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Australia has experienced a boom in foreign tourist arrivals in recent years with arrivals now totalling 2 million. Tourism in China has also been experiencing growth and it is being regarded as a means of increasing China's foreign exchange earnings. The paper focuses firstly on tourism in...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Citation
Discussion Paper in Economics - Department of Economics, University of Queensland, 1989, No. 9, pp 16pp.
Abstract

Although, theoretically, Brazil has enormous tourism potential, this has so far been unfulfilled and tourism plays a minor role in the country's economy. Arrivals in 1990 were fewer than in 1980, 1.1 million compared with 1.6 million a decade earlier. Over half of all visitors come from South...

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Rizzotto, R. A.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 52-67
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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
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The report examines the issues determining the overseas holiday market for people aged over 55 in the UK. It looks at market factors, size and trends, market segmentation, consumer behaviour, the supply structure and marketing policy. Data cover 1993 and the period 1988-93, with forecasts to the...

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Leisure Intelligence, 1993, 3, pp 1-25
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An increasing number of international tourists visiting Belize in the latter 1980s were venturing into the interior rather than just staying at the cays and coastal resorts. This research indicated that 13 165 tourists stayed in the Western Cayo District in 1987, increasing to 14 613 in 1988,...

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Allender, J. D.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International. A, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1993, 53, 7, pp p.2499
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The objectives of this study are to: clarify the definition of ecotourism; describe the size and growth of the US generating ecotourism market; identify the main characteristics of that market; profile US ecotourists; and summarize the main channels for marketing ecotourism products in the USA. The ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2002, No.12, pp 142 pp.
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This study (1) explores trends in the propensity to take holiday trips abroad in 12 EU countries by comparing data for 1985 and 1997 and (2) finds explanations for the observed development. The study was based on Eurobarometer survey data, which cover 24 907 respondents. Log-linear models show that ...

Author(s)
Toivonen, T.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2004, 10, 4, pp 403-417
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As tourism forecasts are obtained based on past observations, an historical analysis of Japan's postwar economic success, social factors, and the national government's institutional policies and reforms can help to provide a better understanding of the growth in Japanese outbound travel and the...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2005, 43, 4, pp 414-421
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This volume describes the outbound travel behaviour of residents of Hong Kong, China, including the most popular destinations, factors affecting confidence in outbound tourism, and time spent traveling.

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Hong Kong: the Asia and the Pacific intra-regional outbound series , 2006, pp x + 68 pp.
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This special issue on Japanese tourism consists of 6 papers in addition to an introduction. Topics covered include: the changing gaze of Japanese tourists; Japanese travellers' motives and gift buying behaviour while on leisure travel to the USA; the economic contribution to Hawaii of Japanese...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 9, 3, pp 235-301

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