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This research introduces the use of venue check-ins, which are available on mobile social media platforms, as an additional data source to study tourist behaviors in gaming destinations. The practical value of venue check-ins is demonstrated through a case study of Macau, a popular gaming and...

Author(s)
Luo JianMing; Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 1, pp 107-118
Abstract

Tourists visiting gambling destinations are likely to participate, to some or to a great extent, in gambling activities. Therefore, their gambling experience contributes to the evaluation of their experience at the destination. This study investigates the effect of gambling results on the overall...

Author(s)
Masiero, L.; Qian JianWei; Fong, D.; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 5, pp 678-689
Abstract

Shopping has become a main tourist activity and accounts for a considerable amount of tourism expenditure. Previous research has found that shopping tourists stay longer at a destination and spend approximately three to four times more than leisure tourists. However, only a few studies have...

Author(s)
Choi MiJu; Heo YoonJoung [Heo, Y. J. C. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, Suppl. 1, pp S1-S24
Abstract

Insight into tourist travel behaviors is crucial for managers engaged in strategic planning and decision making to create a sustainable tourism industry. However, they continue to face significant challenges in fully capturing and understanding the behavior of international tourists. The...

Author(s)
Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.; Ye HaoBin [Ye, H. B. B. ]
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 222-232
Abstract

Tourism is largely dependent on climate and weather, and thus climatic attributes are expected to alter decisions of tourists. Utilising transaction data from a leading online travel agent (OTA) in China, this study explores the impacts of air quality, a critical environmental indicator, on...

Author(s)
Wang Liang; Fang Bin; Law, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 68, pp 152-161
Abstract

The objective of this longitudinal study is to explore whether changes in tourists' outbound travel behavior can be explained by their demographic characteristics and by economic fluctuations over time. A multilevel model of outbound travel behavior that incorporates both individual characteristics ...

Author(s)
Wong IpKin [Wong, I. K. A. ]; Fong HocNang [Fong, H. N. L. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 7, pp 957-970
Abstract

Information Communication Technology (ICT) has had a large impact on the tourism industry. In Mainland China (hereafter known as China), the increasing popularity of Internet applications to its tourism industry is evident by the rapid growth of Chinese tourism websites. In 2005, e-tourism in China ...

Author(s)
Qi ShanShan; Law, R.; Buhalis, D.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 2, pp 182-198
Abstract

Critical discourse analysis (CDA) is one of the prevalent schools in discourse analysis, which is particularly useful in analyzing in-depth meanings under a specific social context. Tourism researchers have realized the effectiveness of such an approach in exploring multifaceted tourism phenomena...

Author(s)
Qian JianWei; Wei JieWen; Law, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 4, pp 526-537
Abstract

This study empirically identifies variations in traveling patterns underlying the second wave of the Chinese outbound tourism market. Targeting visitors to Macao (Special Administrative Region), this study examined respondents' traveling behaviors with data collected from three continuous...

Author(s)
Wang Liang; Fong, D.; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 6, pp 854-866
Abstract

Based on extant research, this study proposes a model that integrates destination social responsibility (DSR), relationship quality with local residents (i.e. overall community satisfaction, resident trust, and resident identification), and destination economic performance. With survey data...

Author(s)
Su LuJun; Wang Liang; Law, R.; Chen XiaoHong; Fong, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 4, pp 488-502

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