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Community groups in historic cities and their generational socio-cultural practices are important living heritage that carries educational value. Hence, historic cities, particularly those which are inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, are usually famous tourist destinations. Nevertheless,...

Author(s)
Foo, R.; Gengeswari Krishnapillai
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 4, pp 358-370
Abstract

Research that focuses on regional tourists in Malaysia is scarce in literature. This study examined the influence of travel motivations; economic, nature, and cultural aspects on tourists' loyalty intention in the context of Langkawi Island, Malaysia. A total of 200 fully answered questionnaires...

Author(s)
Park JongHyun; Musa, G.; Moghavvemi, S.; Thirumoorthi, T.; Taha, A. Z.; Mohtar, M.; Sarker, M. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 31, pp 63-71
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Waterfront revitalization would be an effective strategy to preserve heritages, conserve the contaminated or abandoned site and inspire the identity and authenticity. However, there is no decision support tool to quantify and evaluate the sustainability accreditation of waterfronts in tourism...

Author(s)
Keyvanfar, A.; Arezou Shafaghat; Sapura Mohamad; Abdullahi, M. M.; Hamidah Ahmad; Nurul Hidayah, M. D.; Khorami, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 2, pp 215
Abstract

Jugra is the royal heritage town which resides numerous cultural and natural heritage assets. All these treasures can be turned into premier assets. Preservation of the heritage assets is beneficial to future generations and local community in terms of social, economics and politics. The local...

Author(s)
Zainab Roslan; Zuliskandar Ramli; Shin Chong; Choy ErAh; Muhammad Rizal Razman
Publisher
World Food Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2017, 15, 2, pp 107-110
Abstract

The excessive reliance of fossil fuels and carbon production from daily appliances especially in tourism accommodation premises could cause detrimental impact to the surrounding environment. This is due to the increase of carbon emissions which is one of the major contributors for greenhouse effect ...

Author(s)
Rashidi Othman; Siti Zubaidah, A. K.
Publisher
International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Press (IACSIT), Jurong West, Singapore
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 2016, 7, 6, pp 410-414
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Wildlife tourism is for the purpose of watching and/or encountering wildlife. In South-east Asia, mammalian wildlife tourism is less popular than in Africa. This is because mammalian wildlife tourism in South-East Asia is generally targeted at terrestrial national parks with forest fauna, as it is...

Author(s)
Aihara, Y.; Hosaka, T.; Yasuda, M.; Hashim, M.; Numata, S.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2016, 28, 2, pp 167-181
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Moving around a conservation area can be a challenging task. Old townships were designed for minimal number of motorized vehicles. However, as time passes and rapid development takes place, a historical city such as Georgetown is facing challenges in the handling of traffic congestion. Conservation ...

Author(s)
Rosilawati Zainol
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2016, 12, 5, pp 61-73
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This study initiates a research into the practices of responsible tourism in the UNESCO National Park, a place with high levels of biodiversity and value that is worthy of preservation. The responsible tourism definitions, practices and challenges emerged through an intense scrutiny of textual...

Author(s)
Tay KaiXin; Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J. ]; Vogt, C. A.; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 18, pp 34-41
Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this paper is to critically review the contribution made by this theme issue in responding to the strategic question: "How can the tourism industry respond to the global challenges arising from climate change and environmental degradation?" Design/methodology/approach: A...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Badaruddin Mohamed; Thomas, T. K.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 606-610
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Purpose: This paper profiles the WHATT theme issue "How can the tourism industry respond to the global challenges arising from climate change and environmental degradation?" by drawing on reflections from the theme editors and theme issue outcomes, including case study examples from Malaysia, New...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Badaruddin Mohamed; Thomas, T. K.; Teare, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 611-616

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