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Since China and the USA signed the travel memorandum in 2007, the tourism market for Chinese citizens travelling to the USA grew very rapidly. The USA has become China's the fifth largest tourist destination country, and there is still a huge space for market expansion. This paper summarises the...

Author(s)
Zhang JinXia; Tu YanBin
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2018, 6, 1, pp 23-38
Abstract

This issue brings together a mix of research cutting across a wide range of topics and interests within the broad area of cruise tourism. The 11 papers deal with: the role of musical performance on cruise ships; the segmentation of cruise tourists based on motivation and perceived constraints;...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Papathanassis, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 87-214
Abstract

This special issue (consisting of four papers) aims to identify and discuss some important challenges of sports tourism and provide useful implications to educators, sport managers and organizations, as well as destination managers alike. The first paper explores the impact of new technologies on...

Author(s)
Sigala, M.; Christou, E.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 2013, 14, 1/2/3/4, pp 1-95
Abstract

The Internet is increasingly being used in the tourism industry. Many tourist destinations pay attention to the Internet marketing so as to attract more tourists. In order to explore the regional tourism flow responding to the Internet information, this study proposes the concept of extraversion...

Author(s)
Feng Na; Li JunYi
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 4, pp 79-86
Abstract

A case for wanderlust, or a strong desire to travel, was developed in an elaborate study involving numerous variables. Findings indicate that wanderlust begins with early, and varied, travel experiences and continues and inspires future travel behavior. Overall, college students exhibit a high...

Author(s)
Shields, P. O.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 4, pp 369-387
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Cover for Different travel markets: cultural and heritage tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) discusses the growth in cultural and heritage tourism as a global market; (ii) defines cultural tourism and describes who cultural tourists are; (iii) defines heritage tourism and discusses its attributes such as authenticity and nostalgia; (iv) discusses the growth of cultural and ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study examines the attractiveness of destination tourism offerings when the destination country and the source market country are engaged in ongoing political and economic conflict. The study is set in the Russia-United States (US) context, where Russia is the tourism-generating region and the ...

Author(s)
Stepchenkova, S.; Shichkova, E.; Kim MinSeong; Rykhtik, M. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 5, pp 553-566
Abstract

This study focuses on the regional tourism market around Buffalo, NY to investigate the relative importance of city brand and other city attributes in tourists' decision making about where to visit for a short weekend trip. A content analysis was used to identify the four competitor cities of...

Author(s)
Huang, C. C.; Oh, K. Y.; Zhang, Q. Y.; Choi, Y. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2013, 30, 7, pp 662-671
Abstract

This paper discusses the status and outlook of outbound tourism in the USA. The USA is the third-largest worldwide in terms of outbound volume. In 2007, the USA found itself in a financial crisis and it is predicted that the U.S. economy will not expand beyond 2% in 2008. For the tourism industry,...

Author(s)
Haden, L.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.6, pp 1-41
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to apply the cultural tourism typology of McKercher and to estimate the economic relevance of cultural tourism to the context of a small island destination tourist market. Small island destinations may be confronted with environmental constraints that restrain the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Semrad, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2015, 39, 4, pp 469-491

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