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Like other special interest tourism products, homestay as a community-based tourism product has shown substantial growth in terms of number of visits in recent years. Nevertheless, compared to other special interest tourism products, visitor behavior in homestay tourism has been neglected by the...

Author(s)
Jamal, S. A.; Nor'Ain Othman; Nik Maheran, N. M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 1, pp 48-61
Abstract

Levels of attractiveness and satisfaction of tourism destinations to a large extent depend on the availability of various support facilities. In case of Langkawi, availability of facilities at jetty terminals is crucial for tourists visiting the Island via sea. The main objective of the present...

Author(s)
Shardy Abdullah; Aleff Omar, S. N.; Mastura Jaafar; Arman Abdul Razak; Azizan Marzuki
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2013, 9, 4, pp 15-23
Abstract

This paper examines the work done by tourism researchers to understand why tourists make travel decisions that lead to high levels of greenhouse gas emissions and find it difficult to change their transport mode and destination choice towards more sustainable outcomes. It notes the growing...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 1036-1048
Abstract

Purpose - To establish tourist visitation to new tourism areas is in most cases dependent on tourists ' behavior. Indeed, tourist visitation is considered among the primary components of the marine tourism operation. Such behavior is usually enacted in the form of destination awareness, destination ...

Author(s)
Saimi Mohd Isa; Lizana Ramli
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2014, 8, 1, pp 103-117
AbstractFull Text

The nine papers, included in this special issue, provide an overview of some of the significant consumer behaviour topics that are more meaningful in tourism and travel. This collection of papers discuss a wide range of topics that include place branding, sensory experiences, tourist motivations,...

Author(s)
Epure, M.; Alvarez, M. D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2016, 11, 4, pp xii-xvii + 1-194
Abstract

Event tourism offers a more integrated approach to planning and implementation to ensure the sustainable development of tourism. With this emphasis, it can maintain and improve the tourism assets in addition to promoting the tourism segment, particularly among youth travelers. This study focuses on ...

Author(s)
Zurina Ahmad Saidi; Habibah Ahmad; Hamzah Jusoh; Fatin Umaira, M. A.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2016, 12, 13, pp 107-119
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The study examines memorable tourism experiences (MTEs) of visitors viewing giant pandas in a unique site which is the Giant Panda Conservation Centre (GPCC) in Zoo Negara, Malaysia. People derive satisfaction from their GPCC visits but MTE goes beyond this. The GPCC management would benefit from...

Author(s)
Ing ChanIng; Puvaneswaran Kunasekaran
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 5, 3, pp 171-181
Abstract

Many countries face a decline in tourist confidence and reduced travel intentions after disasters. However, Malaysia - a country that experienced a series of aviation tragedies throughout 2014 - encountered an overall increase in inbound tourists and monetary receipts. This article more closely...

Author(s)
Lim, W. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 1, pp 38-42
Abstract

This issue presents 51 papers from the 2017 Hospitality and Tourism Conference dealing with topics such as travel behaviour, consumer behaviour and satisfaction, tourist information sources, advertising and marketing, management, employee performance and job satisfaction, among others. The...

Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 2, pp 1-612
Abstract

Psychological and physical conditions may influence the behaviour and satisfaction of mountaineers. This exploratory study aims to investigate the influence of spirituality and physical activity level on responsible behaviour and mountaineering satisfaction among mountaineers on Mount Kinabalu,...

Author(s)
Mahdi Esfahani; Ghazali Musa; Selina Khoo
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 11, pp 1162-1185

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