Exploratory analysis of the position of Chinese cities as international tourism hubs: product destination versus business environment internationalization

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Xiang Feng
Xiaochuan Zhu
Haixia Zhou


Análisis exploratorio de la posición de las ciudades chinas como centros turísticos internacionales: internacionalización del producto destino versus del  entorno empresarial 

Este documento mide el nivel de internacionalización del turismo de 50 ciudades importantes en China continental mediante el análisis de su conectividad como centros turísticos internacionales. Se presenta una tipología de ciudades basada en una comparación de su "internacionalización del destino del producto" y la "internacionalización del entorno empresarial" en el sector turístico. Los resultados se interpretan en el contexto de tres dimensiones de la internacionalización de la economía china: el desarrollo desequilibrado de la economía espacial; el impacto desigual de los planes y mecanismos de políticas; y la impronta de jerarquías espacio-políticas. Discutimos cómo este estudio puede complementarse con una investigación que utilice otras imágenes espaciales y utilizarse como punto de partida para futuros estudios comparativos sobre la internacionalización del turismo en otros contextos geográficos.


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Feng, X., Derudder, B., Zhu, X. ., & Zhou, H. . (2021). Exploratory analysis of the position of Chinese cities as international tourism hubs: product destination versus business environment internationalization. Boletín De La Asociación De Geógrafos Españoles, (89). https://doi.org/10.21138/bage.3051


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