13th Global Forum on Tourism Statistics

Date:
17–18 November 2014
Venue:
Nara Prefectural New Public Hall
101 Kasugano-cho, Nara-city, Nara-pref. 630-8212, Japan.

The 13th Forum will focus on the following themes:

  1. Measurement and economic analysis of regional tourism
  2. Analysis of demand side behaviour and consumption
  3. Using big data for tourism statistics
  4. Utilising tourism statistics for business and policy analysis

Draft Agenda Please note that there may still be changes made to this program.

DAY1 (Monday) 17 November 2014

8:30 - 9:30

Registration

9:30 - 10:10

Opening Session


  • Yumi Yamaguchi : Vice-Commissioner, Japan Tourism Agency
    Yoshinao Fukui : Director General of the Tourism Bureau, Nara Prefecture
    Stefan Kapferer : Deputy Secretary-General, OECD
    Christophe Demunter : Eurostat Head of the tourism statistics team, European Commission

10:10 - 10:30

Keynote speech : Tourism Statistics: a Policy Perspective

Armando Peres : Chairman, OECD Tourism Committee
10:30 - 13:00

Session 1 : Measurement and economic analysis of regional tourism

Chairperson - Douglas Frechtling : George Washington University

Measuring tourism at subnational level: a review of selected OECD country initiatives, including a focus on the Australian Regional Tourism Profile

  • Alain Dupeyras : OECD
  • Tim Quinn :Tourism Research Australia

DREAM®trip: making data bigger

  • Hervey Gibson : Glasgow Caledonian University
  • John Lennon : Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Giancarlo Fedeli : Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Marina Martinolli : Glasgow Caledonian University

~Coffee Break and Poster Session~

Modeling economic monitoring systems of tourism impacts at sub-national level

  • Patrizia Modica : Department of Business Economics, University of Cagliari
  • Alessandro Capocchi : Diseade, State University of Milan Bicocca
  • Ilaria Foroni : Department of Statistics, State University of Milan Bicocca
  • Mariangela Zenga : Department of Statistics, State University of Milan Bicocca
    Elisa Scanu : Department of Business Economics, University of Cagliari
    Sabrina Aledda : Department of Business Economics, University of Cagliari

Visualization and Quantification of Regional Tourism by The Spatial Characteristics Analysis of Tourist Facilities -Utilizing Tourism Regional Economic Research And Phone Data

  • Takehisa Tonomura : Graduate School of Engineering and Design, Hosei University
  • Kiyoe Miyashita : Graduate School of Engineering and Design, Hosei University
13:00 - 14:00

~Lunch Break~

14:00 - 14:30

Special Session: Tourism Statistics: the European and the Asian cases

The Asian situation on tourism expenditure statistics

Terry Kustiawan : The ASEAN Secretariat
Fumikado Yamamoto : Japan Tourism Agency

The European Union's system of tourism statistics

Christophe Demunter : Eurostat Head of the tourism statistics team, European Commission

14:30 - 17:30

Session 2 : Analysis of demand-side behaviour and consumption

Chairperson - Hiroyuki Kamiyama : Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.

The German and the Austrian travel habits. An analysis over time based on the German Reiseanalyse and the Austrian official travel behaviour surveys

  • Peter Laimer : Statistics Austria
  • Ulf Sonntag : Institute for Tourism Research in Northern Europe

Regional variations in tourist consumption patterns: a model of demand for domestic tourism in Australia

Sarath Divisekera :College of Business Economics and Statistics, Victoria University
Van Nguyen : College of Business Economics and Statistics, Victoria University

~Coffee Break and Poster Session~

Analysis of Demand-Side Behaviour and Consumption

Dilip Kumar Bhadra : Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), Ministry of Planning

Analysis of Demand and Consumption of International Visitors to Indonesia (from selected countries)

Mila Hertinmalyana : Badan Pusat Statistik-Statistics Indonesia

An analysis of inbound tourist behavior after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Lingling Wu : Institution for Transport Policy Studies

17:30 - 17:40

Explanation of the Nara Tourism Statistics Week consumption survey

Kazuyuki Tsuchiya : Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
18:00-18:15

Transfer by bus to Hotel Nikko Nara

18:30 - 20:30

Welcome Dinner hosted by Japan Tourism Agency

DAY2 (Tuesday) 18 November 2014

8:30 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - 11:30

Session 3 : Using big data for tourism statistics

Chairperson - Christophe Demunter : Eurostat Head of the tourism statistics team, European Commission

Feasibility study on the use of mobile positioning data for tourism statistics

  • Margus Tiru : Positium LBS
  • Rein Ahas : University of Tartu
  • Ulf Sonntag : Institute for Tourism Research in Northern Europe
  • Maiki Ilves : Statistics Estonia

Analysis of trends in tourist behavior and a case study of tourism flows using mobile positioning data in Okinawa

  • Mihoko Aizawa : JTB-Foundation
  • Ryogo Henzan : Okinawa Prefectural Government
    Toru Odawara, DOCOMO InsightMarketing, INC.

