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This article uses travel distance to segment rural tourists in a tourist destination in the U.S. Midwest. A distance decay pattern was identified, with more than half of the respondents traveling from a location within 200 miles of the destination. The differences in the socio-demographic,...

Author(s)
Cai, L. A.; Li Mimi
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 8, pp 751-761
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

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
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
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
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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

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

Given the importance of tourism as a catalyst for local economic growth, the identification of tourist flows determinants is also important. This paper reports results from an econometric study of tourism flows for the 107 Italian provinces based on origin-destination (OD) spatial interaction...

Author(s)
Marrocu, E.; Paci, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 39, pp 71-83
Abstract

This paper seeks to understand how tourists might reduce their travel distances by better understanding their perception and "performance" of distances to destinations. Travel accounts for 75% of tourism's GHG emissions, the majority from flying. Tourist travel distances are growing rapidly, as are ...

Author(s)
Larsen, G. R.; Guiver, J. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 968-981

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