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These proceedings examine the theories and application of tourism research in Malaysia. The proceedings consist of 30 papers on the role of small firms in sustainable tourism; environmental management practices of a hotel in Malaysia; measurement of customer satisfaction in the ecotourism area;...

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.; Sirat, M.
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 246 pp.
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This special issue seeks to present papers which reflect the fact that dark tourism is of increasing interest and importance, both for academic study and for gaining an insight into how the tourism industry may best meet the needs of tourists and visitors. Among the ten papers in this issue are...

Author(s)
Powell, R.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 1, pp 1-155
Abstract

Geopark as an innovation for the protection of natural and geological heritages plays an important role in geotourism development. In recent decade "geotourism" emerged as a much talked about topic that is frequently linked to the term "sustainable tourism". Moreover, a geopark stimulates local...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Coelho, C. O. A.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 567-576
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This issue includes two papers on theology in relation to pilgrimages (one on Iranian Shiitism and the other on Kierkegaard's concept of 'repetition') as well as five papers dealing with religious tourism experiences in Mexico, Spain, Ireland, Lithuania, Turkey, and Malaysia. The latter papers...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Zammit, R. R. V.; Clarke, A.; Raffay, Á.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2016, 4, 5, pp 1-66
Abstract

Geoparks, as an innovation for the protection of natural and geological heritages, play an important role in the development of geotourism. While developing geotourism, the establishment of geoparks can generate new job opportunities, new economic activities and additional sources of income,...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Coelho, C.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 13, 1, pp 68-81
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Cultural sustainability is the concept for the recovery and protection of cultural identities. It is linked to previous traditional practices through celebrating local and regional histories and passing down cultural values to future generations. Nowaday, geoparks as an innovation for the...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Coelho, C.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 17, 1, pp 30-47
Abstract

Dengue fever is one of the most important arthropod-borne viral diseases of public health significance. It is endemic in most tropical and subtropical parts of the world, many of which are popular tourist destinations. The presence of dengue infection was examined in Iranian patients who were...

Author(s)
Chinikar, S.; Ghiasi, S. M.; Shah-Hosseini, N.; Mostafavi, E.; Moradi, M.; Khakifirouz, S.; Varai, F. S. R.; Rafigh, M.; Jalali, T.; Goya, M. M.; Shirzadi, M. R.; Zainali, M.; Fooks, A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2013, 11, 3, pp 166-169
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Papers, speeches and declarations are presented from the 34th Meeting of the WTO Commission for South Asia, and the 13th Joint Meeting of the WTO Commission for South Asia and the WTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific. They focus on the need to develop a sustainable tourism policy. Part I...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism 2000: building a sustainable future for Asia-Pacific: final report. Conference Bandos Island Resort, Maldives 16-17 February 1997., 1997, pp vii + 198 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the labour market situation, characteristics and issues in the tourism industries of 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, namely Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka and Thailand; it also provides...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
The tourism labour market in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2009, pp 198 pp.

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