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The ASEAN region forms one of the most important and fast-growing tourist destinations in the world. This is due partly to the cooperation of the five nations involved, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The majority of tourists keep to the big cities because the tourist...

Citation
International Tourism Quarterly, 1979, 2, pp 26-38
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Tourism in Malaysia and Singapore is characterized by specific patterns relating to space, quality and quantity. The aim of Singapore's tourist policy is to earn as much foreign currency as possible, particularly from tourists' shopping activities. The reasons why this strategy is successful are...

Author(s)
Marr, R. L.
Citation
Basler Beiträge zur Geographie, 1982, No. 27, pp 286pp.
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The report focuses on trends and developments in the travel and tourism markets and industry of South East Asia. It provides information on a wide range of travel and tourism issues, analysing aspects including the importance of tourism in the region and the best methods of marketing travel and...

Publisher
Euromonitor Publications Ltd., London, UK
Citation
Travel and tourism in South East Asia., 1994, pp 279 pp.
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Starting in 1997 and extending through 1998, Singapore was hit by three major crises: the currency turmoil affecting its neighbours (especially Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia); the El Niño-driven forest fires on Borneo and Sumatra that filled Singapore's air with brown smoke; and the political...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.
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Current Issues in Tourism, 1999, 2, 4, pp 304-315
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This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
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The study of satisfaction and dissatisfaction on long-haul tours leads to a methodological appraisal regarding the strengths of a phenomenological, qualitative research approach and the technique of participant observation. This is contrasted with the potential limitations of a positivist...

Author(s)
Bowen, D.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 7, 1, pp 31-40
Abstract

The paper considers growth triangles as a vehicle for regional development in general, and tourism development in particular, using the example of the Indonesia-Malaysia-Singapore Growth Triangle (IMS GT). The concept of growth triangles is explained within the context of regionalization and the...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2001, 4, 2/4, pp 78-93
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This study analyses the rationale that led to the choice of participant observation as a practical research tool within a case study of tourist satisfaction and dissatisfaction on a small-group, soft-adventure, long-haul inclusive tour from the UK to Malaysia and Singapore. In particular, the...

Author(s)
Bowen, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 1, pp 4-14
Abstract

This study examines the demand for Thai tourism by 7 major origin countries (Australia, Japan, Korea Republic, Singapore, Malaysia, the UK and the USA), using data covering the period 1963-2000 in Australia and the UK, and 1968-2000 for the other countries. The general-to-specific modelling...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Witt, S. F.; Li Gang
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 4, pp 363-387
Abstract

This chapter explores postcolonial connections between heritage and tourism within the contexts of Malaysia and Singapore, whose histories as British colonies are briefly summarized. The discussion focuses on the built colonial heritage of Singapore's city centre and Georgetown and Kuching, the...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and postcolonialism: contested discourses, identities and representations, 2004, pp 113-125

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