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The report contains several articles on congress tourism in Pacific Asia. Congress success on the cards (pp.36-38) looks at conference travel in East Asia, an area which is securing a growing share of this sought-after market and where conference centres, hotels and their staff are considered...

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TW, Tagungs-Wirtschaft, 1990, 14, 5, pp 36-43, 52-56
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An integral part of the tourist industry has been the development of many beach resorts, particularly in tropical areas. In the Asia-Pacific region, beach resorts have been a significant feature of tourism development. Beach resorts evolve from natural contexts through the expansion of...

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Smith, R. A.
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Dissertation Abstracts International. A, Humanities and Social Sciences, 1990, 51, 5, pp p.1805
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Beach resorts evolve from natural contexts through the expansion of accommodation and other recreational functions. With greater size they lose their natural characteristics and become increasingly urbanized. The transition from natural to urban resort is often rapid, with some beach resorts being...

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Smith, R. A.
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Landscape and Urban Planning, 1991, 21, 3, pp 189-210
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Malaysia and Singapore are fast becoming significant travel origin markets. Their travel habits are also closely bound up with each other, in that Malaysia is by far the dominant destination for Singaporeans, as is Singapore for Malaysians. Much of this flow is, of course, in the form of short...

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Ping, O. L.; McVey, M.
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Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1992, No. 4, pp 27-47
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Econometric modelling of tourism demand is restricted by problems of data aggregation, errors in variables, and multicollinearity. Discrete choice modelling of experimental data can avoid such problems. Data from a well-designed simulated choice experiment avoids selection bias and allows the study ...

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Morley, C. L.
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Annals of Tourism Research, 1994, 21, 4, pp 780-791
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The article reports on an investigation of the effects of some tourism price components on tourism demand, specifically, on potential tourists' choice of destination, using a multinomial logit model analysis of stated choice frequencies. The study serves to highlight the practical use of the...

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Morley, C. L.
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Journal of Travel Research, 1995, 33, 2, pp 8-14
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The strategies that many destinations have adopted in order to cater for the Japanese golf holiday market are described. Despite the difficulties in defining the market, since many Japanese tourists who participate in golfing tours are part of different market segments, for example, the business...

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Sullivan, M.
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Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1996, No. 2, pp 58-70
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The playing characteristics of a number of artificial turf bowls surfaces in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia are measured. Green speeds, corresponding to the time taken for a bowl to travel from the bowler's hand to a jack 30 yards (27.4 m) away, ranged from 11.3 s to 18.5...

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Baker, S. W.; Baines, M. A.; Gibbs, R. J.
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Journal of the Sports Turf Research Institute, 1996, 72, 1996, pp 83-89
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An overview of the timeshare industry in the Asia-Pacific region is provided. Although still in its infancy, South East Asia, together with Japan, accounts for around 4% of global resorts and Australia, New Zealand and Fiji combined represent another 3% and the timeshare concept constitutes but one ...

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Dean, P.
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Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1997, No. 4, pp 38-57
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In order to explore the phenomenon of photography in tourism, a study was made of a 3 week nature-based tour to East Malaysia in July 1993 and involving 20 Australian university students. The paper describes and examines the temporal distribution of photography throughout the duration of the tour,...

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Markwell, K. W.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1997, 24, 1, pp 131-155

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