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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

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

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 report presents information on outbound tourism from Australia and New Zealand in recent years ending in 2010, including data on arrivals and the major destinations. Data are also presented on market characteristics, including pre-booking behaviour, visitor demographics, purpose of visit,...

Author(s)
Shore, S.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2011, No.17, pp iii + 37 pp.
Abstract

Due to the link between expenditure by visitors to a region and regional economic performance, there has been considerable demand for estimates of regional tourism expenditure in Australia. The Bureau of Tourism Research (BTR) has used a modelling approach, in conjunction with data from its...

Author(s)
Johnson, L.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism satellite account: implementation project. Enzo Paci papers on measuring the economic significance of tourism, Volume 2, 2002, pp 43-55
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
Abstract

This study concerns factors influencing international tourists' length of overnight stay in Venice. The data are from a survey conducted by the Bank of Italy on international tourism. Both zero-truncated negative binomial (ZTNB) and ordinary least squares (OLS) regressions are estimated. In...

Author(s)
Mortazavi, R.; Cialani, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 4, pp 882-889
Abstract

Promoting greater dispersal of tourists and their spending is important to the regional economic development goals of both developed and developing economies. However, while the concept of dispersal is not complex, in practise existing approaches towards dispersal measurement are largely confined...

Author(s)
Koo, T. T. R.; Wu ChengLung; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 5, pp 1209-1219
Abstract

Indigenous tourism in Australia continues to decline in spite of the global marketing efforts of the country's national tourism organization. One suggestion is that social desirability bias in previous visitor demand studies has been masking the underlying causes for this low market appeal. A...

Author(s)
Holder, A.; Ruhanen, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 2, pp 149-161

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