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Publication date: 30 August 2021

Hilda Monoarfa, Agus Rahayu, Fitranty Adirestuty, Rizuwan Abu Karim, Azlin Zanariah Bahtar, Zamzuri Ahmad Nazari and Nurazree Mahmud

The purpose of this study is to find out the level of influence of Islamic attributes and pull motivation to the satisfaction of Muslim tourists visiting Indonesia. Furthermore…

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to find out the level of influence of Islamic attributes and pull motivation to the satisfaction of Muslim tourists visiting Indonesia. Furthermore, this study may reveal where variables have a strong influence on the variable satisfaction of Muslim tourists. In addition, this study also wanted to know if Islamic attributes can influence the satisfaction of Muslim tourists with pull motivation as a moderating variable.

Design/methodology/approach

Using quantitative methods, this study analyzed the results of questionnaires that have been distributed to 200 Muslim tourist respondents who have visited Indonesia. To declare the hypotheses, the collected data were analyzed with structural equation modeling-partial least square using SmartPLS application version 3.2.7.

Findings

From this study, it was discovered that pull motivation has more effect on the satisfaction of Muslim tourists visiting Indonesia. Other results showed that both Islamic attributes and pull motivation simultaneously affect the satisfaction of Muslim tourists. Furthermore, Islamic attributes can affect pull motivation and pull motivation can also become an intermediary variable in bridging the impact of Islamic attributes on the satisfaction of Muslim tourists.

Research limitations/implications

The limitations of this study include the relatively small sample used and not yet taking foreign tourists as respondents. Besides that, you can also add several variables to complement this research in the future either as an intervening variable or a mediator variable.

Practical implications

To increase the satisfaction of Muslim tourists traveling to Indonesia, policymakers in Indonesia must further improve the facilities of the pull motivation aspect such as the cleanliness of tourist attractions, exotic locations and hygienic shopping centers. In addition, aspects of Islamic attributes must also be updated, such as aspects of adequate worship facilities and tourist attractions that apply the concept of halal for Muslims.

Originality/value

The originality of this study on the pull motivation variable as an intervening variable and adding the Islamic attribute variable in the case of Muslim tourist satisfaction.

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International Journal of Tourism Cities, vol. 8 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 2056-5607

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Publication date: 19 May 2023

A. Jajang W. Mahri, Juliana Juliana, Hilda Monoarfa, Amelia Putri Rohepi and Rizuwan Karim

The purpose of this study shows the effect of the value of country of origin and brand image on the purchasing decision of South Korean skincare with halal product knowledge as a…

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Purpose

The purpose of this study shows the effect of the value of country of origin and brand image on the purchasing decision of South Korean skincare with halal product knowledge as a moderator variable.

Design/methodology/approach

The research method used is descriptive quantitative by analyzing the responses to questionnaires distributed to 212 respondents from all over Indonesia. Based on previous research, four hypotheses were built, and the collected data were processed using a path analysis tool through the SmartPLS 3.3.3 application.

Findings

The results showed that the country of origin and brand image variables had a significant effect on the purchasing decision of South Korean skincare with halal product knowledge as a moderator variable. Meanwhile, the halal product knowledge variable does not moderate the influence of country of origin and brand image on South Korean skincare purchasing decisions. This finding confirms that the halal product knowledge factor has not been sufficient to strengthen the influence of country of origin and brand image on South Korean skincare purchasing decisions.

Practical implications

To increase knowledge about Muslim halal in South Korea’s skincare purchasing decisions, the role of halal assurance institutions and South Korean and Indonesian skincare manufacturers is needed in optimizing halal certification and international agreements related to halal guarantees. In addition, halal cosmetics business actors in Indonesia and Korea must increase halal awareness of the products they sell through brand image and halal product knowledge so that they can convince and encourage Muslim consumers in making decisions to buy South Korean skincare in Indonesia.

Originality/value

To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this study is the first to test country of origin and brand image on the decision to purchase South Korean skincare with halal product knowledge as a moderator variable. This study succeeded in revealing the strengths and weaknesses of the value of country of origin and brand image in influencing the purchasing decisions of South Korean skincare in Indonesia.

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Journal of Islamic Marketing, vol. 15 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1759-0833

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Article
Publication date: 24 August 2021

Hilda Monoarfa, Juliana Juliana, Rahman Setiawan and Rizuwan Abu Karim

This study aims to investigate the influence of the Islamic retail mix of product, price, promotion and store atmosphere on consumers' purchase decisions.

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Purpose

This study aims to investigate the influence of the Islamic retail mix of product, price, promotion and store atmosphere on consumers' purchase decisions.

Design/methodology/approach

The research method is a survey with a purposive sampling technique, involving 100 respondents. The data was analyzed using the SEM PLS analysis tool.

Findings

Products and promotions are partially insignificant to purchasing decisions in Islamic retail. This is because consumers are convinced of all the products offered by the sharia retail mix, so they are less concerned with products and promotions. However, this study reinforces that price and store atmosphere has a significant impact on purchasing decisions in Islamic retail.

Research limitations/implications

This study focuses on product, price, promotion and store as its variable dependent, with two of the variables are less significant compared to the rest. In addition, the samples are relatively small, leading to concerns about its ability to generalize the results of the study. The instruments that are used are also relatively limited. Additionally, the relevant characteristics of respondents are not evenly distributed. Thus, further study investigating similar topics might need to increase the number of samples, expand the characteristics of the sample, and including such variables as process, location, brand equity and customer’s trust level.

Practical implications

To encourage consumers to make purchases on Islamic retail, companies should emphasize price and store atmosphere, which are the main considerations for consumers in making purchases at Islamic retail. Product and promotion are less prominent in Islamic retail because they are similar to those carried out by conventional retail.

Originality/value

This paper is significant in investigating the effect of sharia retail product mix, price, promotion and store atmosphere on consumer purchasing decisions at Sehati Muslim Mart Daarut Tauhid (SMM-DT), which is located in a famous boarding school in Indonesia. This study has succeeded in revealing the strengths and weaknesses of the variables that influence consumer purchasing decisions in Islamic retail.

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Journal of Islamic Marketing, vol. 14 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1759-0833

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Publication date: 31 January 2022

Hera Oktadiana, Walanchalee Wattanacharoensil and Denis Tolkach

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International Journal of Tourism Cities, vol. 8 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 2056-5607

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