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Abstract

This chapter identifies and discusses the pressing issues confronting China's tourism industry in the new millennium, with particular emphasis given to the impacts of the market opening measures that China will be required to adopt since its recent accession to the World Trade Organization. It is...

Author(s)
Yu, L.; Ap, J.; Zhang GuangRui; Lew, A. A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Tourism in China, 2002, pp 297-308
Abstract

This introductory chapter examines China's tourism environment, highlighting the country's rich tourism resources, the relationship between economic growth and tourism development, and the role of positive governmental policies in advancing tourism. China's international tourism environment is also ...

Author(s)
Zhang GuangRui; Lew, A. A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Tourism in China, 2002, pp 3-11
Abstract

This chapter focuses on long-haul visitors to China, with an emphasis on major tourist sources in Europe, North America, and Oceania for which data are available. Issues analysed include: the growth of these long-haul markets in comparison with short-haul markets; the characteristics and...

Author(s)
Shen, X. P.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Tourism in China, 2002, pp 237-262
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the background of Western exploration in the eastern half of China in the late 1800s, and examines the ways in which Western travellers explored and perceived Chinese landscapes and the implications of such perceptions. It is indicated that Western travellers of the late...

Author(s)
Wang, X. L.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Tourism in China, 2002, pp 35-50