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Stephen Witt


Emeritus Professor
BA, MSc, MA, PhD

Academic and research departments

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Biography

My publications

Publications

Journal Papers: Refereed

PENG, B., SONG, H., CROUCH, G.I. and WITT, S. F., “A Meta-Analysis of International Tourism Demand Elasticities”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 54, No. 5, 2015, pp. 611-633.

SONG, H., LI, G., WITT, S.F. and ATHANASOPOULOS, G., “Forecasting Tourist Arrivals Using Time-Varying Parameter Structural Time Series Models”, International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2011, pp. 855-869.

SONG, H., LIN, S., WITT, S.F. and ZHANG, X., “Impact of Financial/Economic Crisis on Demand for Hotel Rooms in Hong Kong”, Tourism Management, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2011, pp. 172-186.

CHAN, C.K., WITT, S.F., LEE, Y.C.E. and SONG, H., “Tourism Forecast Combination Using the CUSUM Technique”, Tourism Management, Vol. 31, No. 6, 2010, pp. 891-897.

SONG, H., LI, G., WITT, S.F. and FEI, B., “Tourism Demand Modelling and Forecasting: How Should Demand be Measured?” Tourism Economics, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2010, pp. 63-81.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F., WONG, K.K.F. and WU, D.C., “An Empirical Study of Forecast Combination in Tourism”, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2009, pp. 3-29.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and ZHANG, A.X., “Developing a Web-based Tourism Demand Forecasting System”, Tourism Economics, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2008, pp. 445-468.

WONG, K.K.F., SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and WU, D.C., “Tourism Forecasting: To Combine or Not to Combine?”, Tourism Management, Vol. 28, No.4, 2007, pp. 1068-1078.

LI, G., WONG, K.K.F., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Demand Forecasting: A Time-Varying Parameter Error Correction Model”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2006, pp. 175-185.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting International Tourist Flows to Macau”, Tourism Management, Vol. 27, No.2, 2006, pp. 214-224.

LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Time Varying Parameter and Fixed Parameter Linear AIDS: An Application to Tourism Demand Forecasting”, International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2006, pp. 57-71.

LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Recent Developments in Econometric Modeling and Forecasting”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2005, pp. 82-99.

LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Modeling Tourism Demand: A Dynamic Linear AIDS Approach”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2004, pp. 141-150.

WITT, S.F., SONG, H. and WANHILL, S., “Forecasting Tourism-Generated Employment:  The Case of Denmark”, Tourism Economics, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2004, pp. 167-176. (Received award for best Tourism Economics paper in 2004.)

SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and LI, G., “Modelling and Forecasting the Demand for Thai Tourism”, Tourism Economics, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2003, pp. 363-387.

WITT, S.F., SONG, H. and LOUVIERIS, P., “Statistical Testing in Forecasting Model Selection”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2003, pp. 151-158.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “Leading Indicator Tourism Forecasts”, Tourism Management, Vol. 24, No. 5, 2003, pp. 503-510.

DU PREEZ, J. and WITT, S.F., “Univariate Versus Multivariate Time Series Forecasting: An Application to International Tourism Demand”, International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2003, pp. 435-451.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: The General-to-Specific Approach”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2003, pp. 65-74.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting the Demand for International Business Tourism”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2003, pp. 265-271.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and JENSEN, T.C., “Tourism Forecasting: Accuracy of Alternative Econometric Models”, International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 19, No. 1,  2003, pp. 123-141.

WITT, S.F. and TURNER, L.W., “Trends and Forecasts for Inbound Tourism to China”, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, Vol. 13, Nos. 1/2, 2002, pp. 99-109. (Reprinted in Wong, K. K. F. and Song, H. (eds.), Tourism Forecasting and Marketing, Haworth Press, New York, 2002, pp. 99-109.)

SMERAL, E. and WITT, S.F., “Destination Country Portfolio Analysis: The Evaluation of National Tourism Destination Marketing Programs Revisited”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2002, pp.287-294.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Tourism Using Univariate and Multivariate Structural Time Series Models”, Tourism Economics, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2001, pp.135-147.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “Cointegration Versus Least Squares Regression”, Annals of  Tourism Research, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2001, pp.291-311.     

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Factors Influencing the Demand for International Tourism: Tourism Demand Analysis Using Structural Equation Modelling, Revisited”, Tourism Economics,Vol. 7, No. 1, 2001, pp.21-38. (Received award for best Tourism Economics paper in 2001.)

PRIDEAUX, B. and WITT, S.F., “The Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis on Australian Tourism”, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2000, pp.1-7.

TURNER, L.W., REISINGER, Y. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Demand Analysis Using Structural Equation Modelling”,  Tourism Economics, Vol. 4, No. 4, 1998, pp.301-323.

THURY, G. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Industrial Production Using Structural Time Series Models”,  OMEGA , Vol. 26, No. 6, 1998, pp.751-767.

HURLEY, S., MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Genetic Algorithms for Tourism Marketing”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. 25, No. 2, 1998, pp.498-514. (Reprinted in Portuguese: “O Uso dos Metodos de Pesquisa em Genetica para a Resolucao de Problemas de Optimizacao no Marketing de Turismo”, Revista Portuguesa de Marketing, Vol. 4, No. 9, 2000, pp.9-17.)

STROUD, T.W.F., SYKES, A.M. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting a Collection of Binomial Proportions in the Presence of Covariates”,  International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1998, pp.5-15.

PRENTICE, R.C., WITT, S.F. and HAMER, C., “Tourism as Experience:  The Case of  Heritage Parks”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. 25, No. 1, 1998, pp.1-24.

NEWBOULD, G.D., POON, P.S., CONSTAND, R.L. and WITT, S.F. , “Unhedged and Hedged Efficient Global Portfolio Diversification”, Global Business and Finance Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1997, pp.13-20.

SMERAL, E. and WITT, S.F., “Econometric Forecasts of Tourism Demand to 2005”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. 23, No. 4, 1996, pp.891-907.

WINKLHOFER, H., DIAMANTOPOULOS, A. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Practice: A Review of the Empirical Literature and an Agenda for Future Research”, International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1996, pp.193-221.

WITT, S.F., SYKES, A.M. and DARTUS, M., “Forecasting International Conference Attendance”, Tourism Management, Vol.16, No.8, December 1995, pp.559-570.

WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., “Forecasting Tourism Demand: A Review of Empirical Research”, International Journal of Forecasting, Vol.11, No.3, 1995, pp.447-475. (Reprinted in Tisdell, C. (ed.), The Economics of Tourism, Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2000, pp. 141-169.)

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting the Tourism Environment Using a Consensus Approach”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol.XXXIII, No.4, Spring 1995, pp. 46-50.

HARTLEY, J.S. and WITT, S.F., “Increasing the Conversion Rate of Conference and Function Enquiries into Sales”, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Vol.13, No.3, 1994, pp.275-285.

WITT, C.A., WITT, S.F. and WILSON, N., “Forecasting International Tourist Flows”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol.21, No.3, 1994, pp.612-628.

PRENTICE, R.C., WITT, S.F. and WYDENBACH, E.G., “The Endearment Behaviour of Tourists through their Interaction with the Host Community”, Tourism Management, Vol.15, No.2, April 1994, pp.117-125.

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Application of Cross‑Impact Analysis in Tourism: A Case Study of the Azores”, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, Vol.3, No.1, 1994, pp.83-95.

PRENTICE, R.C., WITT, S.F. and HAMER, C., “The Experience of Industrial Heritage: The Case of Black Gold”, Built Environment, Vol.19, No.2, 1993, pp.137-146.

OWEN, R.E., WITT, S.F. and GAMMON, S., “Sustainable Tourism Development in Wales: From Theory to Practice”, Tourism Management, Vol.14, No.6, December 1993, pp.463-474.

SMERAL, E. and WITT, S.F., “The Impacts of Eastern Europe and 1992 on International Tourism Demand”, Tourism Management, Vol.13, No.4, December 1992, pp.368‑376.

WITT, S.F., GAMMON, S. and WHITE, J., “Incentive Travel: Overview and Case Study of Canada as a Destination for the UK Market”, Tourism Management, Vol.13, No.3, September 1992, pp.275‑287.

SMERAL, E., WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., “Econometric Forecasts: Tourism Trends to 2000”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol.19, No.3, 1992, pp.450‑466. (Reprinted in Tisdell, C. (ed.), The Economics of Tourism, Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2000, pp. 124-140.)

WITT, S.F. and MOORE, S.A., “Promoting Tourism in the Face of Terrorism: The Role of Special Events in Northern Ireland”, Journal of International Consumer Marketing, Vol.4, No.3, 1992, pp.63‑75.

