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High speed rail and the tourism market: evidence from the Madrid case study.
Año:2015
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingenierías,
  • Transporte,
  • Economía
Datos
Descripción
Marketing decisions and strategic planning of tourism provisions require improving the knowledge of factors affecting tourism demand, as well as making better forecasts of tourism flows in the short and long-term. In this respect, approaching how holidaymakers select their holiday destinations and investigating which factors determine their choices emerge as a key challenge. The aim of this paper is to analyze the role of High Speed Rail systems on destination choice, specifically on urban tourism destinations. To that end, a quantitative analysis is carried out through logistic regression models aimed at analyzing how different explanatory variables affect tourists' choice of a destination. A Revealed Preference survey was conducted in June 2013 in Madrid, where tourists were interviewed close to the most attractive tourist sites. Preliminary results show that the Spanish High Speed Rail system seems to have a significant effect on the tourists' choice to visit other cities close to Madrid, but the choice of Madrid as a tourist destination is not influenced by the presence of High Speed Rail. Indeed other factors play a significant role.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Transport Policy
ISSN
0967-070X
Factor de impacto JCR
1,492
Información de impacto
Volumen
37
DOI
Número de revista
Desde la página
187
Hasta la página
194
Mes
ENERO
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Participantes
  • Autor: Francesca Pagliara (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II)
  • Autor: Andrea La Pietra (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II)
  • Autor: Jose Manuel Vassallo Magro (UPM)
  • Autor: Juan Gomez Sanchez (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Investigación del Transporte
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Civil: Transporte y Territorio
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