The Application and Test on Distance Decay Theory of Tourism
This study attempts to examine the business overnight visitors’ profile, trip patterns, and tourism demand in Hong Kong with the distance decay theory. This study examines the impact of the distance decay effect on Hong Kong business overnight visitors from thirteen major source markets empirically. Another contribution of this study is that it identifies the distance decay curve with two peaks in the Hong Kong case. The research findings still confirm that distance decay effect may have influence on some aspects of business visitors’ profiles.
KeywordsDistance decay theory Tourism Business visitors’ profiles
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