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Representations of indigenous Okinawa shisa (Japan) and Kinmen wind lion totems (Taiwan) are popular tourist souvenirs. They are also commonly used in destination tourism promotion as logos or mascots. Some tourism research describes these practices as exploitative and damaging to local culture....

Author(s)
Hunter, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 1, pp 81-99
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This paper investigates the expenditure allocation of Japanese international tourism in its five major Asian destinations, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. The dynamic of linear approximation the almost ideal demand system is used to determine the long-run equilibrium while the...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Liu, K. E.; Chen ChiChung
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 1, pp 86-102
Abstract

This paper discusses the growth of outbound travel in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, Singapore and India in recent years ending in 2002. An overview of each country's population and economy is presented, followed by data on travel expenditures, outbound trips, ...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.4, pp 1-55
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This study proposes a novel approach, the Fuzzy Rasch model, which combines Item Response Theory (IRT) and fuzzy set theory. This paper applies the Fuzzy Rasch model in Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) to analyse the Tourism Destination Competitiveness (TDC)...

Author(s)
Huang JenHung; Peng KuaHsin
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 2, pp 456-465
Abstract

This paper focuses on the established and emerging players within the Asian outbound travel market, and assesses the underlying impact of factors such as demographic shifts, external events and economic performance. It also delves into recent patterns of tourist expenditure, as well as the degree...

Author(s)
Haden, L. M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.4, pp 1-75
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Following an overview of the demographics and economy of each of 8 Asian countries/territories (Japan, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Korea Republic, Singapore and India), the outbound travel trends for the period 1999-2002 from these markets are discussed. The destinations of outbound travel and ...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Outbound travel - Asia, 2004, pp v + 55 pp.
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A five-country study tour was undertaken in October and November 1995 to explore the nature and structure of the outbound industries in South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand and Japan. The study involved interviews with leading outbound agents, local NTO and airline representatives, travel...

Author(s)
March, R.
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 1997, 16, 2, pp 231-238
Abstract

The report forecasts travel and tourism to and within the Far East and Pacific region, now the fastest growing of the major tourist regions of the world. It analyses the potential for travel to the region from individual origin countries both inside and outside the region. Forecasts show travel by...

Author(s)
Edwards, A.
Citation
Special Report - Economist Intelligence Unit, 1990, No. 2030,
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This paper describes the performance of the travel agency business in Asia in 1999. Strong growth is seen in China, followed by Japan, which is the largest outbound market in Asia in terms of trips. It is indicated that the Asia Pacific has grown at a much faster pace than other main regions. The...

Author(s)
Bailey, M.
Publisher
Travel & Tourism Intelligence, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2000, No. 4, pp 37-50

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