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Determinants of Tourist Expenditure on 2013 Gangneung Dano Festival
2013 강릉단오제 관광객의 소비지출 결정요인에 관한 연구
- Jeong, Ug-Yeong (Dept. of Economics and Finance, Kwandong University) ;
- Han, Jin-Young (Dept. of Hotel Management, Kwandong University)
- Received : 2013.10.30
- Accepted : 2013.12.20
- Published : 2013.12.28
This paper analyzes determinants of tourist consumption in the case of 2013 Gangneung Dano Festival, based on the multiple regression model. We set 12 determinants of consumption such as income as explanatory variables and consumption expenditure as a dependent variable. Also Five kinds of categorical consumptions are estimated. Main results are the followings. First, income is the most important factor and shows positive effect in tourist consumption. Second, age and metropolitan area influence consumption positively. Third number of participating day and length of stay also influence consumption positively. Fourth, number of accompanying person shows negative effect on consumption. Fifth, male, married person, and lodge with own expense influence consumption positively. Finally, categorical consumption has its specific determinants distinct from common factors This paper can be applied to invent and implement efficient strategies for development in regional economies and tour industries.
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