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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

Visiting friends and relatives (VFR) contributes significantly to tourism activity and revenues, accounting for about 48 percent of domestic travel in Australia. Implicit in most discussions of VFR travel is that it represents one homogeneous market. This paper examines this assumption and...

Author(s)
Backer, E.; Leisch, F.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 56-64
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to model and forecast the seasonal variation, the fluctuations in tourist numbers from season to season in Australian inbound holiday tourism, using climate variables such as maximum temperature, humidity, and hours of sunshine. For estimation purposes this study uses ...

Author(s)
Kulendran, N.; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 2, pp 121-137
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

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

While the booming of Chinese outbound tourists attracts great attention of tourism researchers, the research methods still remain in a traditional manner. The existing literature has explored the positive or negative emotional factors based on the survey of tourist satisfaction, which was limited...

Author(s)
Liu Yi; Bao JiGang; Chen KaiQi
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2017, 32, 5, pp 46-58
Abstract

This article explores whether the determinants of international tourism demand differ by states and territories in Australia. This is the first attempt at econometric modelling of international tourism demand in the states and territories of Australia. A demand model is specified where...

Author(s)
Muhammad Shafiullah; Luke Emeka Okafor; Usman Khalid
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2019, 25, 2, pp 274-296
Abstract

This article aims to examine the conjecture that geographic dispersal of visitors follows the power law using data on international visitors' spatial distribution in Australia. Our finding suggests that as tourism market matures, the pattern of tourist dispersal tends to converge toward a specific...

Author(s)
Koo, T. T. R.; Lau PongLung; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2017, 56, 1, pp 108-121
Abstract

This study analyses Chinese views of seven selected long-haul holiday destinations using secondary data from the 2008 China survey of the Global Tourism Watch market research program commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission. Results indicate that Mainland Chinese travellers considered...

Author(s)
Yun DongKoo; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 459-489
Abstract

This paper examines and finds synergies between indigenous tourism and ecotourism in Australia. Both were recognised in the 2003 Tourism White Paper as drawcards for international tourists; Tourism Australia markets both as two of the country's seven key visitor experiences. Despite this, and the...

Author(s)
Buultjens, J.; Gale, D.; White, N. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 4, pp 497-513

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