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Cover for Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world.

This is the second edition to the book Growing Older: Tourism and Leisure Behaviour of Older Adults. Similar to the first edition, its focus is to provide the latest research about the characteristics, tourist behaviour, and leisure needs of baby boomers, seniors, and older adults. This edition...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book
Abstract

Wellness tourism is a rapidly growing sector of the current thriving tourism industry. The purpose of this study was to investigate tourists' motivation and its relationship with engagement and loyalty at wellness tourism destinations. Specifically, tourists' motivation was evaluated via four...

Author(s)
Kim EoJiNa; Chiang LanLung; Tang Liang
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 7, pp 867-879
AbstractFull Text

The contributors to this conference present their latest research findings on hospitality and tourism marketing and management. Included in this proceedings are more than 70 papers, in addition to a number of abstracts. The papers are presented under the following headings: alternative tourism;...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Yolal, M.; Lee, T.
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 x + 602 pp.
Abstract

Tourism is an industry that is developing dynamically worldwide, and Slovakia, which has significant potential in the area, is no exception. In order for a country to become competitive in tourism, it must follow the prevailing trends and continually carry out innovative activities, under which we...

Author(s)
Vargová, T. D.; Gallo, P.; Švedová, M.; Litavcová, E.; Košiková, M.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2020, 30, Suppl. 2, pp 801-807
AbstractFull Text

Medical tourism industry has witnessed a tremendous growth in last few years especially in developing countries such as India, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Although, there has been an increase in medical tourism traffic, there is a continuous need to evaluate travel motivations among medical ...

Author(s)
Lakhvinder Singh
Publisher
Yusuf Karakuș, Nevșehir, Turkey
Citation
Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism, 2019, 4, 2, pp 77-86
Abstract

The growing commodification of health care and therapeutic landscape, as well as the recent growth in international demand for wellness services and treatments, has led to the proliferation of destinations and enterprises that have selected health and wellness tourism as part of their corporate...

Author(s)
Medina-Muñoz, D. R.; Medina-Muñoz, R. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 5, pp 415-435
AbstractFull Text

In order to learn more about the antecedents and consequences of tourist decision making in the medical tourism industry, this study reveals how risk perception influences the tourist decision making of medical tourism development. Then, we test the hypothesis by collecting survey data of 226...

Author(s)
Mohammad Rashed, H. P.; Mohamad Sahidullah; Mohammad Imtiaz Hossain; Asif Mahbub Karim; Sudesh Prabhakaran; Arif Md. Khan
Publisher
Conscientia Beam, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Journal of Tourism Management Research, 2019, 6, 1, pp 93-108
Abstract

This study proposes that storytelling by medical tourism agents can be classified according to story and telling. Authenticity and educability are the key story attributes, while enjoyability, descriptiveness, and emotionality are the key telling attributes. A survey of 514 international tourists...

Author(s)
Kim SangHyuck; Song MinKyung; Shim Changsup
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2020, 37, 6, pp 679-694
Abstract

This study aimed at examining the intention of Japanese tourists to travel to Korea in a medical tourism context by applying the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). A total of 237 responses were analyzed via structural equation modeling to test two dimensions of medical tourism models. A total of 14...

Author(s)
Lee MiSung; Han HeeSup; Lockyer, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 1, pp 69-86
Abstract

This paper intends to analyze: (1) how information sources, eWOM, and image influence the intention to visit a medical tourism destination; (2) the moderating role of culture and (3) cross-cultural differences based on Hofstede's individualism and uncertainty avoidance. A total of 534 responses...

Author(s)
Hoz-Correa, A. de la; Muñoz-Leiva, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 204-219

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