Are you a tourist? Tourism definition from the tourist perspective.

@inproceedings{Yu2012AreYA,
  title={Are you a tourist? Tourism definition from the tourist perspective.},
  author={Xiaojuan Yu and Namhyun Kim and Chih-Chien Chen and Zvi Schwartz},
  year={2012}
}
Using a large-scale visitors' survey data, this study empirically investigates the question of who is a tourist from the tourist's perspective, and contrasts the findings with elements of more formal definitions. the study contributes to the literature on tourism definition and measurement by demon strating how tripographic and socioeconomic factors affect visitors' propensity to self-categorize as tourists. the results point to a clear distance threshold of around 75 miles and provide support… CONTINUE READING