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The Correlates of Vacationing: Greek Cypriots and their Vacationing Habits


  • Webster, Craig


In this work, the author uses econometric methods to investigate the Greek Cypriot as a holidaymaker. The author uses OLS and MLE techniques to discover whether there are any demographic patterns in terms of vacationing behavior (vacationing or not, vacationing in Cyprus or Abroad). The analysis is based upon data from a Fall 2004 survey of 1,060 Greek Cypriots who were interviewed by telephone. The findings illustrate that there is a class bias in terms of many of the vacationing behaviors explored. However, education levels of respondents also seem to play an important and independent role in conditioning vacation behavior.

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  • Webster, Craig, 2005. "The Correlates of Vacationing: Greek Cypriots and their Vacationing Habits," MPRA Paper 25395, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 09 Feb 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:25395

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    Cyprus; vacation habits; holiday behavior; econometrics; push factors;

    JEL classification:

    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • M1 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration
    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism


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