Strategic Choice in Tourism with Differentiated Crowding Types

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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.
Original languageUnknown
Pages (from-to)1509-1515
JournalEconomics Bulletin
Issue numberNA
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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