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This study investigates the determinants of cash holdings for companies operating in the travel and leisure (TL) sector of the United Kingdom (UK) between 2005 and 2016. The study finds that growth opportunities, cash flow, and cash flow volatility affect cash holdings positively, while size,...

Author(s)
Ahmad, W.; Adaoglu, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics Letters, 2019, 26, 7, pp 618-621
Abstract

Few studies have investigated the effects of taxation on micro-level tourism demand or the composition of tourists' budgets during a trip. This study examines the intersection of these two areas, and models the influence of the air passenger duty (APD) on the budget allocations of outbound UK...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Seetaram, N.; Ye Shun
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2019, 11, pp 32-39
Abstract

This study examines the role of cultural values on individuals' intention to rent out and rent products in peer-to-peer exchanges. We collected survey data from participants in eleven countries - China, India, Jamaica, Namibia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, the United...

Author(s)
Manjul Gupta; Esmaeilzadeh, P.; Uz, I.; Tennant, V. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Business Research, 2019, 97, pp 20-29
Abstract

This special issue addresses desirable tourist transportation futures in relation to emissions reductions and, therefore, mitigation of climate change-induced environmental impacts. The five papers, in addition to an introduction, deal with sustainable transport behaviour, active transport at...

Author(s)
Peeters, P.; Higham, J.; Cohen, S.; Eijgelaar, E.; Gössling, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 2, pp 173-275
Abstract

This paper provides an empirical application of some recent developments in the social science of sustainability to understanding sustainable transport behaviour. We analyse talk about holidaymaking taken from interviews with self-defined "eco" or "sustainable" tourists. The focus of this paper...

Author(s)
Hanna, P.; Adams, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 2, pp 189-206
Abstract

Holidaying is an important leisure pursuit and, for a growing minority, air travel is the default mode for holiday mobility. However, the current trend of increasing demand for air travel runs contrary to climate-related sustainability goals. Efforts to motivate reductions in consumption of holiday ...

Author(s)
Kantenbacher, J.; Hanna, P.; Miller, G.; Scarles, C.; Yang JingJing
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 2, pp 207-222
Abstract

Walking is an important part of the tourist experience and a significant element of sustainable mobility. Although the concept of walkability has substantial health, social, economic and environmental dimensions for permanent residents, little attention has been given to the concept of walkability...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Ram, Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 2, pp 223-240
Abstract

Transport policy agendas have long sought to bring about more sustainable transport at tourism destinations. Whilst there are examples of successes, it remains unclear what inroads have been made towards creating a sustainable transport future. Policy directions have evolved over a number of years...

Author(s)
Smith, A.; Robbins, D.; Dickinson, J. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 2, pp 258-275
Abstract

Focusing on the London 2012 Olympics, we investigate the impact of mega-sport events' spatial transformations on visitor mobility, local leisure consumption and resulting small business trade. Our case study draws on 43 in-depth interviews with local authorities, governmental and non-governmental...

Author(s)
Duignan, M. B.; Pappalepore, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2019, 38, 2, pp 160-174
Abstract

Prior studies have not extensively researched and explored the key determinants (aviation and tourism attributes) that could affect Hong Kong's competitiveness as a transit hub for international visitors using Hong Kong as a stopover to Chinese cities when travelling by air. This study adds to that ...

Author(s)
Tsui KanWaiHong; Yuen ChiLok [Yuen, C. L. A. ]; Fung MichaelKaYiu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 11, pp 1260-1284

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