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In the current climate of severe competition among tourist destinations, the importance of brand equity in tourism marketing is increasing. This study looks at the impact of branding in relation to the largest group of inbound overseas tourists to South Korea, the Chinese. Data for the current...

Author(s)
Kim HwaKyung; Lee, T. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 2, pp 431
Abstract

The paper compares the principal Asian city destinations of Hong Kong and Singapore with specific reference to heritage attractions and their contribution to tourism development, revealing contrasts and similarities that offer an insight into more general practices and processes. Authorities are...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2002, 4, 5, pp 337-344
Abstract

Purpose - This study seeks to examine the motivational and socio-demographic characteristics of meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) visitors to Taiwan in order to identify salient market subgroups or segments. The aim is to establish results with relevance to Asian destinations ...

Author(s)
Chiang CheChao; King, B.; Thu Huong Nguyen
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2012, 6, 1, pp 21-33
Abstract

Taiwan, located in the East Asia, is an island country with limited natural resources. To increase economic growth and reduce CO2 emission levels, the Taiwanese government is promoting a sustainable low-carbon tourism industry. This study investigated the CO2 emission coefficient of tourist...

Author(s)
Tsai KangTing; Lin TzuPing; Lin YuHao; Tung ChienHung; Chiu YiTing
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 5, pp 1386
Abstract

Understanding the geographical preferences of international tourists is critical for the tourism planning and marketing. However, it is not an easy endeavor to gather the corresponding information, given the absence of city-level tourism statistical data and high costs of participant survey. This...

Author(s)
Su ShiLiang; Wan Chen; Hu YiXuan; Cai ZhongLiang
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Geography, 2016, 73, pp 26-37
Abstract

Chiang Mai has an abundant of natural resources modern logistic, beautiful cultural assimilation and excellent business facilities. With the help of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, Chiang Mai is being promoted as a hub for meetings, incentives, conferences, and events (MICE) in the...

Author(s)
Uansa-ard, S.; Binprathan, A.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2018, 8, 3, pp 203-213
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Although visiting friends and relatives (VFR) tourism market is widely accepted as one of the tourism segments that makes substantial economic contribution to the country, its research findings and contributions are still inadequate in both literature and industry implication. In order to emphasise ...

Author(s)
Kattiyapornpong, U.; Miller, K. E.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 492-498
Abstract

The objective of this study was to identify the major factors that motivated visitors to attend the South Beach Wine and Food Festival in Miami Beach, Florida, and determine whether these factors varied among the visitors from the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, and Asia. A survey of...

Author(s)
Park, K. S.; Reisinger, Y.; Kang, H. J.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 2, pp 161-181
Abstract

This article uses a dynamic panel data model to analyse the effects of terrorism on demand for tourism in Kenya. We use annual data from 2010 to 2013 for a widely dispersed set of 124 countries of origin covering Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa. The result suggests that a 1% increase in...

Author(s)
Buigut, S.; Amendah, D. D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 5, pp 928-938
Abstract

This study tests the homogeneity of international visitors from more than 50 countries to Thailand (Phuket) and Vietnam (Hanoi) using Hofstede's cultural dimensions. It addresses the issue of whether it is nationality or, instead, cultural values that are related to holiday motivations, and...

Author(s)
Gnoth, J.; Zins, A. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2010, 15, 2, pp 111-127

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