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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

Tourism researchers and destination marketers have been increasingly emphasizing the use of tourism websites for effective destination promotion purposes. Using the official Korean Tourism Guide website as a venue, a survey instrument collected primary data (N=493) in three countries (Korea, China, ...

Author(s)
Cho MiHea; Sung, H. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 3, pp 221-241
Abstract

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
Abstract

As international tourism becomes a global phenomenon and its volume increases rapidly, understanding cultural differences and similarities provides destination marketers in a host country with a strategic platform upon which any planning and marketing efforts should be grounded. Based on the theory ...

Author(s)
Lee GyeHee; Lee ChoongKi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 6, pp 922-931
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to identify differences in motivations to travel to Korea, preferred tourist resources (activities), length of planning before travelling, information sources used, and length of stay based on five national tourist groups (American, Australian, Japanese, Chinese...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 3, pp 347-537
Abstract

This study assesses the importance placed on different attributes of hotel selection by guests from Japan and the USA and cultural differences of these 2 groups who make up the major market segments for Korean international tourist hotels. Hofstede's four cultural dimensions of cultural values have ...

Author(s)
Cho MinHo
Publisher
School of Hospitality Management, Florida International University, North Miami, USA
Citation
FIU Hospitality Review, 2001, 19, 1, pp 55-68

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