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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

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
Abstract

Putrajaya as Malaysia administrative centre has great potential to become one of the tourism destination. Diversification of existing tourism products have become the backbone of the success of Putrajaya in the domestic and international tourism map. This study aimed to see how Putrajaya maintain...

Author(s)
Nur Amirah, K. Z.; Habibah Ahmad; Choy ErAh; Nur Atiqah, K. Z.; Hamzah Jusoh
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2016, 12, 13, pp 74-88
Abstract

Countries in the ASEAN region are highly dependent on island and coastal tourism. However, the destination countries need to formulate strategies to continue retaining tourist arrivals to their islands as well as increasing the number each year. For tourists, planning a careful journey by...

Author(s)
Ruhizal Roosli; Jamil Jusoh
Publisher
UiTM Press, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 2017, 9, 2, pp 163-173
Abstract

The burgeoning popularity of World Heritage Sites (WHSs) has negatively impacted the sustainability of the historic environment of the sites due to the increasing number of tourist arrivals. Too many pressures from human activity, especially tourists could potentially damage the physical condition...

Author(s)
Nurul Diyana, M. K.; Hairul Nizam Ismail; Syed Muhammad, R. S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 582-600
Abstract

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
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 explores the key factors that encapsulate the travel decision of international tourists and examines their impression of the destination based on the identified factors. The findings of this study provide invaluable insights to marketers for effective tourism marketing and promoting the ...

Author(s)
Mehran Nejati; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2014, 4, 2, pp 106-116
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to further the understanding of island sport tourism in Sabah, Malaysia. Specifically, the authors utilised the push and pull theory to examine how motives and destination image attract sport tourists to spend their holidays in Sipadan Island, Sabah, Malaysia. Findings...

Author(s)
Dolinting, E. E.; Yusof, A.; Soon CheeChen
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2015, 15, 2, pp 295-304
Abstract

The business tourism sector is recognized as a high-yield component of the tourism industry with hedonic economic impact on businesses, destinations, local economies, and the development of human capital. It is considered as one of the fastest developing and most profitable sectors. Therefore,...

Author(s)
Kashif Hussain; Jeetesh Kumar; Suresh Kannan; Manisa Mohamed Nor
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 4, pp 497-514

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