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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

Using the SERVQUAL model, this study analyses the survey data from 400 local and foreign guests of five-star hotels in Sri Lanka. The study discovered local visitors were less satisfied with the assurance aspect of hotel service, while foreign visitors were less satisfied with the empathy aspect....

Author(s)
Sriyalatha Kumarasinghe; Lee, C.; Chandika Karunasekara
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2019, 20, 1, pp 44-65
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This empirical study analyzes the relationship between the sentiments in online media with regard to travel destinations and corresponding tourist arrivals. We expect the media reports on political and economic instability and turmoil to enhance tourist arrival nowcasts and forecasts, as they can...

Author(s)
Starosta, K.; Budz, S.; Krutwig, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 14, pp 1558-1573
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This study identifies distinct psychographic market segments of young Kuwaitis intending to travel to Western countries by applying the self-organizing maps (SOMs) technique. Young Kuwaitis represent a high-yield growing outbound tourism market. A self-completed questionnaire was randomly...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Mostafa, M. M.; Hayes, J. P.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2019, 24, 1, pp 87-92
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In 'Walking to Be Some Body' Matthew R. Anderson uses the example of North American Scandinavian-background pilgrims walking Norway's St. Olaf Way to parse the yearning of contemporary diaspora pilgrims who walk repristinated routes along ancient paths toward real or imagined homelands. These...

Author(s)
Anderson, M. R.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2019, 7, 1, pp 62-76
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This paper aims to analyse the sociocultural impacts of inbound language tourism in Barcelona (Spain). This exploratory research followed a mixed-methods approach using different tools and techniques, including surveys to 176 language tourists and 37 host families. The majority of the language ...

Author(s)
Iglesias, M.; Aliaga, B.; Corno, V.; Luengo, C.; Puigneró, J.
Publisher
Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey
Citation
Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2019, 4, 1, pp 412-428
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The paper seeks to explore the role specific attractions play in bringing tourists to destinations. The paper also seeks to find out whether a destination projects itself differently to different source markets. Using content analysis, the paper applies Pearce's travel career pattern model and...

Author(s)
Kankhuni, Z.; Ngwira, C.
Publisher
Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey
Citation
Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2019, 4, 1, pp 378-395
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Spain is one of the most internationally preferred tourist destinations for its leisure and cultural offering, so the City of Madrid could improve its location as a cultural and business destination based on the international interest of sport mega-events. Based on the Real Madrid case study as a...

Author(s)
Mañas Viniegra, L.
Publisher
Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Turismo y Sociedad, 2019, 24, pp 129-148
Abstract

Pingtan Island has undergone changes in socio-economic and policy environment with significant effect on land cover change (LCC) and ecosystem service values (ESV). The most notable changes in both land cover and ESV were linked to Pingtan Comprehensive Experimental Zone (PCEZ) plan, economic...

Author(s)
Shifaw, E.; Sha JinMing; Li XiaoMei; Bao ZhongCong; Zhou ZhengLong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2019, 82, pp 631-642
Abstract

India is generally characterised by a high level of crime against women, particularly domestic and sexual violence. Media, travel-related organisations, and scholarly research have all addressed this issue, especially after a series of rape cases occurred in the country since 2012. Yet, foreign...

Author(s)
Thomas, T. K.; Mura, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2019, 44, 1, pp 33-40

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