Seasonal concentration of Domestic and International Tourists: An overview of Himachal Tourism

Avinash Rana


The paper describes and analyses the seasonal concentration of Himachal tourism and compares between arrivals of domestic and international tourists using Gini coefficient.  This method is applied to monthly time series data from year 2004 to 2012, the data consists of monthly tourist arrival of domestic as well as international tourists. The aim of this analysis is to determine the strength of seasonality criteria in Himachal Tourism. The results will be useful in deciding the overall impact of seasonality on the tourism sector.


Tourism seasonality, Gini Index

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