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It is believed that Foreign direct investment (FDI) leads a country's overall development, including tourism development in many countries, but mixed empirical results have been obtained in a long-standing debate. This paper investigates the direct and indirect effects of FDI on the economic growth ...

Author(s)
Sokhanvar, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 29, pp 86-96
Abstract

Even if local policymakers increasingly claim that tourism is one of the key factors of future economic development for the French small island La Réunion, international tourist arrivals are observed to be locked in a stagnation phase since the beginning of the 2000s. Starting from this stylized...

Author(s)
Charles, A.; Darné, O.; Hoarau, J. F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 24, pp 2639-2653
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Introduction: One of the most important events in the tourism industry of each country is the demand for a product or destination and its true prediction of tourism. It should be noted that there are distances and deviations between actual values and predictions. The use of modern scientific and...

Author(s)
Farzin, M. R.; Afsar, A.; Dabir, A.; Zandi, E.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Centre for Electronic Resources Provision and Journal Improvement, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Health Administration (JHA), 2019, 21, 74, pp Pe51-Pe63, En64
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This study examines the relationships among the dimensions of experiential quality (hedonics, peace of mind, involvement and recognition), the dimensions of experiential relationship quality (experiential trust, experiential satisfaction and experiential commitment) and advocacy intentions. The...

Author(s)
Wu HungChe; Chang YaYuan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2019, 15, 2, pp 213-239
Abstract

This study attempts to analyze to what extent the service encounter communication (SEC) influences perceived altruistic value (AV) and customer satisfaction (CS). In addition, it explores the moderating role of gender between SEC, AV, and CS. The empirical setting was transportation services. Data...

Author(s)
Mustelier-Puig, L. C.; Anjum, A.; Ming Xu
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2019, 15, 2, pp 149-171
Abstract

The 'Cool Japan' strategy was launched in 2012 as a 'soft-power' initiative to promote the unique culture of Japan. Tourism motivated by Japanese animation, or anime, plays an important role in this campaign. While this aspect of Japanese popular culture has been a particular element of attraction, ...

Author(s)
Agyeiwaah, E.; Suntikul, W.; Shan LiYee [Shan, L. Y. C. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2019, 15, 2, pp 127-148
Abstract

To assess tourist motivations at the battlefield site on Kinmen Island of Taiwan, an empirical investigation was conducted. From a convenience sample, we collected 437 effective responses of respondents including domestic and international tourists with different cultural background in Kinmen. The...

Author(s)
Chen ChienMin; Tsai TsungHsien
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 1, pp 78-101
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine whether environmentally friendly tourists spend more (or less) on nature-based activities. Using survey data collected from local and international tourists in Kuching (the capital city of Sarawak state in Malaysia), we find evidence that eco-friendly ...

Author(s)
Gholipour, H. F.; Min WeeLing [Min, W. L. L. ]; Ling LimAi; Jopp, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2019, 18, 2, pp 174-180
Abstract

Although many tourist regions compete among themselves, there is a scenario of strategic interdependence between them that has not usually been considered in the literature. In this way, this present article has used Game Theory in order to analyse the competition/cooperation between two tourist ...

Author(s)
Tavares, J. M.; Xuan Tran
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2019, 16, 3, pp 304-317
Abstract

This article investigates domestic and international tourists' "gaze" using tourism imagery. Domestic and international tourists' preferences are critically examined using the concept of the "tourist gaze" and "local gaze." Through qualitative, in-depth photo-elicitation interviews (PEIs) guided by ...

Author(s)
Stone, L. S.; Nyaupane, G. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 877-891

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