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High Speed Rail: Fast tracking tourism in the EU?

José I. Castillo-Manzano, Mercedes Castro-Nuño, Lourdes López-Valpuesta, Diego J. Pedregal-Tercero and José M. Garrido-Michó

Annals of Tourism Research, 2018, vol. 71, issue C, 64-66

Abstract: •The correlation between tourism and High Speed Rail system in Europe is explored.•The HSR network has been expanding in the European Union for three decades.•Lower levels of Gross Domestic Product and hospitality prices attract more tourism.•HSR is more correlate with domestic tourism and air transport with foreign tourism in Europe.•A complementary effect between both transportation modes to boost tourism development.

Keywords: High Speed Rail; Air transport; Tourism demand; Modal choice; European Union; Regression models (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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