Year 2020, Volume 8 , Issue 2, Pages 371 - 392 2020-12-25

Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method

Fahriye MERDİVENCİ [1] , Hatice KARAKAŞ [2]


In health tourism, an important sub-branch of the tourism sector, the increase in the number of organizations in the service industry in response to increasing demand has led institutions to transform in line with global standards to gain a competitive advantage. Today, due to the steady increase in its share in the sector, it is necessary to establish an assessment infrastructure to measure health tourism performance. This study suggests an infrastructure for determining the factors affecting health tourism. There is no widely accepted standard assessment methodology in determining criteria affecting tourism performance in the literature. However, with a standard assessment structure, it can be possible to rank the achievement of the organizations serving health tourism. Therefore, the Fuzzy DEMATEL method is used as a multi-criteria decision-making approach based on fuzzy logic to determine the factors affecting health tourism performance. This study contributes to the literature in terms of presenting the criteria for the assessment of the health tourism performance in a standard structure for researchers, and in which dimensions the organizations should consider their performance.
Tourism Performance, Health Tourism, Fuzzy Logic, DEMATEL Method
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Primary Language en
Subjects Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-8956-7051
Author: Fahriye MERDİVENCİ
Institution: AKDENIZ UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5893-1199
Author: Hatice KARAKAŞ (Primary Author)
Institution: AKDENIZ UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : May 8, 2020
Acceptance Date : October 8, 2020
Publication Date : December 25, 2020

Bibtex @research article { ahtr734339, journal = {Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR)}, issn = {2147-9100}, eissn = {2148-7316}, address = {Akdeniz University, Tourism Faculty Dumlupınar Boulevard Post Code: 07058 Campus ANTALYA, TURKEY}, publisher = {Akdeniz University}, year = {2020}, volume = {8}, pages = {371 - 392}, doi = {10.30519/ahtr.734339}, title = {Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method}, key = {cite}, author = {Merdi̇venci̇, Fahriye and Karakaş, Hatice} }
APA Merdi̇venci̇, F , Karakaş, H . (2020). Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method . Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) , 8 (2) , 371-392 . DOI: 10.30519/ahtr.734339
MLA Merdi̇venci̇, F , Karakaş, H . "Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method" . Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 (2020 ): 371-392 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ahtr/issue/58625/734339>
Chicago Merdi̇venci̇, F , Karakaş, H . "Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 (2020 ): 371-392
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ISNAD Merdi̇venci̇, Fahriye , Karakaş, Hatice . "Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method". Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR) 8 / 2 (December 2020): 371-392 . https://doi.org/10.30519/ahtr.734339
AMA Merdi̇venci̇ F , Karakaş H . Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR). 2020; 8(2): 371-392.
Vancouver Merdi̇venci̇ F , Karakaş H . Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR). 2020; 8(2): 371-392.
IEEE F. Merdi̇venci̇ and H. Karakaş , "Analysis of Factors Affecting Health Tourism Performance Using Fuzzy DEMATEL Method", Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research (AHTR), vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 371-392, Dec. 2020, doi:10.30519/ahtr.734339