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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to use SERVQUAL to measure Generation Y's (Gen Y) perceived service quality and its effects on their satisfaction toward the Malaysian hotel industry. Design/methodology/approach - The required data were collected through questionnaire, distributed to 200...

Author(s)
Ali Shafiq; Md Imtiaz Mostafiz; Mutsumi Taniguchi
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2019, 5, 1, pp 62-74
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Ecotourism is a sustainable use of forest resources, as compared to traditional uses such as logging or mining. However, whether turning forests into tourist sites can generate incomes comparable to the lucrative traditional activities is less clear. We estimated the recreational values of the...

Author(s)
Gwee SaiLing; Tan, A. K. G.; Suresh Narayanan
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2019, 38, 4, pp 327-342
Abstract

Present research is sought to analyse asymmetrical effects of exchange rates and income of tourists on tourist arrivals in Malaysia. A non-linear model has been formulated to examine symmetrical and asymmetrical effects of exchange rate quarterly data from year 2000 to 2017. Results have revealed...

Author(s)
Karimi, M. S.; Khan, A. A.; Karamelİklİ, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 21, 2, pp 156-164
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The main purpose of the study was to investigate the perceptions on critical indicators of climate variability and change in the context of tourism event. Four indicators were identified namely, awareness and information sharing, policy and regulatory framework, added economic value and effective...

Author(s)
Shariff, N. M.; Abidin, A. Z.; Mohamed, A. E.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2019, 24, 1, pp 39-47
Abstract

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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This special issue contains nine papers and offers unique perspectives on consumer engagement across various settings such as sports tourism, cultural events, cruise tourism, visitor attractions and UNESCO world heritage sites. The studies provide insights into tourist engagement from different...

Author(s)
Taheri, B.; Hosany, S.; Altinay, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2019, 39, 7/8, pp 463-661
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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

Ethnic food is largely chosen to be consumed by tourists in order to better appreciate the local culture. An ethnic food experience has increasingly become a popular food activity for many tourists. Although the Dayaks are the largest indigenous group in Malaysia, little has been done to explicate...

Author(s)
Hiram Ting; Fam KimShyan; Hwa CheahJun [Hwa, C. J. J. ]; Richard, J. E.; Xing Nan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 518-529
Abstract

While the nexus between music and tourism has been explored by scholars, little has been written in the tourism literature about the so-called "alternative" forms of music (metal, punk), their related "alternative subcultures", and their potential to propel forms of tourist mobility/consumption....

Author(s)
Mura, P.; Yuen KokLeong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 226-233
Abstract

George Town, Penang, has always been one of the most popular destinations among Malaysian and international tourists. In 2008, George Town was accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS). With the listing, increasing tourist arrivals and intentions to visit heritage hotels have been...

Author(s)
See GuatTham; Goh YenNee
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 1, pp 33-48

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