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People have been travelling for health from the ancient time. Now people are more aware of the importance of health. They consciously plan to have a healthy body and mind. Hence, travel for health is getting more popularity and it is a widely preferred form of vacationing. Medical tourism, Health...

Author(s)
Sibi, P. S.; Abraham, S.
Publisher
Department of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 2017, 12, 2, pp 61-79
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Tourism is considered to be as one of the most important sectors on economic development. That's why, many destinations try to develop tourism marketing strategies to attract increasing numbers of tourists and to build destination brand loyalty. Destination brand loyalty can be defined as "the...

Author(s)
Tașkın, Ç.; Karadamar, A. A.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 576-585
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The global cruise industry has witnessed a dramatic boom in China, yet little is known about potential Chinese cruisers. For international cruise lines that are targeting Chinese markets, understanding what and how constraints keep Chinese tourists from purchasing a cruise vacation is likely...

Author(s)
Zou SuiWen; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 109-122
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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 empirical study analyzes the relationship between the sentiments in online media with regard to travel destinations and corresponding tourist arrivals. We expect the media reports on political and economic instability and turmoil to enhance tourist arrival nowcasts and forecasts, as they can...

Author(s)
Starosta, K.; Budz, S.; Krutwig, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 14, pp 1558-1573
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To assess tourist motivations at the battlefield site on Kinmen Island of Taiwan, an empirical investigation was conducted. From a convenience sample, we collected 437 effective responses of respondents including domestic and international tourists with different cultural background in Kinmen. The...

Author(s)
Chen ChienMin; Tsai TsungHsien
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 1, pp 78-101
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In this study, the author used Iso-Ahola's 'optimal arousal theory' for segmenting German tourists visiting Side, Antalya-Turkey. Three market segments were identified and named as 'Highly excited', 'Self-focused', and 'Incurious' based on motivation levels. Following, demographic and trip related...

Author(s)
Albayrak, T.
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen University and Washington State University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Conference proceedings, the 6th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Guangzhou, China, 14-17 July 2016, 2016, pp 86-92
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The purpose of this research is to examine the differences of perception between health tour seekers and non-seekers of SWE (subjective well-being). It also attempts to identify the different perception regarding to the relationship between travel activity satisfaction and subjective well-being of...

Author(s)
Kim HyunJi; Ko TaeGyou
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 424-438
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This article is written in the context of the tourism industry. The research purpose is to examine the satisfaction of tourism in terms of different factors related to the destination. The Dead Sea of Jordan was selected as the destination and American tourists were the study participants. Three...

Author(s)
Al-Rousan, R.; Mustafa, M.; Almasri, E.; Bala'Awi, F.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2019, 24, 1, pp 48-59
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Although considerable work has been done on destination image as a whole, far less work has investigated the differences in destination image assessments for domestic versus international visitors in developing countries. This study offers findings that illustrate the differences in perception of ...

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Tuan-Anh Le; Huong Hue Do
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 159-166

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