Seasonality is one of the main phenomena affecting tourism. It depends on the characteristics of bothtourism demand and tourism destinations in terms of location and services supplied. This paper focuseson a particular aspect of tourism supply: the cultural attractiveness of tourism destinations, and aims toevaluate the role of cultural tourism in tourism seasonality. We analyze the seasonality of tourist presence in different destinations in Sicily, selected according to their different degree of cultural attractiveness. The methodology adopted to measure seasonality is based on a regression analysis approach, using the Census-X12-Arima procedure. Results are discussed and some policy implications are derived.
|Titolo:||Tourism seasonality in cultural destinations: Empirical evidence from Sicily|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2011|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|