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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
Abstract

Representations of indigenous Okinawa shisa (Japan) and Kinmen wind lion totems (Taiwan) are popular tourist souvenirs. They are also commonly used in destination tourism promotion as logos or mascots. Some tourism research describes these practices as exploitative and damaging to local culture....

Author(s)
Hunter, W. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 1, pp 81-99
Abstract

This paper investigates the expenditure allocation of Japanese international tourism in its five major Asian destinations, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. The dynamic of linear approximation the almost ideal demand system is used to determine the long-run equilibrium while the...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Liu, K. E.; Chen ChiChung
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 1, pp 86-102
Abstract

Purpose - The objective of this research is to assess whether two events, the 9-21 Earthquake in 1999 and the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome outbreak in 2003, had a temporary or long-term impact on the inbound tourism demand from Japan. Furthermore, a comparative study is conducted to assess...

Author(s)
Min, J. C. H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2008, 2, 3, pp 197-216
Abstract

International travel and tourism are among the most dynamic sectors in the modern economy. The phenomenal growth in international tourist arrivals has significantly outpaced global economic growth over the previous five decades, with particularly strong growth in the Asia and Pacific regions. Among ...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; Min, J. C. H.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 6, pp 1099-1109
Abstract

The content of government tourism websites is very important for promoting a tourist destination's exciting cuisine and food culture. These websites help to shape a country's, region's or locality's culinary-cultural image; they create a virtual experience for culinary tourists. This study explores ...

Author(s)
Horng JeouShyan; Tsai ChenTsang
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 1, pp 74-85
Abstract

This study identifies the major determinants of international inbound tourist expenditures in South Korea using regression models. Income, relative prices, exchange rates, promotional expenditures, and dummy variables are incorporated into the models for visitors from Japan, USA, Taiwan, Hong Kong, ...

Author(s)
Lee, C. K.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1996, 5, 1/2, pp 101-118
Abstract

This paper examines the determinants of Hong Kong tourism demand for the top-three major tourist arrival countries, namely Mainland China, Taiwan, and Japan, with an error correction model. Specifically, this paper will examine the effects of relaxing the visa requirement, the launch of the...

Author(s)
Cheng KaMing
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 3, pp 167-181
Abstract

In China, outbound tourism is a manifestation of soft power and is inextricably linked with politics. The Chinese government is seen to be exercising control and influence in shaping its outbound tourism development so that tourism is developed in line with the country's political agenda. To...

Author(s)
Tse, T. S. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 2, pp 149-158
Abstract

This study extends the existing literature by identifying a list of determinants of destination attractiveness that has broad applicability to bicycle tourism and examining the attractiveness of Taiwan as a bicycle tourism destination. Using the analytic hierarchy process method, comfortable...

Author(s)
Lee ChengFei; Huang HsunI
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 3, pp 273-299

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