Chapter 8 Measuring Temporal Performance in Tourism
Published: June 2023
Component type: chapter
Published in: Tourism: A temporal analysis
Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635840-4702
This chapter introduces the key metrics used by tourism businesses in improving the temporal performance of their businesses, specifically in the areas of occupancy, revenue and profit. The underlying theory of temporal pricing was explored in detail in the previous chapter. In this chapter we focus on the real-life application of these theoretical concepts and review the range of metrics available to individual tourism businesses. The chapter will also raise some of the real-life trade-offs facing tourism businesses in trying to maximise profits in a dynamic marketplace. In addition we will also consider what these practices mean for individual tourist consumers and the metrics and tools available to consumers to benefit from tourism businesses’ desire to maximise the utilisation of their resources. Metrics are a range of quantitative measures commonly used to track and compare performance.
- Natalie Haynes, Sheffield Hallam University (Author) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8717-0488
- David Egan, Sheffield Hallam University (Author)
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- Philip Goulding, Formerly Principal Lecturer in Tourism at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK (Editor)
Haynes & Egan, 2023
Haynes, N. & Egan, D. (2023) "Chapter 8 Measuring Temporal Performance in Tourism" In: Goulding, P. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635840-5452
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