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Tourism has become an increasingly important market in the global economy. Due to strong competitions in this market, the overall image of a country plays an important role in attracting international travelers. Existing studies in international marketing have shown that country image is an...

Author(s)
Yu Peng; Zhang HongMei
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2016, 31, 12, pp 62-75
Abstract

Prior studies have not extensively researched and explored the key determinants (aviation and tourism attributes) that could affect Hong Kong's competitiveness as a transit hub for international visitors using Hong Kong as a stopover to Chinese cities when travelling by air. This study adds to that ...

Author(s)
Tsui KanWaiHong; Yuen ChiLok [Yuen, C. L. A. ]; Fung MichaelKaYiu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 11, pp 1260-1284
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This study investigates the causal relationship between tourism development and economic growth in China, Japan, and South Korea; a topic that has not been extensively explored in the tourism literature. Although the contribution of tourism to the economy is generally low in these countries due to...

Author(s)
Kim MinHo; Han BangWool; Kim, J. M.
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 8, 1, pp 17-25
Abstract

The recent deployment of the THAAD system to South Korea has resulted in complex and controversial issues, particularly in the political, diplomatic, and economic relations between Korea and China [Perlez, J. (2017, May 31). China woos South Korea's new leader, but the U.S. left behind a spoiler. ...

Author(s)
Juan YuXian; Choi YoungJoon; An SoHyun; Lee ChoongKi; Lee SeungJae
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 12, pp 1261-1273
Abstract

The purpose of the study was to investigate relationships between cultural worldview (CW), cultural experiential dimensions, and satisfaction among international travelers who stayed at Hanok, a traditional house in South Korea. Findings of the study show that respondents' CW and experience were...

Author(s)
Kang, S. K.; Lee ChoongKi; Lee DaeEun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 5, pp 477-499
Abstract

This paper addresses the growing phenomenon of cosmetic surgery tourism through a focus on the development of this industry in South Korea. Unlike many discussions of this topic, the paper decentres dominant narratives based on west-goes-east or north-goes-south journeys. Instead, we look at...

Author(s)
Holliday, R.; Cheung, O.; Cho JiHyun; Bell, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2017, 58, 2, pp 190-202
Abstract

This study utilizes almost ideal demand system (AIDS) models to examine Hong Kong's competitiveness as an international tourist destination in comparison with its competitors. The empirical findings of the study shed new light on the destination competitiveness literature and demonstrate that a ...

Author(s)
Li Gang; Song HaiYan; Cao Zheng; Wu ChenGuang [Wu, C. G. D. ]
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 36, pp 247-256
Abstract

This special issue is composed of five articles by researchers who have contributed to the cross-cultural tourism research literature. Each study in its own right has pushed the boundaries of research in unique ways in explaining tourism phenomena through the lenses of national culture. Specific...

Author(s)
Crotts, J. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2018, 18, 4, pp 225-301
Abstract

We applied theories of behavioral economics and conducted a field research on 881 tourists from China visiting Seoul through guided tour programs. We randomly assigned participants to study conditions based on theories of expectation, reciprocity, and peak-end rule. At the end of the tour,...

Author(s)
Park SangKon; Hahn SoWon; Lee TaeHun; Jun MinJi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 67, pp 82-88
Abstract

This research empirically examined changes in the images of Korea over two points in time among Japanese, Mainland Chinese and US visitors to South Korea. Between October 4 and November 10, 2002, about 3-4 months after the 2002 World Cup ended, 223 tourists from Japan, 143 from Mainland China and...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Morrsion, A. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 2, pp 233-247

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