ANALYSIS ON THE SPATIAL VARIATION OF THE CENTER OF GRAVITY OF INBOUND TOURISM IN CHINA

Yining Chen, Hui Zhang

Abstract

This paper examines CoG movement of the chief indicators of inbound tourism in China from 2000-2010. Three themes guide the analysis. First, the changing CoG of China inbound tourism is calculated and mapped. Second, the changing inbound tourism size distribution of the 31 provinces is examined. Third, the provinces are ranked according to their growth rate, and analyse the changing spatial concentration of inbound tourism. Some generalizations regarding spatial variation are given and future trends for the balanced development of inbound tourism are briefly discussed.

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Chen Y. and Zhang H. (2011). ANALYSIS ON THE SPATIAL VARIATION OF THE CENTER OF GRAVITY OF INBOUND TOURISM IN CHINA . In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: SSTS, (ICEIS 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-53-9, pages 441-447. DOI: 10.5220/0003580604410447


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@conference{ssts11,
author={Yining Chen and Hui Zhang},
title={ANALYSIS ON THE SPATIAL VARIATION OF THE CENTER OF GRAVITY OF INBOUND TOURISM IN CHINA},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: SSTS, (ICEIS 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={441-447},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003580604410447},
isbn={978-989-8425-53-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: SSTS, (ICEIS 2011)
TI - ANALYSIS ON THE SPATIAL VARIATION OF THE CENTER OF GRAVITY OF INBOUND TOURISM IN CHINA
SN - 978-989-8425-53-9
AU - Chen Y.
AU - Zhang H.
PY - 2011
SP - 441
EP - 447
DO - 10.5220/0003580604410447