Chapter 25 Tourism research in China
Restricted access

This chapter presents an overview of tourism studies that have been conducted mostly by tourism researchers residing and working in mainland China and research outputs that have been published in Chinese-language journals. The chapter summarizes the fruitful literature on tourism research in China. With the data collected by the authors, four development stages of tourism research in China over the past 40 years are delineated. The chapter also identifies the most studied topical areas in both journal publications and research grants, leading tourism institutions and the most influential tourism researchers in China.

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

Access options

Get access to the full article by using one of the access options below.

Other access options

Redeem Token

Institutional Login

Log in with Open Athens, Shibboleth, or your institutional credentials

Login via Institutional Access

Personal login

Log in with your Elgar Online account

Login with you Elgar account
Handbook