barbara del Corpo, FONDAZIONE ENI ENRICO MATTEI
Discussant: Elisabeth Valle, Universidad de las Islas Baleares
15:50 h. to 16:15 h.Invited Lecture

Public Investment in Tourism Infrastructure and Regional Economic Growth: The Case of a Proposed New Airport near Eilat, Israel

Speaker: Yaron  Ergas, Ministry of Tourism
Discussant: Adam Blake, University of Nottingham and TTRI, UK
16:15 h. to 16:40 h.Invited Lecture

Economic Impacts of Tourism in Kenya

Speaker: Elisabeth Valle, Universidad de las Islas Baleares
Discussant: Barbara del Corpo, FONDAZIONE ENI ENRICO MATTEI





Tourism demand: times series II
Place Aula de Graus
Michael McAleer, Chairman
Activities
15:00 h. to 15:25 h.Invited Lecture

American Invasion of Europe: Overseas Travel by Americans, 1820-2000

Speaker: Thomas  Weiss, University of Kansas
Discussant: Aree Wiboonpongse, Chiang Mai University, 50200
15:25 h. to 16:15 h.Invited Lecture

Time series modelling of tourism demand from the USA, Japan and Malaysia to Thailand

Speaker: Aree Wiboonpongse, Chiang Mai University, 50200
Discussant: Fabio Quintiliani, Bank of Italy - Bologna Branch, Economist
15:50 h. to 16:15 h.Invited Lecture

An econometric analysis of tourism inflow in Curaçao: can Tourism Price Indices help us out?

Speaker: Ernest Berkhout, SEO Economic Research, researcher
Discussant: Thomas  Weiss, University of Kansas
16:15 h. to 16:40 h.Invited Lecture

International Tourism in the Coastal Regions of five Mediterranean Countries

Speaker: Fabio Quintiliani, Bank of Italy - Bologna Branch, Economist
Discussant: Ernest Berkhout, SEO Economic Research, researcher





Tourism policy and taxation
Place Room SB03
Stephen Wanhill, Chairman
Activities
17:00 h. to 17:25 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism Development and Policymaking in Greece: The Case of Evia

Speaker: Chrysostomos Kostis, National School of Public Administration
Speaker: Kyriaki Boulasidou, National School of Public Administration
Speaker: Andreas Papatheodorou, University of the Aegean, Greece
Discussant: Margarita Payeras, UIB
17:25 h. to 17:50 h.Invited Lecture

A Model of Tourism Development from the Tourism Policy Principles Point of View

Discussant: Andreas Papatheodorou, University of the Aegean, Greece
17:50 h. to 18:15 h.Invited Lecture

European Union Taxation and Tourism

Speaker: Maria de Lurdes Varela, UALG-ESGHT
Discussant: Juan Gabriel Brida, Free University of Bolzano
18:15 h. to 18:40 h.Invited Lecture

The Dynamic Effects of Subsidizing the Tourism Sector

Speaker: Juan Gabriel Brida, Free University of Bolzano
Discussant: Tim Tyrrell, Arizona State University
18:40 h. to 19:05 h.Invited Lecture

An Econometric Analysis of the Effects of Tourism Growth on Municipal Revenues and Expenditures

Speaker: Tim Tyrrell, Arizona State University
Discussant: Maria de Lurdes Varela, UALG-ESGHT





Tourism demand: micro-modelling I
Place Aula de Graus
Natividad Juaneda, Chairman
Activities
17:00 h. to 17:25 h.Invited Lecture

Expenditure based segmentation of tourists to the Kruger National Park

Speaker: Melville Saayman, North-West University, Professor and Head of Institute for Tourism and Leisure Studies
17:25 h. to 17:50 h.Invited Lecture

Households Budget Constraints and their Participation in Tourism Consumption. An Analysis with Spanish Data from the European Community Household Panel Survey.

