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Cycle Tourism in Australia

Matthew Lamont

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320 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.7in.There has been a long-standing link between cycling and tourism, particularly in European countries. In Australia there is increasing political interest in developing and promoting cycle tourism, yet there is little research to guide policy-making decisions. The research reported in this book examines the needs, preferences and perceptions of cycle tourists in Australia, informed by Leipers model of whole tourism systems. Particular attention is paid to identifying what cycle tourists want in a cycle tourism destination. Perceptions regarding the desirability of Australia as a cycle tourism destination in relation to road safety, infrastructure, and transport services are also explored. This research has numerous theoretical and applied implications for studying and managing cycle tourism. It is a valuable resource for practitioners, policy makers, students and researchers with an interest in cycle tourism. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783838394794

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Title: Cycle Tourism in Australia

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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There has been a long-standing link between cycling and tourism, particularly in European countries. In Australia there is increasing political interest in developing and promoting cycle tourism, yet there is little research to guide policy-making decisions. The research reported in this book examines the needs, preferences and perceptions of cycle tourists in Australia, informed by Leiper's model of whole tourism systems. Particular attention is paid to identifying what cycle tourists want in a cycle tourism destination. Perceptions regarding the desirability of Australia as a cycle tourism destination in relation to road safety, infrastructure, and transport services are also explored. This research has numerous theoretical and applied implications for studying and managing cycle tourism. It is a valuable resource for practitioners, policy makers, students and researchers with an interest in cycle tourism.

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Dr Matthew J. Lamont is a lecturer at the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Southern Cross University, Australia. His main research interests are in the sociology of sport, sports tourism and sport-based leisure.

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