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Previous studies have mostly used government statistics and survey data to examine the effect of travel distance on tourist behavior. In this study, we used data obtained from Sina Weibo to analyze the travel patterns of tourists who visited Suzhou, China from April 2012 to October 2013. We...

Author(s)
Xue Lan; Zhang Yi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2020, 82,
Abstract

This study aims to explore the antinomy of distance effects in tourist destination choice by demonstrating its catalytic effect and functionary mechanism. The concept of "distance desire" is proposed to express the catalytic effect of distance, while the attributes and subdivisional dimensions of...

Author(s)
Cao JingJing; Zhang JinHe; Wang Chang; Hu Huan; Yu Peng
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 4, pp 614-630
Abstract

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
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

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
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

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
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 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 study incorporates the theories of variety-seeking and inertial behaviour into the tourist decision-making process by observing the dependence of an individual's current destination choice on his or her previous choice. The literature suggests that attributes characterizing a buying...

Author(s)
Nicolau, J. L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 1, pp 251-264

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