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Considering rapid economic development, rising household income, and the emergence of middle-class consumers in mainland China, a growing number of Chinese consumers are traveling to other countries and regions for tourism and shopping. Studies have shown that Chinese customers often express...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Ren LianPing; Qiu HanQin
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2021, 82,
Abstract

According to China's tourism statistics, the inbound tourism market is composed of eight types of travel motivations (sightseeing, leisure, business meeting (business-m), visiting relatives and friends (visiting-rf), shopping, religious worship (religious-w), culture and sports (culture-s), and...

Author(s)
Huang HePing; Zhong Wei; Lai QingSheng; Qiu YiShu; Jiang Hong
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 6,
Abstract

This study revisits the impact of distance on international tourist behaviours in Hong Kong. This work divides and cross-validates the concept of distance into physical and cultural distance. This work also proposes an alternative cultural distance measure by introducing optimal weight amongst...

Author(s)
Manosuthi, N.; Lee JinSoo; Han HeeSup
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2020, 78, pp 103963
Abstract

The online search engine is a key source of tourism information for trip planning. In the internet, experience and feedback shared by previous tourists can be obtained with increasing ease, resulting in a feedback mechanism of interpersonal influence featured in the online peer-to-peer tourism...

Author(s)
Lau PongLung; Koo, T. T. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2020, 42, pp 277-285
Abstract

As China's research institutions go from strength to strength and scholars' scientific research capabilities improve in recent years, the academic results of Chinese scholars have also gained international influence. As an important way for researchers to showcase and disseminate their research...

Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2018, 33, 12, pp 121-133
Abstract

This study explores the travel motivation and behavioral intention of Hong Kong's young market towards Japan, as well as investigates the moderating effect of the destination personality of Japan. The results found that the travel intention of young Hong Kong tourists towards Japan is affected by...

Author(s)
Xu Jing; Tavitiyaman, P.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 1, pp 165-170
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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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

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
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

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