Speaker: LlorenÇ Pou, UIB
Discussant: Alexandros Apostolakis, University of Portsmouth, Lecturer
17:50 h. to 18:15 h.Invited Lecture

Examining Expenditure Patterns of British Tourists to Greece

Speaker: Alexandros Apostolakis, University of Portsmouth, Lecturer
Discussant: Melville Saayman, North-West University, Professor and Head of Institute for Tourism and Leisure Studies
18:15 h. to 18:40 h.Invited Lecture

Socio-demographic and behavioural determinants of visitor spending at the Kruger National Park in South Africa

Speaker: Andrea Saayman, North-West University, Associate Professor: School of Economics
Speaker: Melville Saayman, North-West University, Professor and Head of Institute for Tourism and Leisure Studies
Discussant: Nicolas Ragodoo, University of Technology, Mauritius, Lecturer
18:40 h. to 19:05 h.Invited Lecture

The determinants of tourism demand in South-Africa using a dynamic panel data approach

Speaker: Nicolas Ragodoo, University of Technology, Mauritius, Lecturer
Discussant: Andrea Saayman, North-West University, Associate Professor: School of Economics
Discussant: Melville Saayman, North-West University, Professor and Head of Institute for Tourism and Leisure Studies





Hotel Industry
Place Room SB06
Guido Candela, Chairman
Activities
17:00 h. to 17:25 h.Invited Lecture

The Romanian hotel companies – the relationship with the Romanian capital market

Speaker: Pop Cornelia, Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Business
Discussant: Neven Ivandic, INSTITUTE FOR TOURISM, RESEARCHER
17:25 h. to 17:50 h.Invited Lecture

The hotel industry's import-dependence: the case of Croatia

Speaker: Neven Ivandic, INSTITUTE FOR TOURISM, RESEARCHER
Discussant: Pop Cornelia, Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Business
17:50 h. to 18:15 h.Invited Lecture

The growth strategies in the development of hotel chains

Speaker: Ramon Palou Amengual, UIB
Discussant: Maria Jesus Such Devesa, UNIVERSITY OF ALCALA
18:15 h. to 18:40 h.Invited Lecture

From the Old to the New European Hotel Industry. An Industrial Organization Economics Forecast Perspective
18:40 h. to 19:05 h.Invited Lecture

The financial structure of Spanish hotel industry

Speaker: Maria Jesus Such Devesa, UNIVERSITY OF ALCALA



26  october 2007


Residents attitudes
Place Room SB03
Pauline Sheldon, Chairman
Activities
09:30 h. to 09:55 h.Invited Lecture

The Residents' Perceptions of Tourism Development in the Coastal Region, Slovenia

Speaker: Saša Planinc, University of Primorska, Turistica - College of Tourism Portorož - Portorose, Portorož - Portorose
Discussant: Anna Kyriakaki, University of the Aegean
09:55 h. to 10:20 h.Invited Lecture

Local Perceptions of Tourism Development in a Mature Destination

Speaker: Anna Kyriakaki, University of the Aegean
10:20 h. to 10:45 h.Invited Lecture

Determinant Attitudes to Tourism in a Mass Tourist Destination: A Dynamic Analysis

Speaker: Jaume Rosselló, University of the Balearic Islands, CRE, Spain
Discussant: Saša Planinc, University of Primorska, Turistica - College of Tourism Portorož - Portorose, Portorož - Portorose





Income distribution and poverty
Place Room SB06
Carlos Gómez, Chairman
Activities
09:30 h. to 09:55 h.Invited Lecture

The poor and tourism industry: a case study of Langkawi Island, Malaysia

Speaker: Roslan Abdul-Hakim, Universiti Utara MalaysIA, Lecturer (Associate Professor)
Discussant: Edgar JS Carrera, University of Siena, Italy, 53100
09:55 h. to 10:20 h.Invited Lecture

Sustainable Tourism and Development: necessary conditions to avoid poverty traps

Speaker: Edgar JS Carrera, University of Siena, Italy, 53100
Discussant: Paolo Figini, University of Bologna
10:20 h. to 10:45 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism specialisation, growth and social sustainability: an empirical assessment

Speaker: Paolo Figini, University of Bologna
Discussant: Roslan Abdul-Hakim, Universiti Utara MalaysIA, Lecturer (Associate Professor)





Theoretical models of tourism demand
Place Aula de Graus
Mondher Sahli, Chairman
Activities
09:30 h. to 09:55 h.Invited Lecture

Allocation of tourism resources: houses vs hotels

Speaker: Federico Boffa, University of Bolzano
09:55 h. to 10:20 h.Invited Lecture

The Demand for Holidays as Events in Quantised Processes

Discussant: Federico Boffa, University of Bolzano
10:20 h. to 10:45 h.Invited Lecture

