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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
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These proceedings examine the design of tourism research for practical applications. The proceedings consist of 30 papers on the effects of CPI and GDP on international tourist arrivals in Malaysia; critical success factors of small and medium tourism enterprises (SMTEs) in tourism industry;...

Author(s)
Jantan, M.; Mohamed, B.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of National Symposium on Tourism Research, Penang, Malaysia, 26 July 2008. Designing tourism research for practical applications, 2008, pp 150 pp.
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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.
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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
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These proceedings examine the theories and application of tourism research in Malaysia. The proceedings consist of 30 papers on the role of small firms in sustainable tourism; environmental management practices of a hotel in Malaysia; measurement of customer satisfaction in the ecotourism area;...

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.; Sirat, M.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd National Symposium on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia 18 July 2009. Theories and Applications, 2009, pp 246 pp.
Abstract

Malaysia rural tourism is composed of a large number of rural communities, each with distinct and varied assets. Within Malaysia, it is noticeable that tourism demand drivers play an important role in generating trips to rural tourism areas. Nonetheless, there are a number of strengths, weaknesses, ...

Author(s)
Lo Chiun [Lo, C. M. ]; Thurasamy Ramayah; Yeo Wee [Yeo, W. A. ]
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2016, 9, 4, pp 27-43
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The demand for cruising has increasingly grown over the years which create a new trend for tourist to seek for a vacation in a different environment. The rapid growth of river cruise and geographical expanding has increased the cruising complexity and growing the socio-economic, environmental and...

Author(s)
Faieznor Mohd Nasir; Mohd Hafiz Hanafiah
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 2, pp 175-187
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This paper aims to examine the causal relationship between tourist arrivals and agriculture sector in Malaysia by using data from 1980 to 2012. The Johansen co-integrating test is employed and the results show that the variables (tourist arrival, export and agriculture sector) coalesced with the...

Author(s)
Mohd Shahidan Shaari; Syahira Sya'aban; Nor Ermawati Hussain; Diana Nabila, C. A.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 236-244
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A systematic overview of tourism's potential and pitfalls in developing countries is presented. Following an introduction chapter 2 addresses the question of why developing countries want tourism, what the expected benefits are, and how developing countries establish the industry. Chapter 3...

Author(s)
Oppermann, M.; Kye-Sung Chon
Publisher
International Thomson Business Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in developing countries., 1997, pp xiv + 177 pp.
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There are divergent views concerning the efficacy of pro-poor community-based tourism as a tool for community development. Although theoretical perspectives give rise to optimism, the evidence leaves some doubt. There is merit therefore in paying attention to the facilitating conditions under which ...

Author(s)
Harris, R. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2009, 14, 2, pp 125-135

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