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This study examines Chinese outbound tourists' motivations of visiting Israel, as a highly volatile destination. Employing means-end theory and its associated laddering technique, the study identified 6 means-end patterns (including 14 dominant means-end chains) to illustrate tourists' motivations...

Author(s)
Wen Jun; Huang SongShan
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 80-93
Abstract

Given the well-documented increase in Chinese outbound tourists, it is no surprise that the Chinese market continues to attract considerable scholarly interest. Previous studies have been primarily quantitative, using methods and instruments administered prior to and/or immediately after...

Author(s)
Ye Qing [Ye, Q. I. ]; Hughes, K.; Walters, G.; Mkono, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 33, pp 100629
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Food consumption is an essential activity for tourists. Food can be used for destination marketing to attract travellers, and is one of the main purposes of travel for Chinese tourists. This study investigates the factors that motivate Chinese tourists' intention to consume local food during their...

Author(s)
Suntikul, W.; Pratt, S.; Chong YuWing [Chong, Y. W. J.]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2020, 16, 2, pp 230-247
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Due to the fact that Chinese tourists are becoming the main players in the international tourism market, with large growth potential, this research empirically identifies the psychological factors that affect Chinese outbound tourists' memorable tourism experiences (MTEs), and investigates the...

Author(s)
Chen Xin; Cheng ZhenFeng; Kim GyuBae
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 5,
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While dominant discourses, media representations and corporate entities in China downplay the presence of Chinese mainland gambling in Macau, Beijing sanctions millions of its citizens to make the journey to Macau to gamble each year. While Macau's success is often put down to the extent to which...

Author(s)
O'Regan, M.; Choe JaeYeon; Giovine, M. di
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 3, pp 508-528
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The overall purpose of this study is to examine the moderating roles of gender and generation in the effects of perceived destination image on tourist attitude and visit intention among Chinese potential tourists to Australia. Australia is one of the preferred destinations to Chinese tourists, and...

Author(s)
Huang SongShan; Veen, R. van der
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 3, pp 375-389
Abstract

Drawing on literature about travel motivation and travel risk, this paper examines how cultural distance influences international tourist's intention to visit a destination country. Structural equation modeling is utilized to analyze the responses from 729 potential tourists in China. The data...

Author(s)
Bi Juan; Gu ChunXia
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 24, 8, pp 839-849
Abstract

The seven papers in this issue on Asian tourism deal with: the bargaining propensity, discount satisfaction and word-of-mouth behaviour of tourists visiting Tabriz bazaar, Iran; the motivation of museum and cultural exhibition visitors in Taiwan; the economic impact of the lifting of sanctions on...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 11, pp 1207-1328
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Destination image plays an important role in how tourists make their travel and purchase decisions. This study examines the perceived image of Taiwan as a travel destination from the perspective of Hong Kong residents. The Hong Kong outbound tourism market is important for Taiwan. Using a...

Author(s)
Xu Jing; Chan TszLing; Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2018, 19, 3, pp 289-310
Abstract

Tourist vandalism has been a common phenomenon in different countries and regions with the rapid development of tourism industry. It is deteriorating the quality of recreational environment, and hazarding the safety. Current research implied that the unified understanding of the concept of...

Author(s)
Lin, M. S.; Yu, H.; Zeng, Y. F.; Xiao, X. N.; Wang, K. Y.
Publisher
ALÖKI Applied Ecological Research and Forensic Institute Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 2018, 16, 5, pp 5955-5969

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