WITT, S.F., NEWBOULD, G.D. and WATKINS, A.J., “Forecasting Domestic Tourism Demand: Application to Las Vegas Arrivals Data”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol.XXXI, No.1, Summer 1992, pp.36‑41.

HARTLEY, J.S. and WITT, S.F., “Hotel Sales Management: Turning Conference and Function Enquiries into Sales”, Journal of Hospitality and Leisure Marketing, Vol.1, No.2, 1992, pp.59‑75.

PRENTICE, R.C. and WITT, S.F., “Holiday Parks: Current Issues and Trends”, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Vol.10, No.3, 1991, pp.229‑244.

WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., “Tourism Forecasting: Error Magnitude, Direction of Change Error and Trend Change Error”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol.XXX, No.2, Fall 1991, pp.26‑33.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism in Cyprus: Balancing the Benefits and Costs”, Tourism Management, Vol.12, No.1, March 1991, pp.37‑46.

HARTLEY, J.S. and WITT, S.F., “Conference and Function Cancellation Fees and Customer Goodwill”, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Vol.10, No.1, 1991, pp.35‑45.

HARTLEY, J.S. and WITT, S.F., “Hotel Cancellation Policies in Respect of Conference and Function Bookings”, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Vol.9, No.4, 1990, pp.335‑346.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Appraising an Econometric Forecasting Model”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol.XXVIII, No.3, Winter 1990, pp.30‑34.

BUCKLEY, P.J. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism in the Centrally‑Planned Economies of Europe”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol.17, No.1, 1990, pp.7‑18. 

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Measures of Forecasting Accuracy ‑ Turning Point Error vs Size of Error”, Tourism Management, Vol.10, No.3, September 1989, pp.255‑260. (Reprinted in Ryan, C. and Page, S. (eds.), Tourism Management: Towards the New Millennium, Pergamon, Oxford, 2000, pp. 59-69.)

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Accuracy of Econometric Forecasts of Tourism”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol.16, No.3, 1989, pp.407‑428. (Reprinted in Tisdell, C. (ed.), The Economics of Tourism, Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2000, pp. 90-111.)

BUCKLEY, P.J., MIRZA, H. and WITT, S.F., “Japan's International Tourism in the Context of its International Economic Relations”, Service Industries Journal, Vol.9, No.3, July 1989, pp.357‑383.

BUCKLEY, P.J. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism in Difficult Areas II: Case Studies of Calderdale, Leeds, Manchester and Scunthorpe”, Tourism Management, Vol.10, No.2, June 1989, pp.138‑152.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Tourism Demand: A Comparison of the Accuracy of Several Quantitative Methods”, International Journal of Forecasting, Vol.5, No.1, 1989, pp.7-19.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Substitute Prices in Models of Tourism Demand”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol.15, No.2, 1988, pp.255‑268.

WITT, S.F., “The Economic Impact of Tourism on Wales”, Tourism Management, Vol.8, No.4, December 1987, pp.306‑316.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Demand Forecasting Models: Choice of Appropriate Variable to Represent Tourists' Cost of Living”, Tourism Management, Vol.8, No.3, September 1987, pp.233‑246. (Reprinted in Turkish: “Turizm Talebi Tahmin Modelleri: Turistlerin Zorunlu Giderlerini Belirlemek Icin Uygun Bir Degisken Secimi”, Turizmde Secme Makaleler, Vol.2, Tugev, Istanbul, March 1989, pp.26‑48; also reprinted in Tisdell, C. (ed.), The Economics of Tourism, Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2000, pp.76-89.)

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “International Tourism Demand Models ‑ Inclusion of Marketing Variables”, Tourism Management, Vol.8, No.1, March 1987, pp.33‑40. (Reprinted in Turkish: “Uluslararasi Turizm Talebi Modelleri ‑ Pazarlama Degiskenleri de Katilarak Hazirlanan Modeller”, Turizmde Secme Makaleler, Vol.2, Tugev, Istanbul, March 1989, pp.1‑13.)

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “Econometric Models for Forecasting International Tourism Demand”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol.XXV, No.3, Winter 1987, pp.23‑30.

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “Deriving a Relative Price Index for Inclusion in International Tourism Demand Estimation Models: Comment”, Journal of Travel Research, Vol.XXV, No.3, Winter 1987, pp.38‑40.

BUCKLEY, P.J. and WITT, S.F., “The International Tourism Market in Eastern Europe”, Service Industries Journal, Vol.7, No.1, January 1987, pp.91‑104.

WITT, S.F. and JOHNSON, S.R., “An Econometric Model of New Car Demand in the U.K.”, Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol.7, No.1, March 1986, pp.19‑23.

BUCKLEY, P.J. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism in Difficult Areas: Case Studies of Bradford, Bristol, Glasgow and Hamm”, Tourism Management, Vol.6, No.3, September 1985, pp.205‑213.

WITT, S.F. and DOBBINS, R., “A Note on the Effect of Institutional Trading Activities on the Real Value of the Financial Times All‑Share Index”, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Vol.10, No.3, Autumn 1983, pp.351‑357.

WITT, S.F., “A Binary Choice Model of Foreign Holiday Demand”, Journal of Economic Studies, Vol.10, No.1, April 1983, pp.46‑59.

LUFFMAN, G.A., WITT, S.F. and LISTER, S., “A Quantitative Approach to Stakeholder Interests” Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol.3, No.2, June 1982, pp.70‑78.

WITT, S.F. and PASS, C.L., “The Effect of Health Warnings and Advertising on the Demand for Cigarettes”, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol.28, No.1, February 1981, pp.86‑91.

WITT, S.F., “An Econometric Comparison of U.K. and German Foreign Holiday Behaviour”, Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol.1, No.3, September 1980, pp.123‑131.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., “Stock Market Prices and Sector Activity”, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Vol.7, No.2, Summer 1980, pp.261‑276.

WITT, S.F., “An Abstract Mode‑Abstract (Destination) Node Model of Foreign Holiday Demand”, Applied Economics, Vol.12, No.2, June 1980, pp.163‑180.

Journal Papers: Non Refereed

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “A Steady Stream of Tourists”, Euro China Business, No. 4, 2008, pp.15-17.

TURNER, L. W. and WITT, S. F., “A Steady Stream of Tourists: Forecasts for Short-Term Arrivals”, Business Forum China, Vol.08, No.1, January/February 2008, pp.21-23.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: Accuracy Comparisons across Aggregated/Disaggregated Data”, Tourist Review, Vol.49, No.3, September 1994, pp.23-25.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “An Overview of Tourism Forecasting Accuracy Comparisons”, Tourist Review, Vol.48, No.2, April/June 1993, pp.29‑35.

WITT, S.F., DARTUS, M. and SYKES, A.M., “Modelling AIEST Congress Attendance”, Tourist Review, Vol.47, No.2, April/June 1992, pp.2‑5, and No.3, July/September 1992, pp.27‑29.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: How Well do Private and Public Sector Organizations Perform?”, Tourism Management, Vol.13, No.1, March 1992, pp.79‑84. (Reprinted in Ryan, C. and Page, S. (eds.), Tourism Management: Towards the New Millennium, Pergamon, Oxford, 2000, pp. 70-79.)

WITT, S.F. and GAMMON, S., “Sustainable Tourism Development in Wales”, Tourist Review, Vol.46, No.4, October/December 1991, pp.32‑36.

WITT, S.F., “Some Tourism Investment Incentives in European Neighbours”, Tourism, No.69, February 1991, p.6.

WITT, S.F., “Schemes of Financial Assistance for the Tourism Industry in Wales”, Welsh Economic Review, Vol.3, No.1, 1990, pp.64‑71.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Why Productivity in the Hotel Sector is Low”, Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Vol.1, No.2, 1989, pp.28‑34.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Does Health Tourism Exist in the UK?”, Tourist Review, Vol.44, No.3, July/September 1989, pp.26‑30.

WITT, S.F. and PAPADOPOULOS, S.I., “An Assessment of Demand and Supply Factors Affecting Greek Inward Foreign Tourism”, Economic Papers (Warsaw), Vol.22, 1989, pp.222‑243.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Performance”, Tourism Management, Vol.9, No.4, December 1988, pp.326‑329.

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “The Growth and Structure of Foreign Tourism to Portugal”, Tourist Review, Vol.43, No.2, April/June 1988, pp.9‑16.

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “Forecasting Future Trends in European Tourist Demand”, Tourist Review, Vol.40, No.4, October/December 1985, pp.12‑20.

WITT, S.F. and PASS, C.L., “Forecasting Cigarette Consumption: The Causal Model Approach”, International Journal of Social Economics, Vol.10, No.3, 1983, pp.18‑33.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., “How Much Should A Firm Pay in Dividends?”,   Managerial Finance, Vol.8, No.1, 1982, pp.23-27.

