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Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American...

Author(s)
Fatima, J. K.
Publisher
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA
Citation
Wilderness of wildlife tourism, 2017, pp 290 pp.
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide a better understanding of the long-term viability of community-based tourism (CBT) as a development tool in rural tourism, and how the best practice from the Asia Pacific region can be used to strategize the nine-stage plan to develop and sustain it ...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-439
Abstract

This theme issue contains eight articles (in addition to a summary paper) that explore: (1) the emerging innovations and new approaches in rural tourism development; (2) the approaches that need to be adhered to for the sustainability of responsible rural tourism destinations; and (3) how the...

Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-534
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This special issue (consisting of nine articles) addresses the following four research questions. (1) How vulnerable is the tourism industry to climate change and environmental degradation? (2) How can we innovatively encourage tourists to consider opting for environmentally-friendly activities...

Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 514-616
Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between the development of tourism industry (ARR), economic growth (GDP) and foreign direct investment (PLA) in 18 major international tourism destinations. Utilizing autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) methodology; this study finds that there is a long...

Author(s)
Othman, R.; Salleh, N. H. M.; Sarmidi, T.
Publisher
Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, 12, 12, pp 1245-1254
Abstract

Purpose - The main aim of this paper is to review the contribution made by this theme issue in responding to the strategic question: "How do we develop more sustainable and responsible rural tourism by benchmarking innovations and new practices in Asia?" Design/methodology/approach - A content...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Kashif Hussain; Lo MayChiun; Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 530-534
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The nine papers, included in this special issue, provide an overview of some of the significant consumer behaviour topics that are more meaningful in tourism and travel. This collection of papers discuss a wide range of topics that include place branding, sensory experiences, tourist motivations,...

Author(s)
Epure, M.; Alvarez, M. D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2016, 11, 4, pp xii-xvii + 1-194
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Purpose: This paper profiles the WHATT theme issue "How can the tourism industry respond to the global challenges arising from climate change and environmental degradation?" by drawing on reflections from the theme editors and theme issue outcomes, including case study examples from Malaysia, New...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Badaruddin Mohamed; Thomas, T. K.; Teare, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 611-616
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Purpose: The aim of this paper is to critically review the contribution made by this theme issue in responding to the strategic question: "How can the tourism industry respond to the global challenges arising from climate change and environmental degradation?" Design/methodology/approach: A...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Badaruddin Mohamed; Thomas, T. K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 606-610
Abstract

A formal, theoretical model of the dynamic structure of tourism demand is developed from consideration of information flows. The result is a nonlinear, diffusion form of model specification. Such models are estimated for seven major sources (Canada and USA, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand,...

Author(s)
Morley, C. L.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1998, 25, 1, pp 70-84

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