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This special issue includes 8 papers, in addition to the introduction, which deal with China's international tourism industry. Topics covered include: the mainland Chinese outbound travel market; the demographics of Chinese visitors to New Zealand; the marketing of China as a destination; tourism ...

Author(s)
Heung, V. C. S.; Zhang HanqinQiu
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 8, 1, pp 98 pp.
Abstract

This paper shifts the debate on sustainable tourism destinations from an emphasis on ecotourism and eco-resorts towards sustainable urban tourism destinations. A quantitative online survey of visitors to Melbourne, Australia, examined tourists' pro-environmental behaviours in four major categories: ...

Author(s)
Miller, D.; Merrilees, B.; Coghlan, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 1, pp 26-46
Abstract

In recent years, geotourism has emerged as a distinctive form of nature-based tourism but there is little understanding of the extent to which geotourism experiences influence tourist decisions and behavior. As geotourism is still in its infancy in many destinations, there is a lack of research on...

Author(s)
Kim KyoungJin [Kim, K. J. A. ]; Brown, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2012, 16, 1, pp 45-57
Abstract

This issue focuses on projected future trends in the domestic tourism market in Australia. It provides forecasts of the number of domestic tourism nights, by purpose of travel and by state/territory visited, and the number of domestic visitor nights spent in hotel, motel and guest house...

Citation
Forecast - Tourism Forecasting Council, 1995, 2, 1, pp 25 pp.
Abstract

Mainland China has been acknowledged as one of the major emerging markets by the Australian inbound tourism industry. The Chinese tourism market to Australia has developed dramatically. However, little research has been conducted with regard to the nature of the market and its implications for...

Author(s)
Pan, G. W.; Laws, E.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 8, 1, pp 37-47
Abstract

The study presented in this chapter examines the perceptions of potential visitors from the Bendigo region regarding the historical Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement Museum (SHPSM) as a rural attraction and additionally, Swan Hill, as a tourist destination. The results of this preliminary research may...

Author(s)
Lade, C.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Leisure and tourism: international perspectives on cultural practice, 2009, pp 53-66
Abstract

China is expected to become the largest inbound source market to Australia and many other destinations including Europe, possibly in less than a decade. However, the Chinese government tightly controls outbound travel via a number of mechanisms such as limiting travel to selected destinations...

Author(s)
Weiler, B.; Yu Xin
Publisher
ANZALS (School of Leisure, Sport Tourism), Lindfield, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2008, 11, 1/2, pp 225-241
Abstract

This paper describes the outbound tourism market of Australia, based on data for the period 1990-99 from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. After an introduction and a brief overview of international tourism, the paper describes: the characteristics of outbound travel (destination, purpose of...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2000, No.5, pp 39 pp.
Abstract

This study examined the perceptions of authenticity in cultural portrayals by both visitors and indigenous tourism operators in Far North Queensland. Surveys were administered over a two week period to indigenous tour operators and visitors at six locations throughout the region. The results showed ...

Author(s)
Kithiia, J.; Reilly, S.
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2016, 5, 3, pp 213
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Cover for Domestic leisure traveller consumption systems.

The planning of tourism marketing strategies probably improves by focusing on specific visitor consumption systems, and avoiding attempts to promote products-services in consumption systems unrelated to the marketer's destination or service. Using unit record data of overnight domestic travellers...

Author(s)
Cowley, E.; Spurr, R.; Robins, P.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter

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