WITT S.F., LOWES, B., PASS, C.L. and DOBBINS, R., “The Unseen Revolution: Financial Institutions and the Ownership of British Industry”, New Statesman, Vol.103, No.2665, April 1982, pp.3‑4.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., “Market Shares and Equity Price Determination on the London Stock Exchange”, The Investment Analyst, July 1981, pp.27‑32.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Modelling”, Management Research News, Vol.4, No.1, 1981, pp.15‑16.

WITT, S.F. and PASS, C.L., “Alcohol Taxation and Government Revenue”, New Statesman, Vol.101, No.2607, March 1981, p.4.

WITT, S.F. and PASS, C.L., “The Impact of Tobacco Taxation on Cigarette Consumption and Government Revenue”, New Statesman, Vol.101, No.2602, January 1981, p.4.

WITT, S.F. and DOBBINS, R., “Portfolio Management for Pension Funds”, Managerial Finance, Vol.6, No.3, 1980, pp.14‑22.

WITT, S.F., “International Portfolio Diversification”, Managerial Finance, Vol.4, No.2, 1978, pp.198‑203.

WITT, S.F., “Econometric Forecasting for Travel and Tourism”, Management Bibliographies and Reviews, Vol.4, 1978, pp.141‑158.

WITT, S.F. and NEWBOULD, G.D., “The Impact of Food Subsidies”, National Westminster Bank Quarterly Review, August 1976, pp.29‑36.

Books: Authored

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Asia Pacific Regional Tourism Forecasts 2012-2014, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2012, 139 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2012-2014, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2012, 280 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., 亚洲太平洋地区中国旅游业发展预测 2011-2013,Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2011, 82 pp. (English translation:China Tourism Forecasts 2011-2013.)

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Asia Pacific Regional Tourism Forecasts 2011-2013, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2011, 137 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2011-2013, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2011, 284 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2010-2012, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2010, 321 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2009-2011, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2009, 447 pp

SONG, H., WITT, S. F. and LI, G., The Advanced Econometrics of Tourism Demand, Routledge, New York, 2009, 221 pp.  Reprinted in paperback 2011.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., 亚洲太平洋地区旅游业发展预测 2008-2010,China Travel and Tourism Press, Beijing, 2008, 418 pp. (English translation:Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2008-2010.)

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., AsiaPacific Tourism Forecasts 2008-2010, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2008, 451 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., 亚洲太平洋地区旅游业发展预测2007-2009, China Travel and Tourism Press, Beijing, 2007, 317 pp. (English translation: Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2007-2009.)

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2007-2009, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2007, 338 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., 亚洲太平洋地区旅游业发展预测 2006-2008, China Travel and Tourism Press, Beijing, 2006, 294 pp. (English translation:Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2006-2008.)

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., AsiaPacific Tourism Forecasts 2006-2008, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2006, 314 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., AsiaPacific Tourism Forecasts 2005-2007, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2005, 305 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Pacific Asia Tourism Forecasts 2004-2006, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2004, 301 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Pacific Asia Tourism Forecasts 2003-2005, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2003, 271 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Pacific Asia Tourism Forecasts 2002-2004, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2002, 261pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., Tourism Forecasts for Europe 2001-2005, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Bangkok, 2001, 291 pp.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., Tourism Demand Modelling and Forecasting: Modern Econometric Approaches, Pergamon, Oxford, 2000, 178 pp.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., AsiaPacific Tourism Forecasts 2000-2004, Travel and Tourism Intelligence, London, 2000, 238 pp.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., ПΡΑΚΤИЧЕСΚИ СЪВΕΤИ ПО ФИНΑΗСΟΒ МΕНИДЖМЪНТ, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1995, 280 pp. (English translation:  Practical Finance for Company Management.)

WITT, S.F., BROOKE, M.Z. and BUCKLEY, P.J., The Management of International Tourism, Second Edition, Routledge, London, 1995, 226 pp.

DOBBINS, R., WITT, S.F. and FIELDING, J.,  Portfolio Theory and Investment Management, Second Edition, Blackwell, Oxford, UK and Cambridge, USA, 1994, 181pp.

DOBBINS, R., FRACKOWIAK, W. and WITT, S.F., Praktyczne Zarzadzanie Kapitalami Firmy, Paanpol, Poznan, Poland, 1992, 313pp. (English translation: Practical Financial Management for Companies.)

WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., Modeling and Forecasting Demand in Tourism, Academic Press, London, 1992, 195pp.

WITT, S.F., BROOKE, M.Z. and BUCKLEY, P.J., The Management of International Tourism, Unwin Hyman, London, 1991, 209pp.  Reprinted in paperback by Routledge, London and New York, 1992.  Re-issued as Routledge Library Edition: Tourism, Volume 5, 2013.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., Practical Financial Management, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, 1988, 276pp.

SAUNDERS, J.A., SHARP, J.A. and WITT, S.F., Practical Business Forecasting, Gower, Aldershot, 1987, 340pp.

BROOKE, M.Z., BUCKLEY, P.J. and WITT, S.F., The International Travel and Tourism Forecast, Industry Forecasts, London, 1985, 237pp.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., Portfolio Theory and Investment Management, Martin Robertson, Oxford, 1983, 201pp. Reprinted by Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, 1986.

Books: Edited

WITT, S.F. and MOUTINHO, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook - Student Edition, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1995, 556 pp.  Reprinted 1997.  Reprinted by Pearson Education, Harlow, UK, 2002.

WITT, S.F. and MOUTINHO, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1994, 617 pp.

WITT, S.F. and MOUTINHO, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1989, 656pp. Reprinted 1990.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F. (eds.), Institutional Shareholders in the United Kingdom, Barmarick, Hull, 1985, 86pp.

SPARKES, J.R. and WITT, S.F. (eds.), Business Forecasting for Financial Management, Barmarick, Hull, 1981, 40pp.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F. (eds.). An Introduction to Portfolio Management, MCB Publications, Bradford, 1979, 108pp.

Contributions to Books

PENG, G.B., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Demand Modeling and Forecasting”, in Dwyer, L., Gill, A. and Seetaram, N. (eds.), Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2012, pp. 71-90.

SONG, H., WONG, K.K.F. and WITT, S.F., “Assessing the Impact of Forecast Combination on Tourism Demand Forecasting Accuracy”, in Hsu, C.H.C. and Gartner, W.C. (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Research, Routledge, London and New York, 2012, pp. 93-109.

TURNER, L.W., VU, C.J. and WITT, S.F., “Comparative Tourism Shocks”, in Hsu, C.H.C. and Gartner, W.C. (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Research, Routledge, London and New York, 2012, pp. 110-119.

WITT, S.F., MOUTINHO, L., HUARNG, K.H. and YU, T.H.K., “Demand Modelling and Fuzzy Time Series Forecasting”, in Moutinho, L. (ed.), Strategic Management in Tourism, Second Edition, CABI, Wallingford, UK, 2011, pp. 53-82.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and ZHANG, X., “Tourism Supply Chain Forecasting: A Collaborative Approach”, in Butler, R.W. and Pearce, D.G. (eds.), Tourism Research: A 20-20 Vision, Goodfellow, Oxford, 2010, pp. 108-122.

LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Tourism Demand Using Econometric Models”, in Buhalis, D. and Costa, C. (eds.), Tourism Management Dynamics: Trends, Management and Tools, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 2006, pp. 219-228.

WITT, S.F. and SONG, H., “Forecasting Future Tourism Flows”, in Lockwood, A. and Medlik, S. (eds.), Tourism and Hospitality in the 21st Century, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 2001, pp. 106-118.

WITT, S.F. and MOUTINHO, L., “Demand Modelling and Forecasting”, in Moutinho, L. (ed.), Strategic Management in Tourism, CABI, Wallingford, UK, 2000, pp. 293-314.

WITT, S.F., “Forecasting”, in Jafari, J. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Tourism, Routledge, London, 2000, pp. 233-235.

PRIDEAUX, B. R. and WITT, S.F., “An Analysis of Tourism Flows Between Australia and ASEAN Countries: An Australian Perspective”, in Chon, K.S. (ed.), Tourism in Southeast Asia: A New Direction, Haworth, New York, 2000, pp. 87-106.

WITT, S.F., “Opening of the Former Communist Countries of Europe to Inbound Tourism”, in Theobald, W. (ed.), Global Tourism, Second Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 1998, pp. 380-390.

WITT, S.F. and GAMMON, S., “Incentive Travel”, in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1994, pp. 19-23.

WITT, S.F., “Receipts/Expenditures Balance Analysis”, in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1994, pp. 485-487.

WITT, S.F., “Econometric Demand Forecasting”, in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1994, pp. 516-520.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Demand Elasticities”, in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1994, pp. 521-529.

WITT, S.F., “Univariate Time Series Demand Forecasting”, in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1994, pp. 530-534.

WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., “Assessing Forecasting Performance”, in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1994, pp. 540-543.

WITT, S.F., “Opening of the Eastern Bloc Countries”, in Theobald, W. (ed.), Global Tourism: The Next Decade, Butterworth‑Heinemann, Oxford, 1994, pp. 217-225.

WITT, S.F., DARTUS, M. and SYKES, A.M., “The Demand for Conference Tourism”, in Var, T. (ed.), Tourism Research Papers: Selected Papers on Quantitative Methods in Tourism, Northern Territory University, Casuarina, Australia, 1993, pp. 1-19.

WITT, S.F., “Forecasting: The Econometric Approach”, in Khan, M., Olsen, M.D. and Var, T. (eds.), VNR's Encyclopedia of Hospitality and Tourism, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1993, pp. 697‑704.

WITT, S.F., “The Track Records of Tourism Forecasting Services” in Johnson, P. and Thomas, B. (eds.), Choice and Demand in Tourism, Mansell, London, 1992, pp. 209‑220.

WITT, S.F., “Cash Flow Forecasting in the International Tourism Industry” in Aggarwal, R. and Lee, C.F. (eds.), Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, Volume 4, Part B: International Dimensions of Financial Management, JAI Press, Greenwich, 1990, pp. 229‑244.

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT. S.F., “Skew Loss Functions and Required Accuracy Levels in Probability Forecasting for Tourism” in Teare, R., Moutinho, L. and Morgan, N. (eds.), Managing and Marketing Services in the 1990s, Cassell, London, 1990, pp. 201‑208.

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “Demand Forecasting in Tourism and Recreation” in Cooper, C.P. (ed.), Progress in Tourism, Recreation, and Hospitality Management, Vol.1, Belhaven Press, London, 1989, pp. 4‑32.

SPARKES, J.R., and WITT, S.F., “Introduction” in Conrad, S.A. (ed.), Assignments in Applied Statistics, Wiley, Chichester, 1989, pp. 55‑61.

SPARKES, J.R. and WITT, S.F., “Company Sales Forecasting using Exponential Smoothing” in Conrad, S.A. (ed.), Assignments in Applied Statistics, Wiley, Chichester, 1989, pp. 85‑94.

SPARKES, J.R. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Jeans Sales in the U.K. using Decomposition Analysis” in Conrad, S.A. (ed.), Assignments in Applied Statistics, Wiley, Chichester, 1989, pp. 75‑83.

SPARKES, J.R. and WITT, S.F., “Trend Analysis in Technological Forecasting” in Conrad, S.A. (ed.), Assignments in Applied Statistics, Wiley, Chichester, 1989, pp. 63‑73.

SPARKES, J.R. and WITT, S.F., “Multiple Regression and the Market Size for New Cars” in Conrad, S.A. (ed.), Assignments in Applied Statistics, Wiley, Chichester, 1989, pp. 95‑104.

SPARKES, J.R. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting” in Conrad, S.A. (ed.), Teachers' Guide to Assignments in Applied Statistics, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, 1989, pp. 22‑41.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Demand Elasticities” in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Prentice‑Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1989, pp. 477‑485.

WITT, S.F., “Forecasting International Tourism Demand: The Econometric Approach” in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Prentice‑Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1989, pp. 163‑167.

WITT, S.F., “Forecasting International Tourism Demand: Univariate Time Series Methods” in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Prentice‑Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1989, pp. 169‑174.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Balance Analysis” in Witt, S.F. and Moutinho, L. (eds.), Tourism Marketing and Management Handbook, Prentice‑Hall, Hemel Hempstead, 1989, pp. 473‑476.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., “Social Accounting” in Pocock, M.A. and Taylor, A.H. (eds.), Financial Planning and Control, 2nd edition, Gower, Aldershot, 1988, pp. 382‑394.

WITT, S.F., “Urban Tourism: The Difficult Areas” in the Tourism Society (ed.), The Tourism Industry 1988/89, McMillan Martin, Macclesfield, 1988, pp. 63‑64.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism” in Brooke, M.Z. and Buckley, P.J. (eds.), Handbook of International Trade, Macmillan, London, 1988, pp. 358‑366.

WITT, S.F., “Special Industrial Sectors‑Service: Tourism” in Brooke, M.Z. and Buckley, P.J. (eds.), Handbook of International Trade, Issue 2, Kluwer Publishing, Brentford, 1982, pp. 6.3‑01 ‑ 6.3‑18. Revised 1983 (Issue 4), 1985 (Issue 10) and 1987 (Issue 16).

WITT, S.F. and DOBBINS, R., “The Markowitz Contribution to Portfolio Theory” in Ivison, S., Moss, C. and Simpson M. (eds.), British Readings in Financial Management, Harper and Row, London, 1986, pp. 157‑171.

WITT, S.F. and PASS, C.L., “Institutional Investors and the Stock Market” in Dobbins, R. and Witt, S.F. (eds.), Institutional Shareholders in the United Kingdom, Barmarick, Hull, 1985, pp. 15‑25.

PASS, C.L. and WITT, S.F., “Financial Institutions, Corporate Control and Financing” in Dobbins, R. and Witt, S.F. (eds.), Institutional Shareholders in the United Kingdom, Barmarick, Hull, 1985, pp. 61‑72.

SPARKES, J.R. and WITT, S.F., “Short‑Term Forecasting of the Economy” in Sparkes, J.R. and Witt, S.F. (eds.), Business Forecasting for Financial Management, Barmarick, Hull, 1981, pp. 6‑9.

WITT, S.F. and RICE, R.A.C., “An Empirical Comparison of Alternative Forecasting Methods as Applied to the U.K. Foreign Holiday Market” in Sparkes, J.R. and Witt, S.F. (eds.), Business Forecasting for Financial Management, Barmarick, Hull, 1981, pp. 16‑20.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., “Some Implications of the Efficient Market Hypothesis” in Dobbins, R. and Witt, S.F. (eds.), An Introduction to Portfolio Management, MCB Publications, Bradford, 1979, pp. 65‑79.

Conference and Research Seminar Papers

(a)    Published in Conference Proceedings:

         (1)    Refereed

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Post Crisis Forecast of Tourist Arrivals – Asia Pacific”, Tourism Development After the Crises: Proceedings of International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) 60th Conference, Potchefstroom, South Africa, September 2010, Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin, pp. 27-43.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and LIN, V.S., “Forecasting the Demand for Hong Kong Tourism: The Views of Experts”, Challenge the Limits: Proceedings of Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education 20th Annual Conference, Hobart, Australia, February 2010, pp. 1-22.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Travel Forecasts for Asia Pacific and North America 2008-2010”, in Beldona, S. (ed.), Globalization & Technology – Impact on Business, Hospitality and Higher Education: Proceedings of International Conference on Business, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, October 2008, pp. 140-156.

ZHANG, A.X., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “An Integrative Approach to Tourism Demand Forecasting With a Web-Based Forecasting System”, Tourism and Hospitality in Asia Pacific: Proceedings of Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) 14th Annual Conference, Bangkok, July 2008, pp. 155-164. (Received Dr Hai Sik Sohn Award for BEST PAPER of Conference.)

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Asia Pacific Travel Forecasts 2008-2010”, Tourism and Hospitality in Asia Pacific: Proceedings of Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) 14th Annual Conference, Bangkok, July 2008, pp.475-482.

TURNER, L.W., VU, C.J. and WITT, S.F., “Recovery Marketing after Tourism Shocks”, in Keller, P. and Bieger, T. (eds.), Marketing Efficiency in Tourism – Coping with Volatile Demand: Proceedings of International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) 56th Congress, Pontresina, Switzerland, August 2006, Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin, pp. 35-49.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Recovery in Pacific Asia: A European Perspective”, in MacLellan, R., Baum, T., Goldsmith, A., Kokkranikal, J., Losekoot, E., Miller, S., Morrison, A., Nickson, D., Taylor, S. and Thompson, K. (eds.), Proceedings of Tourism: State of the Art II Conference, Glasgow, June 2004.

CHEN, R.J.C. and WITT, S.F., “Impacts of Intervention Events on Tourist Visits at a Metropolitan Destination: A Case Study of the US Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York”, in MacLellan, R., Baum, T., Goldsmith, A., Kokkranikal, J., Losekoot, E., Miller, S., Morrison, A., Nickson, D., Taylor, S. and Thompson, K. (eds.), Proceedings of Tourism: State of the Art II Conference, Glasgow, June 2004.

