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People have been travelling for health from the ancient time. Now people are more aware of the importance of health. They consciously plan to have a healthy body and mind. Hence, travel for health is getting more popularity and it is a widely preferred form of vacationing. Medical tourism, Health...

Author(s)
Sibi, P. S.; Abraham, S.
Publisher
Department of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 2017, 12, 2, pp 61-79
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The focus for the growing phenomenon of medical tourism has been largely on westerners travelling to developing world destinations to receive cheaper conventional 'western' medical treatment than they can receive in their own countries. India is one such destination that has become one of the...

Author(s)
Lovelock, B. A.; Lovelock, K. M.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 421-423
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Tourism activities is considered as one of the major sources of economic growth, at International level it is one of the fastest growing industries, accounting for more than 10% of total international trade and almost half of total trade in services, and can be considered as one of the world's...

Author(s)
Irfan, M.; Yadav, A. K.
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2016, 5, 2, pp 203
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The increase in travel and tourism activities results in diminishing earths resources, altering the lifestyle and quality of life of local people. To avoid these negative impacts concepts like sustainability, Ecotourism, Responsible tourism, Community Based Tourism etc. were developed (Meadows et...

Author(s)
Shuchita Bakshi; Gupta, D. R.
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2016, 9, 2, pp 26-37
Abstract

Developmental implications of community based tourism have been researched quite exhaustively in the past. However, these implications have been started from the perspective of the Government or in investor. There is a paucity of studies from the perspective of the community members. Review of...

Author(s)
Bansal, S. P.; Purva Kansal; Sandeep Walia
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2018, 19, 1, pp 59-70
Abstract

The concept of wellness developed by doctor Halbert Dunn in 1959 defines this as the special state of health comprising of overall sense of wellbeing dependent on environment, body, spirit, and mind. The holistic approach to wellness tourism is now creating major opportunities for destinations,...

Author(s)
Tharakan, Y. G.
Publisher
Department of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 2012, 7, 2, pp 52-66
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Medical tourism in India has emerged as the fastest mounting segment of tourism industry in spite of the global economic recession. Elevated cost of treatments in the developed countries, particularly the USA and UK, has been forcing patients from such regions to look for alternative and...

Author(s)
Zehra, M. R.
Publisher
Department of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 2010, 5, 1, pp unpaginated
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Wine tourism is one of the best ways to take the tourist for an offbeat experience and it also helps in understanding the local culture and cuisine. Wine tourism is now recognized as an important aspect of destination promotion all across the globe. It is a niche type of tourism, whose principal...

Author(s)
Jaykumar, V.; Fukey, L. N.
Publisher
International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), London, UK
Citation
Developing Country Studies, 2014, 4, 16, pp 51-59
Abstract

The hope of livelihood enhancement for the mountain dwellers has been a climacteric and novel effort by many international and national organizations lately. Community based tourism development in these rural hinterlands is one of those efforts by many organizations and agencies. However, these...

Author(s)
Gupta, S. K.; Rout, P. C.; Pankaj Tyagi
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2019, 12, 1, pp 47-55
Abstract

Tourists and tour operators would seldom compromise on the safety conditions, cleanliness, hygiene practices (Kant, 2008) and basic healthcare infrastructure of a tourism destination. The economic benefits and cosmopolitan thought process arising from practices of community-based tourism process...

Author(s)
Mridul Dutta; Nayan Barua
Publisher
Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Tourism and Travel, 2016, 9, 1/2, pp 8-20

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