A Panel of Tourist Indicators will facilitate ‘reading’ of ISTAC data in Lanzarote

The Data Center of the Cabildo de Lanzarote uses the Panel of Tourist Indicators developed by teachers of the ULPGC

Despite living in the ‘information age’ and Big Data, the truth is that the profusion of data offered by official bodies such as the Canary Islands Government Institute of Statistics, sometimes makes it difficult to quickly and efficiently interpret it for decision-making. decision-making or obtaining truthful information. In this context, the professors at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) José Manuel Cazorla Artiles and Christian González Martel, from the departments of Applied Economic Analysis and Quantitative Methods, respectively, have developed a Panel of Tourism Indicators to which The Cabildo de Lanzarote has joined through the Data Center, which already offers access to said tool.
Although it is focused on the tourism sector, the developers of this application explain that it is open to all the public interested in consulting data that emanates directly from the ISTAC, although presented through graphs, with the possibility of filtering periods, zones, and other indicators.

For José Manuel Cazorla and Christian González, it is a tool that is constantly growing and improving, depending on the needs of institutions such as the Cabildo de Lanzarote or private entities that wish to take advantage of the advantages it offers.

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News source: Cadena Ser

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