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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

Hong Kong and Singapore, both nation cities and NICs, have in the past two decades established solid positions as two of the largest tourist centres of Asia and South East Asia. If Western travellers are numerous, it is the Asiatic countries that supply most of the visitors to these two...

Author(s)
Peyrou, B.
Citation
Cahiers d'Outre-Mer, 1992, 45, 177, pp 41-53
Abstract

Hong Kong, host to the greatest number of visitors in Asia, had nearly 6 million arrivals in 1990. Tourism grew strongly throughout the 1980s and, despite a 20% drop in visitor numbers after the Tiananmen Square massacre in June 1989 and an equally sharp reduction following the Gulf war, Hong Kong...

Author(s)
Hunt, J.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 5-31
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
Abstract

In 1993, 7.2 million international visitors came to Hong Kong, spending nearly $6800 million, which represents 6.5% of Hong Kong's gross domestic product. The paper identifies the contribution of the hotel industry in developing tourism into a leading Hong Kong industry, pinpoints the reasons for...

Author(s)
Go, F.; Pine, R.; Yu, R.
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 1994, 35, 5, pp 50-61
Abstract

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

Various exponential smoothing models are estimated over the period 1975-99 to forecast quarterly tourist arrivals to Australia from Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore. The root mean squared error criterion is used as a measure of forecast accuracy. Prior to obtaining the one-quarter-ahead forecasts ...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 4, pp 965-977
Abstract

Hong Kong and Singapore are two of the most important and fastest growing markets for tourists to Australia. The purpose of this paper is to investigate movements in the long-run demand for tourist travel by these two origin countries for Australia. Some of the leading macroeconomic variables...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2001, 33, 12, pp 1599-1619
Abstract

This study developed a set of seven demand models that identify the major factors associated with changes in tourism to Hong Kong. They included a model for each of the major countries that provide Hong Kong's incoming tourists. The significant parameters include those measures commonly used to...

Author(s)
Hiemstra, S.; Wong, K. K. F.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 1/2, pp 43-62

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