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For over a decade tourism industry remains as one of the major contributing sectors of economic growth in Malaysia. Multiculture, abundance of the natural beauty, warm weather and political stability continue to encourage foreign tourists to visit Malaysia. This study attempts to investigate the...

Author(s)
Nurbaizura, B.; Zainudin, 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 294-299
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Background: After the revision of the Medical Service Act, Article 27-2, in 2009, Korea has been actively involved in the medical tourism industry. The number of foreign patients visiting Korea has consistently increased coming from various countries around the world. Currently, the industry is...

Author(s)
Kim KyoungLee; Seo ByungRo
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2019, 48, 9, pp 1607-1616
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We utilize the Internet search data from Google Trends to provide short-term forecasts for the inflow of Japanese tourists to South Korea. We construct the Google variable in a systematic way by combining keywords to minimize mean squared or mean absolute forecasting errors. We augment the Google...

Author(s)
Park SangKon; Lee JungMin; Song WonHo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 3, pp 357-368
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This book examines the Korean outbound travel market from the Republic of Korea to the Asian-Pacific countries. The favorite travel destinations of Koreans in Asia are China, Japan, Thailand, Philippines and Hongkong. More and more Koreans travel abroad for sightseeing or for business purposes due...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Republic of Korea: the Asia and the Pacific intra-regional outbound series, 2007, pp ix + 81 pp.
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This paper describes the outbound tourism market in the Republic of Korea. Statistical data for 1999 are provided by collaborations of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, Korea National Tourism Organization, Korea Tourism Research Institute, and many other organizations....

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2000, No.4, pp 42 pp.
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This paper presents the results of the outbound tourism in 2 major international tourism generators, Japan and the Republic of Korea for the year 2000 based on statistics for the period 1996-2000 from the Japan National Tourist Organization, the WTO, Ministry of Justice (Japan) and the Korea...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2001, No.9, pp 26 pp.
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This paper addresses the growing phenomenon of cosmetic surgery tourism through a focus on the development of this industry in South Korea. Unlike many discussions of this topic, the paper decentres dominant narratives based on west-goes-east or north-goes-south journeys. Instead, we look at...

Author(s)
Holliday, R.; Cheung, O.; Cho JiHyun; Bell, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2017, 58, 2, pp 190-202
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The Asia-Pacific tourism industry's capacity to continue to expand will depend substantially on its ability to continue to develop in an increasingly competitive international market place. Recognition of this fact has given rise to a joint project between the Department of Industry Science and...

Author(s)
Kim Chulwon; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 2, pp 55-67
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The general-to-specific approach to econometric modelling and forecasting has a clear strategy in model specification, estimation, and selection and is demonstrated in the context of international tourism demand. A general autoregressive distributed lag model is reduced to various specific models ...

Author(s)
Song, H.; Witt, S. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 65-74
Abstract

This research empirically examined changes in the images of Korea over two points in time among Japanese, Mainland Chinese and US visitors to South Korea. Between October 4 and November 10, 2002, about 3-4 months after the 2002 World Cup ended, 223 tourists from Japan, 143 from Mainland China and...

Author(s)
Kim SeongSeop [Kim, S. S. S.]; Morrsion, A. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 2, pp 233-247

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