CHEN, R.J.C. and WITT, S.F., “An Evaluation of Alternative Forecasting Methods for Tourist Flows Before and After the Inclusion of Intervention Events”, in Moisey, R.N., Joppe, M., Andereck, K.L. and McGhee, N.G. (eds.), Proceedings of Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 35th Annual Conference, Montreal, June 2004.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Pacific Asia Tourism Forecasts 2003-2005”, in Griffin, T. and Harris, R. (eds.), Current Research, Future Strategies – Bridging Uncertainty: Proceedings of Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) 9th Annual Conference, Sydney, July 2003, pp. 827-833.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Post September 11 Forecast Tourist Arrivals to Pacific Asia”, in Changchong, L., Chon, K., Zhang, H.Q. and Yanjun, X. (eds.), Tourism Development in the Asia Pacific Region – Worldwide Views and Multidimensional Perspectives: Proceedings of Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) 8th Annual Conference, Dalian, China, July 2002, pp. 764-769.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Growth Analysis and Forecasting of Asia Pacific Travel to Europe”, in Gatchalian, C.F., Heung, V.C.S. and Cruz, R.G. (eds.),Mix, Match and Move – Shaping the Future of Tourism: Proceedings of Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) 7th Annual Conference, Manila, July 2001, pp. 3-7.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Arrivals Forecasts to the Asia Pacific Region to 2004”, in McKellar, B. (ed.), Tourism, A Strategic Industry in Asia and Pacific - Defining Problems and Creating Solutions: Proceedings of Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) 6th Annual Conference, Phuket, Thailand, June/July 2000, pp. 17-24.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Forecast Trends in Travel to Selected Asia Pacific Destinations to 2004”, in Chon, K.S. (ed.), Proceedings of Conference on Tourism in Southeast Asia and Indo-China: Development, Marketing and Sustainability, Chiang Mai, Thailand, June 2000, pp. 329-336.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Performance of Econometric Tourism Demand Models”, Proceedings of International Millennium Conference: Tourism and Hospitality in the 21st Century, University of Surrey, January 2000, pp. 138-141.

PRIDEAUX, B. and WITT, S.F., “Has Australia’s Tourism Industry Escaped the Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis?”, in Heung, V.C.S., Ap, J. and Wong, K.K.F. (eds.), Tourism 2000 - Asia Pacific’s Role in the New Millennium: Proceedings of Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) 5th Annual Conference,  Hong Kong, August 1999, pp. 384-394.

WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., “Measuring the Impacts of Barriers to International Tourism” in Go, F., Theobald, W. and Qu, H. (eds.), Reducing the Barriers to International Tourism: Proceedings of International Tourism Symposium, Beijing, November 1994, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 1995, pp. 26-32.

SYKES, A.M. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Monthly Tourism Demand Using Causal Models”, Tourism Research and Education in Australia:  Proceedings from the  Tourism Research and Education Conferences, Gold Coast, Queensland, February 1994, Bureau of Tourism Research, Canberra, 1995, pp. 37-43.

WINKLHOFER, H., WITT, S.F., DIAMANTOPOULOS, A. and GAMMON, S., “Forecasting Implementation and Practice: A Review of the Empirical Literature and a Framework for Further Research” in Bloemer, J., Lemmink, J. and Kasper, H. (eds.), Marketing - Its Dynamics and Challenges: Proceedings of European Marketing Academy (EMAC) 23rd Annual Conference, Maastricht, May 1994, University of Limburg, Maastricht, pp. 1155-1180.

WITT, S.F., “Recent Developments in Eastern European Tourism”, Building a Research Base in Tourism: Proceedings of National Conference on Tourism Research, Sydney, March 1993, Bureau of Tourism Research, Canberra, pp. 119-126.

WITT, S.F., DARTUS, M. and SYKES, A.M., “Modeling Conference Tourism”, Tourism Partnerships and Strategies - Merging Vision with New Realities: Proceedings of Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 23rd Annual Conference, Minneapolis, June 1992, TTRA, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, pp. 116‑124.

WITT, S.F., “The Development of International Tourism in Eastern Europe” in Bratton, R.D., Go, F.M. and Ritchie, J.R.B. (eds.), Proceedings of New Horizons in Tourism and Hospitality Education, Training and Research Conference, Calgary, July 1991, University of Calgary, Calgary, pp. 181‑189.

WITT, S.F., “Assessing the Accuracy of Published Econometric Forecasts of International Tourism Demand”, Tourism - Building Credibility for a Credible Industry: Proceedings of Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 22nd Annual Conference, Long Beach, June 1991, TTRA, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, pp. 473‑483.

WITT, S.F., “How Successful are Commercial Tourism Forecasting Models?” in Bradley, F. (ed.), Marketing Thought around the World: Proceedings of European Marketing Academy (EMAC) 20th Annual Conference, Dublin, May 1991, University College Dublin, Dublin, pp. 1573‑1588.

HARTLEY, J.S. and WITT, S.F., “Cancelling Conferences and Functions: How Should Hotels Respond?” in Muhlbacher, H. and Jochum, C. (eds.), Advanced Research in Marketing: Proceedings of European Marketing Academy (EMAC) 19th Annual Conference, Innsbruck, May 1990, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, pp. 1855‑1869.

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Accuracy Considerations in Tourism Forecasting” in Lazer, W., Shaw, E.H. and Wee, C.H. (eds.), International Conference Series, Vol.IV: Proceedings of Fourth World Marketing Congress, Singapore, July 1989, Academy of Marketing Science, Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 317‑322.

WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., “An Empirical Assessment of Relative Forecasting Performance Based on Directional Accuracy”, Tourism Research - Globalization, The Pacific Rim and Beyond: Proceedings of Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 20th Annual Conference, Honolulu, June 1989, TTRA, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, pp. 401‑407.

PAPADOPOULOS, S.I. and WITT, S.F., “A Marketing Analysis of Foreign Tourism in Greece” in Shaw, S., Sparks, L. and Kaynak, E. (eds.), Marketing in the 1990s and Beyond: Proceedings of Second World Marketing Congress, Stirling, August 1985, University of Stirling, Stirling, pp. 682‑693.  

(2)  Non‑Refereed

WITT, S.F., TURNER, L.W. and SONG, H., “Tourism Growth in China”, Tourism and Culture: Proceedings of International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) 50th Congress, Hangzhou, China, September 2000, AIEST, St. Gallen, Switzerland, pp. 391-400.

WITT, S.F. and MOUTINHO, L., “Travel and Tourism: The Next Twenty Years”, Proceedings of Second Gatton International Workshop: Leisure in the 21st Century - Challenges and Opportunities, Gatton, Queensland, October 1996, University of Queensland, Gatton, pp. 149-155.

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting New Destination Visitor Arrivals: A Diffusion Model Approach”, in Chon, K.S. (ed.),  Proceedings of Conference on Tourism in Indo-China: Opportunities for Investment, Development and Marketing, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, April 1996, pp. 180-183.

WITT, S.F., “Determinants of International Tourism Demand”, World Tourism Perspectives: Proceedings of Conference on Forecasting Tourism Demand - Theory and the Case of Italy, University of Venice, December 1993, Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina, Venice, 1994, pp. 5-10.

PRENTICE, R.C., WITT, S.F. and WYDENBACH, E.G., “The Impacts of Tourism on Tourists: The Neglected Dimension of Tourism Impact Analysis” in Pillman, W. and Predl, S. (eds.), Strategies for Reducing the Environmental Impact of Tourism: Proceedings of Envirotour Conference, Vienna, November 1992, International Society for Environmental Protection, Vienna, pp. 425‑435.

WITT, S.F. and GAMMON, S., “Tourism and Sustainable Development: Environmental and Sociocultural Issues” in Harms, L.S. (ed.), Telecommunications and the Travel Industry - Impacts on National and Regional Development: Proceedings of Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) Conference, Bali, May 1991, PTC, Honolulu, pp. 193‑204.

WITT, S.F. “The Track Records of Tourism Forecasting Services” in Johnson, P. and Thomas, B. (eds.), Proceedings of Tourism Research: Into the 1990s Conference, Durham, December 1990, University of Durham, Durham, pp. 89‑96.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Productivity in Hotels” in Teare, R. (ed.), Proceedings of Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management Launch Conference, Poole,  April 1989, Dorset Institute, Poole, pp. 70‑81.

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Probability Forecasting in Tourism: Degree of Accuracy and Cost Asymmetries” in Teare, R. (ed.), Proceedings of Current Issues in Services Research Conference, Poole, November 1988, Dorset Institute, Poole, pp. 1‑11.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “ An Empirical Analysis of the Accuracy of Forecasting Techniques”, Tourism Research - Expanding Boundaries: Proceedings of Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 19th Annual Conference, Montreal, June 1988, TTRA, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, pp. 285‑298.

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “Measuring the Impacts of Mega‑Events on Tourism Flows”, The Role and Impact of Mega‑Events and Attractions on Regional and National Tourism Development: Proceedings of International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) 37th Congress, Calgary, August 1987, AIEST, St. Gallen, Switzerland, pp. 213‑221.

