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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

Young Chinese tourists form an increasingly important market and they tend to travel in small friendship or family groups. This study examines how young Chinese friendship groups (aged between 18 and 35 years) make travel decisions. Using the observation approach, this study observes the group...

Author(s)
Song HanQun; Wang Ying; Sparks, B. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 6, pp 772-785
Abstract

This research focuses on the characteristics and practices of self-identified gastro-tourists-travelers who plan excursions entirely or partially to experience other cultures through intense experiential gastronomic activities. This is the first empirical study that examines differences between...

Author(s)
Williams, H. A.; Yuan JingXue; Williams, R. L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism, 2018, 3, 3, pp 177-190
Abstract

To best reap the benefits that events provide for host communities and firms, understanding attendance motivations has become a hot topic for researchers and marketers. Most research has focused on tourists' motivations, with less attention paid to local residents and even less to comparing the...

Author(s)
Dragin-Jensen, C.; Schnittka, O.; Feddersen, A.; Kottemann, P.; Rezvani, Z.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, Suppl. 1, pp S87-S100
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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One of the main strategies of the Brazilian Tourism Ministry to increase tourist flows at national destinations was the nomination of 65 key destinations for tourism in the country. This research aimed to analyze the leisure tourism demand for key destinations with severe access limitations. A...

Author(s)
Santos, G. E. O.; Perinotto, A. R. C.; Silveira, C. E.; Medaglia, J.; Lobo, H. A. S.; Minasse, M. H. S. G. G.; Travassos, L. E. P.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2017, 15, 3, pp 519-531
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
Abstract

The perceived distance significantly influences the tourists' destination choice. This paper studies the factors affecting the tourists' perceived distance by independent-sample T test and single factor variance analysis method. It arrives at the following conclusions: (1) The perceived distance...

Author(s)
Zhou FangRu; Wu JinFeng; Wu Pan; Li JiaLi; Yang ChunHua; Wu BaoQing
Publisher
Zhejiang University Press, Hangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Zhejiang University (Science Edition), 2016, 43, 5, pp 616-624
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 paper research on the influence of the distance between origin and destination on tourism destination image. To carry out this project, we collected the travel notes written by the tourists in different regions by data mining. And, content analysis technology was used to research the distance...

Author(s)
Wu BaoQing; Wu JinFeng; Wu YuJuan; Liu Jia
Publisher
Zhejiang University Press, Hangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Zhejiang University (Science Edition), 2015, 42, 4, pp 474-482

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