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This special issue on cultural tourism contains seven papers that are predominantly based on original fieldwork and supported by qualitative methodology. The first paper examines the different views of experts on how to define cultural tourism. The second paper, based on anthropological frames of...

Author(s)
Weber, I.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2018, 11, 2, pp 99-174
Abstract

In a competitive global tourism market, the creation and maintenance of national and regional images becomes crucial to the marketing process. As attraction visiting becomes a central element of everyday life, the role of attractions in image formation is also growing. This is the rationale behind...

Author(s)
Richards, G.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 8, 1, pp 28-38
Abstract

The researchers undertook an empirical examination of the tourist images of Taiwan prior to and after visiting a Taiwanese tourist night market. A survey was distributed at Shilin Night Market and generated 230 responses from Japanese, 171 from US/Canadian, and 95 from Mandarin-speaking Chinese ...

Author(s)
Chang HsuanHsuan
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2012, 11, 3, pp 183-199
Abstract

Although the Asian financial crisis of 1998 has had a major impact on outbound travel from Southeast Asia, Australia has remained relatively insulated from the economic problems of its regional neighbours. With continuing, although slower, economic growth, the country is likely to remain an...

Author(s)
Simpson, D.; Valerio, P.; Edwards, D.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1998, No. 6, pp 22-41
Abstract

A qualitative approach was employed to examine how Chinese hotel guests perceive international chain hotels in different travel destinations (i.e. China and abroad) under the same brand. A total of 13,204 reviews were retrieved from online hotel review Web sites, namely DaoDao.com and Ctrip.com....

Author(s)
Sun, S.; Tong TszLun [Tong, T. L. K. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 2, pp 172-188
Abstract

China is an important and growing market for the Australian tourism industry, yet our understanding of what Chinese independent tourists seek in the way of experiences is limited. Studies in Europe, USA and Australia show that Chinese international students tend to travel extensively while studying ...

Author(s)
Hughes, K.; Wang Jie; Shu MengYa
Publisher
Elsevier, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2015, 23, pp 12-22
Abstract

This study examines the impact of culture on landscape-name perceptions of tourists from China, United States, and Europe utilizing both Hofstede's and Hall's cultural typologies. Data for this study were collected from visitors to two national parks in China. Culture is found to have a significant ...

Author(s)
Zhang ChaoZhi; Gursoy, D.; Deng Zeng; Gao Jun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2015, 17, 1, pp 134-150
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the dimensionality and usefulness of Hofstede's measure of values and Kahle's List of Values (LOV) in the context of parks and recreation. Parks and recreation areas around the world increasingly serve as international visitor attractions and play an...

Author(s)
Li ChiehLu; Chick, G. E.; Wu, H. C.; Yen TianMing
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2010, 52, 2, pp 80-93
Abstract

This study investigates two specific types of U.S. travelers to China: Group Package Tour (GPT) visitors and Free Independent Travel (FIT) visitors. Results indicated that GPT visitors were more likely to be older and have higher household income than FIT visitors. Four trip-related characteristics ...

Author(s)
Bonn, M. A.; Chang, H. W.; Agrusa, J.; Furr, L.; Kim, W. G.; Lee, H. Y.
Publisher
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Florida International University, North Miami, USA
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 2009, 27, 1, pp 58-76

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