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Langkawi Island is most competitive tourist destination in Malaysia. Tourism industry in Langkawi boost in late 1980's after this destination declared as free-duty Island. From 2005 until 2011, tourism industry in Langkawi Island always recorded the positive growth and the next development will...

Author(s)
Norizawati Mohd Ayob; Azizul Ahmad; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of International Conference on Tourism Development, 'Building the future of tourism', Penang, Malaysia, 4-5 February 2013, 2013, pp 301-309
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Small islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
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Agritourism started in 1991 in Malaysia as one of tourism diversity activity to improve country account balance. It was included in Sixth Malaysia Plan (1991-1995) where Malaysia's national tourism plan was formulated to increase tourist arrival into the country. This plan was successfully...

Author(s)
Norida Mazlan; Abdul Shukor Juraimi
Publisher
International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences (ISSAAS) Philippines, Los Banos, Philippines
Citation
Journal of ISSAAS (International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences), 2014, 20, 1, pp 131-138
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Medical tourism is currently US$ 20 billion market and expected to grow US$ 100 billion by 2012. These estimations indicate a strong potential in the future. For understanding this potential many developing countries including North Cyprus promote medical tourism. Since North Cyprus is relatively...

Author(s)
Vinayaraj Mothiravally; Mohit Shahi; Kashif Hussain; Ekiz, E. H.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of Regional Conference on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 13-14 December 2010. The state of the art and its sustainability, 2010, pp 156-168
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Urban tourism has emerged as a significant and distinctive form of tourism, yet it has received a disproportionately small amount of attention in tourism research. Research on urban tourism is rarely conducted among Asian countries such as Malaysia. Therefore, this research attempts to evaluate and ...

Author(s)
Malek, A.; Mohamed, B.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2014, No.21/22 Vol. 3, pp 83-93
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Purpose - The aim of this paper is to examine the various indicators of marine waste management and its adaptability to the tourism industry in Semporna District, Sabah. Marine waste management was identified as a serious concern in Semporna, specifically the increase in general and hazardous waste ...

Author(s)
Sudesh Prabhakaran; Vikneswaran Nair; Sridar Ramachandran
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2013, 5, 4, pp 365-376
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A multi-scale approach is used to analyse issues of markets and marketing with regard to the emerging destination of Sarawak in Malaysia. In particular, an analysis of market profiles and travel patterns reveals marked differences in the demand for tourism in Sarawak and in peninsular Malaysia and...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1997, 6, 3/4, pp 85-102
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Factors that facilitate destination development and the role of official policies are examined in this case study of Malaysia. The developing country in South-East Asia has recorded a significant increase in tourism since the beginning of the new century and is striving for continued expansion. The ...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2008, 33, 1, pp 49-57
Abstract

This paper presents an innovative approach to planning for tourism, using as an example the conceptual framework underlying the recent preparation of a state tourism plan for Sarawak, a small but developing destination in Malaysia. The organizational framework for tourism in Sarawak was examined by ...

Author(s)
Pearce, D.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Change in tourism: people, places, processes., 1995, pp 229-244

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