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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,...

Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
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Growing acceptance and concern about anthropogenic climate change is beginning to influence tourists' travel practices, with a hardening of attitudes towards long-haul aviation now evident in a number of key European outbound tourism markets. This raises timely questions as to whether or not the...

Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71

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...

Manosuthi, N.; Lee JinSoo; Han HeeSup
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Tourism Management, 2020, 78, pp 103963