This note presents three important facts on the COVID-19 pandemic and 22 developing countries, namely those in the Pacific. First, social protection systems are less common in the Pacific than in the rest of the world, meaning the region is not particularly well equipped to deal with the sharp decline in economic activity associated with the diseas...
Environmental science and pollution research international
BRICS are among the rising nations which drive economic growth by excessive utilization of resources and resulting in environment degradation. Although there is bulk of research on environmental Kuznets curve (EKC), very limited studies explored the scope in context of tourism in BRICS countries. So this research is conducted to explore the associa...
We paired high-resolution travel-time metrics with a SARS-CoV-2 testing location database in the United States. Median travel time to testing sites is longer in counties with lower population density, and a higher percent of minority and uninsured individuals. Differential geographic accessibility to testing can recapitulate healthcare disparities ...
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Annals of Tourism Research
• The influence of domestic tourism on the vulnerability of the economy • Domestic tourism spending as a percentage of GDP has a significant negative impact on economic vulnerability. • This impact is consistent in two subsamples, two sub-periods, and two sub-indices of vulnerability. • There is an inverted-U shape effect of domestic tourism on vul...
Technology in Society
• The study proposes a theoretical model of the determinants predicting actual social media (SM) usage for travel planning. • The model combines theoretical frameworks adapted from the disciplines of marketing, psychology and information systems. • The validation of the model provides a theory-driven framework of factors influencing actual SM usage...
• A gap in the pairing of ‘tourism and shopping’ concerning International Residential Tourists (IRT). • Studies on tourist shopping motivations are descriptive, not discussing background variables. • A SEM of the influence of socio-demographics and acculturation on IRT shopping motivations is tested. • Nationality has a decisive role when defining ...
Early human development
The world continues in the grip of COVID-19 with devastated tourism industries and global economies. In a previous paper, it was noted that a country's failure to dampen a first wave of infection or the recurrence of a second wave would serve as disincentives for greatly needed tourists in summer 2020 and would further significantly reduce tourism ...
Tourism Management Perspectives
• Organisational resilience has a relevant role in the survival and competitiveness of hotels. • Predictors of hotel resilience are related to strategy and change. • Hotel resilience influences organisational performance.
International Journal of Hospitality Management
COVID-19 outbreak has presented unprecedented circumstances before the fragile tourism and hospitality industry. The highly infectious novel coronavirus continues to thwart the sector and raises serious questions about the present and future survival of the sector. The research addresses two important concerns, first, pertains to the major challeng...