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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...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Ren LianPing; Qiu HanQin
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2021, 82,
Abstract

While Greenland prepares itself to get "China ready" and Visit Greenland is increasingly gearing its offerings towards adventure tourists, this article examines the Chinese adventure market to Greenland. We first explore China-directed activities at the destination such as B2B trade development,...

Author(s)
Martin, N.; Ren, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 2, pp 126-143
Abstract

Many destination loyalty studies have explored the antecedents of loyalty and the related relationships. Few studies have attempted to show how the specific attributes of a destination, such as visitor attractions, affect destination loyalty. This study fills the gap by investigating how word of...

Author(s)
Xu Jing; Loi KimIeng; Kong WengHang
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2020, 26, 1, pp 96-107
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Drawing on 34 interviews with Chinese visitors to North Korea, this paper adopts the social contact theory to examine their attitude change through tourism. The paper first examines how Chinese tourists imagine North Korea as a tourism destination prior to their visits. Then the paper focuses on...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan; Wang BingYu
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 36,
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This study explores how Chinese destination management organizations (DMOs) employ global social media posts to promote their destinations to international travelers and to understand the effects of post-related factors on online user engagement. Based on a review of 6014 Facebook posts over a...

Author(s)
Mao ZhenXing; Li DongJie; Yang Yang; Fu XiaoXiao; Yang Wan
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2020, 25, 3, pp 274-285
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The paper exhibits how environments, lifestyles and institutions that are considered as mundane parts of everyday life for locals, play an important role for Chinese tourists visiting the Nordic region - as motivators to visit and as tangible or intangible attractions during the visit. It...

Author(s)
Jørgensen, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2020, 20, 4, pp 467-484
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By analysing the long-term effect of the Wenchuan earthquake on inbound tourist arrivals in Sichuan, this study probes the long-term recovery of inbound tourist arrivals in disaster areas. Empirical evidence reveals the existence of a "Blessing in Disguise" effect, as the growth of overall inbound...

Author(s)
Huang Li; Yin Xin; Yang Yang; Luo MingZhi; Huang SongShan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2020, 42, pp 58-66
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Based on user-generated content from a social media website, this study investigated the impact of a popular film in China-Lost in Thailand-on tourist behavior at the destination. The authors analyzed tourist volumes and conducted social network analysis and content analysis to explore the...

Author(s)
Du YingYing; Li JunYi; Pan Bing; Zhang YanYan
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2020, 26, 3, pp 365-377
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There are an increasing number of studies of Chinese traditional culture; however, until now, there has not been an empirical examination of the integrated perspectives on whether internationalized or localized viewpoints influence cultural tourism. To address this gap, this study develops an...

Author(s)
Liu ChihHsing
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 1, pp 17-35
Abstract

Studies empirically examining visitor experience at religious sites were limited. This study investigated the Chinese tourists' experience of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, an Islamic religious site in UAE. Online reviews posted by the Chinese tourists were analyzed with a semantic network analysis ...

Author(s)
Huang Jue; Chu Jing
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2020, 16, 3, pp 447-471

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