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Hong Kong has been renowned as a 'shoppers' paradise' for more than a decade. Visitor shopping accounted for more than half of the total visitor expenditure and it is obvious that visitor shopping is an important component of the Hong Kong economy. Taiwanese are one of the most important sources of ...

Author(s)
Mak, B. L. M.; Tsang, N. K. F.; Cheung, I. C. Y.
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 1999, 5, 2, pp 190-198
Abstract

This article revisits the topic of international differences in restaurant tipping. Taking a different approach, this study examines the tipping habits of tourists (n=983) from 7 distinct countries, 4 Asian (China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan) and 3 Western (USA, Canada and Australia), while in ...

Author(s)
Dewald, B. W. A. (Ben)
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2001, 12, 2, pp 139-151
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This study investigates the behaviour of Hong Kong Chinese tourists when they take outbound group tour packages and the underlying dimensions of Chinese tourists' cultural values. The behaviour of 200 Hong Kong Chinese tourists was collected using an arched semantic differential scale on 22...

Author(s)
Wong, S.; Lau, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2001, 40, 1, pp 57-67
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The present study aims to explore the relationships among the perceptions, satisfaction and post-purchase behavioural intentions of 630 consumers' dining experiences at Hong Kong's airport restaurants. The results indicated that there were positive relationships between tourists' perceptions and...

Author(s)
Heung, V. C. S.; Wong, M. Y.; Qu, H. L.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 12, 2/3, pp 111-135
Abstract

This study explored perceptual and behavioural differences in service quality, satisfaction, and intention to revisit between Asian and Western family independent travellers (FITs) and to profile each group by its demographic and vacation characteristics as well as its family vacation...

Author(s)
Hsu, C. H. C.; Kang, S. K.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 8, 1, pp 58-71
Abstract

This article reports on a study of the motives for visiting and intended activities of first-time and repeat pleasure tourists to Hong Kong. Data were collected from 412 visitors (239 first-time visitors and 173 repeat visitors) between June and August 2001. The study revealed significant...

Author(s)
Lau, A. L. S.; McKercher, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2004, 42, 3, pp 279-285
Abstract

All tourism markets can be deconstructed into two basic dimensions: whether people have visited before (first/repeat) and the role played by the destination (main/secondary). As such, all destinations attract four basic types of tourists: first-time main-destination visitors (FM), repeat main-...

Author(s)
McKercher, B.; Wong, D. Y. Y.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2004, 43, 2, pp 171-179
Abstract

In the light of the issues that theme parks such as Ocean Park are likely to face, this study investigates the acceptable and perceived waiting time of Chinese and Western tourists. Findings show that the mean scores for the theme park ride waiting time considered acceptable by Chinese and Western ...

Author(s)
Heung, V. C. S.; Tsang, N.; Cheng, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2009, 5, 1, pp 41-51
Abstract

This study asks whether individual tourists are destination loyal or whether markets can be considered as loyal? While loyalty research has focused on the individual, a strong body of evidence suggests that individual tourists revisit international destinations rarely. Yet overall arrivals from...

Author(s)
McKercher, B.; Guillet, B. D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 2, pp 121-132
Abstract

This study explored the antecedents and consequences of perceived discrimination of tourists. Both general and medical tourists, who represent contexts of low and high interaction with service providers, respectively, were interviewed in-depth regarding their travel experiences in Hong Kong. The...

Author(s)
Ye Ben; Qiu HanQinZhang; Yuen, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 17, 6, pp 635-655

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