What does the Tourism Demand Survey tell about long distance travel

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    Abstract

    Long distance travel is one of the fastest increasing travel activities with a very high impact on the climate. Nevertheless the demand is scarcely documented from a transport perspective, nationally as well as internationally and policies to reduce the increase in demand are seldom addressed. This is in sharp contrast to the substantial public and private investments in infrastructure and transport modes for long distance travel by air as well as rail. Furthermore, it is a problem related to the serious environmental impact from air travel (Alonso et al., 2014; Christensen, 2016; Aamaas et al., 2013) The need for more research is therefore obvious. The aim of our paper is to get more knowledge of the development in European
    travel activity to better understand if there are any possible limits to the increase in long distance travel.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2016
    Number of pages28
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    EventEuropean Transport Conference 2016 - Casa Convalescencia, Barcelona, Spain
    Duration: 5 Oct 20165 Oct 2016
    Conference number: ISSN 2313-1853
    https://abstracts.aetransport.org/conference/index/id/21

    Conference

    ConferenceEuropean Transport Conference 2016
    NumberISSN 2313-1853
    LocationCasa Convalescencia
    CountrySpain
    CityBarcelona
    Period05/10/201605/10/2016
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