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How competitive is Hong Kong against its competitors? An econometric study

Li, Gang, Song, H, Cao, Zheng and Wu, DC (2013) How competitive is Hong Kong against its competitors? An econometric study Tourism Management, 36 (1). pp. 247-256.

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Abstract

This study utilizes almost ideal demand system (AIDS) models to examine Hong Kong’s competitiveness as an international tourist destination in comparison with its competitors. The empirical findings of the study shed new light on the destination competitiveness literature and demonstrate that a destination’s competitiveness should be examined from a market-specific perspective. The results also suggest that Hong Kong is more competitive than Macau, particularly in terms of its ability to attract Australian and mainland Chinese tourists, while price elasticity calculations suggest Singapore and South Korea are more competitive than Hong Kong.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Li, GangG.Li@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Song, HUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Cao, Zhengzheng.cao@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Wu, DCUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 18 January 2013
Identification Number : 10.1016/j.tourman.2012.11.019
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2013. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 01 Oct 2013 10:41
Last Modified : 12 Jul 2017 17:31
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/800161

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