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Distance is an important consideration in the holiday destination selection process. The study investigated the nature of the relationship between travellers' cognitive distance estimates and actual physical distance, and tested the efficacy of the hierarchical and non-hierarchical theories of...

Author(s)
Ankomah, P. K.; Crompton, J. L.; Baker, D. A.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1995, 34, 2, pp 12-18
Abstract

To estimate visitor expenditures, a stratified random sample of visitors to Ramsey Canyon Preserve and San Pedro Riparian National Conversation Area (Arizona, USA) [n=385, date not specified] was collected. The study found that birdwatchers spend more money than other visitors to natural sites....

Author(s)
Leones, J.; Colby, B.; Crandall, K.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1998, 36, 3, pp 56-64
Abstract

The results of a study of the tourist behaviour of young Americans and Canadians, part of a research project carried out under the aegis of the American Section of the International Bureau of Social Tourism (BITS-Ameriques) and the Canadian Commission for tourism, with assistance from the...

Author(s)
Stafford, J.; Sarrasin, B.; Ramahatra, H.
Publisher
Téros, Université de Québec à Mondréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2001, 20, 2, pp 60-62
Abstract

This research examines the influence of distance on the travel behaviour of fans of professional hockey teams; specifically, with reference to theories of distance decay, the research examines the strength of influence that travel distance has on professional hockey fans' road game attendance. Data ...

Author(s)
Mohan, L.; Thomas, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2012, 15, 3, pp 296-309
Abstract

This paper investigates how the factors of psychological and geographical distances in conjunction with medical competence influence potential Chinese customers when they select a destination country for international healthcare services. We also explore how the severity of the customer's illness...

Author(s)
Zhang Jun; Seo SangYun; Lee HoonYoung
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 35, pp 32-40
Abstract

This study advances existing tourism research on revisit intention to its temporal dimension, intended revisit timing, which is defined as the time interval between the current visit and the intended next visit. This study also examines the possible antecedents of intended revisit timing: travel...

Author(s)
Huang, Z. W.; Cai, L. P. A.; Yu XiaoJuan; Li Mimi
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2014, 23, 8, pp 815-832
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The existing literature suggests that travel distance is a crucial factor that determines tourism demand and tourist behavior. However, there are limited attempts to understand how tourists' travel distance shapes their experiences, and more specifically, their satisfaction in a destination. This...

Author(s)
Park SangWon; Yang Yang; Wang MingShu
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 76, Part A, pp 261-270
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the extent to which consumers will exert more effort to avoid risk (negative reviews) versus seek reward (positive reviews) when making a restaurant decision. Design/methodology/approach - This study investigates the influence of distance and...

Author(s)
Kim, E. L.; Tanford, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2019, 31, 12, pp 4482-4499

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