Taylor's FSLM Journals

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Island Tourism in a UNESCO-MAB Reserve (Philippines): Impacts, Risks, and Challenges
Corazon Catibog-Sinha
Abstract: The paper examines the issues and challenges of promoting sustainable island tourism in Puerto Galera., the first site in the Philippines declared a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Biosphere Res= within the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) program. It discusses the main issues associated with coastal tourism on an island setting…
Using the Delphi Technique in the Classification of Attributes of Destination Competitiveness
Philip P. W. Wong
Abstract: A number of previous studies suggest that an increase in customer-based brand equity (CBBE) can lead to greater competitiveness of the brand by influencing consumer behaviour through the greater possibility of brand selection, increased brand loyalty, reduced price sensitivity, and a willingness to pay more for the brand (Aaker, 1991; Keller, 1993, Pitta & Katsani, 1995; Wood, 2000). However,…
A Structural Model of Stakeholders’ Attitude Towards Rural Tourism Development
Yavana Rani Subramanian & Jeyakumaran Madasamy
Abstract: Identifintion of stakeholders’ involvement in destination tourism plaru:iing and development, as well as the factors that might influence their level of involvement, is not only important fut tourism destination plannets, but also hdps gauge the host comtnunity’s support for destination tourism development and competitive strategics. This study tests the…
An Investigation into Official Tourism Websites for Promoting Food Tourism in ASEAN Countries
Tan Siew Tze & Noor Hazarina Hashim
Abstract: This study evaluated all ten ASEAN countries’ official website related to food tourism information. Four dimensions – food culture, featured foods and recipes, culinary tourism marketing strategies, and restaurant guides – and 23 websites features were investigated in a web content analysis session. This study found that the ASEAN National Tourism Organisations…
Moderating Impact of Perceived Tourist Effectiveness and Green Image of Green Dining-Behavioural Manifestation Link: Empirical Evidence from Sikkim
Arup Kumar Baksi
Abstract: Global consumerism is gradually undergoing a paradigmatic shift as global climatic turbulence has compelled the customers to rethink their consumption practices. Responsible tourism has emerged as an offshoot to this change as the hospitality and tourism industry considers redesigning its products/ services while acknowledging its responsibilities to…
Human Resource Management, Service Delivery and the Job Satisfaction/ Alienation Paradox: A Hospitality Industry Perspective
Darren Lee-Ross
Abstract: This review clarifies and defines the role of HRM in a hospitality context concluding its position as a ‘map’ or philosophy rather than a series of prescriptive procedures. The absence of holistic HRM strategies in many hospitality organisations is noted and held responsible for these challenges including inconsistent service delivery, low wages, low skills and high levels …
Theme Parks in South East Asia: A Case Study of LEGO LAND® Malaysia
Joan C. Henderson, Chua Pei Ting, Liu Huijun & Jeffrey Ngiam
Abstract: Theme parks are an important component of the tourism industry in much of the world and of considerable economic significance as they require heavy investment and involve some very large corporations. The sector is less established in parts of Asia, but is flourishing there as a result of economic development which is encouraging demand for leisure and tourism…
Book Review: Becker, E. (2013). Overbooked: The Exploding Busmess of Tram and Tourism. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Jeetesh Kumar & Kashif Hussain
Becker, E. (2013). Overbooked: The Exploding Busmess of Tram and Tourism. New York: Simon & Schuster. A desire to explore, find and become enriched still drives individuals to travel nowadays. The need for travel has made tourism the number one industry in several countries worldwide. The travel…