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This paper examines the value of short-duration cultural festivals as tourist attractions, with special emphasis on their role in attracting and retaining international tourists. The study examined visitors (n=314) to three festivals held in Hong Kong during spring 2004. Relatively few tourists...

Author(s)
McKercher, B.; Mei WanSze; Tse, T. S. M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2006, 14, 1, pp 55-66
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This study examines the attribute-based image of China's Heilongjiang Province as perceived by international tourists, and assessed the viability of the destination's brand statement, "Heilongjiang: Cool Province of China." A survey was conducted on 479 visitors in September and October 2001. The...

Author(s)
Cai, L. A.; Qiu, H.; Li GuoXin
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 5/6, pp 463-471
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This paper analyzes the determinants of international tourist arrivals in China, especially for World Heritage Sites and various kinds of travel spots. Utilizing annual provincial panel data over the 2000-2005 period, the empirical results suggest that key determinants include the relative income,...

Author(s)
Yang ChihHai; Lin HuiLin; Han ChiaChun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 6, pp 827-837
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This special issue examines graduate student research. The issue consists of 16 papers. The first paper examines how rural women's choice of leisure time physical activity location and activity companions informs their enjoyment of that physical activity. The second paper examines the correlation...

Author(s)
Duncan, T.; Kline, C.; Schneider, P.
Publisher
ANZALS (School of Leisure, Sport Tourism), Lindfield, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2010, 13, 1/2, pp 1-348
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Festivals have been increasingly utilized as cultural tourism attractions and an effective image maker for destinations. In the intensively competitive international tourism market, promotion of events requires in-depth cross-cultural research so that proper marketing strategies can be made based...

Author(s)
Yang XiaoYang; Reeh, T.; Kreisel, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 377-395
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The rising of China as a major world tourist destination, but also its leadership as the outbound tourism ranking, are inseparable from the growth of its middle class and the changing in their motivation and taste. This article provides statistical information on the most popular destinations for...

Author(s)
Santos Queirós, A. dos
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2013, No.20, pp 41-50
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This paper presents the scientific analysis of aspects of the interstate border cooperation within the region "The Greater Altai" from the position of forming an international tourism product based on natural, historical and cultural resources are examined. The characteristic of the potential,...

Author(s)
Rotanova, I. N.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2014, 30, (MCTT), pp 182-184
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The purpose of the study was to investigate relationships between cultural worldview (CW), cultural experiential dimensions, and satisfaction among international travelers who stayed at Hanok, a traditional house in South Korea. Findings of the study show that respondents' CW and experience were...

Author(s)
Kang, S. K.; Lee ChoongKi; Lee DaeEun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 5, pp 477-499
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In recent years, there is an increasing trend of intangible cultural heritage tourism products, especially real-life scenery performance tourism products. Since 2005 only "Impression" series of real-life scenery performance has seven performances, but few have good development until now. This paper ...

Author(s)
Mo JiaYu; Fu YunXin
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Journal of Service Science and Management, 2017, 10, 4, pp 376-387
Abstract

This paper examines the joint effect of host's cultural identity (i.e., ingroup vs. outgroup), presence of a travel companion, and consumer's country of origin on international travelers' evaluations of home-sharing services. A quasi-experimental design was implemented to collect data from U.S. and ...

Author(s)
Wang Yuan; Wu, L.; Xie, K.; Li Xiang
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 77, pp 425-437

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