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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
Abstract

Prior studies have not extensively researched and explored the key determinants (aviation and tourism attributes) that could affect Hong Kong's competitiveness as a transit hub for international visitors using Hong Kong as a stopover to Chinese cities when travelling by air. This study adds to that ...

Author(s)
Tsui KanWaiHong; Yuen ChiLok [Yuen, C. L. A. ]; Fung MichaelKaYiu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 11, pp 1260-1284
Abstract

Data on international tourist arrivals, hotel occupancy rates, and economic impacts, among others, are presented, whenever available, for several sports tourism events. These events include: the 1992 Barcelona Olympics; the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France; Euro 2000 in the Netherlands and Belgium;...

Author(s)
McKelvie, J.; McKelvie, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.17, pp 1-46
Abstract

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
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This study investigates the impact of a Soccer World Cup on the foreign visitor expenditure paths of France (1998), Japan/South Korea (2002) and Germany (2006). It has used the synthetic control method to build the dependent variable simulated path in the absence of the event. The results show...

Author(s)
Garcia, F.; Pereira, G.; Araújo, J. de; Halmenschlager, V.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2015, 24, 3, pp 628-644
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contemporary trends in international tourism and travel for older adults.

This chapter examines the population growth of older people in selected countries throughout the world, and explores the growth in domestic and international travel by older people. The tourism and leisure-related behaviour of older people in USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Germany, Japan,...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter

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