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This study broadly explores the impact of risk aversion on tourists' destination decisions and, in particular, explores for differences in individuals' leisure and medical tourism destination decisions. The results of this study indicate that risk aversion significantly distinguishes tourists'...

Author(s)
Nugraha, A.; Hamin, H.; Elliott, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 12, pp 1274-1284
Abstract

While scholars increasingly acknowledge that most contemporary international medical travel comprises South-South flows, these have gone curiously unexamined. Rather, policy, scholarly and media attention focuses predominantly on North-South flows of 'medical tourists'. However, this focus diverts...

Author(s)
Ormond, M.; Sulianti, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 1, pp 94-110
Abstract

The medical tourism industry in Malaysia has grown drastically over the past ten years. This research seeks to determine the demographics of the medical tourists that are visiting Malaysia for various medical treatments. A nationwide questionnaire survey was carried out amongst outpatient medical...

Author(s)
Yeoh, E.; Khalifah Othman; Halim Ahmad
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 34, pp 196-201
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Diving-related illness is one of preventable health risk when the diving preparation is managed well. Nevertheless, accident happens and tourism authority is responsible in providing diving safety including tourism medical care. Diving safety in tourism medical care is the existence of easily...

Author(s)
Kadriyan, H.; Wardoyo, E. H.; RedityaNoviyani, N. M.
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2016, 3, pp 45-49
Abstract

Globally, more patients are intentionally travelling abroad as consumers for medical care. However, while scholars have begun to examine international medical travel's (IMT) impacts on the people and places that receive medical travellers, study of its impacts on medical travellers' home contexts...

Author(s)
Ormond, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Social Science & Medicine, 2015, 124, pp 305-312
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These proceedings examine the theories and application of tourism research in Malaysia. The proceedings consist of 30 papers on the role of small firms in sustainable tourism; environmental management practices of a hotel in Malaysia; measurement of customer satisfaction in the ecotourism area;...

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.; Sirat, M.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd National Symposium on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia 18 July 2009. Theories and Applications, 2009, pp 246 pp.

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