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Medical tourism industry has witnessed a tremendous growth in last few years especially in developing countries such as India, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Although, there has been an increase in medical tourism traffic, there is a continuous need to evaluate travel motivations among medical...

Author(s)
Lakhvinder Singh
Publisher
Yusuf Karakuș, Nevșehir, Turkey
Citation
Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism, 2019, 4, 2, pp 77-86
Abstract

Several studies explain the direct effect of travel motivation, perceived risks, and travel constraints on visit intention. However, there are relatively limited investigations on the combined effect of these factors on visit intention. This study empirically tests a comprehensive model of visit...

Author(s)
Khan, M. J.; Shankar Chelliah; Sahrish Ahmed
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2019, 19, 3, pp 351-367
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In October 2016, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) was held in Quito, Ecuador, with more than 10,000 international participants from 167 countries. This large event seeks to strengthen the image of the city of Quito as a tourist destination for ...

Author(s)
Cabanilla, E.; Molina, E.; Lastra-Bravo, X.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
TURyDES: Revista Turismo y Desarrollo Local, 2017, 10, 22, pp unpaginated
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Tourism is a relevant economic activity to promote the economic development of island destinations. This paper aims to segment the international market of Santiago Island in Cape Verde, based on tourism expenditures (accommodation, food and beverages, and transport). A total of 330 international...

Author(s)
Eusébio, C.; Lopes, A.; Carneiro, M. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2017, 14, 3, pp 389-410
Abstract

With the focus on Mount Kinabalu as a sport tourism destination, the push and pull theory (Dann, 1981) was adopted as framework to examine the travel motivation of sport tourists visiting Sabah, Malaysia. The Leisure Motivation Scale (Beard & Ragheb, 1983) and semantic differential instrument...

Author(s)
Dolinting, E. E.; Aminuddin Yusof; Soon CheeChen
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2013, 13, 4, pp 547-556
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Based on the historical, political, economic and cultural relationship between China and Korea, themechanism of tourist flows between two countries have unavoidably been involved complex and multifaceted backgrounds. The international links between origin region and destination, and tourists'...

Author(s)
Park JinAh; Kong Yeung; Wu BiHu; Morrison, A. M.
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2018, 33, 9, pp 38-48
Abstract

The purpose of this study is threefold: (1) to identify the underlying benefits sought by international visitors to Macau, China, which has emerged as a popular gambling destination in Asia; (2) to segment tourists visiting Macau by employing a cluster analysis based on the benefits sought; and (3) ...

Author(s)
Kim WooGon; Park YuMi; Gazzoli, G.; Sheng, E.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2011, 12, 1, pp 28-57

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