WITT, S.F., “Trends in European Tourism” in Horwath and Horwath (eds.), Proceedings of Prospects for Tourism in the 1990s Conference, Vilamoura, Portugal, May 1987, Horwath and Horwath, Lisbon, pp. 32‑39 (Portuguese translation: “Tendencia do Turismo Europeu”, pp. 25‑32).

(a)    Other:

WITT, S.F., “International Tourism Demand Modeling and Forecasting: A Meta-Analysis”, 15th International Institute of Forecasters Sponsored Workshop, Hong Kong, June 2015.

SONG, H., PENG, B. and WITT, S. F., “Income and Price Elasticities in Tourism: A Meta-Analysis”, Fourth Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 2013.

CAO, Z., LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S. F., “Estimating Cross-Country Linkages of Tourism Demand”, Fourth Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 2013.

PENG, B., SONG, H., CROUCH, G. I. and WITT, S. F., “A Meta-Analysis of International Tourism Demand Forecasting and Implications for Practice”, International Academy for the Study of Tourism Conference, Algarve, Portugal, June 2013.

WITT, S.F., “Practical Tourism Forecasting: The Example of Asia Pacific”, Forecasting Workshop: Recent Developments and Best Practices in Tourism Forecasting, Potchefstroom, South Africa, September 2012.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Asia Pacific Tourism – The Recovery”, Third Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics, Bournemouth, UK, July 2011.

WU, D.C., SONG, H., LI, G. and WITT, S.F., “Analysing Tourists’ Consumption Behaviour: The Case of Hong Kong”, 9th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Students’ Research in Tourism, Beppu, Japan, July 2010.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F., LIN, V.S. and ZHANG, X., “ Modelling and Forecasting the Demand for Hotel Rooms in Hong Kong under the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis”, Second Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics, Chiangmai, Thailand, December 2009.

ZHANG, X., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Supply Chain Forecasting: A Collaborative Approach”, 29th International Symposium on Forecasting, Hong Kong, June 2009.

WITT, S.F., “Time Varying Parameter Structural Time Series Models: An Application to Tourism Demand”, 29th International Symposium on Forecasting, Hong Kong, June 2009.

ZHANG, X., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Supply Chain Forecasting: A Collaborative Approach”, International Academy for the Study of Tourism Conference, Majorca, Spain, June 2009.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Growth Forecasts for Tourism Demand in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR”, Sixth China Tourism Forum, Chengdu, China, May 2009.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Trends in China”, Fifth China Tourism Forum, Huangshan, China, December 2008.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Forecast Combination in Tourism”, 26th EuroCHRIE Annual Congress, Dubai, October 2008.

SONG, H., ZHANG, A.X. and WITT, S.F., “Collaborative Forecasting for Tourism Supply Chains via the Internet”, 28th International Symposium on Forecasting, Nice, June 2008.

SONG, H., LI, G., WITT, S.F. and GUO, W., “Forecasting Accuracy of Time Varying Parameter Structural Time Series Models”, 28th International Symposium on Forecasting, Nice, June 2008.

SONG, H., LI, G., WITT, S. F. and FEI, B., “Tourism Demand Modelling and Forecasting: How Should Demand be Measured?”, 6th DeHaan Tourism Management Conference, Nottingham, December 2007.

WITT, S. F., “Developing a Web-based Tourism Demand Forecasting System for Hong Kong”, Fourth China Tourism Forum, Kunming, China, December 2007.

WITT, S. F. and TURNER, L.W., “Tourism Trends in China and the Implications for Tourism Education”, First International Forum on Tourism Education, Guilin, China, December 2007.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and ZHANG, A.X., “A Web-based Tourism Demand Forecasting System for Hong Kong”, 27th International Symposium on Forecasting, New York, June 2007.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Tourism Demand in Hong Kong”, Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 38th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, June 2007.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and WONG, K.K.F., “Forecast Combination in Tourism: An Empirical Analysis”, 5th Apac-CHRIE and 13th Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) Joint Conference, Beijing, May 2007.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Developing a Tourism Demand Forecasting System for Hong Kong”, InternationalAcademy for the Study of Tourism Conference, Fethiye, Turkey, May 2007.

WITT, S.F., “Forecast Combination in Tourism”, Izmir University of Economics Seminar on Evaluating Forecasting Performance of Tourism Demand Models, Izmir, Turkey, May 2007.

WONG, K. K. F., SONG, H., WITT, S. F. and WU, D. C., “Tourism Forecasting: To Combine or Not to Combine?”, 26th International Symposium on Forecasting, Santander, Spain, June 2006.

WONG, K. K. F., SONG, H., WITT, S. F. and WU, D. C., “Reducing Tourism Forecasting Failure through Forecast Combination”, 7th Biennial Conference on Tourism in Asia: Development, Marketing and Sustainability, Jeonju, Korea, May 2006.

TURNER, L. W. and WITT, S. F., “Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2006-2008”, 55th Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Conference, Pattaya, Thailand, April 2006.

TURNER, L. W. and WITT, S. F., “Asia Pacific Travel Forecasts 2006-2008”, Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education International Research Conference, Melbourne, February 2006.

TURNER, L. W., VU, C. and WITT, S. F., “Comparative Tourism Shocks”, International Academy for the Study of Tourism Conference, Beijing, July 2005.

SONG, H., WONG, K. K. F. and WITT, S. F., “Assessing the Impact of Forecast Combination on Tourism Demand Forecasting Accuracy”, InternationalAcademy for the Study of Tourism Conference, Beijing, July 2005.

SONG, H., WONG, K. K. F. and WITT, S. F., “Improving Forecasting Accuracy by Combining the Forecasts of Tourism Demand Models”, 25th International Symposium on Forecasting, San Antonio, Texas, June 2005.

TURNER, L. W. and WITT, S. F., “Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2005-2007”, 54th Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Conference (Research Committee), Macau, April 2005.

LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S. F., “Forecasting International Tourism Demand Using the Time Varying Parameter Error Correction Model”, Theoretical Advances in Tourism Economics, Evora, Portugal, March 2005.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Recovery in North America and Asia: When and Where?”, Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education International Research Conference, Alice Springs, February 2005.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Future Trends of China Tourism”, 1st ChinaTourism Forum, Hong Kong, September 2004.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting International Tourist Flows to Macau”, 6th Biennial Conference on Tourism in Asia: Development, Marketing and Sustainability, Phuket, Thailand, May 2004.

LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Modelling Tourism Demand: A Dynamic Linear AIDS Approach”, Managing Tourism in the Global Economy, Melbourne, December 2003.

CHEN, R.J.C. and WITT, S.F., “Impacts of Intervention Events on Tourist Flows”, Managing Tourism in the Global Economy, Melbourne, December 2003.

LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Modelling Tourism Demand: A Dynamic Linear AIDS Approach”, Tourism Modelling and Competitiveness: Implications for Policy and Strategic Planning, Paphos, Cyprus, October/November 2003.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “PATA Asia Travel Forecasts 2003-2005”, Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 34th Annual Conference, St. Louis, June 2003.

WITT, S.F., SONG, H. and WANHILL, S., “Forecasts of Foreign Tourist Expenditure and Foreign Tourism-Generated Employment in Denmark”, 11th Nordic Symposium in Tourism and Hospitality Research, Gothenburg, November 2002.

WITT, S.F. and TURNER, L.W., “Tourism Growth in China”, ESRC/Chinese Economic Association (UK) Seminar on Competition, Growth and Governance in China’s Tourism Sector, Guildford, UK, September 2002.

WANG, Z., TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “How do Strategic Alliances Affect Airline Performance?”, International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) 52nd Congress, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil, August 2002.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasts 2002-2004 for the Pacific Asia Area”, Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 33rd Annual Conference,Arlington, Virginia, June 2002.

WITT, S.F., SONG, H. and LOUVIERIS, P., “Statistical Testing in Forecasting Model Selection”, 22nd International Symposium on Forecasting, Dublin, June 2002.

LI, G., SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Econometric Analysis and Forecasts of International Tourism Demand in Thailand”, 5th Biennial Conference on Tourism in Asia: Development, Marketing and Sustainability, Hong Kong, May 2002.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: The General-to-Specific Approach”, Tourist Research Centre 37th Annual Conference, Barcelona, March 2002.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “The General-to-Specific Approach to Tourism Forecasting”, School of Applied Economics Research Seminar, Victoria University, Melbourne, March 2002.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Pacific Asia Forecasts to 2006”, Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education International Research Conference, Perth, February 2002.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Statistical Testing in Econometric Model Selection: The Case of  Inbound Tourism to South Korea”, International Academy for the Study of Tourism Conference, Macau, July 2001.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “The General-to-Specific Approach to Forecasting International Tourism Demand”, 21st International Symposium on Forecasting, Pine Mountain, Georgia, June 2001.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting of Travel to Europe for 2001, 2002 and 2005”, TTRA European Chapter Conference, Stockholm, April 2001.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “European Forecasts: The New Competitor?”, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) 50th Annual Conference,  Kuala Lumpur, April 2001.

