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This study (premised on inductive approaches) examines Chinese tourists' souvenir shopping experiences in North Korea, a unique destination by reason of its strict controls over tourism, where even a self-drive tourist must have a North Korean guide in the car accompanying the driver and...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 142-153
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mass tourism and China.

This chapter describes mass tourism as it relates to China. As the first section of this chapter indicates, it is not solely the numbers of domestic, outbound and inbound tourists that are large, but also the rate of growth. The chapter then provides a brief background to that growth, noting in...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper explores the nature of sex tourism on the Kenyan coast. Based on a study of women offering 'romantic' experiences to international tourists in the beach towns of Mombasa and Malindi, the research suggests that these women are motivated by the desire to have a better life that only a...

Author(s)
Omondi, R. K.; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 217-227
Abstract

This article reports results from a survey of 23 semi-structured interviews with Chinese visitors to North Korea. The interviews examined the motives for and subsequent assessments of their tour of North Korea. In addition to expected assessments such as perceptions of North Korea as a unique ...

Author(s)
Li FangXuan; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 12, pp 1313-1331
Abstract

This study uses content analysis to identify the perceived destination image held by Chinese tourists to New Zealand. In this study, qualitative content analysis is the primary mode of analysis, but quantitative methods are used as a support. The findings reveal the main components of New Zealand,...

Author(s)
Sun MingHui; Ryan, C.; Pan, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 4, pp 543-555
AbstractFull Text

The paper takes as a basic premise that an event can be frequent in performance, but remain an event special to people because tourists' ability to attend an event is limited by geography. Nonetheless such a frequent, even daily, event can enhance a tourist experience by affective as well as...

Author(s)
Thu Thi Trinh; Ryan, C.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 33-48
Abstract

With more visas being granted and application processes streamlined, more Chinese students are studying abroad. These students have an influential and continuing effect on the host country's tourism industry over and above their own education-related activities and expenditures because they attract ...

Author(s)
Liu Ge; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 16, 4, pp 445-464
Abstract

Using qualitative research techniques, this paper explores the relationship between the 'push' and 'pull' factors of a destination and the influence of nationality on these factors. These relationships were explored for a sample of 103 international tourists to Mauritius. The data were analysed by...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2011, 14, 2, pp 121-143
Abstract

This study is based upon a sample of 517 international visitors to New Zealand. It suggests that Internet usage is based upon perceived usefulness and ease of system use. Of additional importance is user confidence about system security. Functional issues of purchasing seem to take priority over...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.; Ulhas Rao
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2008, 10, 4, pp 329-339
Abstract

Given that a post-modern perspective of tourism has introduced a new gaze of the destination as a construction of both visitor perception and supplier commodification, the language of cultural compression and place displacement has become commonplace. It has almost become a cliché to argue that...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.; Collins, A. B.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2008, 33, 2, pp 143-149

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