International tourism demand in multi-option destinations: a characteristics approach

Speaker: Rico Maggi, Università della Svizzera italiana
Discussant: Edgar JS Carrera, University of Siena, Italy, 53100
10:45 h. to 11:10 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism demand: the importance of the infraestructure

Speaker: Edgar JS Carrera, University of Siena, Italy, 53100
Discussant: Rico Maggi, Università della Svizzera italiana





Innovation
Place Room SB03
Stephen Wanhill, Chairman
Activities
11:30 h. to 11:55 h.Invited Lecture

The scope for innovation research in tourism

Speaker: Birgit Pikkemaat, University of Innsbruck, Department of Strategic MAnagement, Marketing and Tourism
Discussant: Francina Orfila-Sintes, Universitat de les Illes Balears
11:55 h. to 12:20 h.Invited Lecture

Managerial skills and training in hotel innovation

Speaker: Francina Orfila-Sintes, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Discussant: Birgit Pikkemaat, University of Innsbruck, Department of Strategic MAnagement, Marketing and Tourism
12:20 h. to 12:45 h.Invited Lecture

Accelerating new product development in destination

Speaker: Raffaele Filieri, University of Roma 3
Discussant: Francina Orfila-Sintes, Universitat de les Illes Balears
12:45 h. to 13:10 h.Invited Lecture

The innovation impact on emplyment' skills: evidence from Spain lodging industry

Speaker: Francina Orfila-Sintes, Universitat de les Illes Balears
Discussant: Raffaele Filieri, University of Roma 3





Exchange rate and trade
Place Room SB06
Adam Blake, Chairman
Activities
11:30 h. to 11:55 h.Invited Lecture

On the impact of exchange rate regimes on tourism

Speaker: Maria Santana Gallego, Universidad de La Laguna
Discussant: Carlos Mario Gómez, University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain
11:55 h. to 12:20 h.Invited Lecture

Modelling export and import of travel in Latvia

Speaker: Velga Ozolina, RTU SESMI
Discussant: Maria Santana Gallego, Universidad de La Laguna
12:20 h. to 12:45 h.Invited Lecture

On the relationship between trade and tourism

Discussant: Velga Ozolina, RTU SESMI
Speaker: Maria Santana Gallego, Universidad de La Laguna





Tourism demand: micro-modelling II
Place Aula de Graus
Eugeni Aguiló, Chairman
Activities
11:30 h. to 11:55 h.Invited Lecture

A microeconmomic analysis of holiday participation
11:55 h. to 12:20 h.Invited Lecture

Estimating the potential of tourism destinations and generating regions using gravity models and the origin-destination matrix

Speaker: Glauber Eduardo Oliveira Santos, CEFET-SP
12:20 h. to 12:45 h.Invited Lecture

Heterogeneity in Tourism Choice Behavior: A Latent Class Logit Model

Speaker: Antónia Correia, University of Algarve, 8000
Discussant: Sarath Divisekera, School of Applied Economics, Victoria University, Senior Lecturer
12:45 h. to 13:10 h.Invited Lecture

Leisure and Non-Leisure Tourist Demand: A Study of Domestic Demand for Australian Tourism

Speaker: Sarath Divisekera, School of Applied Economics, Victoria University, Senior Lecturer
Discussant: Carlos Barros, Instituto superior de Economia e Gestao, Technical University of Lisbon, Auxiliar Professor





Industrial economics
Place Room SB03
Andreas Papatheodorou, Chairman
Activities
15:00 h. to 15:25 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism taxation and environmental quality: a model with vertical differentiation of the accommodation industry

Speaker: Juan Gabriel Brida, Free University of Bolzano
Discussant: Guido Candela, University of Bologna-Rimini Branch
15:25 h. to 15:50 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism Investments Under Uncertainty: an Economic Analysis of "Ecological Monsters"

Speaker: Maurizio Mussoni, University of Bologna-Rimini Branch
Discussant: Juan Gabriel Brida, Free University of Bolzano
15:50 h. to 16:15 h.Invited Lecture

European Tour Operators’ Market Power when Renting Hotel Rooms in the North of Norway

Speaker: Sigbjorn Tveteras, University of Stavanger
Discussant: Maria Sard, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
16:15 h. to 16:40 h.Invited Lecture

