Analysing International City Tourism

  • Josef A. Mazanec
  • Karl W. Wöber

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VI
  2. Introduction

    1. Josef A. Mazanec, Karl W. Wöber
      Pages 1-2
  3. City Tourism Management and Trends

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 3-3
    2. Karl W. Wöber, Daniel R. Fesenmaier
      Pages 5-24
    3. Johanna Ostertag, Karl W. Wöber
      Pages 25-41
    4. Ulrike Bauernfeind, Irem Arsal, Florian Aubke, Karl W. Wöber
      Pages 43-58
    5. Valeria Croce, Karl Wöber
      Pages 59-77
  4. Monitoring Demand and Competition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Josef A. Mazanec, Andreas H. Zins
      Pages 81-107
    3. Clemens Költringer, Karl Wöber
      Pages 109-126
    4. Sara Dolnicar, Twan Huybers
      Pages 127-146
    5. Christian Buchta, Josef A. Mazanec
      Pages 147-169
    6. Valeria Minghetti, Federica Montaguti
      Pages 171-190
  5. Tourists’ Assessment of Typical City Offerings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Claudia Krösbacher, Josef A. Mazanec
      Pages 227-241
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 243-249

About this book


This book is a successor to ‘International City compiling visitor numbers and make recom- Tourism: Analysis and Strategy’ published by mendations for building a harmonised system Pinter, London, in 1997. It has not been drafted of city tourism statistics. The team of authors consisting of Ulrike Bauernfeind, Irem Arsal, as a second edition, though the team of authors build on some of the ideas brought forward in Florian Aubke, and Karl Wöber assess the s- the preceding publication. All except two chap- ni?cance of city tourism in Europe. Building ters updated from earlier versions are new con- on the most comprehensive database of Eu- pean city tourism statistics they calculate and tributions. As indicated in the title the authors emphasise the role of analysis throughout the present market volume and market share inf- text. They make any effort to provide convinc- mation and perform forecasts for the devel- ing evidence of the information gain achieved ment of city tourism in Europe. In Chapter 4 Valeria Croce and Karl Wöber demonstrate with resourceful processing of empirical data. Each report or case study encourages the read- that cities are not necessarily year-round d- ers to ?gure out how to tailor the individual tinations, resistant to seasonality effects. They working steps to their speci?c needs and ap- are examining the forces shaping demand s- sonal ?uctuations in city tourism and present ply them in their own environment of study or management.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Josef A. Mazanec
    • 1
  • Karl W. Wöber
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Tourism and Leisure StudiesVienna University of Economics and BusinessViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of Tourism and Hospitality ManagementMODUL University ViennaViennaAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Vienna 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-09415-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-211-09416-7
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