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The Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS) is regarded as a single tourism market. This paper investigates international tourist visits to the GMS. We employ the panel data approach by using data from the GMS countries and their four major source countries i.e. Japan, Malaysia, China and Korea. The study...

Author(s)
Nonthapot, S.; Lean, H. H.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2015, 23, 4, pp 945-966
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This study identifies key attributes of local people in enhancing tourists' personal connection and examines whether personal connection to local people induces the destination's distinctiveness and consequently positive word-of-mouth (WOM) intentions regarding the destination. For the empirical...

Author(s)
Nam MinJung; Kim InSin; Hwang JinSoo
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 5, pp 702-716
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This paper proposes new models for analyzing the volatility and dependence of monthly tourist arrivals to China applying a copula-GARCH approach. A desegregation of the top six origins of China inbound tourists from the period January 1994 to December 2013 is used in this study. The empirical...

Author(s)
Tang JieChen; Ramos, V.; Cang Shuang; Sriboonchitta, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 9, pp 1235-1246
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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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The purpose of this research is to examine the differences of perception between health tour seekers and non-seekers of SWE (subjective well-being). It also attempts to identify the different perception regarding to the relationship between travel activity satisfaction and subjective well-being of...

Author(s)
Kim HyunJi; Ko TaeGyou
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 424-438
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This study will analyze the changing Korean tourist market to Japan, the characteristics of tourism products which the tourists consider a priority, and the demographic differences by travel choice attributes. The study measured numbers of visits to Japan, expenditure, duration of visit, area...

Author(s)
Ryu KiSang; Han JiSook; Lee, T. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 5, pp 671-686
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Since the 2008 global financial crisis and resulting recession, many countries have been following unconventional monetary policies. Little information is known on how these policies may influence tourism demand. This study starts to fill this gap by investigating the impact of the Japanese...

Author(s)
Kim JeWoo; Lee ChoongKi; Mjelde, J. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 16, pp 1912-1929
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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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To explore popularly visited tourist locations, travel movement patterns, and movement points, this study collected samples of 321 Chinese tourists and 337 Japanese tourists who were visiting major tourist destinations in Seoul and its vicinity in South Korea. Results of analyzing movement patterns ...

Author(s)
Han HagChin; Kim SeongSeop; Otoo, F. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 23, 8, pp 806-822
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This paper investigates the expenditure allocation of Japanese international tourism in its five major Asian destinations, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. The dynamic of linear approximation the almost ideal demand system is used to determine the long-run equilibrium while the...

Author(s)
Kuo HsiaoI; Liu, K. E.; Chen ChiChung
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2014, 19, 1, pp 86-102

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