The case of Westlake State Guesthouse demonstrates that through various marketing strategies such as rebranding, VI design, quality control, cross-border cooperation, and starvation marketing, Longjing tea was successfully branded as a luxury brand.
The case of Wuzhen demonstrates the successful building of a tourism brand through marketing strategies such as public relations promotion and celebrity effects, ticket pricing strategies, and product differentiation, which attracts many tourists and achieves both economic and social benefits.
The case of Hangzhou Grocery Market adds a new dimension to the traditional farmers' market by creating an intelligent service experience through value co-creation and internet marketing strategies, making it a model for a new type of tourism destination city planning.
"This textbook is an introduction to the tourism and hospitality industry in British Columbia, and is written with a first year college and university audience in mind. It is a collaborative work with input from educators, industry leaders, employers, and past graduates of BC's tourism and hospitality management programs. All chapters have been reviewed by experts in the field. Each chapter is organized thematically moving from a global, then national, and finally provincial context. Chapters contain "Spotlight On" boxes that highlight an organization, business, or other key component and "Take a Closer Look" features that encourage further reading on particular subjects. Key terms, exercises and case studies can be found at the end of each chapter."--BC Campus website.