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Alternative tourism is the counter-cultural rejection of modern mass tourism on one hand and the counter-cultural conception of sustainable tourism on the other hand. It involves personal and authentic travel while encouraging interaction with the nature, community and the people. The alternative...

Author(s)
Fency Sivadasan
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 31-47
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Realising that tourism is a fragile sector, many tourist destinations compete with each other to remain relevant in the global tourism market. A successful destination must be able to provide diverse tourism products and better quality experience than others and more importantly meet the tourists'...

Author(s)
Shida Irwana Omar; Badaruddin Mohamed; Gelareh Abooali
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2012, 1, 1, pp 85-101
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This study examines the relationships among perceived warmth, perceived competence, hospitals' facilities, doctors' expertise, interaction with other patients, hospital prestige, and Malaysia's image as a destination for medical tourism. Data were collected from tourists in Malaysian private...

Author(s)
Nikbin, D.; Batouei, A.; Iranmanesh, M.; Kim KwangYong; Hyun SungHyup [Hyun, S. H. S. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 4, pp 521-535
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to provide an integrated model to explain the simultaneous impact of gastronomy and destination attractiveness on tourist behaviour. Design/methodology/approach: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in Melaka and Penang, Malaysia, targeting international ...

Author(s)
Leong QueeLing; Shahrim Ab Karim; Khairil Wahidin Awang; Ainul Zakiah, A. B.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 11, 4, pp 573-592
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Malaysia possesses a diversity of flora and fauna, which has become an advantage in promoting adventure, nature and ecotourism activities. Tourism in Malaysia plays an important role in contributing to its economy whilst raising awareness of its local cultures. Cameron Highlands, a historical hill...

Author(s)
Ati Rosemary, M. A.; Rosilawati Zainol; Norjumawati Binti Sabran; Hua AngKean
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2016, 3, pp 11-20
Abstract

Despite the importance of quality of services in the rural tourism sector, it is somewhat surprising that little study has been done to delve into the fundamental contributive factors that contribute to quality of services from the tourists' perceptions. This is the first known study undertaken...

Author(s)
Chin CheeHua; Lo MayChiun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 4, pp 465-479
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors of environmental attitude, motivation, destination image, word-of-mouth, and perceived service quality to predict the tourists' intention to select sustainable tourist destination. It also aims to investigate the moderating effect of...

Author(s)
Zurina Mohaidin; Wei KoayTze; Mohsen Ali Murshid
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2017, 3, 4, pp 442-465
Abstract

Agrotourism is a tourism sub-sector which focuses on the agricultural elements of farming, livestock, fishery and agro-based industries. This study examines the potential of Nipah Kipli plantation as an agrotourism destination in Kuala Sanglang, Perlis by analysing tourist perception, and the pull...

Author(s)
Rosniza Aznie, C. R.; Norazimah Terbizi; Rosmiza, M. Z.; Lyndon, N.; Mokhtar, J.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 8, pp 27-37
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to examine the direct influence of perceived destination quality on tourists' behavioural intentions and the indirect effect through satisfaction, in the context of rural tourism destinations in Malaysia. It also aims to investigate how tourists' socio-demographic...

Author(s)
Sushila Devi Rajaratnam; Vikneswaran Nair; Saeed Pahlevan Sharif; Uma Thevi Munikrishnan
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 463-472
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine whether environmentally friendly tourists spend more (or less) on nature-based activities. Using survey data collected from local and international tourists in Kuching (the capital city of Sarawak state in Malaysia), we find evidence that eco-friendly ...

Author(s)
Gholipour, H. F.; Min WeeLing [Min, W. L. L. ]; Ling LimAi; Jopp, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2019, 18, 2, pp 174-180

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