Price dispersion: An empirical analysis in the tour operating industry

Speaker: Maria Sard, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Discussant: Sigbjorn Tveteras, University of Stavanger





Theoretical dynamic models of growth and the environment
Place Room SB06
Antoni Riera, Chairman
Activities
15:00 h. to 15:25 h.Invited Lecture

A comparison of quality standards and taxation as tourism and environmental policy tools

Speaker: Javier Lozano, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Discussant: Giovanni Bella, University of Cagliari
15:25 h. to 15:50 h.Invited Lecture

Physical capital, environmental degradation and growth in nature based tourism

Speaker: Juan M. Hernández, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Discussant: Sauveur Giannoni, University of Corsica
15:50 h. to 16:15 h.Invited Lecture

Tourists' aversion to pollution and growth

Speaker: Sauveur Giannoni, University of Corsica
Discussant: Juan M. Hernández, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
16:15 h. to 16:40 h.Invited Lecture

Equilibrium dynamics and local indeterminacy in a model of sustainable tourism

Speaker: Giovanni Bella, University of Cagliari
Discussant: Javier Lozano, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain





Tourism demand: micro-modelling III
Place Aula de Graus
Natividad Juaneda, Chairman
Activities
15:00 h. to 15:25 h.Invited Lecture

More or Better? Quantity and Quality Issues in Tourism Consumption

Speaker: Aliza Fleischer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Discussant: Wineaster Anderson, University of the Balearic Island
15:25 h. to 15:50 h.Invited Lecture

Estimating the Potentials of the All-Inclusive Presence in the Balearic Islands, SPAIN

Discussant: Aliza Fleischer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
15:50 h. to 16:15 h.Invited Lecture

Determinants of the length of stay: A parametric survival analysis

Speaker: Ana Isabel Moniz, Universidade dos Açores
Discussant: Esther Martinez Garcia, UNIVERSITY OF GIRONA, ASS. PROFESSOR
16:15 h. to 16:40 h.Invited Lecture

Length of stay of tourists travelling with low cost airlines

Speaker: Josep María Raya Vilchez, Organismo Autonomo Escola Universitària del Maresme, Profesor Estadística
Discussant: Ana Isabel Moniz, Universidade dos Açores





Economic growth
Place Room SB03
Javier Rey-Maqueira, Chairman
Activities
17:00 h. to 17:25 h.Invited Lecture

Explaining high economic growth in small tourism countries with a dynamic general equilibrium model

Speaker: Carmen Álvarez Albelo, Universidad de La Laguna
17:25 h. to 17:50 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism Development : An Empirical Study on Singapore





Production chain
Place Room SB06
Adam Blake, Chairman
Activities
17:00 h. to 17:25 h.Invited Lecture

A Two-Level Analysis of Tourism Production Chains in Andalusia

Speaker: Isidoro Romero Luna, University of Seville. Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences
Discussant: Mondher Sahli, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
17:25 h. to 17:50 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism and globalization: the international division of tourism production

Speaker: Mondher Sahli, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Discussant: Vincent  Rich, Westminster Business School, Director of Undergraduate Studies
17:50 h. to 18:15 h.Invited Lecture

Cultural Capital, Tourism and Development: insights from the Makonde Woodcarvers of Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique

Speaker: Vincent  Rich, Westminster Business School, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Discussant: Isidoro Romero Luna, University of Seville. Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences





Transport
Place Room AB11
Eugeni Aguiló, Chairman
Activities
17:00 h. to 17:25 h.Invited Lecture

The daytrip behaviour of German tourists on Majorca

Speaker: Helmut Wachowiak, International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef - Bonn
Discussant: Claudio Piga, Loughborough UNiversity, Reader
17:25 h. to 17:50 h.Invited Lecture

On-line Price Discrimination with and without Arbitrage conditions

Speaker: Claudio Piga, Loughborough UNiversity, Reader
Discussant: Pavlos Arvanitis, University of the Aegean
17:50 h. to 18:15 h.Invited Lecture

Changes in air transport supply as a result of destination development. The Case of Greece

Speaker: Pavlos Arvanitis, University of the Aegean
Discussant: Helmut Wachowiak, International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef - Bonn





Tourism demand: times series III
Place Aula de Graus
Haiyan Song, Chairman
Activities
17:00 h. to 17:25 h.Invited Lecture

