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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,...

Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
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The distance of travel has been considered an important determinant of travel decisions. As a result several tourism demand studies have incorporated distance among their explanatory variables. However, while the role of distance has been extensively investigated in relation to tourist arrivals,...

Anastasopoulos, P.
Annals of Tourism Research, 1991, 18, 4, pp 663-666

Results are discussed of an annual survey carried out in 2000 among 316 French businesses and 24 travel managers of large enterprises. Business travels in 2000 accounted for 170 milliard FF, with greatest cost increases in transport. Trains (especially Eurostar and Thalys) are becoming more...

Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Espaces (Paris), 2001, No. 179, pp 46-51

The use of a computer system to monitor tourists in the region of Aquitaine in France is evaluated. It is based on weekly accommodation data and sampling of number plates of cars to identify the origin of tourists and distance travelled.

Tarricq, P.
Cahiers Espaces, 1999, No. 60, pp 41-51

This paper provides answers about nature consumption in peripheral areas and, in particular, maps cross-country skiers' time-space use during the winter season. The main objective is to investigate the factors that influence the spatial behaviour of visitors within protected areas. Understanding...

Dupuis, L.
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 4, 2, pp 129-153

Using data from 1980 onwards the number of tourists and whether they are travelling by car, bus, etc. leaving/entering certain destinations in France are presented.

Carreno, M.; Marchand, M.
Cahiers Espaces, 1999, No. 60, pp 32-40

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