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Given the number and the frequency of external shocks encountered by Thailand in the last two decades, this study identifies the number and the location of the breaks and tests to determine whether the breaks have a transitory or a permanent effect on international tourist arrivals to Thailand for...

Author(s)
Saleh, A. S.; Verma, R.; Ihalanayake, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2011, 16, 4, pp 483-491
Abstract

This paper investigates the impacts of avian flu on global and Asian tourism using panel data procedures. Both static and dynamic fixed effects panel data models are adopted to estimate the impacts of this infectious disease. The empirical results from static and dynamic fixed effects panel data...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Chang ChiaLin; Huang BingWen; Chen ChiChung; McAleer, M.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2009, 15, 3, pp 501-511
Abstract

The present paper addresses the issue of communicating tourism crises, with a special focus on the role of the destination marketing organization's Web sites. The risks and impact of the avian flu on the mobility of people, and consequently therefore, on tourism has been addressed. Selected tourism ...

Author(s)
Volo, S.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 23, 2/4, pp 83-93
Abstract

Background: Influenza viruses are among the major causes of serious human respiratory tract infection worldwide. In line with the high disease burden attributable to influenza, these viruses play an important, but often neglected, role in travel medicine. Guidelines and recommendations regarding...

Author(s)
Goeijenbier, M.; Genderen, P. van; Ward, B. J.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Steffen, R.; Osterhaus, A. D. M. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 1, pp taw078
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impacts of infectious diseases including Avian Flu and severe acute respiratory syndrome (hereafter SARS) on international tourist arrivals in Asian countries using both single datasets and panel data procedures. An autoregressive moving average model ...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Chen ChiChung; Tseng WeiChun; Ju LanFen; Huang BingWen
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 5, pp 917-928
Abstract

Respiratory diseases are common infectious illnesses on cruise ships. This study integrated an individual-to-individual probability model, a susceptible-exposed-infected-recovered epidemic model at the individual scale, and an onboard indoor social contact network model for evaluating the infection ...

Author(s)
Zheng LiJie; Chen QingYan; Xu Jian; Wu FangLiang
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Indoor and Built Environment, 2016, 25, 8, pp 1267-1278
Abstract

We report two cases of severe influenza infection imported by tourist patients from their country of origin and developed during travel. While studies have reported cases of influenza infections acquired during travel, here we examine two cases of severe influenza infection contracted in the...

Author(s)
Allyn, J.; Brottet, E.; Antok, E.; Dangers, L.; Persichini, R.; Coolen-Allou, N.; Roquebert, B.; Allou, N.; Vandroux, D.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2017, 97, 6, pp 1943-1944
Abstract

It is recognised that tourism destinations are vulnerable to some form of crisis or disaster. Consequently, attention has long been paid to the nature and consequences of tourism crises and disasters, whilst, more recently, a number of tourism crisis management models have been proposed in the...

Author(s)
Speakman, M.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2012, 1, 1/2, pp 67-77
Abstract

Background: Large events or mass gatherings (MGs) are known to amplify the risk of infectious diseases, many of which can be prevented by vaccination. In this review we have evaluated the burden of vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) in MGs. Methods: Major databases like PubMed and Embase, Google...

Author(s)
Alqahtani, A. S.; Alfelali, M.; Arbon, P.; Booy, R.; Rashid, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2015, 33, 48, pp 6552-6563
Abstract

Health safety during trips is based on previous counseling, vaccination and prevention of infections, previous diseases or specific problems related to the destination. Our aim was to assess two aspects, incidence of health problems related to travel and the traveler's awareness of health safety....

Author(s)
Tome, A. C. N.; Canello, T. B.; Luna, E. J. de A.; Andrade Júnior, H. F. de
Publisher
Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 2013, 55, 1, pp 55-59

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