Successful enterprises need accurate models to predict volume for both operational and financial reasons. From an operational perspective, enterprises need forecasting models to plan for personnel, inventory, purchasing, and supply management. From a financial perspective, forecasts of tourism are needed to plan for internal and external financing including cash, working capital, and borrowing.

From Issue: Supply Chain Disruptions: Causes, Impacts, and Mitigation Strategies
(Fall 2015)

Predicting Outbound U.S. Citizen Travel to Europe