Xiaoqing Chen, Carol Xiaoyue Zhang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary


Guanxi (关系), the central principle guiding Chinese social lives, of which tourism is a part, is one of the most influential contextualities of tourism development in China.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Tourism Management and Marketing
EditorsDimitrios Buhalis
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 27 Aug 2020


  • China
  • Confucius
  • social relationship
  • culture
  • guanxi ties


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