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Cover for Identifying and exploiting potentially lucrative niche markets: the case of planned impulse travellers in Hong Kong.

This chapter focuses on the hotel booking behaviour of planned impulse travellers (PITs). It starts with a discussion of unplanned buying and why the term PITs is used to describe 'walk-in' customers and all those who book a hotel after they have arrived at the airport destination. It also provides ...

Author(s)
Chan, E.; Wong, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The factors that influence the scope and range of visitors' culinary choices were the focus of this study. Responses to a survey composed of 968 departing visitors from Hong Kong who reside in one of 18 countries revealed that culinary experimentation is influenced by four factors. They are in...

Author(s)
Tse, P.; Crotts, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 6, pp 965-968
Abstract

Leisure travellers (n=740) to Hong Kong from seven geographic origins were analysed based on their evaluation of four product-related variables: satisfaction with the destination, perceived value, service quality and intent to return. The four variables were found to be significantly related to...

Author(s)
McCleary, K. W.; Weaver, P. A.; Hsu, C. H. C.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006, 21, 2/3, pp 117-130
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the dimensionality and usefulness of Hofstede's measure of values and Kahle's List of Values (LOV) in the context of parks and recreation. Parks and recreation areas around the world increasingly serve as international visitor attractions and play an...

Author(s)
Li ChiehLu; Chick, G. E.; Wu, H. C.; Yen TianMing
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2010, 52, 2, pp 80-93
Abstract

This study considers the dynamics of the consumption behaviour of tourists from an economic perspective. The evolution of various demand elasticities is explored using a time-varying parameter almost ideal demand system model. The top four source markets for tourism in Hong Kong are examined, and...

Author(s)
Wu ChenGuang [Wu, C. G. D. ]; Li Gang; Song HaiYan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2012, 39, 2, pp 667-685
Abstract

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 ...

Author(s)
Ahn, M. J.; McKercher, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 1, pp 94-113
Abstract

This study investigates the use of variety-seeking in the segmentation of international travelers. Segmentation studies mainly utilize traditional segmentation criteria, such as nationality, country of origin, other trip characteristics of international travelers, and consumer behaviors....

Author(s)
Legohérel, P.; Hsu, C. H. C.; Daucé, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 359-366
Abstract

This study aimed to determine whether, in accordance with socio-demographic and travel-related variables, there are differences in Japanese tourists' preference, behavior, and perception of Hong Kong as a tourist destination. Diverse interesting results were revealed. Leisure group showed a higher...

Author(s)
Yeung ManWah; Kim SeongSeop; Schuckert, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 5, pp 730-741
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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,...

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

After China became the world's largest outbound tourist market in 2012, mainland Chinese tourists today have become the highest per capita spenders in Japan, the United States, Korea, Hong Kong and some other countries and jurisdictions. Shopping is a major feature of mainland Chinese consumption...

Author(s)
Lei Chao; Wei HaiYing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 5, pp 36-45

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