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This study provides a holistic Asian viewpoint of the perceptions of risk and worry encountered by solo women Asian backpackers. Qualitative semi-structured interviews were conducted with 19 backpackers. The research followed content analysis to interpret the results. Two groups of backpackers were ...

Author(s)
Wantono, A.; McKercher, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 19-29
Abstract

The recent deployment of the THAAD system to South Korea has resulted in complex and controversial issues, particularly in the political, diplomatic, and economic relations between Korea and China [Perlez, J. (2017, May 31). China woos South Korea's new leader, but the U.S. left behind a spoiler. ...

Author(s)
Juan YuXian; Choi YoungJoon; An SoHyun; Lee ChoongKi; Lee SeungJae
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 12, pp 1261-1273
Abstract

Contemporary Asia is in the process of not only developing industrialization and democratization, but also establishing Asian homogeneity and intercommunity through the universal cultural phenomenon of sports originating from the West. This paper considers the future of traditional Asian martial...

Author(s)
Na YoungIl
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 2016, 33, 9, pp 893-903
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This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Abstract

In view of the limited previous research on impact of leisure lifestyle on people's health in cross-cultural settings, this paper addresses this issue by analyzing the results of three studies conducted in China, Korea, and Japan. The three cross-cultural leisure and health studies operationalize...

Author(s)
Dong, E.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2014, 20, 3-2, pp 1124-1138
Abstract

Medical Tourism within the United States has become a growing industry, generally associated with people from second and third world areas coming to the United States for medical treatments. However, this trend is reversing, and there currently is a growing trend for North Americans to travel to...

Author(s)
Agbeh, A. O.; Jurkowski, E. T.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2015, 4, 5, pp 186
Abstract

Purpose - The main aim of this paper is to review the contribution made by this theme issue in responding to the strategic question: "How do we develop more sustainable and responsible rural tourism by benchmarking innovations and new practices in Asia?" Design/methodology/approach - A content...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Kashif Hussain; Lo MayChiun; Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 530-534
Abstract

The Chinese online game industry is a young knowledge-intensive service industry with huge potential. Since 2003, setting up strategic alliances with the Chinese online game operators has been chosen as the main mode by foreign game companies to enter China. With the rise of the Chinese online...

Author(s)
Ren Qun; Hardwick, P.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management, 2009, 2, 1, pp 1-14
Abstract

This chapter first considers women's subordinate position in the world of soccer in quantitative terms, comparing participation rates of the sexes of various nations. Subsequently, following a brief sketch of the development of women's soccer in China, Japan and Korea, major impediments that...

Author(s)
Manzenreiter, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Football goes east: business, culture and the people's game in China, Japan and South Korea, 2004, pp 197-221
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.

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