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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...

Author(s)
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 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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

This paper sheds light on tourists emotional experiences on holiday, which are central to increase our understanding of tourist behavior. Tourists usually travel to cities with good impression. Choosing a travel destination is definitely a complicated decision-making process for tourists. For...

Author(s)
Anshul Garg
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2015, 8, 1, pp 1-9
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide a better understanding of the long-term viability of community-based tourism (CBT) as a development tool in rural tourism, and how the best practice from the Asia Pacific region can be used to strategize the nine-stage plan to develop and sustain it ...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-439
Abstract

This research explores the relationships between social structural variables, psychographic variables and preference for travel to Asia by Australians. Differences in preference for travel to specific South-East Asian destinations, namely, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, are explained using...

Author(s)
Kattiyapornpong, U.; Miller, K. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 16, 1, pp 39-56
Abstract

This paper reviews the literature on destination image and presents the results of a study that examined the attributes affecting Malaysians' image of Australia as a tourist destination. Data were obtained through a self-administered questionnaire survey of Malaysian tourists (n=518). The results...

Author(s)
Ahmed, Z. U.; Sohail, M. S.; Myers, C.; San ChanPui
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Services Marketing Quarterly, 2006, 28, 2, pp 57-78
Abstract

The marketing of tourism and hospitality product to any country or market segment is associated with the interest generated and/or attitude of buyers. So, why is it that despite proximity and availability of direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Darwin (capital city of the Northern Territory of...

Author(s)
Mohsin, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 5, pp 723-732
Abstract

This paper examines the statistical significance of socio-demographic variables with reference to perception of Australia as a tourist destination among a sample of 675 West Malaysians. To the variables of age, gender, educational attainment, and household income are added the variables of...

Author(s)
Mohsin, A.; Ryan, C.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2004, 29, 3, pp 27-33

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