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Conducting a periodical systematic review on a given field of study enables to comprehend the conceptual development of a discipline. A decade has passed since the last in-depth systematic review on contemporary ecotourism research has been published. This study is, therefore, executed to...

Author(s)
Wondirad, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 24, 11, pp 1047-1065
Abstract

The importance of a well planned recruitment process in theme parks and attractions is explained, while taking into account the difference between the recruitment needs of Australian based attractions and those based throughout Asia. Several best recruitment practices for the attractions industry...

Author(s)
McKeogh, S.
Publisher
Australian Leisure Media Pty Ltd, Collaroy, Australia
Citation
Australasian Leisure Management, 2018, No.130, pp 20, 22
Abstract

Australia is an increasingly important international holiday destination. Especially travel demand from Asia-Pacific countries has increased, which has led Australian policy-makers to believe the Asia-Pacific region will remain the largest growth market for holiday tourists. This article first...

Author(s)
Vijver, E. van de; Derudder, B.; O'Connor, K.; Witlox, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 12, pp 1357-1372
Abstract

This paper develops a panel smooth transition vector error correction model to investigate the economic growth-tourism causality. This model simultaneously resolves the estimation problems of nonlinearity, heterogeneity and endogeneity. Empirical results support that the causality is...

Author(s)
Wu PoChin; Liu ShiaoYen; Hsiao JueiMing; Huang TsaiYuan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 59, pp 45-59
Abstract

This theme issue contains eight articles (in addition to a summary paper) that explore: (1) the emerging innovations and new approaches in rural tourism development; (2) the approaches that need to be adhered to for the sustainability of responsible rural tourism destinations; and (3) how the...

Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-534
Abstract

Background: An important role of pre-travel consultations is to improve travelers' understanding of travel-related diseases, but the efficacy of education provided is unknown. This study sought to assess recall and knowledge immediately following a pre-travel consultation. Methods: The study was...

Author(s)
McGuinness, S. L.; Spelman, T.; Johnson, D. F.; Leder, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 3, pp 145-151
Abstract

This report looks at the wilderness tourism market and the profile of wilderness tourists; the major wilderness regions in the world and their key destinations and tourism activities; the major tour operators involved in wilderness tourism; and the future prospects of this tourism sector.

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2014, No.20, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

This study conducts multiple regression analysis to establish a forecasting model for the number of inbound tourists to Taiwan from different countries. Monte Carlo simulation is used to forecast the number of inbound tourists to Taiwan from different countries and to evaluate whether the...

Author(s)
Chou ChinMei; Hsieh ShuFen; Tseng HsiPeng
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2014, 20, 6, pp 1235-1251
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Although visiting friends and relatives (VFR) tourism market is widely accepted as one of the tourism segments that makes substantial economic contribution to the country, its research findings and contributions are still inadequate in both literature and industry implication. In order to emphasise ...

Author(s)
Kattiyapornpong, U.; Miller, K. E.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 492-498
Abstract

Background: Respiratory infections including influenza are a common cause of acute short-term morbidity in travellers and yet the risk of these infections is poorly defined. Objectives To estimate the incidence density of and risk factors for acute respiratory infections (ARIs) and influenza in...

Author(s)
Ratnam, I.; Black, J.; Leder, K.; Biggs, B. A.; Gordon, I.; Matchett, E.; Padiglione, A.; Woolley, I.; Karapanagiotidis, T.; Gherardin, T.; Demont, C.; Luxemburger, C.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Clinical Virology, 2013, 57, 1, pp 54-58

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