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China–Pacific Tourism Engagement: Opportunities and Challenges

Zhang, Denghua


Tourism is a pillar industry in the Pacific, contributing 11.1 per cent of the region’s GDP, or US$3.8 billion, and creating 131,010 jobs in 2018 (South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) 2019:3). This In Brief argues that the increase in Chinese tourists to the Pacific in pre-COVID-19 times and China’s promotion of tourism cooperation as part of people-to-people links suggest opportunities for Pacific tourism industries after the pandemic. However, the challenges to these industries are...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2021
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/MCWK-MM45
Access Rights: Open Access

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