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Title: Explaining travel distance during same- day visits
Authors: Wynen, Jan # ×
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Butterworths
Series Title: Tourism Management vol:36 pages:133-140
Abstract: Distance travelled is a recurrent determinant of expenditures during same- day visits and destination choice. Identifying the factors determining distance travelled will thus lead to a better understanding of expenditures and location choice, which is of interest from a policy and economic perspective. By applying a specific analytical framework which explicitly considers the different workings of socio- demographic factors on the decision to go on a same- day visit as well as the distance related effects of a same- day visit, we are able to investigate the effects of both socio demographic and same- day visit related variables on distance travelled. The empirical results highlight that gender, time spent, age, education and information source are important determinants of travel distance during same- day visits.
ISSN: 0261-5177
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Public Governance Institute
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