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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
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

This study investigated the relationship between the development of tourism industry (ARR), economic growth (GDP) and foreign direct investment (PLA) in 18 major international tourism destinations. Utilizing autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) methodology; this study finds that there is a long...

Author(s)
Othman, R.; Salleh, N. H. M.; Sarmidi, T.
Publisher
Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, 12, 12, pp 1245-1254
Abstract

Over the past 25 years, the tourism sector has emerged as an important source of foreign exchange for Malaysia. This paper applies univariate and panel Lagrange multiplier (LM) unit root tests with one and two structural breaks to examine whether Malaysia's ten most important tourist markets are...

Author(s)
Lean, H. H.; Smyth, R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2008, 14, 1, pp 97-112
Abstract

It is noted that the Pelagus Rapids Resort in the Upper Rejang River in Sarawak, Malaysia, was opened in 1994 as a nature resort for local and foreign tourists. However, it has not succeeded in attracting Sarawakian tourists. The paper portrays its attractions: the local folk tales and legends; the ...

Author(s)
Choon ChiewLeh
Citation
Sarawak Gazette, 1998, 125, 1538, pp 37-42
AbstractFull Text

This paper presents a method of examining the competitiveness of 15 selected Malaysian tourism destinations among domestic and international tourists, and the positioning among them. The data was collected from online and group administered survey using questionnaire instrument, based on 40 ...

Author(s)
Badaruddin Mohamed; Shida Irwana Omar
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 135-142
Abstract

The article reports on an investigation of the effects of some tourism price components on tourism demand, specifically, on potential tourists' choice of destination, using a multinomial logit model analysis of stated choice frequencies. The study serves to highlight the practical use of the...

Author(s)
Morley, C. L.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1995, 33, 2, pp 8-14
Abstract

The tourism industry has experienced a rapid growth and has gained importance in the Malaysian economy during the last two decades. Being a major contributor to the GDP, when foreign tourists spend money on domestically produced goods, tourism generates foreign exchange earnings, government...

Author(s)
Rashid, Z. A.; Mohamed Sharif Bashir
Publisher
Centre for Research on Tourism, Bandung, Indonesia
Citation
ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 3, 1, pp 29-39
Abstract

Until the early 2000s, the home of Grand Prix Formula 1 motor racing was restricted to a few iconic urban destinations (such as the UK Grand Prix at Silverstone, the Monte Carlo Grand Prix or the Italian Grand Prix at Monza). Since then, however, the F1 calendar has been substantially revised in...

Author(s)
Lefebvre, S.; Roult, R.
Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Espaces, Tourisme & Loisirs, 2010, No.277, pp 22-33
Abstract

Social media are gaining prominence as an element of destination marketing organisation (DMO) marketing strategy at a time when public sector cuts in their funding are requiring them to seek greater value in the way marketing budgets are spent. Social media offers DMOs with a tool to reach a global ...

Author(s)
Hays, S.; Page, S. J.; Buhalis, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 3, pp 211-239

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