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This section consisting of 18 chapters addresses a variety of marketing issues: an overview of tourism choice models, a review of tourism research based on citations in tourism journals, two papers on specific market segments, the youth market and the visiting friends and relatives niche,...

Author(s)
Ryan, C. (et al.)
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism: the state of the art., 1994, pp 291-469
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

Despite the overwhelming interest in medical tourism research, knowledge in dental tourism, which is its subspecialty, remains limited. This study is the first to measure tourist profiles, travel motivation and satisfaction among inbound dental tourists in Malaysia. We purposely sampled twelve...

Author(s)
Mustaffa Jaapar; Ghazali Musa; Sedigheh Moghavvemi; Roslan Saub
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 61, pp 538-552
Abstract

Although the Asian financial crisis of 1998 has had a major impact on outbound travel from Southeast Asia, Australia has remained relatively insulated from the economic problems of its regional neighbours. With continuing, although slower, economic growth, the country is likely to remain an...

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Simpson, D.; Valerio, P.; Edwards, D.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1998, No. 6, pp 22-41
Abstract

This chapter suggests that the features peculiar to the societies where the demand for sex tourism is generated represent an important aspect of research into the phenomenon. It provides a brief profile of gender relations in Australia, a western country from which thousands of men embark every...

Author(s)
Kruhse-MountBurton, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International tourism: identity and change., 1995, pp 192-204
Abstract

As destinations contest the rights to host international association-based meetings and events, competitive points of difference in the bidding process can mean the success or loss of a bid. One of these points of difference has been the growth of ambassador programs worldwide. These programs...

Author(s)
Lockstone-Binney, L.; Whitelaw, P.; Robertson, M.; Junek, O.; Michael, I.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2014, 18, 1, pp 65-74
Abstract

This article uses exploratory netnographic analysis of 12 generation Y backpackers on an extended joint holiday in order to better understand and represent a rapidly emerging but underrepresented cohort. Insight is gained into a complex cohort with high expectations of leisure and tourism. Freedom...

Author(s)
Canavan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2018, 37, 2, pp 184-196
Abstract

Three scenarios are developed to demonstrate how differences in the exchange rate, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Consumer Price Index (CPI) may affect visitor arrivals to Australia. In particular, the effects of the Asian monetary crisis are considered. In scenario 1, the effects of recent...

Publisher
Tourism Forecasting Council, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Special Report - Tourism Forecasting Council, 1997, No. 1, pp 26 pp.
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The issue of sustainability is one of the major forces that drive change in the hotel industry. Increasing demand for environmental friendly (eco-friendly) accommodation together with more stringent government regulations have further pushed the hotel industry to become more environmental friendly. ...

Author(s)
Siti Nabiha, A. K.; Azlan Amran; Nabsiah Abdul Wahid; Ismail Abustan
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 66-78
Abstract

We examined Sarcocystis spp. in giant snakes from the Indo-Australian Archipelago and Australia using a combination of morphological (size of sporocyst) and molecular analyses. We amplified by PCR nuclear 18S rDNA from single sporocysts in order to detect mixed infections and unequivocally assign...

Author(s)
Wassermann, M.; Raisch, L.; Lyons, J. A.; Natusch, D. J. D.; Richter, S.; Wirth, M.; Preeprem, P.; Khoprasert, Y.; Ginting, S.; Mackenstedt, U.; Jäkel, T.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 11, pp e0187984

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