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Regional city integration and its impacts on tourism development.

Luo, J. M., Fan, D. X. F. and Fan, Y, 2024. Regional city integration and its impacts on tourism development. Anatolia, 35 (2), 239-256.

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DOI: 10.1080/13032917.2023.2167843


Bay areas have experienced a rapid development in their city integration and tourism industry over the past decade. However, city integration has rarely been studied in the tourism literature along with its dimensions and impact on tourism development. Therefore, this study examines city integration and its effects on tourism development from the perspective of residents in the Greater Bay Area, China. Through a qualitative research method with 73 semi-structured interviews, this study identified five dimensions of the effects of city integration on tourism development were also determined, including resource, community, product, marketing and economic dimensions. The theoretical contributions and practical implications of the findings were also discussed.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:City integration; urbanization; tourism development; resident perceptions; greater bay area
Group:Bournemouth University Business School
ID Code:38123
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:03 Feb 2023 08:37
Last Modified:16 Jul 2024 01:08


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