WITT, S.F., TURNER, L.W. and SONG, H., “China: Economic Reform and Tourism”, School of Applied Economics Research Seminar, Victoria University, Melbourne, March 2001.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Arrivals Forecasts for Europe to 2005”, Council for  Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education National Research Conference, Canberra, February 2001.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Tourism to New Zealand: An Application Comparing Univariate and Multivariate Time-Series Models”, New Zealand Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference,Auckland, December 2000.

SONG, H. AND WITT, S.F, “Modelling and Forecasting International Tourism Demand in South Korea”, Conference on Tourism in Southeast Asia and Indo-China: Development, Marketing and Sustainability, Chiang Mai, Thailand, June 2000.

TURNER, L.W. and  WITT, S.F., “Forecasts of International Arrivals to Asia Pacific Destinations”,  Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 31st Annual Conference, Burbank, California, June 2000.

TURNER, L.W. and  WITT, S.F., “Asia Pacific Tourism Forecasts 2000-2004”, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) 49th Annual Conference, Hong Kong, April 2000.

TURNER, L.W. and  WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasts to the Asia Pacific Region 2000 to 2004”,  School of Applied Economics Research Seminar, Victoria University, Melbourne, March 2000.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Accuracy of Alternative Econometric Models: Additional Evidence”, School of Applied Economics Research Seminar, Victoria University, Melbourne, February 2000.

SONG, H. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Accuracy of Alternative Econometric Models of International Tourism Demand”, Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education National Research Conference, Mt Buller, Australia, February 2000.

TURNER, L.W. and WITT, S.F., “Asia Pacific Tourist Arrivals to 2004”, Council for Australian Tourism and Hospitality Education National Research Conference, Mt Buller, Australia, February 2000.

WITT, S.F. and SONG, H., “Forecasting Future Tourism Flows” International Millennium Conference: Tourism and Hospitality in the 21st Century, University of Surrey, January 2000.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting Research: The Empirical Findings”, Faculty of Business and Law Research Seminar, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton and Mackay, Australia, November 1999.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: The Last Ten Years”, Tourism in Regional and Local Development, Havana, September 1999.

SONG, H., WITT, S.F. and JENSEN, T., “Forecasting Performance of Tourism Demand Models: The Case of Denmark”, 19th International Symposium on Forecasting, Washington DC, June 1999.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “Do Improvements in Econometric Modelling Lead to Better Tourism Forecasting Performance?”, Navigating the Global Waters: Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 30th Annual Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 1999.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “Comparing the Accuracy of Causal and Non-Causal Forecasting Methods”, Department of Applied Economics Research Seminar, Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne, March 1999.

WITT, S.F., “An Overview of Tourism Forecasting Research”, Faculty of Business Research Seminar, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, March 1999.

TURNER, L.W., REISINGER, Y. and WITT, S.F., “Structural Equation Modelling of Demand for International Tourism into New Zealand”, Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education National Research Conference, Adelaide, February 1999.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “The Impact of Conceptual Improvements on Empirical Performance:  The Case of Tourism Forecasting”, School of Management Studies for the Service Sector Research Seminar, University of Surrey, January 1999.

TURNER, L.W., KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting New Zealand Inbound International Tourism”, New ZealandTourism and Hospitality Research Conference, Akaroa, New Zealand, December 1998.

WITT, S.F., “Practical Forecasting Workshop - Summary”, IATA Air Transport Outlook 98, Berlin, September 1998.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting”, Research Centre of Bornholm Tourism Research Conference, Svaneke, Denmark, August 1998.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: What Do We Know?”, 4th International Forum on Tourism  Statistics, Copenhagen, June 1998.

WITT, S.F., “The State of the Art of Tourism Forecasting”, Department of Economics Research Workshop, University of Western Australia, Perth, June 1998.

PRIDEAUX, B. and WITT, S.F., “An Analysis of Tourism Flows Between Australia and ASEAN Countries: Past and Present”, Conference on Tourism in Indo-China and Southeast Asia: Development, Marketing and Sustainability, Phuket, Thailand, June 1998.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “The Relationship Between Conceptual Development and Empirical Performance in Tourism Forecasting”, Tourist Research Centre 33rd Annual Conference, Brijuni, Croatia, May 1998.

WITT, S.F., “Do Theoretical Advances Automatically Lead to Empirical Improvement?: The Case of Tourism Forecasting”, Department of Applied Economics Research Seminar, Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne, March 1998.

WITT, S.F., “The Econometric Approach to Tourism Forecasting”, School of Tourism and Hospitality Research Seminar, La Trobe University, Melbourne, March 1998.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “International Tourism Forecasting Using Cointegration  Analysis, Traditional Regression Analysis and Leading Indicators: A Comparison of  Performance”, Australian Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, February 1998.

TURNER, L.W., REISINGER, Y. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Demand Modelling Using Disaggregated Data: A LISREL Analysis”, Travel and Tourism Industry and Academic Institutions - In a True Alliance: TTRA European Chapter Conference, Lillehammer, Norway, August 1997.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT, S.F., “International Tourism Forecasting Using Cointegration Analysis”, International Tourism Research Conference, Sydney, July 1997.

KULENDRAN, N. and WITT,  S.F., “Modelling and Forecasting UK Outbound Tourism”, 17th International Symposium on Forecasting, Barbados, June 1997.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting”, 17th International Symposium on Forecasting, Barbados, June 1997.

WITT, S.F.,  “Econometrics and Forecasting in Tourism”, Managing Services in the Next Millennium: INFORMS Annual Spring Meeting, San Diego, May 1997.

WITT, S.F., “Empirical Research on Tourism Forecasting: A Review”, Department of Applied Economics Research Seminar, Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne,             February 1997.

WITT, S.F., “The Determinants of International Tourism Demand”, Nanyang Business SchoolResearch Seminar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, November 1996.

WITT, S.F., “International Tourism Demand Forecasting”, It's Showtime for Tourism - New Products, Markets and Technologies: Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 27th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, June 1996.

HURLEY, S., MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Optimisation in Tourism Marketing: Using Genetics-Based Search”, It's Showtime for Tourism - New Products, Markets and Technologies: Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) 27th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, June 1996.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Research Assessment in the UK”, Tourist Research Centre 31st Annual Conference, Bergen, May 1996.

WITT, S.F., “Assessing Tourism and Hospitality Research”, Australian Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference, Coffs Harbour, Australia, February 1996.

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Future Developments in Tourism”, Conference on Tourism in the Canary Islands: Challenges of the 21st Century, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, December 1995.

WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., “A Review of Tourism Forecasting”, 15th International Symposium on Forecasting, Toronto, June 1995.

SMERAL, E. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Trends to 2005”, Tourist Research Centre 30th Annual Conference, Venice, April 1995.

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Future Developments in Tourism”, Conference on Tourist Destination Development, Lapta, Cyprus, March-April 1995.

WITT, S.F., “Preparing for the Research Assessment Exercise”, College Research Seminar, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, March 1995.

WITT, S.F., “Research Assessment: The UK Experience and Implications for Australia”, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management Seminar, Victoria University, Melbourne, February 1995.

WITT, S.F., RAJADHYAKSHA, M. and SYKES, A.M., “Specification of Price in Holiday Demand Models”, National Tourism and Hospitality Conference, Melbourne, February 1995.

MOUTINHO, L. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting the Tourism Environment Using a Consensus Approach”, Conference on Tourism 'Down Under- Perceptions, Problems and Proposals, Massey University, New Zealand, December 1994.

WITT, S.F., “Accuracy of New Zealand Inbound Tourism Forecasts”, Conference on Tourism 'Down Under' - Perceptions, Problems and Proposals, Massey University, New Zealand, December 1994.

DIAMANTOPOULOS, A., WINKLHOFER, H. and WITT, S.F., “The Practice of Export Sales Forecasting: Some Comparative Hypotheses”, Academy of InternationalBusiness Annual Meeting, Boston, November 1994.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: Accuracy Comparisons across Aggregated/Disaggregated Data”, Tourist Research Centre 29th Annual Conference, Swansea, May 1994.

WITT, S.F., PRENTICE, R.C. and HAMER, C., “Motivations of Tourists Visiting Industrial Heritage Sites”, Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Conference, Cancun, April 1994.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting Techniques:  Accuracy Comparisons across International/Domestic and Annual/Quarterly Data”, Faculty of Business and Hotel Management Seminar, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia, February 1994.

WITT, S.F., “Research Assessment in Tourism and Hospitality”, School of Hotel and Catering Management Seminar, Oxford Brookes University, December 1993.

SYKES, A.M. and WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Seychelles Inbound Tourism”, 13th International Symposium on Forecasting, Pittsburgh, June 1993.

