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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
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Background: There is a growing global demand for medical tourism while more people are moving across borders in Asia, offering new opportunities to the high-value medical tourism market. The purpose of this study was to provide grounds for promoting the International Meditour Coordinator (IMC),...

Author(s)
Seo ByungRo; Park SamHun
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 47, 8, pp 1077-1083
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This study identifies key attributes of local people in enhancing tourists' personal connection and examines whether personal connection to local people induces the destination's distinctiveness and consequently positive word-of-mouth (WOM) intentions regarding the destination. For the empirical...

Author(s)
Nam MinJung; Kim InSin; Hwang JinSoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 5, pp 702-716
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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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In this study, a model is presented and verified using the concepts of risk factor, destination image, destination attachment, and destination satisfaction as they are perceived by international tourists. The relationships between these concepts were analyzed among 435 Japanese tourists who visited ...

Author(s)
Sohn HaeKyung; Yoon YooShik
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 5, pp 757-769
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This study aims to explore the importance and performance of medical tourism destination competitiveness (TDC). The aims were achieved by collecting empirical data on the perceptions of stakeholders in the medical tourism industry in South Korea. Results from the importance-performance analysis...

Author(s)
Junio, M. M. V.; Kim, J. H.; Lee, T. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 4, pp 444-460
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Since 2010, Korea has seen a gradual increase in the number of inbound Muslim tourists as a result of the hallyu phenomenon. In response, the Korean Government began to promote a welcoming tourism environment to Muslim visitors. The recent crisis caused by the deployment of the terminal high...

Author(s)
Eum IkRan
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Islamic Marketing and Branding, 2018, 3, 1, pp 65-81
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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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During the period 1988-95 Korean Republic outbound travel increased by 526% to 3 818 740 in 1995. The rapidity of this increase has caught many destinations unprepared. One such example is Australia which has only recently recognised the potential of Korean tourism. Australia's tourism industry has ...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B. R.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1998, 7, 1, pp 93-102
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Community-based ecotourism (CBE) is a significant segment of the rapidly growing tourism industry in Korea. This study examines the relationships among perceived value, satisfaction, and destination loyalty of CBE tourists in Korea. Data were collected from 254 visitors (aged 20 years and over) of...

Author(s)
Kim KyungHee; Park DukByeong
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 2, pp 171-191

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