Hotel characteristics and occupancy trends: Yorkshire and Humberside hotels, UK, April 1982-March 1984

Douglas Jeffrey, Nicolas J. Hubbard

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Abstract

This study extends the analysis of hotel occupancy in Yorkshire and Humberside, UK, hotels reported in the March 1985 issue of this journal, and confirms the 'stability' of the three previously identified dimensions of occupancy performance which reflect differences in overall occupancy levels, intensity of seasonal fluctuations, and length of season. The focus shifts to the identification and interpretation of longer term trends in occupancy performance. The results of a questionnaire survey of hotels are used in a stepwise regression model to relate occupancy trends to a range of 'predictor' variables measuring different aspects of the hotels and their management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)280-287
Number of pages8
JournalTourism Management
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1985
Externally publishedYes

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