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The factors accounting for the significant increase in new routes in the European air transport market in the period 2002-13 are examined. Data for 259 airports with more 250,000 annual passengers are used. The analysis reveals that low-cost airlines extended the benefits of air connectivity to...

Author(s)
Calzada, J.; Fageda, X.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Regional Studies, 2019, 53, 8, pp 1149-1160
Abstract

Tourist satisfaction, their willingness to recommend and to return to a destination represent the basic goals of a tourist destination. Low cost carriers contributed to improved accessibility of destinations, and their business model has led to lowering the prices and attracted new tourist...

Author(s)
Vidić, G.; Miočić, B. K.; Žnidar, K.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2019, 31, 1, pp 35-68
Abstract

Background: During infectious disease outbreaks with pandemic potential, the number of air passengers travelling from the outbreak source to international destinations has been used as a proxy for disease importation risk to new locations. However, evaluations of the validity of this approach are...

Author(s)
Nasserie, T.; Brent, S. E.; Tuite, A. R.; Moineddin, R.; Yong, J. H. E.; Miniota, J.; Bogoch, I. I.; Watts, A. G.; Khan, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 5, pp taz028
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The paper aims to empirically examine the persistence in the spatial distribution of tourism over time and investigate whether or not, and why, such empirical regularity arises. The paper attempts to quantify how fast the spatial distribution recovers following a shock in the tourism distribution...

Author(s)
Koo, T. T. R.; Lau PongLung
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2019, 78, pp 102732
Abstract

Past literature has identified low purchase rates of aviation voluntary carbon offsetting (VCO) schemes. A lack of credibility of such schemes has been identified as a key obstacle, yet little attention has been given on how to enhance perceived credibility. Using communication theory, this study...

Author(s)
Zhang BeiLe; Ritchie, B.; Mair, J.; Driml, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 9, pp 1416-1437
Abstract

Background: It is unknown whether obesity is a barrier to international travel. The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe the travel experiences of a cohort of severely obese individuals attending a hospital-based bariatric service, to identify their perceived barriers to travel and to...

Author(s)
Flaherty, G. T.; Geoghegan, R.; Brown, I. G.; Finucane, F. M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 3, pp taz018
Abstract

This research examines the effects of value-for-money and service quality on customer satisfaction, airline image, and behavioural intention of full-service and low-cost airline passengers. A total of 229 young passengers departed from an airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, participated in the survey. A ...

Author(s)
Kusumawardani, A. M.; Aruan, D. T. H.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2019, 9, 1, pp 27-49
Abstract

In the age of rapid technological progress, the area of product liability has received more attention for ethicists and lawyers. The key to resolution of disputes is proving a cause and effect relationship. In the global tourism industry, the air travel now involves very sophisticated aircraft that ...

Author(s)
Lubowa, D.
Publisher
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, Tanzania
Citation
Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 2019, 6, 1, pp 60-89
Abstract

This study was carried out during the period 2016-2017 to determine factors characterizing the under performance of locally registered airlines. The objectives of the study were to establish; (i) operational length of each airline, (ii) local and international routes operated, (iii) major...

Author(s)
Nakazwe, H. Z.; Chomba, C.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2019, 21, 1, pp 17-35
Abstract

Purpose: Smartphones have influenced tourists' information search behaviors and trip experiences in various ways. Operationalized in the air travel context, this study aims to apply the technology acceptance model (TAM) to unveil the causal relationships and potential compatibility or consistency...

Author(s)
Wang Wei
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2019, 10, 2, pp 122-135

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