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Considering rapid economic development, rising household income, and the emergence of middle-class consumers in mainland China, a growing number of Chinese consumers are traveling to other countries and regions for tourism and shopping. Studies have shown that Chinese customers often express...

Hung Kam; Ren LianPing; Qiu HanQin
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Tourism Management, 2021, 82,
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Book chapter

This study focuses on the impact of cultural distance on the behavior of international pleasure tourists who visited Hong Kong. It analyzes data drawn from the Hong Kong Tourism Board's Visitor Profile Report, and tests whether cultural distance has a similar impact on behavior as noted in previous ...

Ahn, M. J.; McKercher, B.
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 1, pp 94-113