6th QATEM Workshop, 2018, French Polynesia

              Deadline for submission : 15 December 2017


                               Call for papers  for QATEM 2018 is now available :


5th QATEM Workshop, 26 August 2016, Potchefstroom (South Africa)

This 5th edition is co-organized by North-West University (South Africa) and University of Perpignan, CRESEM-EA 7397 (France)

  • Cultural Proximity and Bilateral Tourism Flow. Sylvain Petit (University of Valenciennes) and Neelu Seetaram (Bournemouth University, UK).
  • Optimal market mix of French destinations. Laurent Botti and Hanitra Rakotondramaro (University of Perpignan, France).
  • Measuring the efficiency of Tunisian tourism industry: a non-parametric approach. Rabiaa Hsouna, Hatem Salah (Carthage IHEC, Tunisia) and Mondher Sahli (University of Wellington, NZ).
  • Evaluating Determinants of Farmer’s Identity toward Educational Tourism. Yasuo Ohe (Chiba University, Japan).
  • How Competitive are South African Tourism prices?. Lindie Du Plessis and Melville Saayman (North-West University, South Africa).
  • Marketing Branding by Using the Data Envelopment Analysis: Supply Chain Management performance in Tourism Destination in the United Kingdom (Kongmanwattana Papangkorn, Thailand).
  • Assessing divers’ willingness to pay for user fees in the Portofino Marine Protected Area (North-West University, South Africa).

4th QATEM Workshop, 9 May 2014, Narita (Japan)

This 4th edition is co-organized by University of Chiba (Japan) and University of Perpignan, CAEPEM-EA 4606 (France)

  • Understanding tipping behaviour: an economic perspective. Melville Saayman and Andrea Saayman (North-West University, South Africa)
  • Impact of political instability on Thai meeting industry. Bongkosh Rittichainuwat (Siam University, Thailand)
  • A critical look at the economic impact studies carried out in the context of tourism events. François de Grandpré (University of Québec at Trois-Rivières, Canada)
  • The economic contribution of tourism in small island states. Stephen Pratt (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)
  • Intra-tourism trade, income distribution and tourism endowment: an econometric Investigation. Joseph Hanna, Loïc Lévi and Sylvain Petit (University of Valenciennes et duHainaut Cambrésis, France)
  • Hotel classification premium and neighborhood effects in a mid-sized tourism-oriented island: a recursive ordered probit approach. Olivier Beaumais and Sauveur Giannoni (Paris West University and University of Corte, France)
  • Tourism destination competitiveness in European zone: a comparison of DEA, super-efficiency DEA and ELECTRE III. Abad Arnaud and Papangkorn Kongmanwatana (University of Perpignan, France)
  • French destination efficiency: a general Shortage Function and Dual Approach. Louisa Andriamasy Raboazafy and Hanitra Rakotondramaro (University of Perpignan, France)
  • Why do they choose spa destination? a case of Japanese spa tourists. Hiromi Kamata and Yuki Misui (Shukutoku University, Japan)
  • Inbound tourists, resident aliens and domestic climbers: a segment-based expenditure analysis of Fujisan’s 2008 summer season. Tom Jones, Uichi Hayashi, Kiyotatsu Yamamoto and Shigeo Aramaki (Meiji University, Japan)

3rd QATEM Workshop, 13th July 2012, Corte (France)

This 3th edition is co-organized by University of Corte, LISA-UMR CNRS 6240 (France) and University of Perpignan, CAEPEM-EA 4606 (France)

