Tourism Logistics Management Through Financial and Regulatory Measures: Evidence from a Panel of Countries

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Abstract

The objective of the study is to analyze the different factors that influence international tourism demand in a panel of 21 tourists –oriented countries, over a period of 2006–2016. The results confirm that logistics performance index has a positive impact on international tourism demand, while financial and regulatory measures have a differential impact on international tourism. The business disclosure index increases tourism demand while the cost of business start-up procedures increases travel items receipts. The results emphasize the need for an integrated economic and financial model that helps to integrate international tourism infrastructure and logistics activities to support broad-based growth. © 2019, © 2019 Asia Pacific Tourism Association.

Keyword
FDI inflows, financial factors, GDP per capita, International tourism, logistics performance index, panel fixed effect
Research Type
Single Year
Research Status
Completed Research
Funding Institution
Binus University
Source of Fund
Penelitian Internasional Binus