Dr Tay   Koo
Senior Lecturer

Dr Tay Koo

Science
School of Aviation

Tay has an academic background in geography and economics with emphasis on sustainable aviation and travel management. His research interest involves the study of aviation consumers, air route development and spatial measurement methods. More recently, Tay has been collaborating with safety scientists and human factors experts at UNSW Aviation on research investigating remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) technology and their applications. In addition to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching portfolio in the area of sustainable aviation management, he has end-user focused research project funding from industry and government covering cognizant fields.

 

Phone
02 9385 6737
Location
Old Main Building, Kensington campus

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Dr Tay Koo
    Jung J; Koo T; Hay P; Smith S, 2021, 'The predictors of the decisions by gifted students to pursue STEM careers: The case of Brazilian international students in Australia', in Smith S (ed.), International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent Development in the Asia-Pacific, Springer International Handbooks of Education, Singapore, pp. 1343 - 1366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3021-6_71-1
    Book Chapters | 2021
    Dr Tay Koo
    Jung JY; Koo TTR; Hay PK; Smith SR, 2021, 'The Predictors of the Decisions by Gifted Students to Pursue STEM Careers: The Case of Brazilian International Students in Australia', in Handbook of Giftedness and Talent Development in the Asia-Pacific, Springer Singapore, pp. 1343 - 1365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3041-4_71
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Tay Koo
    Yip B; Koo T; Papatheodorou A; Graham A; Halpern N; Lau P-L, 2020, 'The airport dependency index', in Graham A; Adler N; Niemeier H-M; Betancor O; Antunes AP; Bilotkach V; Calderon E; Martini G (ed.), Air Transport and Regional Development Policies, Routledge, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781003092070
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lee A; Koo T, 2020, 'Exploratory study of the impact of significant ecotourism experience on voluntary carbon-offset behaviour of young travellers in their long-haul air travel choices', in Strategic Innovative Marketing and Tourism
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo T; Tan D; Duval D, 2018, 'The Effect of Levels of Air Service Availability on Inbound tourism demand from Asia to Australia', in Fu X; Peoples J (ed.), Airline Economics in Asia, Emerald, pp. 145 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S2212-160920180000007009
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Papatheodorou A, 2017, 'Spatial Evolution of Airports: A New Geographical Economics Perspective', in Bitzan JD; Peoples JH (ed.), Advances in Airline Economics: The Economics of Airport Operations, edn. Advances in airline economics, Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 235 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S2212-160920170000006010
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Wu CL; Dwyer L, 2014, 'Air Transport and Spatiality of Tourist Flows: The Case of Australia', in duval (ed.), Air Transport in the Asia Pacific, Ashgate, Surrey, UK, pp. 125 - 141, http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409454069
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Tay Koo
    Duval D; Koo TT, 2012, 'The Politics and Geographies of International Air Transport', in wilson (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Geographies, Routledge, pp. 207 - 213
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Tay Koo
    Li X; Hossein Rashidi T; Koo TTR, 2020, 'Exploring the temporal travel choices: a joint modelling of how long to travel and when', Current Issues in Tourism, pp. 1 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2020.1844641
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Tay Koo
    Neal C; Koo TTR, 2020, 'Demand for cargo airships: An analysis of mode choice decision making in the freight transport industry', Journal of Air Transport Management, vol. 83, pp. 101741 - 101741, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jairtraman.2019.101741
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lau PL; Koo TTR, 2020, 'Online popularity of destinations in Australia: An application of Polya Urn process to search engine data', Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, vol. 42, pp. 277 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2020.01.012
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Tay Koo
    Dunn MJM; Molesworth BRC; Koo T; Lodewijks G, 2020, 'Effects of auditory and visual feedback on remote pilot manual flying performance', Ergonomics, vol. 63, pp. 1380 - 1393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2020.1792561
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Tay Koo
    Chen Y; Wu CL; Koo TTR; Douglas I, 2020, 'Determinants of airport retail revenue: a review of literature', Transport Reviews, vol. 40, pp. 479 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2020.1738586
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lau PL; Koo TTR; Wu C-L, 2019, 'Spatial Distribution of Tourism Activities: A Polya Urn Process Model of Rank-Size Distribution', Journal of Travel Research, pp. 004728751982925 - 004728751982925, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0047287519829258
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TTR; Lau PL, 2019, 'Impact of aviation on spatial distribution of tourism: An experiment', Annals of Tourism Research, vol. 78, pp. 102732 - 102732, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2019.05.009
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo T; Collins A; Williamson A; Caponecchia C, 2018, 'How Safety Risk Information and Alternative Forms of Presenting It Affect Traveler Decision Rules in International Flight Choice', Journal of Travel Research, vol. 58, pp. 480 - 495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0047287518759228
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lim C; Zhu L; Koo T, 2018, 'Urban redevelopment and tourism growth: Relationship between tourism infrastructure and international visitor flows', International Journal of Tourism Research, vol. 21, pp. 187 - 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jtr.2253
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Tay Koo
    Sim KW; Koo CD; Koo T; Lee HS, 2018, 'An Analysis on Perceived Crowding Level Reported by Domestic Visitors of South Korean National Parks: A Multilevel Ordered Logit Approach', Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, vol. 23, pp. 281 - 296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10941665.2017.1422527
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TTR; Caponecchia C; Williamson A, 2018, 'How important is safety in making flight choices? Evidence from simple choice experiments', Transportation, vol. 45, pp. 159 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11116-016-9730-6
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lau PL; Koo TTR; Dwyer L, 2017, 'Metrics to measure the geographic characteristics of tourism markets: An integrated approach based on Gini index decomposition', Tourism Management, vol. 59, pp. 171 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.07.019
