Journal of Tourism Analysis: Revista de Análisis Turístico (JTA) 2021-05-24T12:33:16+02:00 Journal of Tourism Analysis: Revista de Análisis Turístico (JTA) Open Journal Systems <p>The <strong>Journal of Tourism Analysis: Revista de Análisis Turístico (JTA)</strong> is an academic, peer-reviewed, open access journal contributing towards scientific knowledge on tourism from a holistic and multidisciplinary approach. Published by of Asociación Española de Expertos Científicos en Turismo since 2006.</p> <p>It is <strong>currently indexed</strong> in Scopus, as well as in other international Social Science databases such as ERIH-PLUS, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Revistas Españolas de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales (RESH), Difusión y Calidad Editorial de las Revistas Españolas de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas (DICE), Sumarios ISOC – Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades – BDDOC CSIC, Latindex, Sistema de Información de la Investigación Científica en Turismo (SICTUR), Dialnet, Google Scholar…</p> <p>The Journal of Tourism Analysis: Revista de Análisis Turístico (JTA) aims to be <strong>an open access forum for scientific exchange and knowledge transfer on tourism</strong>. The journal will publish 2 issues per annum and will include topics on but not limited to:</p> <ul> <li>Understanding tourism from theoretical and conceptual contributions, methodological approach and empirical research</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Promoting studies with critical points of view and perspectives.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Publishing research from different academic disciplines applied to tourism: economy, marketing, company, geography, heritage, political, sociology, social-psychology, anthropology, law, technology, ecology, etc.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Disseminating multidisciplinary and holistic issues applied to tourism: environment, urbanism, culture, training, management, planning, image, sustainability, innovation, accessibility, sharing economy, social media, networks of actors in tourism, management of the online reputation, etc.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Identifying and deepening new lines of future research: smart destinations, sharing tourism, dark tourism, creative destinations, tourism decreasing, international terrorism in tourism destinations, climatic change, future scenarios, and other innovative topics yet to be discovered.</li> </ul> The Peer-to-Peer market for tourist accommodation in Latin America. Supply, Demand and Prices 2021-05-24T10:13:46+02:00 Beatriz Benítez-Aurioles <p><strong>Purpose:</strong> Providing empírica! evidence on the hosts, product and price farmation of the p2p market far tourist accommodation in faur Latin American cities, comparing results and highlighting its main characteristics with regards to consolidated tourist destinations.</p> <p><strong>Designlmethodology/approach:</strong> Data comes from a total of 53,836 listings scraped in mid-March 2019 ofthe listings on the Airbnb platfarm far the cities of Buenos Aires (Argentina), Mexico City (Mexico ), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Santiago (Chile) that are among the most visited in the world. The theoretical is based on an economic hedonic price regression model; and using variables measuring host and accommodation attributes, location, booking policy, number of reviews and amenities, identifies among those what determines supply, demand and pricing.</p> <p><strong>Findings:</strong> The p2p market in Latin America has a wide margin to continue growing and to configure itself as a professional market far the renta! of entire homes in the short term. There is high concentration of demand in a few accommodations. Relations between variables hint that hosts are not exploiting the full capacity to efficiently manage their accommodation prices. Ali this suggests that, in emerging markets, unlike in mature tourist destinations, the incorporation of specific elements, such as those related to equity and the distribution of added value, is pertinent in a global framework far the valuation of the social welfare generated by trade made through Airbnb.</p> <p><strong>Research limitationslimplications:</strong> The fact that the number of reviews has been used as a proxy is a limitation and adds a provisional character to our results and encourages the replication of our analysis with data on the effective occupation of the accommodation, to which we did not have access to in our case. Similarly, if possible, other smaller Latin American cities could be studied.</p> <p><strong>Practica/ implications:</strong> The differences detected in price farmation in faur Latin American cities with respect to previously analyzed consolidated destinations could suggest that, in certain regions, hosts are not taking full advantage of the potential of the market, which might be an opportunity far the propasa! of programs improving the management capacity of individual owners.</p> <p><strong>Social implications:</strong> Given the inequality detected across hosts, if a policy priority is a more equalitarian distribution of income that is brought by tourist rentals to locals, a system that allocates permits according to the criteria reflected by social preferences could be tested.</p> <p><strong>Originalitylvalue:</strong> This research represents the first analysis of the peer-to-peer market far tourist accommodation that takes as a reference severa! Latin American cities, with theoretical and practica! implications that could be extended to other emerging markets, paying special attention to the potential far the development of tourism and the distributional implications.</p> 2021-05-24T00:00:00+02:00 Derechos de autor 2021 Players, interests and public policies in relation to tourist rental housing in Spain (2010-2019). Complexity and multiple conflicts 2021-05-24T10:25:48+02:00 Auxiliadora Comendador-Sánchez Enrique Santos-Pavón Javier Hernández-Ramírez <p><strong>Purpose:</strong> The purpose of this paper is to shed light on the general scenario resulting from the emergence and expansion of tourist rental housing in Spain during the period 2010-2019.