Chapter 5

The Impact of Government Policy and Regulation

David Timothy Duval    University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB, Canada


This chapter attempts to bring together two broad themes with respect to the intersection of tourism and aviation. It first revisits the key characteristics of the relationship, including the influence of specific variables and elements of aviation that can have a consequential impact on tourism. The arrangement of, and connectivity generated by, the international (and national) air transport system, it is shown, can have a profound influence on the structure and scope of tourism. The second is consideration of the wider policy environment in which both coexist, and it is suggested that such a coexistence ultimately ...

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