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This study evaluates the perceptions of cultural tourists regarding the importance and performance of Penang's attributes. Both activities-based analysis and importance-performance analysis were used. The former was applied to identify cultural tourists from all international tourists to Penang;...

Author(s)
ShidaIrwana Omar; Gelareh Abooali; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2016, 11, 4, pp 91-111
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This paper examines international visitors' perceived importance and performance of 12 destination attributes of Penang Island using an Importance-Performance Analysis (IPA). The result was drawn from a questionnaire survey of 803 respondents who visited the island between August and November 2012. ...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Ala'a Nimer Abukhalifeh; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2015, 10, 1, pp 15-36
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This study centres on tourists' satisfaction level; with specific attention given to their experience and expectation of 20 holiday attributes during their visits to Penang. The study adapts the model of Holiday Satisfaction (HOLSAT) to measure the difference between experience and expectation of ...

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Shida Irwana Omar; Diana Mohamad; Saliza Rozelee; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 7, pp 70-81
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This study explores the key factors that encapsulate the travel decision of international tourists and examines their impression of the destination based on the identified factors. The findings of this study provide invaluable insights to marketers for effective tourism marketing and promoting the ...

Author(s)
Mehran Nejati; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2014, 4, 2, pp 106-116
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Shida Irwana Omar; Masitah Muhibudin; Jiun SimKok [Jiun, S. K. J. ]; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of International Conference on Tourism Development, 'Building the future of tourism', Penang, Malaysia, 4-5 February 2013, 2013, pp 221
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This study investigated the demographic characteristics, the travel experiences and the intentions to revisit of international tourists to the cities of Bethlehem and Ramallah, which are located in Palestine. The study conducted a survey to collect data from 293 international visitors, 8 years...

Author(s)
Jafar Subhi, H. S.; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 2, pp 177-191
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Global tourism industry has emerged as one of the important earners for the destination's economy. Hence, tourism sector has assumed a significant position in the national economic development. To Serve tourists' needs and formulate effective marketing strategies, it is imperative to understand the ...

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Gelareh Abooali; Farahani, B. M.; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
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Proceedings of 2nd Regional Conference on Tourism Research, 'Venturing into new tourism research', Penang, Malaysia, 22 November 2011 , 2011, pp 335
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This study utilized the holiday satisfaction model of Tribe and Snaith to assess the holiday satisfaction of international visitors to the state of Pahang, Malaysia. The gap between tourists' expectations and experiences, in terms of various destination attributes, was measured. This study examined ...

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Badaruddin Mohamed; Mohd Fauzi Sukiman; Izatul Yussof; Shida Irwana Omar
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of Regional Conference on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 13-14 December 2010. The state of the art and its sustainability, 2010, pp 314-324
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Humans have specific reasons for what they do that are motivated by driving forces which make them to act in a certain way. Tourism industry, due to its global nature, is not an exception to this rule. Furthermore, this industry may involve motivational forces compared to other industries that...

Author(s)
Gelareh Abooali; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd National Symposium on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia 18 July 2009. Theories and Applications, 2009, pp 155-163
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This paper presents a method of examining the competitiveness of 15 selected Malaysian tourism destinations among domestic and international tourists, and the positioning among them. The data was collected from online and group administered survey using questionnaire instrument, based on 40 ...

Author(s)
Badaruddin Mohamed; Shida Irwana Omar
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of National Symposium on Tourism Research, Penang, Malaysia, 26 July 2008. Designing tourism research for practical applications, 2008, pp 135-142

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