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We contribute to the tourism-growth literature by applying the newly developed combined cointegration test and the recursive Granger causality test to re-assess the stability of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in Malaysia with respect to 12 different tourism markets. The cointegration test...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon; Tan EuChye
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 37, pp 52-57
AbstractFull Text

Forty-five papers and two abstracts from the title conference are presented under the following themes: tourism planning; community tourism development; tourism management; tourism impacts; tourism business; tourism marketing; hospitality management; tourism spatial development; nature-based...

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.; Bahauddin, A.
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of International Conference on Tourism Development, 'Building the future of tourism', Penang, Malaysia, 4-5 February 2013, 2013, pp x + 487 pp.
Abstract

This research note attempts to re-investigate the validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis for Malaysia based on a data set of 12 different tourism markets from January 1995 to February 2009. The error-correction modelling-based cointegration test shows that economic growth and international ...

Author(s)
Tang ChorFoon
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 13, 1, pp 97-101
AbstractFull Text

Langkawi Island is most competitive tourist destination in Malaysia. Tourism industry in Langkawi boost in late 1980's after this destination declared as free-duty Island. From 2005 until 2011, tourism industry in Langkawi Island always recorded the positive growth and the next development will...

Author(s)
Norizawati Mohd Ayob; Azizul Ahmad; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of International Conference on Tourism Development, 'Building the future of tourism', Penang, Malaysia, 4-5 February 2013, 2013, pp 301-309
Abstract

This issue presents six selected papers from the 1st International Conference of Contemporary Marketing Issues. All the papers offer insights and perspectives in the knowledge area of tourism marketing. Issues explored include: the technological developments in the field of information and...

Author(s)
Sotiriadis, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2015, 26, 1, pp 1-84
Abstract

The tourism boom in East Peninsular Malaysia began in the late 1970 s. The development of the tourism and hospitality industry has paved the way for the proliferation of many small and medium budget hotels (SMBHs) in this region. This study focuses on the marketing aspects of SMBHs in three urban...

Author(s)
Mastura Jaafar; Abdul Rashid, A. A.; Siti Zaleha, M. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 17, 1, pp 1-13
Abstract

The tourism industry contributes to the national economy and local development. It also gives, through direct and indirect involvement, positive impact on the local community itself by improving its quality of life and well-being. Hence, the rationale for the identification of the tourism potential ...

Author(s)
Nadiah Abdul Halim; Choy ErAh; Adam, J. H.; Mohd Afiq, A. J.; Siti Norhafizah, A. T.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2012, 8, 9, pp 13-21
Abstract

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

Small islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
Abstract

This research examines the medical tourism destination personality perceptions of Malaysia, a leading medical tourism destination country. A content analysis of international cosmetic surgery patients' online testimonials from a medical tourism facilitator's website shows that medical tourists have ...

Author(s)
Guiry, M.
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2017, 5, 3, pp 202-226

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