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Cover for Perceived value of destination experiences in Zhouzhuang, China.

The study presented in this chapter identifies tourists' perceptions of value from their visit to Zhouzhuang, China. The study explores how the different types of value (functional, experiential, symbolic and cost values) that tourists perceived during their experience in the destination are...

Author(s)
Gao LiHua; Scott, N.; Ding PeiYi
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391896)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Is China a new goldmine for cruise companies?

The objective of this chapter is to understand the current situation regarding cruising in China, based on research that has been undertaken since 2010, looking at the adaptation of products (routes, facilities) to meet the expectations of Chinese cruise passengers, as well as what these customers...

Author(s)
Mondou, V.; Taunay, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism and China.

This chapter describes mass tourism as it relates to China. As the first section of this chapter indicates, it is not solely the numbers of domestic, outbound and inbound tourists that are large, but also the rate of growth. The chapter then provides a brief background to that growth, noting in...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mass tourism in Thailand: the Chinese and Russians.

This chapter compares the characteristics and dynamics of Chinese and Russian mass tourism to Thailand. It is concluded that (i) Chinese tourists to Thailand fit more closely the conventional definition of 'mass tourists' than their Russian counterparts; (ii) mass tourism has a destabilizing effect ...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chinese guests in alpine destinations - what are they looking for? A case study from Switzerland regarding product preferences and landscape perception.

This chapter presents two studies: (1) 'China Inbound Service' a project to investigate the needs in alpine destinations to host Chinese guests and (2) a pilot study regarding nature perception of tourism students in Shanghai. The results of the first study give a good insight into the needs,...

Author(s)
Rupf, B. H.; Schillo, K.; Arlt, W. G.; Rupf, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Ma, E.; Zhang Yan; Qu HaiLin
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Minor wild cat species.

This chapter enumerates some of the minor wild cat species from around the globe as well as their origin and unique features.

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939267)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Hong Kong.

This chapter re-visits the question of East-West influences by examining findings from recent surveys (1993-2000) of leisure participation in Hong Kong. It also examines the impact of technology-based leisure and mass media on the leisure lives of people in Hong Kong. It specifically examines...

Author(s)
Sivan, A.; Robertson, B.; Walker, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Identifying and exploiting potentially lucrative niche markets: the case of planned impulse travellers in Hong Kong.

This chapter focuses on the hotel booking behaviour of planned impulse travellers (PITs). It starts with a discussion of unplanned buying and why the term PITs is used to describe 'walk-in' customers and all those who book a hotel after they have arrived at the airport destination. It also provides ...

Author(s)
Chan, E.; Wong, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book chapter

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