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)