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The article discusses the coastal resources of Peninsular Malaysia, and the problems and issues relating to coastal management. It also considers the existing pattern and type of coastal tourism development. Some of the positive and negative effects of coastal tourism, and in particular, the...

Author(s)
Wong, P. P.
Citation
ASEAN Economic Bulletin, 1990, 7, 2, pp 213-221
Abstract

Tourism is big business with an estimated 420 million travellers spending US $40 000 million a year. Supporters of the industry claim that it is uniquely benign and that each dollar spent has a fertile 'multiplier effect'. Tourism, however, has a proven ability to spoil the unspoilt and in...

Author(s)
Nelson, D. (et al.)
Citation
Panoscope (London), 1992, No. 28, pp 10-19
Abstract

Containing a collection of papers which have been written within the context of a research project carried out by the Commission on the Coastal Environment of the International Geographical Union, the book offers a detailed examination of the environmental basis of coastal tourism. The first...

Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers Group, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism vs environment: the case for coastal areas., 1993, pp xvii + 225 pp.
Abstract

Tourism has become an important economic activity in the overall development of the Malaysian economy. It is estimated that by 1995, the total annual travel receipts will reach M$7000 million. New and upgraded facilities will be required to cope with this increase, however the Amended Environmental ...

Author(s)
Ghazali, A. W.; Rahman, A. A. A.; Muda, A. H.
Citation
Options (Serdang), 1994, 9, 2, pp 8-10
Abstract

The paper considers whether the Sarawak (Malaysia) tourist industry should opt for 'controlled tourism', which, based on the principles of sustainability, favours limited tourism in ecologically sensitive areas and aims at the niche market of adventure travel and eco-tourism. It contrasts this with ...

Author(s)
Chan, S. C.
Citation
Sarawak Gazette, 1994, 121, 1530, pp 23-24
Abstract

This book comprises the papers presented at the biennial conference of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism, held in Cairo, June 1995, on the theme of environmental an community issues in tourism development. The volume is divided into three sections: a general theoretical section (7...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism development: environmental and community issues., 1997, pp xvii + 168 pp.
Abstract

The paper reviews recent developments in tourism development and marketing efforts in Malaysia. A detailed analysis of the role tourism plays in Malaysia is presented, with a discussion of the development of tourism throughout Malaysian history and the promotional trends surrounding this...

Author(s)
Chon, K. S.; Elgin, B.; Oppermann, M.
Citation
Journal of International Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism Management, 1997, 1, 1, pp 79-89
Abstract

A preliminary discussion of park based ecotourism is presented focusing on Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. The question of the degree of congruence between the conservation objectives of reserves and the interests of ecotourism is addressed. Following an introduction topics covered are: national...

Author(s)
Hitchcock, M.; Jay, S.
Publisher
Curzon Press Ltd, Richmond, UK
Citation
Environmental challenges in South-East Asia., 1998, pp 305-316
Abstract

In Malaysia, environmental impact assessment (EIA) has been mandatory since 1988 in 19 prescribed activities. The paper explores the quality of ecological input in EIA reports for coastal resort development in Peninsular Malaysia. Data are presented from 1992-94 when seven EIA reports were...

Author(s)
Vun, L. W.; Latiff, A.
Citation
Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 1999, 17, 2, pp 133-140
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The environmental dimension.

This chapter describes the five components of the environmental dimension of sustainable tourism, namely: natural resources; the natural environment; the farmed environment; wildlife; and the built environment. It also shows that: (i) tourism can have both negative and positive impacts on the...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 0851993141)
Type
Book chapter

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