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West Lake's economic, social and cultural structure comprises six facets: (1) maintaining West Lake World Heritage Site as an open accessible tourist location; (2) ensuring the planning, management and tourism marketing of West Lake are culturally rather than purely economically oriented; therefore ...

Author(s)
Xu SongLing; Liu Yu; Qian YiHong; Wang QiuJu
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 286-292
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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

Starting from the multi-dimensional analysis of the 379 tourism policy documents issued by Central Government and related departments and ministries from 1949 to 2013, this article analyzes the evolution of China's tourism development policies since the founding of China using a perspective. The...

Author(s)
Tang XiaoYun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 259-269
Abstract

China's outbound tourism has developed rapidly in recent years. This development has been accompanied by a continuous and expanding deficit in the tourism balance of trade, triggering debate among government officials and academia about whether China's outbound tourism development has outgrown...

Author(s)
Dai Bin; Jiang Yiyi; Yang LiQiong; Ma YiLiang
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 253-258
Abstract

The article reports an analysis derived from a sample of 640 respondents visiting the Buddhist site of Putuoshan that is sacred to the Bodhisattva of Compassion, Avalokitesvara. Drawing on literature and observation over a 12-month period, the article adopts a fourfold designation of visitors: ...

Author(s)
Wong UnIn [Wong, U. I. C. ]; Ryan, C.; McIntosh, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2013, 30, 6, pp 577-594
Abstract

The paper examines the political and social realities of China pertaining to its pro-poor rural tourism policies. It provides a discussion of those policies by drawing on an analysis of changes in the village of Qiyunshan, which is being developed as a tourist destination by the Huangshan...

Author(s)
Li Ping; Ryan, C.; Cave, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 55, pp 240-260
Abstract

Smart tourism has become increasingly popular in mainland China. Different types of events and activities have been classified as smart tourism, leading to the misuse of the term. What, then, is smart tourism? How to define it? Although researchers have defined the term, there has not been any...

Author(s)
Li YunPeng; Hu, C.; Huang Chao; Duan LiQiong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 293-300
Abstract

Hongcun, an ancient village in Anhui in China, is an UNESCO-gazetted village because of its Huizhou architecture. It attracts over 1.6 million visitors per annum. Based upon a simple spatial model, the results of this study indicate that its social carrying capacity is being vastly exceeded, and...

Author(s)
Zhao GuiLing; Deng ZongJi; Shen Jun; Ryan, C.; Gong JinHua
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 23, 3, pp 260-280
Abstract

Set against the background of China's changing economy and its rapid rise as a major tourism provider, this paper examines the development of tourism, and tourism policies, in Kanas (Xinjiang), an ethnic inhabited scenic area in north-western China which has seen visitor numbers rise from c. 800 to ...

Author(s)
Yang JingJing; Ryan, C.; Zhang LingYun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 8, pp 1151-1174
Abstract

In China, sites categorised as UNESCO World Heritage Sites are commonly used as a means of economic regeneration through tourism development. This study is of a recent addition to the list, the diaolou (fortified tower houses) of Kaiping, Guangdong, in South China. This rural zone, characterised by ...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.; Zhang ChaoZhi; Deng Zeng
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2011, 19, 6, pp 747-765

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