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Kenya's tourism activity has always been centered on the coastal beaches and a few game parks despite of being endowed with a unique combination of tourist attractions spread throughout the country. Noting this skewed nature of tourism development, this study aimed at investigating the status of...

Author(s)
Ndivo, R. M.; Waudo, J. N.; Waswa, F.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2012, 1, 5, pp 103
Abstract

Smart tourism has become increasingly popular in mainland China since Qiwei Shao, the director of the China National Tourism Administration, called for developing the tourism industry over the next 10 years by means of smart tourism in July 2011. Since then, different types of events and activities ...

Author(s)
Li YunPeng; Hu, C.; Huang Chao; Duan LiQiong
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2014, 29, 5, pp 106-115
Abstract

This research introduces the use of venue check-ins, which are available on mobile social media platforms, as an additional data source to study tourist behaviors in gaming destinations. The practical value of venue check-ins is demonstrated through a case study of Macau, a popular gaming and...

Author(s)
Luo JianMing; Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 1, pp 107-118
Abstract

In October 2007, Montreal (Canada) became the first city in the world to sign the Geotourism Charter of National Geographic's Center for Sustainable Destinations (CSD). Geotourism is an approach to tourism that embraces the principles of sustainable tourism, and is focused on protecting and...

Author(s)
Côté, A.; Joly, M. C.; Verner, A.
Publisher
Téoros, Universite de Quebec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2009, 28, 2, pp 97-99
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This bibliographic essay sought to mainly discuss how the internet has become an indispensable technical info-structure for global companies in post-Fordist competitiveness times through the works of the Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells. The aim is to discuss the new forms of social relations...

Author(s)
Farias, T. R. P. de; Costa, J. H.; Perinotto, A. R. C.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2017, 26, 3, pp 626-643
Abstract

Previous studies largely treat the on-site travel experience as a single stage of homogenous tourist behavior, despite widespread recognition that tourist behavior is complex and consists of temporal decision processes. In particular, little attention has been given to what changes during the...

Author(s)
Anantamongkolkul, C.; Butcher, K.; Wang Ying
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 3, pp 217-232
Abstract

This study contributes to the extant literature on destination management organization (DMO)-led postings used in the online tourist community as a means to facilitate word-of-mouth (WOM) communications. Our proposed framework summarizes key antecedent variables of the usage rate and activity level ...

Author(s)
Niu YongGe; Wang ChengLu; Yin ShiMin; Niu YiXuan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 7, pp 929-948
Abstract

Location-based service information, provided by social networks, provides new data sources and perspectives to research tourism activities, especially in highly populated mega-cities. Based on three years (2012-2014) of approximately 340,000 check-in records collected from Sina micro-blog at 86 ...

Author(s)
Gu ZhiHui; Zhang Yan; Chen Yu; Chang XiaOmeng
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2016, 5, 11, pp 210
Abstract

The indicators of business tourism reflect the background of a national economy support, the openness of business environment in general. The article discusses the relevant problems of tourism in Ukraine in accordance with the global trends in the world services market. The research covers...

Author(s)
Yermachenko, V.; Dekhtyar, N.; Dorokhov, O.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2015, 20, 4, pp 433-439
Abstract

This paper intends to analyze: (1) how information sources, eWOM, and image influence the intention to visit a medical tourism destination; (2) the moderating role of culture and (3) cross-cultural differences based on Hofstede's individualism and uncertainty avoidance. A total of 534 responses...

Author(s)
Hoz-Correa, A. de la; Muñoz-Leiva, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 204-219

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