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Tourist arrivals and tourist expenditure, in both aggregate and per capita forms, are commonly used measures of tourism demand in empirical research. This study compares these two measures in the context of econometric modelling and the forecasting of tourism demand. The empirical study focuses on...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Li Gang; Witt, S. F.; Fei BaoGang
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 1, pp 63-81
Abstract

The objective of this study is to estimate the per dollar return on tourism marketing expenditure by the Hong Kong Tourism Board in major tourism markets, based on the dynamic modelling approach and cost-effectiveness ratios. The study finds that the estimated cost-effectiveness ratios for the...

Author(s)
Zhang HanqinQiu; Kulendran, N.; Song HaiYan
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 4, pp 853-865
Abstract

This special issue brings together seven papers that investigate the concepts of trust, power and social capital in the context of good governance and sustainable tourism. The papers investigate, among others, the relationship between social capital, tourism development, and community well-being;...

Author(s)
Nunkoo, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 4, pp 277-352
Abstract

Many destination marketers have utilized gastronomy as a source of new products and activities to attract tourists. Despite the substantial rise in the Chinese outbound market, very little is known about how Chinese tourists evaluate their travel dining experiences. By using narrative analysis,...

Author(s)
Chang, R. C. Y.; Kivela, J.; Mak, A. H. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 2, pp 307-316
Abstract

Culture has been assumed to influence tourist behavior but due to the difficulty of measuring culture values directly at the individual level, the relationship between national culture and visitor satisfaction remains yet to be empirically attested. This study used two national level inbound ...

Author(s)
Huang SongShan; Crotts, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 72, pp 232-241
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study focuses on demonstrating the differences and similarities between and among Western and Asian customers in terms of travelers' evaluation of satisfaction, perceived value, and attribute quality in a Hong Kong hotel setting. It has been noted that national culture has a substantial impact ...

Author(s)
Zhang ZiQiong; Li HengYun; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, Suppl. 1, pp S2-S14
Abstract

A common theme in the tourism literature is that tourists are motivated to travel to escape from ordinariness. This may lead to the assumption that the activities tourists choose to undertake in a region are motivated by the same desire for the extraordinary. Some studies have found travellers who...

Author(s)
Lee KuanHuei; Scott, N.; Packer, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2014, 48, pp 207-220
AbstractFull Text

Compared to other OECD countries Australia depends heavily on immigration as a source of population growth. This can have implications for its tourism industry. This paper investigates whether immigration leads to an increase in inbound tourism to Australia. Tourism arrivals were regressed against, ...

Author(s)
Seetaram, N.; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2009, 20, 1, pp 212-222
Abstract

This article illustrates and reflects upon the nature of inquiry appropriate to the question of place branding, in particular, world city branding. Disciplinary research traditions including cultural studies, film studies, marketing, and psychology offer conceptual categories and valuable modes of...

Author(s)
Gammack, J.; Donald, S. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2006, 6, 3, pp 171-180

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