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Chinese venturers to Pacific Small Island Developing States: Travel and lifestyle.

Lau, C., Fan, D. X.F., Milne, S., Qui, H. and Sun, M., 2019. Chinese venturers to Pacific Small Island Developing States: Travel and lifestyle. International Journal of Tourism Research, 21 (5), 665-674.

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DOI: 10.1002/jtr.2289

Abstract

This study emphasizes the necessity to understand the needs of the growing Chinese market, while also assessing how ready Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of the South Pacific are for these new visitors. Through a mixed method approach, combining individual visitor surveys and focus groups, this study investigates the lifestyle characteristics of outbound Chinese tourists to the Cook Islands and the motivation and travel behavior of these travelers. We refine a model for the travel lifestyle of Chinese tourists that has applicability to SIDS elsewhere around the world.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1099-2340
Uncontrolled Keywords:Chinese tourists; Pacific; lifestyle; motivation; SIDS
Group:Faculty of Management
ID Code:32169
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:16 Apr 2019 08:47
Last Modified:09 Sep 2019 13:48

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