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This study develops and validates Time Constraints Scale (TCS) within South Korean market. Based on focus group interviews, a survey instrument for TCS that measures an individual's propensity in time constraints in overseas holidays has been developed. The validation process of the TCS includes...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Lee HeeJung
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 10, pp 1111-1131
Abstract

This article investigates the use of travel weblogs within Asian markets, in particular those with a Confucian cultural heritage, in an attempt to understand the knowledge-sharing practices of Confucian-heritage travel bloggers. Two significant Confucian markets in Asia, Chinese Singaporeans and...

Author(s)
Ng, L. Y. Y.; Lee YoungSook
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2014, 20, 2, pp 149-162
Abstract

Critical Discourse Analysis of 206 South Korean peer-reviewed academic journal publications and interviews with managers and volunteers of ecotourism sites extracted from these articles indicate the existence of a distinct, endogenously informed South Korean construct of ecotourism. With regard to...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook; Lawton, L. J.; Weaver, D. B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2013, 52, 4, pp 520-533
Abstract

Research into Special Interest Tourism (SIT) has been on the rise and this is far from a foreign phenomenon in South Korean tourism. This paper identifies similarities and differences in promotional themes for South Korean general and golf tourists to Queensland, Australia. Using tourist brochures...

Author(s)
Kim, A.; Lee YoungSook
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2009, 2, 1/2, pp 124-137
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Although the development of tourism has been dominantly viewed and conceptualized in relation to the economic development of a region or a nation, some studies have argued that tourism fosters world peace. This argument, however, is not without some doubt for at the opposite end of the spectrum is...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2006, 8, 3, pp 157-170
Abstract

This article, based on in-depth interviews with tourists from South Korea travelling to Queensland, Australia and content analysis of tourist brochures and guidebooks produced for the tourists, proposes that their gaze is far from being homogenized. The South Korean tourists' preferences for the...

Author(s)
Lee YoungSook
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2001, 3, 2, pp 93-99

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