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This study utilizes almost ideal demand system (AIDS) models to examine Hong Kong's competitiveness as an international tourist destination in comparison with its competitors. The empirical findings of the study shed new light on the destination competitiveness literature and demonstrate that a ...

Author(s)
Li Gang; Song HaiYan; Cao Zheng; Wu ChenGuang [Wu, C. G. D. ]
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 36, pp 247-256
Abstract

This special issue is composed of five articles by researchers who have contributed to the cross-cultural tourism research literature. Each study in its own right has pushed the boundaries of research in unique ways in explaining tourism phenomena through the lenses of national culture. Specific...

Author(s)
Crotts, J. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2018, 18, 4, pp 225-301
Abstract

Despite its importance, young vacationers' waste reduction and recycling decision formation remains unknown. This research was designed to investigate the intricate associations among social norms (descriptive and injunctive), willingness to sacrifice, and personal norm by developing a theoretical...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup; Yu JongSik; Kim HyeonCheol; Kim WanSoo
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 12, pp 2117-2133
Abstract

The Asia-Pacific tourism industry's capacity to continue to expand will depend substantially on its ability to continue to develop in an increasingly competitive international market place. Recognition of this fact has given rise to a joint project between the Department of Industry Science and...

Author(s)
Kim Chulwon; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 2, pp 55-67
Abstract

The general-to-specific approach to econometric modelling and forecasting has a clear strategy in model specification, estimation, and selection and is demonstrated in the context of international tourism demand. A general autoregressive distributed lag model is reduced to various specific models ...

Author(s)
Song, H.; Witt, S. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 65-74
Abstract

Recent crises have highlighted the increasingly important role of social media in crisis communications. Attention has been given to residents' use of social media during a crisis; however, there is a lack of research which focuses on factors that influence tourists' use of social media during a...

Author(s)
Schroeder, A.; Pennington-Gray, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 5, pp 584-595
Abstract

Sex tourism may be defined as tourism where the main purpose of motivation is to consummate commercial sexual relations (Graburn, 1983). It is an overt component of the touristic attractiveness of several countries of South east Asia, with the tourism flow from tourist generating regions being...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and the less developed countries., 1992, pp 64-74
Abstract

We applied theories of behavioral economics and conducted a field research on 881 tourists from China visiting Seoul through guided tour programs. We randomly assigned participants to study conditions based on theories of expectation, reciprocity, and peak-end rule. At the end of the tour,...

Author(s)
Park SangKon; Hahn SoWon; Lee TaeHun; Jun MinJi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 67, pp 82-88
Abstract

As international tourism is generally considered a luxury good, models to date have shared an understanding that demand is dependent on discretionary income. However, consumption theories predict that a shift in demand can be induced without changes in actual earnings when expectations for future...

Author(s)
Kim HongBumm; Park JungHo; Lee SeulKi; Jang SooCheong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 5, pp 1141-1147
Abstract

This study examined the travel motivation of international students in Korea using the theory of travel career pattern (TCP). In particular, latent profile analysis (LPA) was applied to identify latent classes within international students. Based on the results, four latent profiles were derived...

Author(s)
Song HwaSung; Bae SoYoung
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 23, 2, pp 133-145

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