The Tourism Impact on Washington DC
1.Name and background of the sponsoring organization and organization actually producing the study.
1. Name and background of the sponsoring organization and organization actually producing the
2. Description of the study: inputs, outputs and methodology. This should include presenting a representative table or two of the results of the study.
3.Satisfaction of Destination Economic Impact Study Criteria
a. Relevance Principle: only those injections of new money within the destination boundaries should be measured as visitor expenditures
b. Coverage Principle: all visitor expenditures in the destination area are included
c. Validity Principle: methodology actually measures visitor expenditure
d. Accuracy Principle: for survey data, sample sizes are large enough to provide relatively tight confidence intervals at the 95 percent confidence level
e. Timeliness Principle: estimates are published for a period no more than 12 months earlier
f. Inclusivity Principle: estimates are provided of all of the following: visitor spending and the business receipts, employment, personal income and tax revenue generated by this spending.
g. Reproducibility Principle:
The methodology producing the estimates is presented so
clearly and completely that an outsider could verify the results presented.
4.Recommendationfor using the results and improving future studies