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A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
Abstract

One important feature of tourism strategies in recent years is increasing commitments to marketing underdeveloped regional destinations, those that have been receiving far fewer tourists than national tourism icons and gateway cities. However, limited efforts are devoted to investigating the...

Author(s)
Zhang Yan; Murphy, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 2, pp 278-287
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 has a twofold purpose: to identify the types and impacts of unethical practices in an international travel market and to offer a generic model to enhance our understanding of the causes and consequences of such practices. The Chinese outbound market is used as a case study. The choice of ...

Author(s)
March, R.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 24, 4, pp 285-296
Abstract

Chinese inbound tourism constitutes Australia's fastest growing and largest international tourist market. Currently, most of this travel is conducted via group package tours (GPTs). While there is anecdotal evidence of dissatisfaction with some aspects of Chinese tourists' service experience such...

Author(s)
Chen HanYu; Weiler, B.; Young, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2018, 24, 4, pp 371-386
Abstract

This paper compares the socio demographic drivers and travel patterns of international and domestic tourists who chose peer-to-peer accommodation (P2PA) over traditional tourist accommodation. Using a nationwide survey on Australia, it was found that locational benefits may not be crucial for P2PA...

Author(s)
Mahadevan, R.
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2017, 6, 4, pp 297
Abstract

This paper provides an analysis of the growing demand for outbound tourism from China and describes the special characteristics of the Chinese tourism market to Australia. It analyses the significance of 'guanxi', the special relationship which underpins traditional Chinese business networks. Data...

Author(s)
Pan Wen[Pan, W. G. ]; Laws, E.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 8, 1, pp 39-48
Abstract

This special issue is devoted to nature-based tourism in Scandinavia. The issue consists of 11 papers. The first paper develops four propositions for the role of a tour-operator as the driver of innovations in a nature-based tourism case. The second paper investigates the objectives of landowners...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 3, pp 173-394
Abstract

The article reports on an investigation of the effects of some tourism price components on tourism demand, specifically, on potential tourists' choice of destination, using a multinomial logit model analysis of stated choice frequencies. The study serves to highlight the practical use of the...

Author(s)
Morley, C. L.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1995, 33, 2, pp 8-14
Abstract

World Heritage listing aims to provide protection for the planet's most precious natural and cultural sites. Listing can also increase awareness and visitation, particularly as presentation is a tenet of the World Heritage Convention. Visitor management, based on empirical research, is therefore...

Author(s)
Breakey, N. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Visitor Studies, 2012, 15, 1, pp 82-97

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