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A systematic overview of tourism's potential and pitfalls in developing countries is presented. Following an introduction chapter 2 addresses the question of why developing countries want tourism, what the expected benefits are, and how developing countries establish the industry. Chapter 3...

Author(s)
Oppermann, M.; Kye-Sung Chon
Publisher
International Thomson Business Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in developing countries., 1997, pp xiv + 177 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
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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
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
Abstract

This study attempts to find the best model to forecast international tourism demand using a series of keymacroeconomic variables in ASEAN countries. Generally, we find that generalized Poisson regression model is the best one for estimating long-run internationaltourism demand. In addition, we...

Author(s)
Asrin Karimi; Pouya Faroughi; Khalid Abdul Rahim
Publisher
Science Publications, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Applied Sciences, 2015, 12, 7, pp 479-486
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
Abstract

The strategies that many destinations have adopted in order to cater for the Japanese golf holiday market are described. Despite the difficulties in defining the market, since many Japanese tourists who participate in golfing tours are part of different market segments, for example, the business...

Author(s)
Sullivan, M.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1996, No. 2, pp 58-70
Abstract

In response to the increasingly risk-conscious environment in contemporary society, a growing body of literature has been dedicated to tourist risk perception. While risk is widely assumed to be a negative element in tourism, this perspective overlooks the fact that risk and tourist experience are...

Author(s)
Yang ChiaoLing [Yang, C. L. E. ]; Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Arcodia, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 2, pp 260-272
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for South-east Asia: forest and mountain ecotourism, hilltribes and island nations.

This chapter reviews indigenous ecotourism ventures located on tribal lands and protected areas of South East Asia. Indigenous ecotourism projects in the mainland Mekong countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and southwest China (Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces) are reviewed. Other indigenous ...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this study is to report the findings of a benchmarking exercise among official tourism websites of five Southeast Asian countries. Website benchmarking, namely, a strategy used to evaluate and compare website quality, has been widely used within the context of tourism...

Author(s)
Mura, P.; Saeed Pahlevan Sharif
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 440-452

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