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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
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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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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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For over a decade tourism industry remains as one of the major contributing sectors of economic growth in Malaysia. Multiculture, abundance of the natural beauty, warm weather and political stability continue to encourage foreign tourists to visit Malaysia. This study attempts to investigate the...

Author(s)
Nurbaizura, B.; Zainudin, A.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 294-299
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The purpose of this research is to examine the differences of perception between health tour seekers and non-seekers of SWE (subjective well-being). It also attempts to identify the different perception regarding to the relationship between travel activity satisfaction and subjective well-being of...

Author(s)
Kim HyunJi; Ko TaeGyou
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 424-438
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Background: After the revision of the Medical Service Act, Article 27-2, in 2009, Korea has been actively involved in the medical tourism industry. The number of foreign patients visiting Korea has consistently increased coming from various countries around the world. Currently, the industry is...

Author(s)
Kim KyoungLee; Seo ByungRo
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2019, 48, 9, pp 1607-1616
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This study aims to explore the relationships among tourist experience quality, perceived value, perceived price reasonableness, tourist satisfaction with tour experience, and loyalty to an island destination by considering the moderating effect of destination image. The survey was distributed in...

Author(s)
Moon HyoungEun; Han HeeSup
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 1, pp 43-59
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Cross-cultural understanding in tourism is a well-researched area, but in spite of great amount of time and money spent on cross-cultural training programs, this study suggests miscommunication continues to exist, caused by differences between expected and actual host or guest behavior. A gap,...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S. ]; McKercher, B.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 2, pp 145-164
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This study measured environmentally responsible behaviors and destination loyalty of international tourists who participated in an ecotourism tour package at Jeju Island, South Korea. A conceptual model was formulated and empirically tested to examine how tourists perceived values (i.e. quality,...

Author(s)
Kim MinSeong; Brijesh Thapa
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 8, pp 373-384

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