High Speed Rail Passenger Profile in Sun and Beach Tourism Destinations: The Case of Alicante (Spain)

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Title: High Speed Rail Passenger Profile in Sun and Beach Tourism Destinations: The Case of Alicante (Spain)
Authors: Ortuño Padilla, Armando | Rodríguez, David B. | Aracil, Patricia F. | Morote, Graciela F. | Sánchez Galiano, Juan Carlos
Research Group/s: Urbanística y Ordenación del Territorio en el Espacio Litoral
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Edificación y Urbanismo
Keywords: Economic | HSR | Spain | Sun and beach | Tourism
Knowledge Area: Urbanística y Ordenación del Territorio
Issue Date: 30-Apr-2016
Publisher: Bentham Open
Citation: The Open Transportation Journal. 2016, 10, (Suppl-1, M9): 97-107. doi:10.2174/1874447801610010097
Abstract: This paper aims to study and highlight the profile of the high speed rail (HSR) passenger in the case of the well-known sun and beach destination of Alicante, located in the Southeast of Spain. This region, which is directly connected with Madrid, differs from others because of its warm and sunny weather. The province is a tourist destination for both Spanish citizens and foreigners. However, the studies on the dynamics of the corridor towards Madrid and Alicante regarding HSR are quite recent and it is not possible to draw final conclusions about its impact on tourist mobility.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/54854
ISSN: 1874-4478
DOI: 10.2174/1874447801610010097
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © Padilla et al.; Licensee Bentham Open. Open-access license: This is an open access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International Public License (CC BY-NC 4.0) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode), which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1874447801610010097
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