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This study revisits the impact of distance on international tourist behaviours in Hong Kong. This work divides and cross-validates the concept of distance into physical and cultural distance. This work also proposes an alternative cultural distance measure by introducing optimal weight amongst...

Author(s)
Manosuthi, N.; Lee JinSoo; Han HeeSup
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 78, pp 103963
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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

Distance decay explains tourism demand in terms of destination distance from the origin. Although travelers tend to travel further over time, scant research studies have examined the relationship between temporal variant and distance decay. This study examines the relationship between distance and ...

Author(s)
Lee, H.; Guillet, B. D.; Law, R.; Leung, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 5, pp 409-420