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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how Americans choose a country and medical facility to travel abroad for medical treatment based on the following factors country environment, tourism destination, medical tourism costs and medical facilities and services....

Author(s)
Collins, A.; Medhekar, A.; Wong HoYin; Cobanoglu, C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 3, pp 463-479
Abstract

The fast growth of the Chinese economy has transformed Chinese outbound tourism into one of the major players in the tourism industry worldwide. However, Chinese outbound tourists may still encounter travel constraints in some countries, such as Japan, which has had a close and complicated...

Author(s)
Lin, P. M. C.; Zhang HanQinQiu; Gu QiuShi; Peng KangLin
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 9, pp 1184-1197
Abstract

Growing acceptance and concern about anthropogenic climate change is beginning to influence tourists' travel practices, with a hardening of attitudes towards long-haul aviation now evident in a number of key European outbound tourism markets. This raises timely questions as to whether or not the...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

This study identifies distinct psychographic market segments of young Kuwaitis intending to travel to Western countries by applying the self-organizing maps (SOMs) technique. Young Kuwaitis represent a high-yield growing outbound tourism market. A self-completed questionnaire was randomly...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Mostafa, M. M.; Hayes, J. P.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2019, 24, 1, pp 87-92
Abstract

The paper is an exploratory study on the travel intentions of mainland Chinese residents to Japan after Diaoyu Island political crisis. Due to the superior location and excellent service, Japan has become one of the most popular outbound tourism destinations for Mainland Chinese tourists in the...

Author(s)
Guo YingZhi; Chen Yun; Huang JianFeng; Su Yong
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2015, 30, 1, pp 42-53
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The key objective of this study was to develop a theory-based understanding of the role that travel advisories play in how tourists make decisions to travel to specific destinations. Many countries issue travel alerts to inform their citizens about potential risks when travelling abroad. The...

Author(s)
Tsang KeeFu [Tsang, K. F. N. ]; Wong, O.; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2018, 24, 4, pp 307-323
Abstract

The characteristics of independent Chinese outbound tourists are addressed from five aspects: sociodemographic characteristics, motivations, decision-making process, spatial pattern of destinations, and consumer patterns. Comprehensive study methods including a questionnaire, in-depth interview and ...

Author(s)
Xiang YiXian
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 2, pp 134-148
Abstract

This paper presents an overview of the growth of Indian outbound tourism and provides some fast facts about the Indian tourist market such as the amount spent by Indian tourists. The paper also identifies the driving factors in Indian tourists' decision making, the major outbound destination...

Author(s)
Bagri, S. C.; Suresh Babu
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 1, pp 57-62
Abstract

Over the last decade, the Chinese outbound tourism market has experienced rapid development, and understanding the tourism motivations of this growth market is critical to understanding their decision-making processes and tourism behaviors. By reviewing the literature on tourism motivations and...

Author(s)
Jiang Shan; Scott, N.; Ding PeiYi; Zou TongQian [Zou, T. Q. T. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2012, 8, 4, pp 359-372
Abstract

The Chinese outbound market exerts a substantial economic impact on the Japanese tourist industry. Yet history-inspired disputes between the two nations often cause fluctuations in the market. Through a qualitative inquiry with 27 interviewees, this study explores how the Chinese Cohort 60's...

Author(s)
Zhang YunZi; Cai LiPing; Qiu ShangZhi
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2019, 19, 1, pp 62-88

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