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Because of both the proximity to Hong Kong and the ethnic and kinship affinity, tourists from the British colony have always formed the majority of China's tourist arrivals. The paper attempts to analyse the changes in tourism between Guangdong Province and Hong Kong before and after the Open...

Author(s)
Chow, W. S.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1988, 15, 2, pp 205-218
Abstract

The more we understand the choices made by the travelling public about sets of activities, the more potential tourists will be generated through improved market planning and promotional strategies. Activity based segmentation was used to identify five groups of Hong Kong international pleasure...

Author(s)
Hsieh, S.; O'Leary, J. T.; Morrison, A. M.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 2, pp 209-223
Abstract

Two of Asia's 'dragons', Hong Kong and Taiwan, are important tourism origins, but with differing histories. Hong Kong's prosperity has created a significant outbound leisure market which is now being added to by the so-called 'look see' travel of Hong Kong residents considering emigration in the...

Author(s)
Bailey, M.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1992, No. 1, pp 55-76
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The purpose of this paper is to analyse the current trends of the mainland Chinese outbound travellers to Hong Kong. According to the World Tourism Organization's forecasted figures, China will be the fourth largest generator of outbound tourists in the world. In 2000, China generated about 29% of...

Author(s)
Zhang HanqinQiu; Heung, V. C. S.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 8, 1, pp 7-12
Abstract

This article examines the effect of 'distance decay' in outbound air travel from Hong Kong. Data are based on a telephone survey conducted among 316 residents in December 2000. 'Distance decay' theory predicts that demand will peak at some distance relatively close to a source market and then...

Author(s)
McKercher, B.; Lew, A. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 2, pp 159-165
Abstract

In China, outbound tourism is a manifestation of soft power and is inextricably linked with politics. The Chinese government is seen to be exercising control and influence in shaping its outbound tourism development so that tourism is developed in line with the country's political agenda. To...

Author(s)
Tse, T. S. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 2, pp 149-158
Abstract

This paper investigates the expenditure allocation of Japanese international tourism in its five major Asian destinations, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. The dynamic of linear approximation the almost ideal demand system is used to determine the long-run equilibrium while the...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Liu, K. E.; Chen ChiChung
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 1, pp 86-102
Abstract

This study concerns the tourist source market of Chinese outbound travel by justifying a geographic market segmentation approach and examining regional levels of the development. Two different empirical regularities used in urban geography were employed to measure the changes between larger and...

Author(s)
Wu, R.; Zhong, F. J.
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2016, 5, 1, pp 199
Abstract

After China became the world's largest outbound tourist market in 2012, mainland Chinese tourists today have become the highest per capita spenders in Japan, the United States, Korea, Hong Kong and some other countries and jurisdictions. Shopping is a major feature of mainland Chinese consumption...

Author(s)
Lei Chao; Wei HaiYing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 5, pp 36-45
Abstract

The key objective of this study was to develop a theory-based understanding of the role that travel advisories play in how tourists make decisions to travel to specific destinations. Many countries issue travel alerts to inform their citizens about potential risks when travelling abroad. The...

Author(s)
Tsang KeeFu [Tsang, K. F. N. ]; Wong, O.; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2018, 24, 4, pp 307-323

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