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Despite rapid growth in the medical/healthcare-tourism industry, research on the concept of the healthcare hotel, which can be a significant part of this industry, is rare. This study was designed to identify the distinctive attributes of a healthcare hotel - those facets unlikely to be available...

Author(s)
Han HeeSup
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 36, pp 257-268
Abstract

This study utilizes almost ideal demand system (AIDS) models to examine Hong Kong's competitiveness as an international tourist destination in comparison with its competitors. The empirical findings of the study shed new light on the destination competitiveness literature and demonstrate that a ...

Author(s)
Li Gang; Song HaiYan; Cao Zheng; Wu ChenGuang [Wu, C. G. D. ]
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 36, pp 247-256
Abstract

Theoretically, in the tourism context this study introduced a new concept of non-pharmaceutical intervention (NPI) for influenza, and tested the impact of NPI on the behavioral intention of potential international tourists. This study also extended the model of goal-directed behavior (MGB) by...

Author(s)
Lee ChoongKi; Song HakJun; Bendle, L. J.; Kim MyungJa; Han HeeSup
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 1, pp 89-99
Abstract

Tourism is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing industries, and female travelers continue to contribute to the growth of the industry. However, little conceptual research has been conducted on overseas travel behavior and the role of gender in the decision-making process. Thus, this study ...

Author(s)
Kim MyungJa; Lee, M. J.; Lee ChoongKi; Song HakJun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 17, 5, pp 509-533
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

As international tourism is generally considered a luxury good, models to date have shared an understanding that demand is dependent on discretionary income. However, consumption theories predict that a shift in demand can be induced without changes in actual earnings when expectations for future...

Author(s)
Kim HongBumm; Park JungHo; Lee SeulKi; Jang SooCheong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 5, pp 1141-1147
Abstract

The aim of this study is to identify the characteristics of prospective and experienced tourists to international tourism destinations. More specifically, this study examines how the differences in the level of familiarity with the host country (i.e., informational familiarity and experiential...

Author(s)
Lee, G. H.; Tussyadiah, I. P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 17, 2, pp 133-145
Abstract

Using the quantile autoregressive model, this paper investigates international inbound tourism demand for South Korea and its determinants. In contrast to previous studies which have dealt with the conditional mean only, the authors examine the effects of covariates at various conditional quantile...

Author(s)
Li HaiQi; Park SungYong; Seo, J. H.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 5, pp 997-1015
Abstract

Since the 1990s, the vogue of globalization and liberalization worldwide has fostered more international transactions. This paper assesses whether there is a causal link between transnational goods and people flows. Using a dynamic econometric model for the causal analysis of panel data, the study...

Author(s)
Keum KiYong
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 5, pp 949-962
Abstract

The purpose of present paper is to estimate and evaluate the relationship between Pollution Index (CO2 emissions) and International tourism in selected developed countries consist of Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Ireland, Japan, Korea Rep., Sweden and United States. Results...

Author(s)
Nademi, Y.
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Advances in Environmental Biology, 2011, 5, 9, pp 2620-2622

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