  • The rise, the development, and the organizational structure of tourism destinations. Paolo Figini (University of Bologna, Italy)
  • Evaluating complementarity between local brand farm products. Yasuo Ohe (University of Chiba, Japan)
  • Globalization and tourism: theoretical and empirical trade examination. Sylvain Petit (University of Valenciennes, France)
  • Barcelona city breaks: defining image perception profiles. Raquel Camprubi (University of Girona, Spain)
  • Sustainable tourism and the emergence of new environmental norms. Dominique Torre (University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France)
  • Exchange rate volatility and tourism – revisiting the nature of the relationship. Andrea Saayman and Melville Saayman (North-West university, South Africa)
  • Moroccan tourist portfolio efficiency with the mean-variance approach. Sara Sbai and Agathe Stenger (University of Perpignan, France)
  • Robinson Crusoe revisited: water resources dynamics in a mid-size island economy. Olivier Beaumais (University of Rouen, France)
  • Estimation of the environmental and spatial attractions of rural tourism: the case of La Gomera Island, Spain. Juan Hernandez-Guerra (University of La Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain)

2nd QATEM Workshop, 2 July 2010, Perpignan, France

  • Does conservation make sense to local communities? Andrea Saayman, Melville Saayman and Riaan Rossouw (South Africa)
  • Evaluating agritourism activities in Italy: Facility-based or local culture-based? Yasuo Ohe (Japan) and Adriano Ciani (Italy)
  • Structural equation modeling in tourism demand forecasting: A critical review. Guy Assaker, Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi and Peter O’Connor (France)
  • On the relationship between tourism and growth in Latin America. Stefania Lionetti (Switzerland)
  • Is the tourism led growth thesis valid? The case of the Bahamas, Barbados and Jamaica. Diaram Ramjee Singh, Allan S. Wright, Carolyn Hayl and Roland Craigwell (Jamaica)
  • Tourism image fragmentation: the case of Perpignan. Raquel Camprubi (Spain)
  • Simulation model for a joint mass/rural tourism system. Juan M. Hernandez Guerra (Spain)
  • Modelling and forecasting international tourism demand for Tunisia: A time varying parameter approach. Salem Hathroubi (Tunisia)
  • Quality of the Azores destination in the perspective of toutists. Carlos Santos, Gualter Couto, Pedro Pimentel and José Cabral Vieira (Portugal)
  • Discrete time touristic volume analysis in mean-variance spaces: The French hospitality sector situation. Olga Goncalves and Hermann Ratsimbanierana (France)

1st QATEM Workshop, 27 June 2008, Perpignan, France

  • Tourism productivity: incentives and obstacles to fostering growth (Stefania Lionetti, Italy)
  • Hierarchical structure of the internationalized Spanish hotel industry (Juan Gabriel Brida, Italy, Laura Parte Esteban, Spain, Wiston Adrián Risso, Italy, María Jesús Such Devesa, Spain)
  • Spatial Distribution of Inbound Tourism in China: Determinants and Implications (Jianhong Zhang, Netherlands)
  • Using Time Series Techniques to Forecast Demand: A Hospitality Management Application (Leonard A Jackson, USA)
  • Americans travelling to Europe. A new perspective based on persistence (L. Gil-Alana, Spain)
  • A Tourism Demand Model Including the effect of population density (Yolanda Santana-Jiménez and Juan M. Hernández, Spain)
  • Why travel motivation and socio-demographics matter in managing a national park (Melville Saayman and Andrea Saayman, South Africa)
  • Evaluating Operators’ Attitudes toward Diversification and Dependence on Local Tourism Resources: Case of Farm-Based Accommodations in Western Japan (Yasuo Ohe, Japan)
  • The perceived importance of wineries and wine tourism features for tourists (Cohen Eli and Livnat Bennun, Israel)
  • International trade and bilateral tourism flows (Jean-Jacques Nowak, Sylvain Petit and Mondher Salhi, France)
  • The macroeconomic effects of tourism marketing – a simple dynamic model (Stefan F. Schubert and J.G. Brida, Italy)
  • Tourism development, environmental assets and residents’ welfare: a neoclassical approach. (Sauveur Giannoni, France)
  • Determinants of demand for exports of tourism: an Unobserved Component Model (Bernardina Algieri, Italy and Stella Kanellopoulou, Greece)