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An exploratory study of the tourism, migration-immigration Nexus: Travel experiences of Chinese residents in New Zealand. / Feng, K.; Page, S.J.

In: Current Issues in Tourism, Vol. 3, No. 3, 01.12.2000, p. 246-281.

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