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Estudios y perspectivas en turismo

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RAMIREZ HURTADO, José Manuel  and  LOPEZ BONILLA, Jesús Manuel. A Classification of Spanish Tourist Zones Based on Structural Characteristics of Supply and Demand: An Application Using a Latent Class Model. Estud. perspect. tur. [online]. 2012, vol.21, n.1, pp.34-51. ISSN 1851-1732.

Tourist agents and organisms can make an efficient assignation of resources by identifying tourist segments. The goal of this work is to classifying the Spanish tourism zones by means of supply and demand, using a latent class model. Results show the existing of three different groups. A classification of these tourism zones is listed in the paper.

Keywords : Tourism; Tourism zones; Classification; Segmentation; Latent class.

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