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One year of smokefree bars and restaurants in New Zealand: Impacts and responses
(BMC Public Health, 2006)
New Zealand introduced smoke-free bars and restaurants policy in December 2004. We reviewed the data available in December 2005 on the main public health, societal and political impacts and responses within New Zealand ...
The Debate Regarding Profitability: Hotel Unit and Hotel Brand Revenue and Profit Relationships
(Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006)
The research note explores a debate in the hotel industry regarding the relationship between hotel RevPAR and profitability, a debate around which there is a great degree of “noise.” Using a sample of 1,954 actual hotels ...
Pamplin, Spring 2006
(Virginia Tech, 2006)
The Spring 2006 issue of the Pamplin College of Business magazine.
Is time-series-based predictability evident in real time?
(University of Chicago Press, 2006-05)
We show that out-of-sample tests used in the timeseries predictability literature may suffer from test size problems related to the common practice of exogenous specification of critical parameters, such as the choice of ...
Pamplin, Fall 2006
(Virginia Tech, 2006)
The Fall 2006 issue of the Pamplin College of Business magazine.
Services Marketing in the Hospitality Economy: An exploratory study
(Technical University of Crete, Dept. of Production Engineering and Management, 2006)
Meeting the challenges of an unstable and unsettled environment is not easy. The recent impacts on the hospitality services economy of changing technology, mergers of institutions, increasingly demanding consumers and ...
Exploring the Minds of Sex Tourists: The Psychological Motivation of Liminal People
(Virginia Tech, 2006-04-14)
<p>Sex tourism is one of the world's most controversial industries. While it generates tremendous revenue to the sex tourism destinations, the industry has been condemned as the two main reasons trafficking of women and ...
Destination Branding as an Informational Signal and its Influence on Satisfaction and Loyalty in the Leisure Tourism Market
(Virginia Tech, 2006-06-28)
This study provides an integrated approach to understanding the relationship between destination branding and tourist behavior, and attempts to extend the theoretical and empirical evidence about the structural relationships ...
An Exploratory Study of Strategic Human Resource Management High Performance Work Practices for Unit Level Managers, in the Casual Segment of the Us Restaurant
(Virginia Tech, 2006-04-24)
The previous chapters described in detail the literature, theory and research on Co-alignment, RBV and SHRM that was the basis for the development of a construct for the conceptualization of HPWP in the casual theme ...
Exploring the Impacts of Service Guarantee Strategy in the Casual Restaurant Sector
(Virginia Tech, 2006-12-05)
This study examined the impacts of service guarantees in terms of consumers' perceived risks, loyalty, and word-of-mouth intent in the casual dining restaurant segment. In addition, the study investigated what type of ...