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This article explores the relationship between tourism development and financial development by incorporating economic growth and the real effective exchange rate as additional determinants in the finance demand function of the Malaysian economy. Thus, the analysis relies on the bounds testing...

Author(s)
Shahbaz, M.; Benkraiem, R.; Miloudi, A.; Tiwari, A. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2019, 25, 5, pp 757-778
Abstract

This special issue contains nine papers and offers unique perspectives on consumer engagement across various settings such as sports tourism, cultural events, cruise tourism, visitor attractions and UNESCO world heritage sites. The studies provide insights into tourist engagement from different...

Author(s)
Taheri, B.; Hosany, S.; Altinay, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2019, 39, 7/8, pp 463-661
Abstract

Ethnic food is largely chosen to be consumed by tourists in order to better appreciate the local culture. An ethnic food experience has increasingly become a popular food activity for many tourists. Although the Dayaks are the largest indigenous group in Malaysia, little has been done to explicate...

Author(s)
Hiram Ting; Fam KimShyan; Hwa CheahJun [Hwa, C. J. J. ]; Richard, J. E.; Xing Nan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 518-529
Abstract

George Town, Penang, has always been one of the most popular destinations among Malaysian and international tourists. In 2008, George Town was accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS). With the listing, increasing tourist arrivals and intentions to visit heritage hotels have been...

Author(s)
See GuatTham; Goh YenNee
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 1, pp 33-48
Abstract

This work uses a multivariate panel Granger causality test to examine the causal relationship between real international tourism receipts and economic growth in 11 Asian regions for the period from 1995 to 2015, accounting for both dependency and heterogeneity across regions. The results of this...

Author(s)
Wu TsungPao; Wu HungChe
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 21, 1, pp 87-96
Abstract

While the nexus between music and tourism has been explored by scholars, little has been written in the tourism literature about the so-called "alternative" forms of music (metal, punk), their related "alternative subcultures", and their potential to propel forms of tourist mobility/consumption....

Author(s)
Mura, P.; Yuen KokLeong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 226-233
Abstract

Community groups in historic cities and their generational socio-cultural practices are important living heritage that carries educational value. Hence, historic cities, particularly those which are inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, are usually famous tourist destinations. Nevertheless,...

Author(s)
Foo, R.; Gengeswari Krishnapillai
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 4, pp 358-370
Abstract

Purpose: This study examines the mediating effects of relationship quality (RQ) on the relationship between six antecedents and loyalty and the moderating effects of gender on these relationships. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from a convenience sample of 300 respondents as they...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.; Hosany, S.; Taheri, B.; Ekiz, E. H.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2019, 31, 2, pp 575-593
Abstract

This paper examines the relationship between geopolitical risks (GPR) and corporate cash holdings in emerging countries, where such kind of risks are more relevant. Our sample consists of 166 hospitality companies from seven emerging economies (Malaysia, Mexico, Thailand, Turkey, Argentina, Brazil...

Author(s)
Demİr, E.; Díez-Esteban, J. M.; García-Gómez, C. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2019, 39, pp 166-174
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to use SERVQUAL to measure Generation Y's (Gen Y) perceived service quality and its effects on their satisfaction toward the Malaysian hotel industry. Design/methodology/approach - The required data were collected through questionnaire, distributed to 200...

Author(s)
Ali Shafiq; Md Imtiaz Mostafiz; Mutsumi Taniguchi
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2019, 5, 1, pp 62-74

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