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A survey of 80 foreign guests at each of 7 luxury hotels in Beijing, China, (total n=560) examined how foreign business travellers and upscale pleasure travellers choose their hotels and what major factors account for their choices. The behavioral intentions model (I. Ajzen and M. Fishbein, Journal ...

Author(s)
Chan, R. Y. K.; Chan, R. Y. K.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1998, 5, 4, pp 5-21
Abstract

Data was collected from incoming travellers to Hom Kowloon Railway Station, Hong Kong, from Guangdong Province, China. The data was collected in a questionnaire survey conducted by face to face personal interview. The sample consisted of 105 individuals of which 60% were men and 40% women. 90% of...

Author(s)
Hanqin ZhangQiu; Lam, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 587-594
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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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Repeat visitation is one aspect of economically sustainable tourism. While there is a significant body of research relative to travel motivation and destination choice, it has largely focused on the first-time leisure visitor. This article considers the criteria by which tourists decide to return...

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 2/4, pp 237-242
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The criteria by which tourists decide to return to a destination is considered using survey data obtained from 428 visitors to the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii, USA, during the spring tourism season of 2001. It also analyses the effect of culture and nationality on the intention to return....

Author(s)
Caneen, J. M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study explores the information search behaviour of mainland Chinese visitors (n=152) travelling to Hong Kong. The results of comparisons among travellers with different travel experiences to Hong Kong reveal that there is no significant difference between first-timers and repeat travellers on...

Author(s)
Lo, A.; Cheung, C.; Law, R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 16, 1, pp 41-49
Abstract

Most long-haul and short-haul outbound travellers in Hong Kong purchase all-inclusive package tours through travel agencies. Thus, it is important for travel agencies to understand the criteria used by travellers to select package tours. This study aims to identify these criteria, and to...

Author(s)
Lo, A.; Lam, T.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 9, 2, pp 161-176
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

This paper presents the findings of a questionnaire survey of over 240 visitors from China to Singapore in February 2003. The main objective is to determine if these tourists could be effectively segmented based on their motivations for travel. The analysis of the survey data confirmed that they...

Author(s)
Kau AhKeng; Lim PeiShan
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 7, 4/5, pp 231-248
Abstract

Studies on travel intentions have been one of the foci of tourism research for years, but the complex decision-making process leading to the choice of a travel destination has not been well researched. This study attempted to test the applicability of the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) model...

Author(s)
Lam, T.; Hsu, C. H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 4, pp 589-599

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