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This study explores the dynamic effects of US employment, real wages, employee overtime hours, travel costs and market shocks on tourism demand to Hawaii from the US mainland. The results show that US tourist arrivals and expenditure in Hawaii are sensitive to a change in total employment. These...

Author(s)
Chi JunWook
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 1, pp 171-178
Abstract

This special issue on Japanese tourism consists of 6 papers in addition to an introduction. Topics covered include: the changing gaze of Japanese tourists; Japanese travellers' motives and gift buying behaviour while on leisure travel to the USA; the economic contribution to Hawaii of Japanese...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 9, 3, pp 235-301
Abstract

Hawaii' s Honolulu Marathon, first held in 1973, has become an international mega sports event. December 2011' s Honolulu Marathon registered 22,615 participants from all over the world, including 12,360 Japanese runners. Hawaii is one of the most popular tourist destinations for Japanese tourists, ...

Author(s)
Nishio, T.; Okamoto, J.; Ishimori, M.
Publisher
Japan Society of Sports Industry, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Japan Society of Sports Industry, 2013, 23, 1, pp 75-88
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Tourists planning to visit the United States have many exciting destinations to choose from. The number of people visiting the USA is on the rise, and their spending is growing even faster thus increasing the value of tourism to the economy. International arrivals and domestic travelers have...

Author(s)
Baker, D.; Stockton, S.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2014, 1, 5, pp 1-25
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Despite globally increasing interest in restoring local-level management of natural resources, few studies examine differences between residents' and tourists' place connections and implications for community-based natural resource management. This article reports findings from a survey (n=264) in...

Author(s)
Vaughan, M. B.; Ardoin, N. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 1, pp 50-68
Abstract

Tourism is the most economically important industry to the United States' only island state, Hawaii. With Hawaii's highest spending and largest international tourist segment, Japanese, decreasing significantly (a loss from over 2,000,000 in 1997 to just over 1,000,000 Japanese visitors in 2009),...

Author(s)
Agrusa, J.; Kim, S. S.; Wang, K. C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2011, 28, 3, pp 261-278
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Seniors are a growing segment among Japanese outbound travellers. Given that Hawaii is one of the most visited destinations by Japanese travellers, it is expected that the proportion of seniors will continue to grow in accordance with social trends of aging adults in Japan. This article examines...

Author(s)
Okata, Y.; Inui, Y.; Lankford, S. V.; Scholl, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2007, 11, 1, pp 57-65
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The objective of this study is to test the relationship between different dimensions of product categories, product attributes, and satisfaction with product attributes for Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii and the Gold Coast region in southeastern Queensland, Australia. A survey of Japanese ...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Turner, L. W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 2, pp 167-176
Abstract

This study uses netnography to examine how foreign visitors interpret the places, people, and situations that they experience while visiting Honolulu, Hawaii. Stories offering emic interpretations about destination experiences support McKee's (2003) proposition that 'inciting incidents' throwing...

Author(s)
Martin, D.; Aluri, A.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2015, 4, 1, pp 46-66
Abstract

Volcanoes and other sites of dynamic natural processes have long attracted tourists, but they can also be dangerous sites that risk the health and wellbeing of visitors. This study examines tourist perceptions of risk and enjoyment in volcanic areas on Hawaii Island. Specifically this study...

Author(s)
Davis, S.; Anshuka; Aoki, K.; Cook, M.; Duley, S.; Huff, M.; Logan, C.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2013, 12, 2, pp 85-93

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