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Tourism crisis and disaster management in the Asia-Pacific.

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The aim of this book is to contribute a much deeper understanding of tourism crisis and disaster management with a specific focus on the Asia-Pacific. Chapters contributed by international tourism scholars and practitioners discuss both the theoretical and practical approaches towards successful crisis management. This book examines a number of crisis and disaster types, including crises caused by...

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Chapter 11 (Page no: 161)

Influence of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) on the Chinese outbound travel market: a case study of the Shanghai regional market.

By learning from the influence of the GFC on the Chinese outbound travel market using a case study of the Shanghai regional market, this chapter notes that tourists from Shanghai have been surprisingly resilient to the GFC. The expenditure intention of potential outbound tourists from Shanghai indicated that the majority of tourists would not reduce their travel expenditure during the GFC. In fact, quite a large percentage of them would increase their spending, particularly in leisure, recreation and shopping. The implication is that, even during the GFC, Shanghai residents' outbound travel need is still strong and robust. Shanghai tourists' need for and motivation to travel outbound are not easily affected by the GFC, and this is in contrast to outbound tourists from the USA or those from some European countries influenced by the GFC.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Major themes and perspectives. Author(s): Ritchie, B. W. Campiranon, K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Conceptualizing organizational resilience in tourism crisis management. Author(s): Scarpino, M. R. Gretzel, U.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 33) Theoretical perspectives on crimes against tourists. Author(s): Burton, C. E. Crotts, J. C.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 44) The influence of organizational culture on crisis planning: an application of the Competing Values Framework (CVF) in Chinese hotels. Author(s): Wang, J. Ritchie, B. W.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 62) How does crisis leadership influence effective crisis readiness (CR)? Author(s): Cronin, J. Parry, K.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 77) Collaborative communication networks: an application in Indonesia. Author(s): Pennington-Gray, L. Cahyanto, I. Schroeder, A. Kesper, A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 97) Integrating tourism into disaster recovery management: the case of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011. Author(s): Muskat, B. Nakanishi, H. Blackman, D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 116) An analysis of the tourism industry's management responses to political crises in Thailand. Author(s): Kanlayanasukho, V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 132) From tsunami to recovery: the resilience of the Sri Lankan tourism industry. Author(s): Buultjens, J. Ratnayake, I. Gnanapala, A. C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 149) Analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry. Author(s): Richardson, S. March, R. Lewis, J. Radel, K.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 175) The development of a transnational tourism risk, crisis and recovery management network. Author(s): Beirman, D.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 190) The development of new tourism networks to respond to and recover from the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Author(s): Becken, S. Scott, N. Ritchie, B. W.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 209) Ecotourism as a sustainable recovery tool after an earthquake. Author(s): Wang ChinChin Cater, C.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 227) The devastation of Darwin: representing the recovery and reconstruction of Australia after Cyclone Tracy. Author(s): White, L. Frew, E.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 245) Conclusion and future directions. Author(s): Campiranon, K. Ritchie, B. W.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Nathan, QLD 4111, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2015
  • ISBN
  • 9781780643250
  • Record Number
  • 20143405772