In Italy, tourism is traditionally one of the most important driving sector of economic growth at the local level. The aim of the work is to explore the domestic inter-regional flow (the major share of Italian tourism) of the 20 Italian regions. This paper adopts a Multidimensional Scaling technique based on origin-destination matrix of domestic tourism flows. The findings point out geographical proximity, infrastructural factors and economic strength, in addition to specific place-based tourist resources, appears to be the determining factors of the competitive positioning. These results are useful to improve the further decision-making of different agents involved in tourism industry and the region’s capacity to attract domestic tourists.
|Titolo:||The multidimensional positioning of Italian destinations|
PAGLIUCA, MARGHERITA MARIA (Corresponding)
|Data di pubblicazione:||2018|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|