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Awareness of behaviors which cause offence represents a pathway to promoting better civic conduct by tourists. Recent tensions in Hong Kong have highlighted some problematic behaviors of Mainland Chinese tourists. The study was conducted in Macao and systematically compared the perceptions of the...

Author(s)
Loi KimIeng; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 1/2, pp 65-79
Abstract

This book is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about humour in all kinds of tourism settings. It discusses the many ways in which humour can occur during tourism exchanges including guided tours, tourism marketing and promotion and travel narratives. Other themes include the role of humour...

Author(s)
Pearce, P. L.; Pabel, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and humour, 2015, pp 184 pp.
Abstract

Building on the considerable literature on trust and authenticity, it is argued that approaches to tourism marketing which provide images of local people in fresh, authentic, personalised styles can be attractive to many consumers. These approaches, which are defined here as endogenous marketing,...

Author(s)
Pearce, P. L.; Wu MaoYing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2013, 28, 2, pp 20-22
Abstract

Tourists' green behavior has recently attracted much academic interest. The majority of the existing studies use quantitative research methods and explore how tourists' cognitive and emotional factors influence their environmental actions. This study assesses tourists' green behavior from a unique...

Author(s)
Wang WangFei; Wu JianXing; Wu MaoYing; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 9, pp 194-203
Abstract

This study seeks to assess the factors influencing the satisfaction of Chinese tourists when they undertake self-drive international vacations. There are few existing studies about this independent travel market. Semi-structured interviews were undertaken to gather initial views about the...

Author(s)
Wu MaoYing; Pearce, P. L.; Li QiuCheng
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 9, pp 12-19
Abstract

The study of annoying tourist behaviors is timely as key destinations in Asia welcome large waves of new arrivals. In this study in Macao, 728 respondents - half of whom were tourists and the other half local residents - provided ratings of the perceived frequency and levels of annoyance of 40...

Author(s)
Loi KimIeng; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2012, 8, 4, pp 395-416
Abstract

The movement of Asian citizens across continents now occurs on an unprecedented scale, with a surge in Asian tourists now visiting Europe, North America, Africa and Oceania. Tourists from China, Taiwan, India, Thailand, Malaysia, and to a lesser extent Korea and Japan are meeting the citizens of...

Author(s)
Jafari, J.; Cai, L.; Pearce, P. L.; Wu, M. Y.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
The world meets Asian tourists, 2016, pp 300 pp.
Abstract

Senior tourists are key figures in the world's drive tourism market. This study focusses on the 'Grey Nomads' in Australia, the core aim being to understand the tourists' motivations patterns for attending recreational vehicle (RV) rallies. At a typical RV rally in a key regional destination, 170...

Author(s)
Wu MaoYing; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 4, pp 407-415
Abstract

This article is one of the first tourism studies to adopt the asset-based community development (ABCD) approach. It explores the potential of the ABCD approach to tourism development as a poverty alleviation strategy. The study was undertaken in Lhasa, Tibet. Photo-elicitation interviews, focus...

Author(s)
Wu MaoYing; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 3, pp 438-456
Abstract

This study develops a small but growing cadre of work seeking to reveal how humour is used in tourism. It focuses on the presentation of three sites in southern England where guides use humour to enhance the presentation of the country's distinctive history. The study has two aims: to understand...

Author(s)
Zhang, C. X.; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2016, 41, 3, pp 259-271

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