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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the potential of Penang in being a dark tourism destination in Malaysia with the influence of urban tourism development. Design/methodology/approach: A systematic review was conducted to serve as a foundation by highlighting the number of dark...

Author(s)
Tan, G. A.; Lim, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 1, pp 68-80
Abstract

The burgeoning popularity of World Heritage Sites (WHSs) has negatively impacted the sustainability of the historic environment of the sites due to the increasing number of tourist arrivals. Too many pressures from human activity, especially tourists could potentially damage the physical condition...

Author(s)
Nurul Diyana, M. K.; Hairul Nizam Ismail; Syed Muhammad, R. S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 582-600
Abstract

The business tourism sector is recognized as a high-yield component of the tourism industry with hedonic economic impact on businesses, destinations, local economies, and the development of human capital. It is considered as one of the fastest developing and most profitable sectors. Therefore,...

Author(s)
Kashif Hussain; Jeetesh Kumar; Suresh Kannan; Manisa Mohamed Nor
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 4, pp 497-514
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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

This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
Abstract

Environmental sustainability is the key factor for the future development of the tourism industry, particularly in sensitive rural tourism destinations. Green tourism and green marketing are alternative practices that ensure the environmental sustainability of tourism destinations. However, green...

Author(s)
Chin CheeHua; Chin CheeLing; Wong PohMing [Wong, P. M. W. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2018, 27, 3, pp 261-280
Abstract

Wildlife tourism is a growing industry globally and visitor satisfaction is vital to ensure its long-term sustainability. The Lower Kinabatangan River is a premier wildlife tourism destination that is affected by surrounding land uses and needs careful management to ensure it continues to provide...

Author(s)
Newsome, D.; Rodger, K.; Pearce, J.; Chan, K. L. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 6, pp 729-746
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This paper examine the concept of tourist engagement modeled as a second-order composite in the context of a heritage destination in Malaysia. In doing so, this study investigates the direct and indirect effects of tourist engagement through satisfaction on destination loyalty. Data was collected...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Shuhaida Md Noor; Schuberth, F.; Mastura Jaafar
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2019, 39, 7/8, pp 559-574
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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

This special issue contains nine papers and offers unique perspectives on consumer engagement across various settings such as sports tourism, cultural events, cruise tourism, visitor attractions and UNESCO world heritage sites. The studies provide insights into tourist engagement from different...

Author(s)
Taheri, B.; Hosany, S.; Altinay, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2019, 39, 7/8, pp 463-661

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