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Tourism in India today is rapidly changing. Besides being one of the top economic priorities of the government, tourism in contemporary India has emerged as the largest source of foreign exchange earnings and a multi-billion dollar industry. Marketing Indian tourism reflects the complexities of the ...

Author(s)
Ahmed, Z. U.; Krohn, F. B.
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 1992, 11, 2, pp 89-98
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
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The article presents an overview of international tourism and its role in rural economic development. It briefly describes the current approaches to rural economic development followed by a brief look at international tourism in the USA. The potential for tourism in rural areas is also examined. An ...

Author(s)
Backman, S. J.; Backman, K. F.; Potts, T. D.; Uysal, M.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1992, 11, 1, pp 24-31
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The study investigated the determinants and functional forms of international tourism demand for travel to Canada from the USA, UK, France, the former West Germany, and Japan. The study was conducted based on consumer demand theory by using annual time series data. The independent variables, per...

Author(s)
Qiu HanQin; Zhang, J.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1995, 34, 2, pp 43-49
Abstract

China has emerged as an important inbound tourist market for Canada, especially after the United States implemented new border crossing regulations between Canada and the United States. Though Canada was granted approved destination status (ADS) just recently by the Chinese government, the number...

Author(s)
Lu Zhen
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 345-354
Abstract

Data on Canadian outbound travel in recent years ending in 2002 are analysed. Sections discuss: outbound travel and the economy; destinations for outbound Canadian travellers; trends since 2000; long-haul travel; purpose of visit and tourist expenditure; mode of transport; selling of outbound...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.2, pp 2.1-2.27
Abstract

The article presents an economic evaluation of tourism among Americans travelling to Quebec, Canada, looking at main trends by region and seasonality between 1977-96, and projecting future developments to the year 2001. Data are provided by Statistics Canada and Quebec Tourism. The analysis...

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Stafford, J.; Sarrasin, B.
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1997, 16, 2, pp 53-55
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In the face of the world recession, this article concentrates on analyzing and forecasting demand for outbound traveling in Australia, Canada, United States, Japan, and the EU-15 countries in terms of tourism imports at constant prices and exchange rates. Drawing on an analysis of the macroeconomic ...

Author(s)
Smeral, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2010, 49, 1, pp 31-38
Abstract

Canada's position as ninth in the world in terms of international tourism receipts remained unchanged throughout the 1980s but its tourism deficit increased as Canadian expenditure overseas rose at a faster rate. Its major international market is the USA, which accounted for 81% of foreign tourists ...

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Taylor, G.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1991, No. 3, pp 56-71
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This article examines the findings of a survey of US pleasure travellers, who represent an attractive market in terms of size and economic potential for the travel industry. The study provides market-based information pertaining to US outbound pleasure travellers' destination activity preferences...

Author(s)
Rao, S. R.; Thomas, E. G.; Javalgi, R. G.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 30, 3, pp 3-12

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