</p> <p><strong>Design/methodology/approach:</strong> The approach adopted is qualitative and focusses on identifying the range of players involved in the phenomenon and their varying interests; it also analyses the differing roles played by public authorities through the adoption of regulatory tools and the responses to these.</p> <p><strong>Results:</strong> This paper shows the existence of a diversity of positions among the various players involved in the phenomenon, as well as divergent responses from public authorities to their demands. This reveals the existence of a complex, heterogeneous scenario characterized by tension between the players; a situation that has not been satisfactorily resolved by the regulatory tools adopted, in<br>the light of the conflicts observed.</p> <p><strong>Originality/significance:</strong> The main significance of the work lies in its contribution to the general understanding of the phenomenon of dwellings for tourist use in Spain from a broad, nationwide<br>perspective, which seeks to correct the usual local and partial approaches.</p> <p><strong>Limitations of the research:</strong> The timescale of the study, the decade 2010-2019, delimits the theoretical framework, the analyses carried out and the conclusions obtained to this period.</p> 2021-06-01T00:00:00+02:00 Derechos de autor 2021 A study of hotel sector efficiency in the Canary Islands 2021-05-24T10:30:27+02:00 Francisco José Ledesma Rodríguez Rosa Mª Lorenzo Alegría Raquel Martín Rivero <p>This research focuses on the analysis of the efficiency of hotel supply in the Canary Islands. To do this, data on tourist accommodation from an exhaustive official survey of the hotel sector are used for the years 2010 and 2015. A production frontier is calculated by means of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), both from a single-product and multi-product perspective. This allows an estimation of the technical and scale efficiencies in the Canary Island hotel sector and technical efficiency scores for each hotel. Also, a simple descriptive analysis of explanatory variables of inefficiency is carried out: size, quality and location. Results suggest that there is certainly room for improvement hotels located in the Canary Islands in terms of technical efficiency. The smallest and the largest hotels achieve the highest levels of technical efficiency, highest stars hotels obtain the lowest levels of efficiency and hotels located in tourist municipalities present higher technical efficiency than those situated in the islands’ capitals.</p> 2021-05-24T00:00:00+02:00 Derechos de autor 2021 The Offer of Tourist Experiences in buenos Aires by Airbn6. Analysis of its Territorial Distribution 2021-05-24T10:33:10+02:00 Thomas Massin Horacio Raspeño <p>In a context of touristic metropolization, symbolized by "live like a local" experiences, tourist information is increasingly produced by different actors. In this article, taking as a case study the metropolitan region of Buenos Aires, we analyze the offer of tourism experiences produced by Airbnb and by the local governments belonging to the metropolis. A cartography of this information allows us to obtain two results: first, the offer of tourism experiences is limited to a small part of the metropolitan territory; second, the offer by local governments is more numerous and has a greater spatial distribution than that of Airbnb. Both results are considered as contradicting Airbnb's "authenticity" rhetoric.</p> 2021-05-24T00:00:00+02:00 Derechos de autor 2021 Nexus of Terrorism and Tourism: Empirical evidence from South Asian Countries 2021-05-24T10:35:37+02:00 Tafazal Kumail Wajahat Ali Farah Sadiq Asif Khan <p><strong>Purpose:</strong> To investigate the deleterious role ofterrorism towards tourism, this study analyzed time series data over the period 1980-2016 for South Asian countries including Pakistan, India and Bangladesh.</p> <p><strong>Design/methodology/approach:</strong> The study adopted the Autoregressive Distributed Lagged (ARDL) model to investigate the short and long-run estimates simultaneously. The study further applied Granger causality to find out the direction of causalities.</p> <p><strong>Findings:</strong> Utilizing the ARDL model, the result indicates that there is strong negative short and long-run relationship between terrorism and tourism in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. The unidirectional causalities from terrorism, per capita GDP, and terrorism intensity towards tourist's receipts have their implication for the country in terms oftourism development.</p> <p><strong>Research limitations/implications:</strong> The fact that the number of reviews has been used as a proxy is a limitation and adds a provisional character to our results and encourages the replication of our analysis with data on the effective occupation of the accommodation, to which we did not have access to in our case. Similarly, if possible, other smaller Latin American cities could be<br>studied.</p> <p><strong>Research implications:</strong> In the perspective of policy implementation, the govemment of Pakistan, India and Bangladesh must take quick actions to control terrorism since it is destructive to the tourism industry as well as in light of its negative effect on economic development of a country. Moreover, the govemment should expand the business and employment opportunities not<br>just in light of the fact that unemployment is harmful to economic growth yet additionally to spare the economy from terrorism as unemployed people can easily become the puppets of terrorist groups by paying them and to feed their families.</p> <p><strong>Originality/value:</strong> This study utilized time series data over a period 1980-2016 for South Asian countries (Pakistan, India and Bangladesh) to investigate the deleterious role ofterrorism towards tourism.</p> 2021-06-02T00:00:00+02:00 Derechos de autor 2021