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Chapter 5 Access and the Spatial Interactions of Tourists

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635352-4725

ISBN: 9781911635352

Published: December 2020

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Published in: Tourism Theories, Concepts and Models

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635352-4280



While attractions drive tourism, access, or the ability of visitors to get to and travel within a destination, plays a key role in its success. If tourists cannot get to a destination, then they cannot experience the attractions therein. If they cannot move around the destination easily, their actions will be constrained. Moreover, if access is limited, the ability of the destination to provide viable products is also limited. This chapter examines the role that access plays in tourism.

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McKercher, B. & Prideaux, B. (2020) "Chapter 5 Access and the Spatial Interactions of Tourists" In: McKercher, B. & Prideaux, B. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635352-4725


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