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Data was collected from incoming travellers to Hom Kowloon Railway Station, Hong Kong, from Guangdong Province, China. The data was collected in a questionnaire survey conducted by face to face personal interview. The sample consisted of 105 individuals of which 60% were men and 40% women. 90% of...

Author(s)
Hanqin ZhangQiu; Lam, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 587-594
Abstract

Repeat visitation is one aspect of economically sustainable tourism. While there is a significant body of research relative to travel motivation and destination choice, it has largely focused on the first-time leisure visitor. This article considers the criteria by which tourists decide to return...

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 2/4, pp 237-242
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Cover for Cultural determinants of tourist intention to return.

The criteria by which tourists decide to return to a destination is considered using survey data obtained from 428 visitors to the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii, USA, during the spring tourism season of 2001. It also analyses the effect of culture and nationality on the intention to return....

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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This paper presents the findings of a questionnaire survey of over 240 visitors from China to Singapore in February 2003. The main objective is to determine if these tourists could be effectively segmented based on their motivations for travel. The analysis of the survey data confirmed that they...

Author(s)
Kau AhKeng; Lim PeiShan
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 7, 4/5, pp 231-248
Abstract

Focus groups were employed to identify mainland Chinese residents' perceptions, motivations and perceived behavioural inhibitors of visiting Hong Kong. Three group discussions were conducted in Beijing and two groups in Guangzhou, with a total of 36 participants. Results showed that mainland...

Author(s)
Huang SongShan; Hsu, C. H. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 10, 2, pp 191-205
Abstract

University students represent an emerging market for the travel industry. This paper reports the findings of a study on the travel behaviour and travel patterns of Hong Kong university students. Using a questionnaire, a survey was conducted to identify student travel motives, their travel planning...

Author(s)
Heung, V. C. S.; Leong, J. S. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2006, 11, 1, pp 81-95
Abstract

According to an official tourism report from China, Taiwan tourists' shopping expenditures were ranked number one in China. Taiwanese tourists place foremost emphasis on the quality of products and services they received from salespeople. However, research on Taiwanese shopping behaviour was still...

Author(s)
Chang, J.; Yang BinTsann; Yu ChiaGan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 5, pp 934-942
Abstract

The aim of this study is to explore the attitude of the Mainland Chinese holidaymakers, their interest in the tourism and hospitality features of New Zealand, and the impact of socio-demographic variables on their travel motivation. The findings should assist the marketing strategies to promote the ...

Author(s)
Mohsin, A.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2007, 16, 1/2, pp 21-40
Abstract

The study initiates an original inquiry into the motivations of senior tourism in China, a developing country which witnesses the fastest rate of aging in the world and is at the same time emerging as a global tourism superpower. A theoretical model is developed through an intense scrutiny of...

Author(s)
Hsu, C. H. C.; Cai, L. A.; Wong, K. K. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 5, pp 1262-1273
Abstract

This study identified why students in China, Taiwan, and Korea at both undergraduate and master's level want to major in hospitality and tourism management (HTM), why they prefer to study abroad, and their preferred concentration of study in the HTM major. Three Asian national student groups were...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Guo YingZhi; Wang KuoChing; Agrusa, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 1, pp 140-151

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