Immigration and Tourism in Australia

Speaker:  Neelu Seetaram, Monash University, Ph.d Student
Discussant: Teresa Garín, UNED
17:25 h. to 17:50 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism in Galicia. Modelization of domestic and foreign demand

Speaker: Teresa Garín, UNED
Discussant: Isabel  Cortes Jimenez, Christel DeHaan Tourism & Travel Research Institute, Nottingham University Business School
17:50 h. to 18:15 h.Invited Lecture

Estimation of Outbound Italian Tourism Demand: A Monthly AIDS Model

Speaker: Isabel  Cortes Jimenez, Christel DeHaan Tourism & Travel Research Institute, Nottingham University Business School
Discussant:  Neelu Seetaram, Monash University, Ph.d Student



27  october 2007


Comptetitiveness
Place Aula de Graus
Michael McAleer, Chairman
Activities
09:30 h. to 09:55 h.Invited Lecture

Is environmental regulation harmful for competitiveness? The applicability of the Poter hypothesis to tourism

Speaker: Javier  Rey-Maquieira, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Discussant: Geoffrey Crouch, La Trobe University
Speaker: Maria Razumova, UIB
09:55 h. to 10:20 h.Invited Lecture

Destination Competitiveness and Attribute Determinance

Speaker: Geoffrey Crouch, La Trobe University
Discussant: Alexandru Chis, Babes-Bolyai University, Senior lecturer PhD.
10:20 h. to 10:45 h.Invited Lecture

Improving competitiveness- Porter’s Model in Romanian religious tourism

Speaker: Alexandru Chis, Babes-Bolyai University, Senior lecturer PhD.





New information technologies
Place Room SB06
Guido Candela, Chairman
Activities
09:30 h. to 09:55 h.Invited Lecture

Internet and the analysis of customer satisfaction in the making of marketing strategies for Naturalist sites. Analysis of an empirical case.

Speaker: Valerio Temperini, Università Politecnica delle Marche - DMOI
Discussant: Miriam Mezger, University of Magdeburg, Researcher
09:55 h. to 10:20 h.Invited Lecture

Randomized Display Positions in Internet Hotel Directories

Speaker: Miriam Mezger, University of Magdeburg, Researcher
Discussant: Patrizia Riganti, University of Nottingham, Lecturer
10:20 h. to 10:45 h.Invited Lecture

Enhancing Competitiveness in the Cultural Tourism sector: the role of e-services in shaping tourist demand

Speaker: Patrizia Riganti, University of Nottingham, Lecturer
Discussant: Jessica Testasecca, Università Politecnica delle Marche - DMOI





Economic impacts III
Place Room SB05
Eugeni Aguiló, Chairman
Activities
09:30 h. to 09:55 h.Invited Lecture

A methodology to evaluate the economic impact of tourism in a region: the case of Asturias

Speaker: Eduardo Del Valle, Universidad de Oviedo- Sistema de Información Turística de Asturias
Discussant: Yolanda Rueda Calderon, The University of Nottingham, PhD Student
09:55 h. to 10:20 h.Invited Lecture

Developing an Integrated Suite of Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts: A Case Study from Australia

Speaker: Larry Dwyer, University of New South Wales, Australia
Discussant: Eduardo Del Valle, Universidad de Oviedo- Sistema de Información Turística de Asturias
10:20 h. to 10:45 h.Invited Lecture

Measurement of Environmental and Economic Tourism Sustainability

Speaker: Yolanda Rueda Calderon, The University of Nottingham, PhD Student
Discussant: Larry Dwyer, University of New South Wales, Australia





Tourist motivations
Place Room SB03
Fabio Cerina, Chairman
Activities
09:30 h. to 09:55 h.Invited Lecture

Film Induced Tourism, Development and Policymaking: the case of Crete

Discussant: Jaume Garau Taberner, University of the Balearic Island, Lecturer
09:55 h. to 10:20 h.Invited Lecture

The factor structure of tourist satisfaction

Speaker: Jaume Garau Taberner, University of the Balearic Island, Lecturer
Discussant: Andreas Papatheodorou, University of the Aegean, Greece





Labor Market and Human Capital
Place Room SB03
Larry Dwyer, Chairman
Activities
11:05 h. to 11:30 h.Invited Lecture

Labor conditions in the Spanish hotels and restaurants industry

Speaker: Melchor Fernández, University of Santiago de Compostela
Discussant: Michael Riley, University of Surrey, Professor
11:30 h. to 11:55 h.Invited Lecture

Measuring Labour Productivity in Rural Tourism Activity in Japan

Speaker: Yasuo Ohe, Chiba University, professor
Discussant: Adelaida Lillo Bañuls, UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE, PROFESOR COLABORADOR
11:55 h. to 12:20 h.Invited Lecture

The valuation of human capital and the configuration of HRM in the tourism and hospitality industry.

