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Quality Problems in Vocational Tourism Education

2022 Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice  
We consider the quality of vocational tourism education in terms of world trends of tourism industry development.  ...  Besides, we offer innovative ways of partnership and cooperation in providing quality training for the tourism and hospitality industry at the international and national levels.  ...  We consider the quality of vocational tourism education in the context of the tourism and hospitality industry.  ... 
doi:10.33423/jhetp.v22i4.5178 fatcat:3jytrflaybbbfaaupuxvh3lhg4

Factors Determining Tertiary Tourism Education Quality in Kenya: The Perspectives of Tourism Graduate Employees and Tourism Employers

Janet Kimeto, Oscar Ouma Kambona, Wycliffe H. Odiwuor
2019 The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies  
Given the transformative influence of technology on tourism education and the tourism industry at large, online learning resources supplements available tangible resources for learning and would encourage  ...  Teaching tourism should focus on the needs of the industry implying that the tourism subjects or courses included in the tourism curriculum should be relevant for the industry.  ...  The findings provide insightful information to the tertiary tourism institutions in Kenya on the specific attributes of the tourism program development for providing quality training outcomes.  ... 
doi:10.24940/theijhss/2019/v7/i7/hs1907-038 fatcat:32koc7c2ibc2vh6gtrdfphraba


Lisa Mariam Syawal Ismail, Nor Anis Intan Aqiah Tukiran, Siti Hajar Zakariah, Nor Aziah Ahmad
2021 Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Environment Management  
Safety practices of tourism products have been a huge reason to choose from. Lacking of good safety practices might become disadvantages for the tourism industry.  ...  Undeniable the safety practices of the tourism industry do give popular concerned among the local tourists.  ...  Acknowledgement Authors would like to thank Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia for their support.  ... 
doi:10.35631/jthem.626030 fatcat:4ybgg2g6y5ckfapckczbx3eu3y

A Modified Fuzzy Hierarchical TOPSIS Model for Hotel Website Evaluation

Shanshan Qi, Rob Law, Dimitrios Buhalis
2013 International Journal of Fuzzy System Applications  
The performance of commercial websites is a critical issue that has a significant effect on consumers' online decision-making.  ...  It presents a fuzzy decision-making approach to the evaluation of tourism website performance that integrates consumer perceptions with a hierarchical model.  ...  ATTRIBUTES FOR EVALUATING HOTEL WEBSITE USEFULNESS There are no standardized attributes or guidelines that cover both website design and content for the hotel industry (Law, 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijfsa.2013070105 fatcat:uwlbh773cjdfziaqt2ttkihodq

Online Education and Workforce Development: Ten Strategies to Meet Current and Emerging Workforce Needs in Global Travel and Tourism

Kristen Betts David L. Edgell Sr
2013 Journal of Tourism & Hospitality  
Quality education and training is crucial to the growth of the global tourism industry.  ...  Tourism policy provides the guidelines for sound tourism development whether it is at the local or national level.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2167-0269.1000108 fatcat:chl7xbqyxvgf7ik7tarotb4e4m

The Impact of Medical Tourism Industry for the Hospital Services and Marketing Activities: A Systematic Review

2018 Jurnal Administrasi Rumah Sakit Indonesia  
Medical tourism is strongly influenced by patient satisfaction with the quality of health and quality of services.  ...  The relationship between the health industry and tourism has produced what is called medical tourism which is one of the largest and fastest growing service industries in the world and is a profitable  ...  In terms of regulation, it is necessary to make a special standard by the government in this case the ministry of tourism to make a special guide for medical tourism, where the guidelines establish standards  ... 
doi:10.7454/arsi.v5i1.2873 fatcat:7perrygxezhtjgziioicyxknm4

Progress in tourism management: A review of website evaluation in tourism research

Rob Law, Shanshan Qi, Dimitrios Buhalis
2010 Tourism Management  
The strengths and weaknesses of each method are examined. Research gaps and opportunities for future studies are discussed.  ...  This paper reviews tourism studies published from 1996 to July 2009 that pertain to methodological approaches to website evaluation.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank the three anonymous reviewers for offering constructive comments about the earlier versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2009.11.007 fatcat:aoc3eywnnzepxoge7xd3wutqae

Assessing Usability and Accessibility of Indian Tourism Websites for Visually Impaired

