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Purpose: This study aims to investigate tourists' propensity to use travel review websites (TRWs) during the pre- and post-travel stages from a cultural perspective. Design/methodology/approach: This quantitative study is guided by the positivist paradigm. Data were obtained from an online survey,...

Author(s)
Cassidy, L.; Pabel, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2019, 10, 3, pp 342-353
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This paper presents a preliminary result of a study on the roles of inference making in decision heuristics involving P2P accommodation booking. The goals of the study are to identify the influence of cues from similar listings on a decision to book a target listing when reviews are not available...

Author(s)
Chen YuJia; Liu ShaSha; Tussyadiah, I.; Abidin, H. Z.; Zarezadeh, Z.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2019, 16, 2/3, pp 53-61
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Segmenting the motivation of travelers using the push and pull framework remains ubiquitous in tourism. This study segments the girlfriend getaway (GGA) market on motivation (push) and accommodation (pull) attributes and identifies relationships between these factors. Using a relatively novel...

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Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G.; Disegna, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 774-792
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The main objective of this study is to examine the relationship between motivation and accommodation performance of both Western and Asian women who have been on girlfriend getaways (GGAs). Using nationality and ethnicity as proxies to understand cultural differences, 749 women were surveyed from...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2018, 27, 2, pp 239-259
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The majority of disabled tourists travel with a companion. Little is known about the effects of the interaction between visually impaired tourists and their travel companions with regards to their travel intentions when viewing a photo of a destination. Building from the theory of learned...

Author(s)
Azni Zarina Taha; Mozard Mohtar; Thinaranjeney Thirumoorthi
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 15, 1, pp 43-49
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Purpose: Integrated 24-Hour Movement Guidelines provide specific recommendations on screen viewing (SV), moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sleep to improve health of children and youth. However, few studies have examined whether these guidelines are met in young children,...

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Chen BoZhi; Bernard, J. Y.; Padmapriya, N.; Yao JiaLi; Goh, C.; Tan KokHian; Yap FaBian; Chong YapSeng; Shek, L.; Godfrey, K. M.; Chan ShiaoYng; Eriksson, J. G.; Müller-Riemenschneider, F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2019, 16, 70, pp (22 August 2019)
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Despite the overwhelming interest in medical tourism research, knowledge in dental tourism, which is its subspecialty, remains limited. This study is the first to measure tourist profiles, travel motivation and satisfaction among inbound dental tourists in Malaysia. We purposely sampled twelve...

Author(s)
Mustaffa Jaapar; Ghazali Musa; Sedigheh Moghavvemi; Roslan Saub
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 61, pp 538-552
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While most of the second home retirement tourism studies are qualitative in nature, knowledge on retirees' demographic profile and their spending dynamics is limited. We sampled Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) participants at multiple data collection points, and received 504 usable completed...

Author(s)
Wong KeeMun [Wong, K. M. B. ]; Ghazali Musa
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 42-46
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Alternative tourism is the counter-cultural rejection of modern mass tourism on one hand and the counter-cultural conception of sustainable tourism on the other hand. It involves personal and authentic travel while encouraging interaction with the nature, community and the people. The alternative...

Author(s)
Fency Sivadasan
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 31-47
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Whether to satisfy one's hunger or just to indulge, gastronomy has always been a crucial part of the tourist experience. Given the importance of food in tourism, tourism promotional materials often promote destinations by highlighting appealing gastronomic experiences. Nevertheless, differences in...

Author(s)
Sulaiman, M. Z.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2016, 24, S Feb, pp 21-35

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