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This study will focus on Japanese tourists who make up the largest international tourist market for Hawaiian tourism. The goal of this study was to explore the potential of the segmentation of Japanese tourists by their specific tour purpose. Respondents indicated five main purposes such as...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Agrusa, J.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 24, 1, pp 63-80
Abstract

The Honolulu Marathon has a significant economic impact on the state of Hawaii's economy. Some 25,000 runners registered for the 2007 Honolulu Marathon, making it the sixth largest in the world as well as the third largest marathon in the USA, trailing only New York (34,729) and Chicago (32,332)....

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S. ]; Lema, J. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 16, 2, pp 183-207
Abstract

This research empirically examined changes in the images of Korea over two points in time among Japanese, Mainland Chinese and US visitors to South Korea. Between October 4 and November 10, 2002, about 3-4 months after the 2002 World Cup ended, 223 tourists from Japan, 143 from Mainland China and...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Morrsion, A. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 2, pp 233-247
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Japanese tourists are the largest and most important international segment of tourists to Hawaii. Over the past few years, the number of Japanese tourists to Hawaii has declined significantly. The purpose of this study is to explore the differences in attitudinal and behavioural characteristics,...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2008, 13, 5/6, pp 485-497
Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the competitiveness of seven overseas honeymoon destinations among potential Korean tourists, and the positioning among them. The main analytical techniques used were multidimensional scaling and correspondence analyses. Based on 8 destination...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Agrusa, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2005, 32, 4, pp 887-904
Abstract

This study was designed to assess the factors affecting Japanese tourists' shopping preference and intention to revisit Korea. The analytical method applied in this study was Decision Tree Analysis, which is under-utilized in tourism studies. A total of 300 questionnaires were collected on the...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S. ]; Timothy, D. J.; Hwang JinSoo
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 3, pp 544-554
Abstract

To advance place image theory, this study combines elements from two areas that have explored place image more than any others: tourism destination image (TDI) and product-country image (PCI). Key constructs from each are measured simultaneously in an Integrative Model of Place Image. The model...

Author(s)
Elliot, S.; Papadopoulos, N.; Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S. ]
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 5, pp 520-534
Abstract

This study explores the effectiveness of using Korean celebrities to endorse a Korean hotel in the Japanese market. Specifically, Japanese tourists' perception of the hotel's corporate image and corporate credibility were tested along with corporate loyalty. This study found that trust in celebrity ...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S. ]; Lee JinSoo; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2014, 37, pp 131-145
Abstract

This study investigated the effects of the Korean television (TV) drama series titled Winter Sonata on the potential or actual Japanese tourist flow to Korea. More specifically, this research explored the reasons for the popularity of the Korean TV drama series, the change of perceived image as an...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Agrusa, J.; Lee HeeSung; Chon, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 5, pp 1340-1353
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The main aim of this study is to conduct a comparative investigation into five international convention cities in East Asia, namely Seoul, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and Tokyo. A total of 160 questionnaires were collected from 3 countries and used for data analyses. Of the many outcomes of the...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S. ]; Yoon SeungHyun; Kim YoungMi
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2011, 12, 2, pp 86-105

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