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A national survey of the health behaviour of Malaysian adults (2004) has found that there has been a 280% increase in obesity since 1996. This level of obesity was slightly higher in urban areas such as Kuala Lumpur, which is a cause for great concern because it has been attributed to an unhealthy...

Author(s)
Wan Rabiah, W. O.; Patterson, I.; Pegg, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2012, 9, 1, pp 57-76
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This paper explores the challenges faced by the participants of community-based homestay programme in Dagat Village of Lower Kinabatangan-Segama Wetlands of Sabah, Malaysia. Primary data were gathered through field observation and in-depth interviews conducted with the participants in September...

Author(s)
Velan Kunjuraman; Rosazman Hussin
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2017, 21, pp 1-9
Abstract

Conservation of historic areas and buildings has become an increasingly important feature in Peninsular Malaysia's older cities. The most recent heritage conservation projects, focused on the three main tourism centres of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Penang, are receiving political and financial...

Author(s)
Cartier, C. L.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1996, 21, 1, pp 45-53
Abstract

In response to the increasingly risk-conscious environment in contemporary society, a growing body of literature has been dedicated to tourist risk perception. While risk is widely assumed to be a negative element in tourism, this perspective overlooks the fact that risk and tourist experience are...

Author(s)
Yang ChiaoLing [Yang, C. L. E. ]; Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Arcodia, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 2, pp 260-272
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The attractiveness of food as tourism product has partly derived from the gastronomic aspect. The ingredients, the preparations, the end products, and the eating circumstances are cultural, educational, and entertaining. However, there is little research empirically demonstrates if there is a...

Author(s)
Roozbeh, B. H.; Ng, S. I.; Boo, H. C.
Publisher
Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
International Food Research Journal, 2013, 20, 1, pp 141-146
Abstract

Introduction: Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease caused by a diverse pathogenic leptospira species and serovars. The disease is transmitted directly following contact with infected urine and other body fluids or indirectly after contact with water or soil contaminated with infected urine....

Author(s)
Garba, B.; Abdul Rani Bahaman; Siti Khairani Bejo; Zunita Zakaria; Abdul Rahim Mutalib; Bande, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 178, pp 242-247
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While most of the second home retirement tourism studies are qualitative in nature, knowledge on retirees' demographic profile and their spending dynamics is limited. We sampled Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) participants at multiple data collection points, and received 504 usable completed...

Author(s)
Wong KeeMun [Wong, K. M. B. ]; Ghazali Musa
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 42-46
Abstract

Malaysia was recently ranked fourth highest as a retirement destination by one established magazine. This warrants examination of the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme which targets retirees, and more recently, high net worth foreigners. Data was collected using postal questionnaire survey...

Author(s)
Abdul-Rashid Abdul-Aziz; Loh ChengLit; Mastura Jaafar
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 40, pp 203-212
Abstract

Segmenting the motivation of travelers using the push and pull framework remains ubiquitous in tourism. This study segments the girlfriend getaway (GGA) market on motivation (push) and accommodation (pull) attributes and identifies relationships between these factors. Using a relatively novel...

Author(s)
Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G.; Disegna, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 774-792
Abstract

Sustainable tourism emphasises responsible utilisation of economic, socio-cultural and environmental resources for tourism development. Extant literature in sustainable tourism leans towards subjective and qualitative description in explaining the dynamic nature of the trans-disciplinary indicators ...

Author(s)
Puvaneswaran Kunasekaran; Gill, S. S.; Sridar Ramachandran; Ahmad Shuib; Baum, T.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 7, pp 1256

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