Gaurav Agrawal, Ankur Dumka, Mayank Singh, Anchit Bijalwan, Pradeep Kumar Singh
2022 Journal of Sensors  
The tourism industry cannot ignore the needs of people with special needs.  ...  The usability evaluation was done on various web quality parameters using automated online tools.  ...  Some of these online tools are for a fee, and some are free. This paper evaluated the Indian state tourism websites using the TAW online tool [45] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/4433013 fatcat:xm7nxdhpkfg6liz2kih35ac66u

Understanding Online Consumer Behavior and eWOM Strategies for Sustainable Business Management in the Tourism Industry

Ana Reyes-Menendez, Marisol B. Correia, Nelson Matos, Charlene Adap
2020 Sustainability  
The results of the present study provide new insights into consumer behavior for social sciences and businesses for the adoption of sustainable strategies to increase the influence of eWOM on the tourism  ...  industry.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12218972 fatcat:dageshget5difpcporhk36pab4

Supervision of doctoral and master's students in the ODL context in the field of tourism: an integrated review

Professor Lizeth Roets
2016 African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure  
Rapidly growing industries such as for example, the travel and tourism industry, as well as the health industry where there are shortages of health professionals, contribute to the need for more masters  ...  The aim of the study was so identify the gap in guidelines for supervisory practices in the education of post graduate tourism students within the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) context.  ...  Acknowledgements: The researcher acknowledges and thanks the librarian , Mrs Talana Erasmus and the co-coder, Dr Irene Lubbe, who assisted to enhance the rigor of the study.  ... 
doaj:fecf64f49ed64e81b5bb26c5144c560d fatcat:k4yiqrxaxzaijmvuzlgv2sn6pi

Prospects And Challenges In Smart Tourism In India: Case Study Of Smart City Bhubaneswar

Rashmi Ranjan Choudhury, Saurabh Kumar Dixit
2018 Zenodo  
Smart tourism also directs towards the innovative use of technology in resource optimisation, sustainability, good governance and quality of life in the tourism industry.  ...  Although the previous researches defined the term smart tourism, the aspects like destination smartness, tourist and stakeholder's smartness need to be focused for the better achievement of the goal.  ...  LITERATURE REVIEW Smart tourism In the technology driven world tourism become the largest industry in terms of economy employment creation and acts as supporting system for other several industries.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1244121 fatcat:kg5konnoijdqlprxqavqftlpfi

Tourism Innovation System (SIDA) in Pringgabaya Based on Sea Waves Energy Development Initiative

Karina Pradinie, Adjie Pamungkas, Hertiari Idajati, Johanes Krisdianto, Defry Agatha Ardianta
2016 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
One of the recommendations is to build museum of energy as a tourism object (DTW) that further will be develop into multipurpose tourism activities that benefit community in Pringgabaya.  ...  However, it is need to consider improving added value for the community that affected by the projects.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by The Institute For Research and Community Service (LPPM) Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) from the scheme for community services (BOPTN Funding  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.06.132 fatcat:neoj7vxfzvgljjbizw6to74ccm

A Study On Impact Of Ict On The Marketing Strategy Of Indian Tourism Industry

Md. Kashif Ansari, Garima Jain, Jasleen Kaur
2017 Zenodo  
Tourism industry is a combination of various interrelated industries, such as food industry, transport industry, hotel industry, etc.  ...  The present study analyses the evolution of Indian tourism industry, focusing on its marketing strategies over the years.  ...  The hotel industry was characterized by huge variation in services and non-standardization of rooms and quality of services.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.803371 fatcat:il5x7uyibba2ldtulvzoj33k6u

Developing a TQM Evaluation Indicators for Rural Tourism in Jordan

2020 Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Sports  
, sites, local product information) to support rural planners for the implementation of sustainable tourism in the targeted area.  ...  The results revealed that the overall average of quality of the services ranked between poor and fair  ...  United States Department of Commerce, Office of Tourism Industries (TI) defines travel and tourism as a sector made up of "a diverse group of industries that supply goods and services purchased by business  ... 
doi:10.7176/jths/51-05 fatcat:qjelnqqghjdejdis2h62my54n4

Journey to nowhere? E-mail customer service by travel agents in Singapore

Jamie Murphy, Irene Tan
2003 Tourism Management  
This study found odds of one in four of receiving a reply and a minuscule three chances in 100 of receiving a response that followed suggested guidelines for treating e-mail as business communication.  ...  Managerial implications include benchmarks and guidelines for e-mail customer service, and shifting organisational resources from websites and towards e-mail.  ...  There is a need for research into the dynamics of technology and tourism (Hjalager, 2002) as well as online service quality (Zsidisin, Jun, & Adams, 2000) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0261-5177(03)00005-0 fatcat:uvgjxkiuxfahxk4a2luujjzrzq
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