Addressing the importance of the sensory aspect in tourism studies—a literature Review

Nur Hidayah Abd Rahman, Zainab Khalifah, Hairul Nizam Ismail

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Abstract

Although sensory aspects has been discovered as one of the most important areas in tourist experience, reviewing the previous literature on the importance of the sensory aspects in tourism studies is still in the limelight. This review paper examines two major areas in tourism studies which discusses the influence of sensory aspect towards the tourist experience, namely, in the area of tourism marketing and tourism geographies. Based on the key research gaps which have been identified, it is concluded that there are the needs for sensory aspect studies in relation to the tourist experience in developing a positive impact of the quality of tourist experience in tourism literature.

LanguageEnglish
Pages3167-3169
Number of pages3
JournalAdvanced Science Letters
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

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Keywords

  • Sensory experience
  • Sensory marketing
  • Sensuous geography
  • Tourism geographies
  • Tourism marketing

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  • Health(social science)
  • Computer Science(all)
  • Education
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Energy(all)

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Addressing the importance of the sensory aspect in tourism studies—a literature Review. / Rahman, Nur Hidayah Abd; Khalifah, Zainab; Ismail, Hairul Nizam.

In: Advanced Science Letters, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2017, p. 3167-3169.

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Rahman, Nur Hidayah Abd ; Khalifah, Zainab ; Ismail, Hairul Nizam. / Addressing the importance of the sensory aspect in tourism studies—a literature Review. In: Advanced Science Letters. 2017 ; Vol. 23, No. 4. pp. 3167-3169
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