The tourism forecasting competition

  title={The tourism forecasting competition},
  author={George Athanasopoulos and Rob J. Hyndman and Haiyan Song and Dr. Ching-Sung Wu},
We evaluate the performance of various methods for forecasting tourism data. The data used include 366 monthly series, 427 quarterly series and 518 annual series, all supplied to us by tourism bodies or by academics who had used them in previous tourism forecasting studies. The forecasting methods implemented in the competition are univariate and multivariate time series approaches, and econometric models. This forecasting competition differs from previous competitions in several ways: (i) we… CONTINUE READING
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