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The Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS) is regarded as a single tourism market. This paper investigates international tourist visits to the GMS. We employ the panel data approach by using data from the GMS countries and their four major source countries i.e. Japan, Malaysia, China and Korea. The study...

Author(s)
Nonthapot, S.; Lean, H. H.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2015, 23, 4, pp 945-966
Abstract

This paper proposes new models for analyzing the volatility and dependence of monthly tourist arrivals to China applying a copula-GARCH approach. A desegregation of the top six origins of China inbound tourists from the period January 1994 to December 2013 is used in this study. The empirical...

Author(s)
Tang JieChen; Ramos, V.; Cang Shuang; Sriboonchitta, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 9, pp 1235-1246
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For over a decade tourism industry remains as one of the major contributing sectors of economic growth in Malaysia. Multiculture, abundance of the natural beauty, warm weather and political stability continue to encourage foreign tourists to visit Malaysia. This study attempts to investigate the...

Author(s)
Nurbaizura, B.; Zainudin, A.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 294-299
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This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
AbstractFull Text

This paper examines the causal relationships among international tourists, tourism price, international tourist's income and substitution tourism price. We employ panel data approach by using data from the five Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) countries (i.e. Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and ...

Author(s)
Nonthapot, S.; Lean HooiHooi
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 833-843
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Dark tourism associated with war, genocide, assassination and other tragic events. It became also one of significant tourist destinations. In WW2, Japanese occupation covered almost Southeast Asian area. Such around 4 year is important part of national history for each Southeastern countries. This...

Author(s)
Masutani, S.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 315-317
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Although Korea's dominant inbound tourism markets are Japan and China, Muslim tourists from Malaysia and other Asian source markets are rapidly growing and worthy of attention. In this analysis of Malaysian Muslim tourists, it is concluded that there is a more favorable destination brand...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop; Im HyunJung [Im, H. J. H. ]; King, B. E. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 1, pp 3-21
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 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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