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This study develops a series of ideas about landscape based upon an analysis of the influence of Chinese philosophy on Chinese attitudes towards nature. The focus of this study is on the interpretations of Chinese landscapes in both the tourism industry and popular culture. It suggests that Chinese ...

Author(s)
Petersen, Y. Y.
Publisher
Westview Press, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA
Citation
Tourism in China: geographic, political, and economic perspectives., 1995, pp 141-154
Abstract

A balance between all aspects of domestic and international tourism in China has been achieved through the use of older international hotels to serve the newly developing domestic market, while newer and more expensive international hotels are designated for the international market. This essay...

Author(s)
Qiao, Y. X.
Publisher
Westview Press, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA
Citation
Tourism in China: geographic, political, and economic perspectives., 1995, pp 121-130
Abstract

This essay discusses the organization of international tourism to China. Statistics published in The Yearbook of China Tourism Statistics are used to identify China's major international tourist markets, patterns of international tourist flows into China, and the economic impact of international...

Author(s)
Gormsen, E.
Publisher
Westview Press, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA
Citation
Tourism in China: geographic, political, and economic perspectives., 1995, pp 63-88
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

The purpose of this chapter is to investigate how the new political environment in China has affected tourism to China. Specifically, this chapter: (1) evaluates the overall impact that Tiananmen Square had on Chinese tourism, (2) discusses the impact of Tiananmen Square on the international...

Author(s)
Roehl, W. S.
Publisher
Westview Press, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA
Citation
Tourism in China: geographic, political, and economic perspectives., 1995, pp 19-39
Abstract

This book, which is organized into five parts and 14 essays, analyses the evolution, organization, and social, cultural, and environmental impact of both international and domestic tourism development in China since 1978. Part one discusses the evolution of China's international and domestic ...

Publisher
Westview Press, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA
Citation
Tourism in China: geographic, political, and economic perspectives., 1995, pp xiv + 256 pp.
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
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This chapter focuses on the impact of China's bureaucracy and administration on the development of Chinese tourism. International tourism to and from China is examined within the context of societal control, while decentralization is considered within the setting of domestic tourism. The tensions...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994334)
Type
Book chapter
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