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This special issue contains 6 papers which address: China's tourism development, both international and domestic; tourism education; indigenous hotel industry growth; service quality; and views of outbound Chinese tourists visiting Hong Kong. A "viewpoint" section presents 3 articles written by top ...

Author(s)
Pine, R.; Zhang, H. Q.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2000, 12, 5, pp 281-340
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the current trends of the mainland Chinese outbound travellers to Hong Kong. According to the World Tourism Organization's forecasted figures, China will be the fourth largest generator of outbound tourists in the world. In 2000, China generated about 29% of...

Author(s)
Zhang HanqinQiu; Heung, V. C. S.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 8, 1, pp 7-12
Abstract

Various exponential smoothing models are estimated over the period 1975-99 to forecast quarterly tourist arrivals to Australia from Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore. The root mean squared error criterion is used as a measure of forecast accuracy. Prior to obtaining the one-quarter-ahead forecasts ...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 4, pp 965-977
Abstract

The increasingly globalized economy has intensified the need to better understand consumers' travel behaviour. The knowledge of culture's influence on trip characteristics is of great importance to tourism marketers specifically in selecting appropriate marketing strategies for each target market....

Author(s)
Yoo JungEun [Yoo, J. E. J.]; McKercher, B.; Mena, M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 16, 1, pp 63-75
Abstract

This paper reports on a study of the views of 1304 international travellers about air quality in Hong Kong. Findings indicated that the respondents generally did not perceive the air quality in Hong Kong as a concern when they chose to travel; they had a neutral view of this issue. However, after...

Author(s)
Law, R.; Cheung, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 4, pp 390-401
Abstract

Tourist arrivals and tourist expenditure, in both aggregate and per capita forms, are commonly used measures of tourism demand in empirical research. This study compares these two measures in the context of econometric modelling and the forecasting of tourism demand. The empirical study focuses on...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Li Gang; Witt, S. F.; Fei BaoGang
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 1, pp 63-81
Abstract

In this paper, we examine monthly tourist arrivals from Japan, Hong Kong and the USA between January 1971 and December 2008. Our purpose is to find events or variables that affect Taiwan's international tourism. We find that the Chinese New Year has a positive effect on tourist arrivals from Hong...

Author(s)
Lin HuiLin; Liu LonMu; Tseng YiHeng; Su YuWen
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 13, 1, pp 1-16
Abstract

Five of the nine papers in this special edition on Chinese outbound tourism are destination-specific and study the motivations of Chinese tourists visiting Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, and the USA. The other four papers are not specific to any destination, but they investigate general issues...

Author(s)
Tse, T. S. M.; Arlt, W. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 343-505
Abstract

Forecasting accuracy is particularly important when forecasting tourism demand on account of the perishable nature of the product. This study compares a range of forecasting models in the context of predicting annual tourist flows into Hong Kong from the major long-haul markets of the US, the UK,...

Author(s)
Lee KoonNam
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2011, 43, 4/6, pp 527-549
Abstract

This paper examines the determinants of Hong Kong tourism demand for the top-three major tourist arrival countries, namely Mainland China, Taiwan, and Japan, with an error correction model. Specifically, this paper will examine the effects of relaxing the visa requirement, the launch of the...

Author(s)
Cheng KaMing
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 3, pp 167-181

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