Major sport event economic modelling at destination

Hamilton, John R., Tee, Singwhat, and Prideaux, Murray C. (2016) Major sport event economic modelling at destination. In: 45th Annual Meeting of Western Decision Sciences Institute. From: WDSI 2016: 45th Annual Meeting of Western Decision Sciences Institute, 5-9 April 2016, Las Vegas, NV, USA.

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Abstract

Inbound event tourists (IETs) and locals are draw to major events. Their economic impact generates significant effects on regional destinations. This study follows the major sport of auto racing across 2012 and 2013. Motivated IETs travel over 100km to attend the major event, and some attend preferred destination tourism activities. IETs and locals each self-segregate themselves into one of seven behavioural attendance motive groups - each with different spending patterns. Economic impact equations are generated. Economic impacts of individual IETs and local behavioural groups at destination and at the major event show how destination managers (and researchers) can support a major event and focus their regional tourism activities.

Item ID: 37805
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
Keywords: destination tourism, economic impact, major event, behaviour, motivation, consumption, gratify, satisfy, revisit
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Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2016 23:18
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1599 Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 159999 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9099 Other Commercial Services and Tourism > 909999 Commercial Services and Tourism not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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