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Community-based tourism is an emerging form of sustainable tourism. Community-based tourism often brings various financial/non-financial benefits to local communities and maximizes sustainability at the local level. The present study was designed to uncover the role of community-based tourism...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Eom TaeYeon; Al-Ansi, A.; Ryu Bobby [Ryu, B. H.]; Kim Wansoo
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 10,
Abstract

The Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS) is regarded as a single tourism market. This paper investigates international tourist visits to the GMS. We employ the panel data approach by using data from the GMS countries and their four major source countries i.e. Japan, Malaysia, China and Korea. The study...

Author(s)
Nonthapot, S.; Lean, H. H.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2015, 23, 4, pp 945-966
Abstract

This research tested the Theory of Planned Behavior model to reveal the formation of tourists' intention to experience a tour program organized by a local community (i.e. TourDure) by taking the moderating effect of gender and age into account. TourDure is an excellent case of the community-based...

Author(s)
Eom TaeYeon; Han HeeSup
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 8, pp 956-968
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Background: There is a growing global demand for medical tourism while more people are moving across borders in Asia, offering new opportunities to the high-value medical tourism market. The purpose of this study was to provide grounds for promoting the International Meditour Coordinator (IMC),...

Author(s)
Seo ByungRo; Park SamHun
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 47, 8, pp 1077-1083
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The anti-tourist attitude of residents at destinations experiencing overtourism is a global issue. This study examines why such attitudes form through the lens of community-based tourism, based on Gamcheon Culture Village, South Korea. A qualitative approach, including in-depth interviews and...

Author(s)
Kim SongYi; Kang YoungEun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2020, 25, 8, pp 858-876
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This study identifies key attributes of local people in enhancing tourists' personal connection and examines whether personal connection to local people induces the destination's distinctiveness and consequently positive word-of-mouth (WOM) intentions regarding the destination. For the empirical...

Author(s)
Nam MinJung; Kim InSin; Hwang JinSoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 5, pp 702-716
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This paper proposes new models for analyzing the volatility and dependence of monthly tourist arrivals to China applying a copula-GARCH approach. A desegregation of the top six origins of China inbound tourists from the period January 1994 to December 2013 is used in this study. The empirical...

Author(s)
Tang JieChen; Ramos, V.; Cang Shuang; Sriboonchitta, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 9, pp 1235-1246
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This article examines the effect of the Korean pop culture phenomenon also known as "Hallyu" on the inbound tourism demand of Korea. "Hallyu" products are exported throughout Asia and have been growing over the past decade. Using a Bayesian autoregressive model, we empirically investigate the...

Author(s)
Seo JooHwan; Kim BumSoo
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2020, 26, 4, pp 719-728
Abstract

In this study, a model is presented and verified using the concepts of risk factor, destination image, destination attachment, and destination satisfaction as they are perceived by international tourists. The relationships between these concepts were analyzed among 435 Japanese tourists who visited ...

Author(s)
Sohn HaeKyung; Yoon YooShik
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 5, pp 757-769
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This study aims to explore the importance and performance of medical tourism destination competitiveness (TDC). The aims were achieved by collecting empirical data on the perceptions of stakeholders in the medical tourism industry in South Korea. Results from the importance-performance analysis...

Author(s)
Junio, M. M. V.; Kim, J. H.; Lee, T. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 4, pp 444-460

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