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

17 November 2014  DAY1 (Monday)

Registration

Opening Session

Session 1 : Measurement and economic analysis of regional tourism

Chairperson - Douglas Frechtling : George Washington University

The application of the TSA in a regional context: the case of Upper-Austria

Egon Smeral:
Austrian Institute of Economic Research

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

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~

Measuring tourism at subnational level: a review of selected OECD country initiatives

Alain Dupeyras:
Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development, OECD

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

~LUNCH BREAK~

Keynote speech

Tourism Statistics: a Policy Perspective

Armando Peres:
Chairman, OECD Tourism Committee

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

Analysis of Demand-Side Behaviour and Consumption

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

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

Sarath Divisekera:
Applied Economics & Statistics Discipline Group College of Business Victoria University

~Coffee Break and Poster Session~

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

Lingling Wu:
Institution for Transport Policy Studies

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

Mila Hertinmalyana:
Badan Pusat Statistik-Statistics Indonesia

Dinner

18 November 2014  DAY2 (Tuesday)

Registration

Session 3 : Using big data for tourism statistics

Chairperson - Christophe Demunter : Eurostat

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

Rebecca Burson:
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Vij Kooyela:
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

~Coffee Break and Poster Session~

Study on the Domestic Tourism Statistics System of China in the Context of Big Data

Li ying:
School of Economy and Management, Northwest University
Li jie:
School of Public Management, Xi'an Jiaotong University

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

Mihoko Aizawa:
Japan Travel Bureau Foundation
Ryogo Henzan:
Okinawa Prefectural Government
Toru Odawara:
DOCOMO InsightMarketing, INC.

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
Ossi Nurmi:
Statistics Finland
Jimmy Armoogum:
French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks

~LUNCH BREAK~

Session 4: Utilising tourism statistics for business and policy analysis

Chairperson - Tadayuki Hara : University of Central Florida

Nautical Tourism within TSA Framework: the Case of Croatia

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

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

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

~Coffee Break and Poster Session~

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

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

Summary of The Forum

Rapporteur -Karl Wöber:
MODUL University Vienna
Rapporteur -TBD:

Closing session

Dinner