Strategic Choice in Tourism with Differentiated Crowding Types
Juan Brida (),
María Such-devesa (),
Marta Faias and
Alberto Pinto ()
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María Such-devesa: Faculty of Economics and Management-University of Alcala,Spain.
Alberto Pinto: Department of Mathematics-Universidade do Minho, Portugal.
Economics Bulletin, 2010, vol. 30, issue 2, 1509-1515
We introduce a model of tourism choice where we consider that the choice of a tourism resort by a tourist, depends not only on the characteristics of the product offered by the resort but depends also on certain characteristics -crowding types- of the other tourists that have chosen the same resort. To get insights about the effect of crowding types in the allocation of tourists across resorts we exploit a club formation approach and model the framework by means of a Nash game. We establish existence of strategic equilibrium and characterize relevant equilibria.
Keywords: Crowding types; Nash equilibrium; strategic choice of tourism resort (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C7 L8 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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