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This article investigates the effect of cultural distance on pleasure visitors, mainly vacation overnight visitors, in Hong Kong. Secondary data on 10 source markets are extracted from the annual report of visitor profile 2014 published by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB). The data are compared to...

Author(s)
Qian JianWei; Law, R.; Wei JieWen
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2018, 19, 2, pp 269-284
Abstract

Travel and tourism are among the most important economic contributors to most, if not all, countries. According to the World Tourism Organization (WTO), the number of international arrivals showed remarkable growth, from 25 million international arrivals in 1950 to 699 million in 2000. This...

Author(s)
Yeung, M.; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2005, 10, 2, pp 137-150
Abstract

Distance decay explains tourism demand in terms of destination distance from the origin. Although travelers tend to travel further over time, scant research studies have examined the relationship between temporal variant and distance decay. This study examines the relationship between distance and ...

Author(s)
Lee, H.; Guillet, B. D.; Law, R.; Leung, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 5, pp 409-420