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This article describes a method for estimating the impact of the Canada-US border on international travel by US residents to Canada in terms of the "distance equivalence" of the border, using data obtained in 1995. On average, the border is equivalent to an additional 1650 km of travel. State...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.; Xie, F. F. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 2, pp 191-194
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This article analyses tourists' travel by car or air in New Zealand using two-stage hurdle models to relate both the decision to use each mode and the average distance traveled by a mode to transport prices and tourist characteristics. We find little evidence of price sensitivity for either...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Schiff, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 3, pp 303-320
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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
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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...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

One way of looking at the flow of tourists is to view it as trade flow, analyzing people rather than goods or services. This research applies a gravity model to estimate tourist flows as a function of distance and economics as well as market size. The explanatory variables account for gross...

Author(s)
Kristjánsdóttir, H.
Publisher
SciTechnol, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism Research & Hospitality, 2017, 6, 2, pp 1000165

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