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The potential value of industrial heritage for developing tourism has attracted increasing attention worldwide. In China, there is an emerging trend of the reuse of industrial heritage sites to develop industrial heritage tourism as 'creative parks'. Studies have found that over-commodification is...

Author(s)
Yang XueKe; Xu HongGang; Wall, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 1, pp 54-77
Abstract

Studies of competitiveness have been most often conducted at the destination rather than the attraction level. However, a destination is an aggregation of tourist attractions plus supporting infrastructure and services, and many attractions are small-scale destinations in themselves, providing...

Author(s)
Hu Wei; Wall, G.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2005, 13, 6, pp 617-635
Abstract

Ethnic tourism is employed by many countries to facilitate economic and cultural development and to assist in heritage preservation. Although a substantial literature is devoted to the impacts of ethnic tourism, little research has been done on planning ethnic attractions or related management...

Author(s)
Yang, L.; Wall, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 4, pp 559-570
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Tourists and destination communities interact in different contexts. Such interactions play a key role in constructing a rewarding experience and cultural understanding for tourists and influence the social and cultural life of the destination community. It is particularly so at ethnic areas where...

Author(s)
Su MingMing; Long Ying; Wall, G.; Jin Min
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 2016, 14, 1, pp 1-26
Abstract

Tourist towns are a new and extraordinary form of urbanization in the peripheral regions of China, especially for regions where distinctive tourist attractions are located. Tourism urbanization is occurring in China due to high pressure for urbanization and because real estate has become a major...

Author(s)
Xu HongGang; Wu YueFang; Wall, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2012, 8, 2, pp 174-193
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Rice terraces are cultural landscapes that represent relationships between humans and the environment that have commonly evolved over generations. They are productive landscapes and their existence in perpetuity is dependent on their ongoing use for agriculture. They cannot just be preserved for...

Author(s)
Wall, G.; Sun YeHong; Wu Ping
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 4, pp 12-18
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe and evaluate red tourism in China and, in doing so, shed light on the complex relationships between tourism, heritage and identity politics. Design/methodology/approach: Mixed methods - literature review, document analysis, interviews with...

Author(s)
Wall, G.; Zhao Ning [Zhao, N. R. ]
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2017, 3, 3, pp 305-320
Abstract

Governments set the context in which entrepreneurship can or cannot occur. This paper examines the case of Yangshuo in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, to explore the influence of governmental involvement on heritage tourism development. This paper draws primarily on interviews with...

Author(s)
Qin Qun; Wall, G.; Liu XiaoHang
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 16, 5, pp 471-487
Abstract

Perceived destination image is rarely examined through the gaze of stakeholders other than visitors, in particular residents and tourism business operators. This hinders the comprehensive understanding of destination image and limits its practical implications for destination marketing and...

Author(s)
Su MingMing; Wall, G.; Ma Zhong
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 1, pp 2-23
Abstract

This article proposes serious tourist as an approach that has the potential to assist in the development of sustainable indigenous tourism. Many indigenous places have reformed their economies by introducing tourism with ethnic culture as the core attraction. However, many have experienced adverse...

Author(s)
Wu TsungChiung; Wall, G.; Tsou LiangYing
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 13, pp 1355-1374

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