Industrial Structure and Competitive Strength of the 21 Cities’ Tourism in Guangdong Province Based on SSA

  •  Yi Liu    
  •  Yin Yao    


Based on the date during 2003-2012 about the tourism revenue in 21 local cities and total tourism income and GDP of Guangdong Province, this paper analyzes the structure and competitiveness of 21 cities’s tourism in Guangdong with dynamic Shift-Share Analysis. The results show that tourism industries in mountainous areas of Guangdong Province are developing well in recent years, with the structure strengths and competitive advantages of tourism industry in Qingyuan, Heyuan, Meizhou and Yunfu are more obvious. However the trend of competitiveness of tourism industry in Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Foshan and Shantou is gradually declining, the whole structure of tourism industry in Guangdong Province is positive.

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