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This article examines Chinese tourists' preference to take a grand tour of Europe. The newly mobile middle classes tour France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland because they can be visited with one Schengen visa. This appeals to Chinese tourists to avoid submitting reams of papers and...

Publisher
Economist Shop, London, UK
Citation
Economist (London), 2010, 397, 8713, pp 54-56
Abstract

Japan is one of the most important oversea visitor countries to China. The developed tendency of China tourism market from Japanese visitor became slow even negative increase under the financial crisis. It is very important to exploit the China tourism market from Japanese visitor by the analysis...

Author(s)
Zhang LiSheng; Wang HaiYan
Publisher
Editorial Department of Journal of Xinyang Normal University, Xinyang, China
Citation
Journal of Xinyang Normal University Natural Science Edition, 2011, 24, 3, pp 351-354, 359
Abstract

The booming Chinese outbound tourism has attracted worldwide attention. This study attempts to examine Chinese tourists' expectations of outbound travel products. A series of focus groups were conducted in eleven cities in China and various issues, concerns, and problems were identified related to...

Author(s)
Li, X.; Lai, C. T.; Harrill, R.; Kline, S.; Wang LiangYan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 4, pp 741-749
Abstract

Over the last decade, the Chinese outbound tourism market has experienced rapid development, and understanding the tourism motivations of this growth market is critical to understanding their decision-making processes and tourism behaviors. By reviewing the literature on tourism motivations and...

Author(s)
Jiang Shan; Scott, N.; Ding PeiYi; Zou TongQian [Zou, T. Q. T. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2012, 8, 4, pp 359-372
Abstract

This study attempts to gain insight into what factors constrain Chinese outbound tourists from visiting the United States, using the Leisure Constraint Model as the analytical framework. Chinese tourists who indicated low likelihood to visit the United States in the next five years were asked to...

Author(s)
Lai ChengTing; Li Xiang [Li, X. R. ]; Harrill, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 37, pp 136-146
Abstract

The characteristics of independent Chinese outbound tourists are addressed from five aspects: sociodemographic characteristics, motivations, decision-making process, spatial pattern of destinations, and consumer patterns. Comprehensive study methods including a questionnaire, in-depth interview and ...

Author(s)
Xiang YiXian
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 2, pp 134-148
Abstract

It is perceived as common knowledge that tourism is somehow the opposite of the mundane, that the concepts of everyday life and those experiences far away from home do not overlap at all. This article aims to question this very notion, articulated through modern "Western" liberal ideas, values, and ...

Author(s)
Fugmann, R.; Aceves, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 2, pp 159-168
Abstract

Purpose - Classical socio-demographic segmentation approaches of tourists mostly fail to cluster customer groups appropriately. More recent segmentation approaches have employed a more customer-centric perspective, attempting to capture consumer behavioral patterns. Within such segmentation, one...

Author(s)
Finsterwalder, J.; Laesser, C.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2013, 68, 3, pp 21-43
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China's outbound tourism has developed rapidly in recent years with an annual growth rate of over 20%. This development has been accompanied by a continuous and expanding deficit in the tourism service trade, triggering debate among government officials and academia about whether China's outbound ...

Author(s)
Dai Bin; Jiang Yiyi; Yang LiQiong; Ma YiLiang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2013, 28, 1, pp 39-45
Abstract

Using data from 49 countries over six years (2006-11), this study investigated the relationship between Hofstede's six cultural dimensions and various tourists' spending behaviours and travelling pattern after controlling for the important outbound tourism determinant of income. The study found...

Author(s)
Hassan Fereidouni Gholipour; Tajaddini, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2014, 49, pp 203-205

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