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International and domestic tourism are leading economic activities in today's world. Tourism has been known to generate goods and services directly and indirectly, attract foreign currency, stimulate employment and provide opportunities for investment. It has also been recognized as an important...

Author(s)
Chang ChiaLin; Khamkaew, T.; Tansuchat, R.; McAleer, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 3, pp 481-507
Abstract

This paper is based on the Bayesian inference to explore two purposes. First, the specific objective is proposed to consider an empirical analysis employing the panel Bayesian vector autoregressive (PBVAR) model. Secondly, the empirical study is aimed to analyse the driven factor between tourism...

Author(s)
Wannapan, S.; Chaiboonsri, C.; Sriboonchitta, S.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 2018, 11, 1/2, pp 12-20
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
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Background: More and more developing nations are promoting cross-border medical tourism as a way to enhance economic growth. Major destinations for medical tourism in South and Southeast Asia include India, Thailand, Malaysia and wealthy Singapore. Much has been written on the pros and cons of the...

Author(s)
Phua KaiLit
Publisher
Bentham Open, Bussum, Netherlands
Citation
The Open Public Health Journal, 2016, 9, pp 98-105
Abstract

This study examines the demand for Thai tourism by 7 major origin countries (Australia, Japan, Korea Republic, Singapore, Malaysia, the UK and the USA), using data covering the period 1963-2000 in Australia and the UK, and 1968-2000 for the other countries. The general-to-specific modelling...

Author(s)
Song HaiYan; Witt, S. F.; Li Gang
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 4, pp 363-387
Abstract

Ethnic food is largely chosen to be consumed by tourists in order to better appreciate the local culture. An ethnic food experience has increasingly become a popular food activity for many tourists. Although the Dayaks are the largest indigenous group in Malaysia, little has been done to explicate...

Author(s)
Hiram Ting; Fam KimShyan; Hwa CheahJun [Hwa, C. J. J. ]; Richard, J. E.; Xing Nan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 518-529
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This paper discusses issues of halal food and its role in halal tourism with specific reference to Malaysia and Singapore which have majority and minority Muslim populations respectively. Sections devoted to the halal tourism market and the nature of halal food in general, incorporating matters of...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 19, Part B, pp 160-164
AbstractFull Text

Compared to other OECD countries Australia depends heavily on immigration as a source of population growth. This can have implications for its tourism industry. This paper investigates whether immigration leads to an increase in inbound tourism to Australia. Tourism arrivals were regressed against, ...

Author(s)
Seetaram, N.; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2009, 20, 1, pp 212-222
Abstract

Segmenting the motivation of travelers using the push and pull framework remains ubiquitous in tourism. This study segments the girlfriend getaway (GGA) market on motivation (push) and accommodation (pull) attributes and identifies relationships between these factors. Using a relatively novel...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G.; Disegna, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 774-792
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

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