Speaker: Michael Riley, University of Surrey, Professor
Discussant: Melchor Fernández, University of Santiago de Compostela
12:20 h. to 12:45 h.Invited Lecture

Human capital as strategic factor for competitiveness in the tourism sector: a framework of analysis and policies

Speaker: Adelaida Lillo Bañuls, UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE, PROFESOR COLABORADOR
Discussant: Yasuo Ohe, Chiba University, professor





Sustainability and carrying capacity
Place Room SB06
Carlos Mario, Chairman
Activities
11:05 h. to 11:30 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism collaborations and partnerships for sustainability: an insight on their economic foundations

Speaker: Esther Blanco, UIB, Edifici Jovellano, Carretera de Valldemossa km. 7.5
Discussant: Juan Ignacio Pulido Fernández, Universidad de Jaén
11:30 h. to 11:55 h.Invited Lecture

Tourism for Rural Development ? The Political Economy of Community-Private sector Tourism Partnerships. Cases in Namibia and South Africa

Speaker: Renaud  Lapeyre, University of Versailles st Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
Discussant: Romano Gino Segrado Pavon, Universidad de Quintana Roo
11:55 h. to 12:20 h.Invited Lecture

On Sustainable Tourism Measurement. Proposing a Synthetic Index

Speaker: Marcelino Sanchez Rivero, Universidad de Extremadura
Speaker: Juan Ignacio Pulido Fernández, Universidad de Jaén
Discussant: Esther Blanco, UIB, Edifici Jovellano, Carretera de Valldemossa km. 7.5
12:20 h. to 12:45 h.Invited Lecture

Measuring the Carrying Capacity in a Mexican Tourism Destination

Speaker: Romano Gino Segrado Pavon, Universidad de Quintana Roo
Discussant: Renaud  Lapeyre, University of Versailles st Quentin-en-Yvelines, France





Tourism demand: times series IV
Place Room SB05
Haiyan Song, Chairman
Activities
11:05 h. to 11:30 h.Invited Lecture

Modelling the Volatility in Monthly International Tourist Arrivals from Malaysia and Japan to Thailand

Speaker: Songsak Sriboonchitta, School of Economics, Chiang Mai University, 50200
Discussant: Adam Blake, University of Nottingham and TTRI, UK
11:30 h. to 11:55 h.Invited Lecture

UK Inbound Tourism Demand: An investigation by purpose of visit and origin

Speaker: Adam Blake, University of Nottingham and TTRI, UK
11:55 h. to 12:20 h.Invited Lecture

Estimating the Impact of Avian Flu on International Tourism Demand Using Panel Data

Discussant: Songsak Sriboonchitta, School of Economics, Chiang Mai University, 50200





Tourism demand: micro and macro-modelling
Place Aula de Graus
Andreas Papatheodorou, Chairman
Activities
11:05 h. to 11:30 h.Invited Lecture

The tourist area lifecycle and the unitary roots test. A new economic perspective for a classic paradigm in tourism.

Speaker: Alcover Casasnovas Antonio Luis, UIB
Discussant: Michael McAleer, University of Western Australia, Australia
11:30 h. to 11:55 h.Invited Lecture

Modelling Air Passenger Arrivals to the Balearic Islands, Spain

Speaker: Ana Bartolomé , University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Discussant: Sarath Divisekera, School of Applied Economics, Victoria University, Senior Lecturer
11:55 h. to 12:20 h.Invited Lecture

A study of Consumption Behaviour of International Tourists in Australia: an Economic Analysis

Speaker: Sarath Divisekera, School of Applied Economics, Victoria University, Senior Lecturer
Discussant: Alcover Casasnovas Antonio Luis, UIB




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