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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
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

A number of studies have demonstrated the impact of distance on the volume, profile and behavior of pleasure tourists. To date, none has examined the effect of distance on business tourists, even though they represent a significant share of all travel. Distance exerts two inter-related effects on...

Author(s)
Ho, G.; McKercher, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 3, pp 342-355
Abstract

This study examines the effects of distance decay (i.e., physical distance and cultural distance) on overall service satisfaction and evaluates individual service quality attributes across local-based airlines, public transportation, and government services in Hong Kong. Harnessing simple...

Author(s)
Leung, D.; Woo GumJu; Tuan Phong Ly
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2013, 9, 2, pp 218-242
Abstract

Distance decay explains tourism demand in terms of destination distance from the origin. Although travelers tend to travel further over time, scant research studies have examined the relationship between temporal variant and distance decay. This study examines the relationship between distance and ...

Author(s)
Lee, H.; Guillet, B. D.; Law, R.; Leung, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 5, pp 409-420
Abstract

Although previous studies have examined different factors that affect travel demand and destination choice, tourism research has not investigated changes in such factors over time. This paper presents the findings of a study that examines the robustness of motivations and travel distance over time...

Author(s)
Lee, H. ".; Guillet, B. D.; Law, R.; Leung, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2012, 1, 1/2, pp 107-117
Abstract

This study reports on a pilot project examining the effect of distance on the profile and trip characteristics of vacation visitors to Hong Kong. Secondary data are used. The study reveals a clear long haul/short haul dichotomy in visitor profile and resultant behaviours in Hong Kong. Long haul ...

Author(s)
Bao YaFang; McKercher, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 13, 2, pp 101-111
Abstract

The impact of distance on demand is widely accepted in tourism geography, with a number of studies demonstrating that absolute volumes of tourists decline exponentially with distance. This article extends the field of research by examining the effect of distance on the profile of pleasure tourists...

Author(s)
McKercher, B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 3/4, pp 367-381

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