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This paper defines gastronomic tourism, presents a demographic profile of gastronomic tourists, and discusses the drivers of the gastronomic tourism market. The paper also describes two forms of gastronomy (cookery schools and spa cuisine) and current gastronomic trends, as well as other niche ...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.4, pp 1-42
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The cruise industry has been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the international tourism industry with tremendous growth potential. With the rapid expansion of the mainland cruise market, it is critical for cruise operators to understand the perceptions of mainland travelers toward the cruise ...

Author(s)
Chan, E. A. H.; Mak, B. L. M.; Pan, S.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 518-523
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An analysis is presented of the most recent trends in international tourism in the world up to 2001. The analysis covers: international tourist arrivals; international tourism receipts; origin and destination; the tourism sectors (air transport, cruises, accommodation); and short- and long-term...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: World overview and tourism topics - 2002 edition, 2002, pp xxvi + 144 pp.
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Visa facilitation has a crucial impact on outbound travel. The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index was used to measure visa accessibility while a dynamic panel model was used to analyze the impact of visa facilitation on outbound travel. The panel data covers 57 countries with a time period...

Author(s)
Liu XiangYan; Jiang YiYi; Lyu XingYang; Li YuTing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2018, 33, 12, pp 46-52
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Nature tourism has been emerged as an ecologically sensitive form of tourism in developed and developing countries. A large influx of tourists would have both benefits and adverse impacts on these destinations. With an increasing influence of Chinese market in many destinations and tourism...

Author(s)
Chan ChungShing; Chiu HoiYan; Marafa, L. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2017, 19, 5, pp 801-822
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This paper examines the backpacker market in Hong Kong, in terms of profile, motivation, preferences, and contribution to sustainable tourism development. The purpose is to provide an understanding of this market to help in marketing and promoting services and products that meet backpackers'...

Author(s)
Nok LungChing; Suntikul, W.; Agyeiwaah, E.; Tolkach, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 8, pp 1058-1070
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This study aimed to determine whether, in accordance with socio-demographic and travel-related variables, there are differences in Japanese tourists' preference, behavior, and perception of Hong Kong as a tourist destination. Diverse interesting results were revealed. Leisure group showed a higher...

Author(s)
Yeung ManWah; Kim SeongSeop; Schuckert, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 5, pp 730-741
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Cinematic nostalgia can influence visitors in choosing destinations where particular films have been made or shot. Focusing on the case of Hong Kong this study investigated the incidence of nostalgia amongst Taiwanese filmgoers, and whether this generates feelings of familiarity that induce...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Kim SangKyun; King, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 236-252
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Cross-cultural differences are a vital issue in international tourism; the success of international tourism marketing strategies depends upon understanding tourists from different cultures and regions. To understand the diverse and lively Macau international tourism market, this study explored...

Author(s)
Park SungHee; Lee ChoongKi; Miller, J. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 10, pp 1174-1193
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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

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