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The objective of this study is to estimate the per dollar return on tourism marketing expenditure by the Hong Kong Tourism Board in major tourism markets, based on the dynamic modelling approach and cost-effectiveness ratios. The study finds that the estimated cost-effectiveness ratios for the...

Author(s)
Zhang HanqinQiu; Kulendran, N.; Song HaiYan
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2010, 16, 4, pp 853-865
Abstract

This study broadly explores the impact of risk aversion on tourists' destination decisions and, in particular, explores for differences in individuals' leisure and medical tourism destination decisions. The results of this study indicate that risk aversion significantly distinguishes tourists' ...

Author(s)
Nugraha, A.; Hamin, H.; Elliott, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 21, 12, pp 1274-1284
Abstract

This research explores the relationships between social structural variables, psychographic variables and preference for travel to Asia by Australians. Differences in preference for travel to specific South-East Asian destinations, namely, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, are explained using...

Author(s)
Kattiyapornpong, U.; Miller, K. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 16, 1, pp 39-56
Abstract

In the study, we applied panel-based stationary test that incorporates sharp as well as smooth breaks to investigate the non-stationarity of long-run tourists' arrivals to India from major tourists' source countries for the period 1981-2012. Results from the overall panel data provided significant...

Author(s)
Xie Hong; Tiwari, A. K.; Chang TsangYao
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2018, 50, 46, pp 4985-4998
Abstract

A model was developed that explains international tourist flows from 9 countries (Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, the UK, and the USA) to Thailand to forecast tourism demand from that market. Multiple regression analysis was applied over time series data from...

Author(s)
Hao, J.; Var, T.; Chon, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 1, pp 33-45
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study focuses on demonstrating the differences and similarities between and among Western and Asian customers in terms of travelers' evaluation of satisfaction, perceived value, and attribute quality in a Hong Kong hotel setting. It has been noted that national culture has a substantial impact ...

Author(s)
Zhang ZiQiong; Li HengYun; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, Suppl. 1, pp S2-S14
Abstract

Background: Accessible travel has led to a rapid growth in international tourism, particularly to developing countries. With the increase, travel-associated morbidity and mortality has changed. Data on traveling populations are essential for policy makers to estimate infectious and noninfectious...

Author(s)
Behrens, R. H.; Carroll, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 5, pp 296-302
Abstract

Tourists from Singapore, which is Australia's fifth major market, represented 6% of international tourist arrivals to Australia in 1996. The average annual growth rate of tourist arrivals from Singapore of around 20% over 1990-96 far exceeded the 10.5% average annual percentage growth rate of all ...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2003, 14, 1, pp 23-43
Abstract

This study examines the demand for Thai tourism by 7 major origin countries (Australia, Japan, Korea Republic, Singapore, Malaysia, the UK and the USA), using data covering the period 1963-2000 in Australia and the UK, and 1968-2000 for the other countries. The general-to-specific modelling...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Witt, S. F.; Li Gang
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 4, pp 363-387

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