~Coffee Break and Poster Session~

Using electronic card transaction data to measure and monitor regional tourism in New Zealand.

  • Rebecca Burson : Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
  • Peter Ellis : Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Data Mining in Tourism Data Analysis: Inbound Visitors to Japan

  • Valeriya Shapoval : Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
  • Morgan C. Wang : College of Graduate Studies, University of Central Florida
  • Tadayuki Hara : Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
  • Hideo Shioya : JTB-Foundation
11:30 - 12:50

~Lunch Break~

12:50 - 16:50

Session 4 : Utilising tourism statistics for business and policy analysis

Chairperson – Tadayuki Hara : University of Central Florida

An estimation of International tourism attraction indexes of East and Southeast Asia and Oceania countries and regions and their application to temporal and spatial comparative analyses

  • Hideki Furuya : Department of Tourism ,Toyo University
  • Kazuo Nishii : Faculty of Policy Studies, University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences
  • Naohisa Okamoto : Institute of Policy & Planning Sciences, University of Tsukuba
  • Motoko Nose : Department of Human Science, Shizuoka Eiwa Gakuin University,

Developing, integrating and using regional tourism statistics for business and policy action

  • Inmaculada Gallego Galán : Andalusia Tourism Government
  • Ana Moniche Bermejo : Andalusia Tourism Government
  • Germán Ortega Palomo : Andalusia Tourism Government
  • Ester Ruiz Núñez : Andalusia Tourism Government
  • Francisco Ruiz de la Rúa : Dpt. Applied Economics (Mathematics). University of Málaga
  • Ana Belén Tineo Esteban : Coordinadora Consorcio Qualifica
  • The application of the TSA in a regional context: the case of Upper-Austria

    • Egon Smeral : Austrian Institute of Economic Research

~Coffee Break and Poster Session~

Nautical Tourism within TSA Framework: the Case of Croatia

  • Zrinka Marusic : Institute for Tourism
  • Neven Ivandic : Institute for Tourism
  • Sinisa Horak : Institute for Tourism

  • If You Can't Measure It - You Can't Manage It.

    • Aneme Malan : Stellenbosch University
    • Shaun Vorster : Stellenbosch University
    • Geoffrey Lipman : Creative Disruption Architect Greenearth.travel

~Coffee Break ~

An analysis of CO2 emission in tourism industries of multi-country region using I-O table -A case in Japan and Korea -

  • Tetsuo Shimizu : Department of Tourism Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Seunghwan In : Department of Tourism Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
16:50 - 17:05

Summary of The Forum

Rapporteur -Karl Wöber : President, MODUL University Vienna
17:05 - 17:40

Closing session


  • Yumi Yamaguchi : Vice-Commissioner, Japan Tourism Agency
    Shogo Arai : Governor, Nara Prefecture
    Alain Dupeyras : Head of Tourism, OECD
    Christophe Demunter : Eurostat Head of the tourism statistics team, European Commission

18:00 - 20:00

Optional Dinner hosted by Nara Prefecture

Poster Session (Day1, Day2)

The Characteristics of Japanese Lodging Industry: Microdata Analysis from Accommodation Survey

Tatsuo OI : Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University

The Progress and Harmony for humanity through cultural tourism

  • Shigeki Imura : O.H.M.S.S. (Ohuda,Higashi-kishu,Matsusaka-area,Sightseeing Support)

Review of ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2015 (AEC), ASEAN Transport Policies 2015 and Cross Border Drive Tourism

  • Safizahanin Mokhtar : Division of Nature and Culture-based Tourism, Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Tetsuo Shimizu : Department of Tourism Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University

Economic Impact of Inbound Tourism on Regional Destinations of Japan,

  • Takeshi Kurihara : Institute for Transport Policy Studies