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Tay Koo
    Kim TH; Wu CL; Koo TR, 2017, 'Implications of the ageing society and internationalisation for airport services: A perspective on passenger demand for personal space at airport terminals', Journal of Air Transport Management, vol. 60, pp. 84 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jairtraman.2017.01.002
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lau PL; Koo TTR, 2017, 'A multilevel Gini decomposition approach to measuring the geographic concentration of tourism', Current Issues in Tourism, vol. 20, pp. 883 - 893, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2016.1190321
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Tay Koo
    Tan DT; Koo TK; Duval DT, 2017, 'A method for reducing information asymmetry in destination-airline relationships', Current Issues in Tourism, vol. 20, pp. 825 - 825, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2016.1174193
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Lim C; Dobruszkes F, 2017, 'Causality in direct air services and tourism demand', Annals of Tourism Research, vol. 67, pp. 67 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2017.08.004
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Hossein Rashidi T; Park J; Wu C; Tseng W, 2017, 'The Effect of Enhanced International Air Access on the Demand for Peripheral Tourism Destinations: Evidence from air itinerary choice behaviour of Korean visitors to Australia', Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, vol. 106, pp. 116 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.08.018
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo T; Halpern N; Papatheodorou A; Graham A; Arvanitis P, 2016, 'Air transport liberalisation and airport dependency: Developing a composite index', Journal of Transport Geography, vol. 50, pp. 83 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2015.04.006
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Tay Koo
    Hossein Rashidi T; Koo TTR, 2016, 'An analysis on travel party composition and expenditure: A discrete-continuous model', Annals of Tourism Research, vol. 56, pp. 48 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2015.10.003
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Tay Koo
    Molesworth BRC; Koo TT, 2016, 'The influence of attitude towards individuals’ choice for a remotely piloted commercial flight: A latent class logit approach', Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 71, pp. 51 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2016.06.017
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Lau PL; Dwyer L, 2016, 'The Geographic Dispersal of Visitors Insights from the Power law', Journal of Travel Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0047287515625131
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TTR; Caponecchia C; Williamson A, 2015, 'Measuring the effect of aviation safety risk reduction on flight choice in young travellers', Safety Science, vol. 73, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2014.10.008
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Tay Koo
    Gao Y; Koo TTR, 2014, 'Flying Australia-Europe via China: A qualitative analysis of the factors affecting travelers' choice of Chinese carriers using online comments data', Journal of Air Transport Management, vol. 39, pp. 23 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jairtraman.2014.03.006
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Lohmann G, 2013, 'The spatial effects of domestic aviation deregulation: A comparative study of Australian and Brazilian seat capacity 1986-2010', Journal of Transport Geography, vol. 29, pp. 52 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2012.12.011
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Tan DT; Duval D, 2013, 'Direct air transport and demand interaction: A vector error-correction model approach', Journal of Air Transport Management, vol. 28, pp. 14 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jairtraman.2012.12.005
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lohmann G; Koo TT, 2012, 'The Airline Business Model Spectrum', Journal of Air Transport Management, vol. 31, pp. 7 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jairtraman.2012.10.005
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Dwyer LM; Wu C, 2011, 'Dispersal of visitors within destinations: descriptive measures and underlying drivers', Tourism Management, vol. 33, pp. 1209 - 1219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2011.11.010
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Wu C; Dwyer LM, 2010, 'Ground travel mode choices of air arrivals at regional destinations: The significance of tourism attributes and destination contexts', Research In Transportation Economics, vol. 26, pp. 44 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.retrec.2009.10.007
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Tay Koo
    Koo TT; Wu C; Dwyer LM, 2010, 'Transport and Regional Dispersal of Tourists: Is Travel Modal Substitution a Source of Conflict between Low-Fare Air Services and Regional Dispersal?', Journal of Travel Research, vol. 49, pp. 106 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0047287509336468
  • Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Tay Koo
    Gong S; Hossein Rashidi T; Koo T; Ghasrikhouzani M, 2019, 'How inbound visitors make sequential decisions for participating in the indigenous culture activities in Australia?', presented at International Choice Modelling Conference 2019, Kobe, Japan, 19 August 2019 - 21 August 2019
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lau P-L; Koo T, 2019, 'Online popularity of destinations in Australia: The Polya Urn process model of search volume in search engine', Cairns, presented at CAUTHE, Cairns
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lee A; Koo T, 2018, 'Voluntary carbon-offset behaviour of young travellers in their long-haul air travel choices: a choice experiment with verbal protocol analysis', in Proceedings of the 28th CAUTHE conference, Newcastle Business School, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, presented at CAUTHE, Newcastle, 05 February 2018 - 08 March 2018
    Conference Abstracts | 2017
    Dr Tay Koo
    Hay PK; Jung JY; Koo T, 2017, 'Predictors of STEM career intentions for gifted international exchange students with Australian educational experiences', in Predictors of STEM career intentions for gifted international exchange students with Australian educational experiences, World Gifted Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at World Gifted Conference, Sydney, Australia, 20 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Tay Koo
    Lau P-L; Koo TT, 2016, 'SPATIAL CONCENTRATION OF INBOUND TOURISM IN AUSTRALIA: INSIGHTS FROM GINI DECOMPOSITION BY NATIONALITIES AND TRAVEL PURPOSE', in SPATIAL CONCENTRATION OF INBOUND TOURISM IN AUSTRALIA: INSIGHTS FROM GINI DECOMPOSITION BY NATIONALITIES AND TRAVEL PURPOSE, CAUTHE, Sydney, presented at CAUTHE, Sydney, 09 February 2016 - 11 February 2016

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