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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
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
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This paper aims to identify factors that affect motivations to visit the Giant Panda Conservation Centre (GPCC). The significant motivational dimension among visitors and how these motivational factors and socio-demographic factors influence the time spent at the GPCC in Zoo Negara, Malaysia are...

Author(s)
Fatin Ramli; Sridar Ramachandran
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 5, 3, pp 155-169
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This article attempted to find out important factors influencing international students' travel behavior. A total of 409 international postgraduate students studying in five Malaysian research universities (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Malaya, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Universiti...

Author(s)
Hanieh Varasteh; Azizan MarzukiRasoolimanesh, S. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 2, pp 131-149
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Tourist's profile plays a vital role in tourism planning. This paper analyses the subject by comparing the tourist's profile and travel expenditures between domestic and international tourists to Semporna, Sabah. This paper compares profile of tourists based on socio-demographic characteristics,...

Author(s)
Wei ChiaKei; Ahmad, S.; Sridar, R.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 200-210
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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
Abstract

A questionnaire survey was conducted [date not given] in three Recreation Forests near Kuala Lumpur (Sungai Chongkak, Lentang and Sungai Tua), Malaysia, to assess the socioeconomic characteristics and recreational activities of local visitors, and their perception and awareness natural attractions, ...

Author(s)
Noor Azlin, Y.; Wan Sabri, W. M.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Conference on forestry and forest products research 1997: proceedings of the fourth conference, Forest Research Institute Malaysia, 2-4 October 1997, 2000, pp 487-496

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