Evaluating Tourists' Positive Emotions: A Study of Chinese Travel Blogs

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Cao, Dan, Filep, Sebastian and Jiang, Min (2011) Evaluating Tourists' Positive Emotions: A Study of Chinese Travel Blogs. In: 1st World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality, 10-13 December 2011, Hong Kong. (Unpublished)

Abstract

Tourists frquently use internet social media for travel information because the opinions and accoutns of personal product experiences found on an internet forum are likely to be jedged to be from trustworthy sources as their authors are fellow consumers. A study of Chinese travel blogs was conducted in April 2011 to get a primary demographic profile of Chinese tourists who use www.go2eu.com and to assess their positive emotions and level of satisfaction of these tourists with the Australian tourist experience.

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Paper 06:24

Item type Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/22382
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Historical > SEO Classification > 9003 Tourism
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Tourism and Services Research (CTSR)
Keywords ResPubID24056, Tourism, Australia, Chinese, social media, blogs
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