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Islamic tourism is seen from a different perspective as compared to the conventional tourism, such as economic, cultural and religious. The qualitative research design has been incorporated to assess the innovative system indicators through systematic analysis. Basically, it is an exploratory study ...

Author(s)
Nor'Ain Othman; Jamal, S. A.
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2017, 6, 4, pp 298
Abstract

The Malaysian government has introduced many Muslim-friendly tourism initiatives to attract Muslim tourists. However, the number of tourist arrivals to Malaysia from Muslim countries is smaller than the number of arrivals from non-Muslim countries, which calls into question the effectiveness of...

Author(s)
Ghani, G. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 20, pp 1-9
Abstract

This study seeks to analysis some of major features of the phenomenon that dramatically appeared by influx of West Asian visitors to Malaysia that had evolved out the aftermath of September 11 and London Bombing. Data had been collected from a year field works, from mid-2007 to mid-2008, in Klang...

Author(s)
Anwar, M. O.; Kamarulzaman Yusoff
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 2013, 9, 1, pp 8-16
Abstract

This book illuminates how Muslims and non-Muslims in Indonesia and Malaysia make sense of their lives within an increasingly pervasive, popular culture of Islamic images, texts, film, songs, and narratives. The book consists of 14 chapters presented in four parts: commercal, educational, government ...

Author(s)
Weintraub, A. N.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Islam and popular culture in Indonesia and Malaysia, 2011, pp 272 pp.
Abstract

Apart from illustrating the way in which the Malaysian government appropriated the Commonwealth Games as a global media spectacle, both to gain international publicity and as an opportunity to celebrate its multicultural national identity and thus 'market' Malaysia as a model modern Muslim society, ...

Author(s)
Westhuizen, J. van der
Publisher
Carfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis Ltd, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Third World Quarterly, 2004, 25, 7, pp 1277-1291
Abstract

The paper describes the pattern of tourist arrival in Muslim countries and examines the extent to which the religious factor has a bearing on policy and development strategy affecting tourism. Drawing illustration from Malaysia where Islam is the state religion, the study suggests that, although...

Author(s)
Din, K. H.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1989, 16, 4, pp 542-563