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This article examines the interactions between tourists and nature at 3 nature-based tourist attractions in the east Malaysian state of Sabah, on the island of Borneo. It pays particular attention to the ways in which the tourist body is implicated in these experiences and it argues that the body...

Author(s)
Markwell, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2001, 1, 1, pp 39-57
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For ages, tourists have been fascinated with "Other" cultures making it a primary reason for international travel. Several destinations around the world are blessed with cultural pluralism and proudly boast of being "multicultural". These destinations comprise multiethnic migrant communities living ...

Author(s)
Khan, S.
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 4, 1, pp 63-76
Abstract

While the nexus between music and tourism has been explored by scholars, little has been written in the tourism literature about the so-called "alternative" forms of music (metal, punk), their related "alternative subcultures", and their potential to propel forms of tourist mobility/consumption....

Author(s)
Mura, P.; Yuen KokLeong
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 226-233
Abstract

The socioeconomic impact of implementing (1987-95) a major international tourist resort at Pulau Langkawi (a series of 99 small islands) in Kedah State, Malaysia is assessed. The area is characterized as one suffering from typical problems of underdevelopment. The proposed development is viewed as ...

Author(s)
Hart, F.
Publisher
UNDP, New York, NY, USA
Citation
[Langkawi, (Malaysia) development - tourism related projects. Development project: MAL-81-012, Assistance to the Kedah Regional Development Authority]., 1985, pp 177pp.
Abstract

Pulau Tiga is a group of small islands located at Kimanis Bay off the western coast of Sabah. This preliminary study on groundwater of Pulau Tiga is undertaken to provide guidance and baseline data for future references. An understanding of the chemistry and behavior of water in the island aquifer...

Author(s)
Lin ChinYik; Mohd Harun Abdullah; Ahmad Zaharin Aris; Sarva Mangala Praveena
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2009, 3, 5, pp 62-74
Abstract

Ambient water quality and bacterial populations in the water resources of Pulau Perhentian, a Marine Park of Malaysia, were studied during a peak tourist arrival, off-monsoon period. The overall water and bacteriological quality of swimming/boating sites in the island is at an acceptable condition, ...

Author(s)
Yap SiawYang; Kahoru, T.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmentalist, 2001, 21, 4, pp 273-286
Abstract

The boting romin (longhouse) is traditional to the Bidayuh people of Sarawak and constitutes a strong tourist attraction. However, nowadays people are moving to simple detached houses in their gardens or paddy fields or to sites of better access to town and longhouses are falling into disuse and...

Author(s)
Noeb, L. M.
Citation
Sarawak Gazette, 1992, 129, 1520, pp 4-18
Abstract

Problem statement: Given the high contribution of tourism industry in the Malaysian economy, Malaysia has a vast view to increase its market share of the international tourist arrivals in the Asia Pacific region. Therefore, this study attempts to investigate the long run and short run demand for...

Author(s)
Fateh Habibi; Khalid Abdul Rahim
Publisher
Science Publications, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Applied Sciences, 2009, 6, 11, pp 1925-1932
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Malaysia has taken vast initiative in introducing Islamic hotels or Halal hotels as another form of tourist services in its initiative to become an Islamic Tourism hub. Among many of these hotels, Grand BlueWave Hotel Shah Alam (GBWHSA) has won the Islamic Quality Standard (IQS) for Hotel Design...

Author(s)
Azsyanti Ibrahim; Jamal, S. A.
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 13, 1, pp 55-64
Abstract

Geotourism is a growing industry in Malaysia. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation's (UNESCO) has included Langkawi's 99 islands in its global geopark network. One of the most popular geopark sites in Langkawi is Kilim Karst, originally developed as a fishing...

Author(s)
Khoshkam, M.; Mastura Jaafar
Publisher
IGI Global, Hershey, USA
Citation
International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD), 2016, 7, 4, pp 47-58

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