WITT, S.F., “Opening of the Eastern Bloc Countries to Inbound Tourism”, Academy of Marketing Science Annual Conference, Miami, May 1993.

WITT, S.F., “Assessing Research Performance in Tourism”, Department of Management Studies for Tourism and Hotel Industries Seminar, University of Surrey, Guildford, May 1993.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “An Overview of Tourism Forecasting Accuracy Comparisons”,Tourist Research Centre 28th Annual Conference, Östersund, Sweden, April 1993.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism in Eastern Europe:  The Recent Past and Future”, Faculty of Business Seminar, Northern Territory University, Darwin, March 1993.

WITT, S.F., SYKES, A.M. and DARTUS, M., “Forecasting Conference Tourism Demand”, 12th International Symposium on Forecasting, Wellington, August 1992.

WITT, S.F., “Development of Tourism in the Seychelles”, Third Islands of the World Conference, Nassau, May 1992.

WITT, S.F., DARTUS, M. and SYKES, A.M., “The Demand for Conference Tourism”, TIMS/ORSA 33rd Joint National Conference, Orlando, April 1992.

WITT, S.F., DARTUS, M. and SYKES, A.M., “Modelling AIEST Congress Attendance”, Tourist Research Centre 27th Annual Conference, Bern, April 1992.

WITT, S.F. and GAMMON, S., “Sustainable Tourism Development in Wales”, International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) 41st Congress, Seychelles, November 1991.

WITT, S.F. and GAMMON, S., “A Study of the Sales Forecasting Process within Commercial Airlines”, Tourism and Hospitality Management Conference, University of Surrey, Guildford, September 1991.

WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: How Well do Private and Public Sector Organisations Perform?”, Tourism and Hospitality Management Conference, University of Surrey, Guildford, September 1991.

WITT, S.F., “Assessing Forecasting Performance in Tourism”, Tourist Research Centre 26th Annual Conference, Aix‑en‑Provence, March 1991.

WITT, S.F., “The Future of Eastern European Tourism”, 75th International Hotel/Motel and Restaurant Show, New York, November 1990.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Forecasting: Direction of Change Error, Turning Point Error and Magnitude of Error”, Operational Research Society 32nd Annual Conference, University College of North Wales, Bangor, September 1990.

WITT, S.F. and WITT, C.A., “Directional Accuracy versus Magnitude of Accuracy in Tourism Forecasting”, Tenth International Symposium on Forecasting, Delphi, June 1990.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Does Health Tourism Exist in the UK?”, International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) 39th Congress, Budapest, August 1989.

WITT, S.F., “Forecasting Tourist Flows: Performance Assessment”, Graduate School of Management and Australian Studies Centre Seminar, Monash University, July 1989.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Measures of Forecasting Accuracy: Turning Point Error Versus Size of Error”, Conference on Tourism in the 1990s: The Next Move, London, March 1989.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F. “The Efficacy of Econometric Forecasts of Tourism Demand”,Operational Research Society 30th Annual Conference, University of Sheffield, September 1988.

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “Forecasting Tourism Demand: A Comparison of the Accuracy of Several Quantitative Methods”, Eighth International Symposium on Forecasting, Amsterdam, June 1988.

BUCKLEY, P.J. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism in Difficult Areas II: Four North of England Case Studies ‑ Calderdale, Leeds, Manchester and Scunthorpe”, Royal Town Planning Institute Tourism and Economic Development Conference, London, October 1987.

WITT, S.F., “Cash Flow Forecasting in the International Tourism Industry”, School of Business and Economics Seminar, Wilfred Laurier University, August 1987.

MARTIN, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Choice of an Appropriate Variable to Represent Tourists' Costs of Living in Tourism Demand Forecasting Models”, Tourism in the 1990s Conference, London, November 1986.

WITT, S.F., “The Economic Impact of Tourism on Wales”, Agricultural Economics/ Agricultural Marketing Department Seminar, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, April 1986.

WITT, S.F. and MARTIN, C.A., “Forecasting Future Trends in European Tourist Demand”,International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) 35th Congress, Bregenz, September 1985.

BUCKLEY, P.J. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism in Difficult Areas: Case Studies of Bradford, Bristol, Glasgow and Hamm”, Academy of InternationalBusiness Annual UK Conference, University of Manchester, April 1985.

WITT, S.F. and PAPADOPOULOS, S.I., “An Economic Analysis of Foreign Tourism in Greece: Past Growth and Future Development”, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes Fourth General Conference, Madrid, September 1984.

DOBBINS, R. and WITT, S.F., “The Revolution in Portfolio Management”, Institute of Cost and Management Accountants Seminar, University of Bradford, February 1983.

WITT, S.F. and DOBBINS, R., “The Relationship Between Turnover and Share Prices on the London Stock Exchange”, Finance Department Seminar, University of Sheffield, March 1979.

Occasional Papers

SONG, H., CHON, K., WITT, S.F., WONG, K.K.F., LI, G., ZHANG, A.X., GAO, B. and LIN, V., Tourism in Hong Kong Recovers from the Global Financial/Economic Crisis: Hong Kong Tourism Forecasting Report, Vol. 2, No. 2, March 2010, 25 pp.

SONG, H., CHON, K., WITT, S.F., WONG, K.K.F., LI, G., ZHANG, A.X., LIN, V. and GAO, B., Forecasting the Demand for Hong Kong Tourism in the Time of Economic Crisis – The Views of Experts: Hong Kong Tourism Forecasting Report, Vol. 2, No. 1, October 2009, 20 pp.

SONG, H., CHON, K., WITT, S.F., WONG, K.K.F., LI, G., ZHANG, A.X., LIN, V. and GAO, B., Global Financial Crisis and Demand for Hotel Rooms in Hong Kong: Hong Kong Tourism Forecasting Report, Vol. 1, No. 4, April 2009, 46 pp.

SONG, H., CHON, K., WITT, S.F., WONG, K.K.F. and LI, G., Global Financial Crisis and Hong Kong Tourism Demand: Hong Kong Tourism Forecasting Report, Vol. 1, No. 3, December 2008, 26 pp.

SONG, H., CHON, K., WITT, S.F., WONG, K.K.F. and LI, G., Focusing on Mainland China and Taiwan: Hong Kong Tourism Forecasting Report, Vol. 1, No. 2, July 2008, 6 pp.

SONG, H., CHON, K., WITT, S.F., WONG, K.K.F. and LI, G., Hong Kong Tourism Forecasting Report, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 2008, 36 pp.

WITT, S.F. and GAMMON, S., “The Benefits and Costs of Tourism to Wales”, Cahiers du Tourisme, Series C, No.163, Centre des Hautes Études Touristiques, Aix‑en‑Provence, March 1992, 32 pp.

WITT, S.F., “The Impact of Tourism on Wales”, Inaugural Lecture: University of Wales Swansea, February 1991, 25 pp.

WITT, S.F. and PASS, C.L., “The Determinants of the Demands for Beer, Spirits and Wine”, University of Bradford Management Centre Occasional Paper, No.8610, August 1986, 14 pp.

Journal Reports: Conferences/Courses

WEILER, B. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism and Heritage Management:  Balancing Conservation and Development”, Tourism Management, Vol.18, No. 5, August 1997, pp.331-332.

WITT, C.A. and WITT, S.F., “Report of the English-Speaking Working Group”, Tourist Review, Vol.49, No.4, December 1994, pp.5-6.

GARTNER, W.C. and WITT, S.F., “Tourism Research in the 90s”, Annals of Tourism Research, Vol.21, No.2, 1994, pp.422-424.

WITT, S.F., “Report of the English-Speaking Working Group”, Tourist Review, Vol.48, No.4, October/December 1993, pp.4-5.

WITT, S.F., “AIEST Congress, August 1990”, Tourism Management, Vol.12, No.2, June 1991, pp.151‑152.

WITT, S.F., “Reviving Spa Tourism ‑ The AIEST Congress”, Tourism Management, Vol.11, No.1, March 1990, pp.80‑81.

WITT, S.F., “Mega‑Events and Mega‑Attractions”, Tourism Management, Vol.9, No.1, March 1988, pp.76‑77.

WITT, S.F., “Modelling/Forecasting Techniques”, Tourism Management, Vol.9, No.1, March 1988, p.73.

WITT, S.F., “Report of the English‑Speaking Group on the Conference Theme”, Tourist Review, Vol.42, No.4, October/December 1987, pp.10‑12.

Book Reviews

WITT, S.F., “Marketing Tourism Places by G. Ashworth and B. Goodall (eds.)”, European Management Journal, Vol.9, No.2, June 1991, pp.220‑221.

WITT, S.F., “Travel and Tourism Data by R. Baron”, Tourism Management, Vol.ll, No.2, June 1990, pp.181‑182.