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Community-based ecotourism is one of the most dynamic sectors of the Malaysian tourism industry. The destinations include remote traditional communities where national parks, game reserves and other protected areas serve as the background setting for such activities. Ecotourism's principle is...

Author(s)
Amat Ramsa Yaman; Abdullah Mohd
Publisher
ANSInet, Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2004, 4, 4, pp 583-589
Abstract

Ecotourism has evolved over the past three decades to emerge as lucrative sector. The main worrying aspect of this growth is that its original precepts of responsible travel, environmental conservation and the enfranchisement of local populations is steadily giving way to predatory economic...

Author(s)
Er, A. C.; Sivapalan, S.; Abd. Rahim, M. N.; Toriman, M. E.; Adam, J. H.; Buang, A.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2011, 13, (SDISEP), pp 110-113
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Protected areas (PAs) serve to conserve the world's threatened habitats, species and genetic diversity which provide ecosystem services and biological resources. Initially, sacred places that possess spiritual values were regarded as the 'traditional' PAs by the local communities. As the primary...

Author(s)
Jellialive Ami; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 10, 1, pp 53-64
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This paper will highlights issues and challenges the involvement of local indigenous peoples in conservation and sustainable tourism at Lower Kinabatangan Sabah (LKS), Malaysia. As tourism in rural areas are interrelated with indigenous peoples, it is crucial to ensure that these people are not...

Author(s)
Normah Abdul Latip; Marzuki, A.; Pimid, M.; Mohd Umzarulazijo Umar
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2015, 9, 7, pp 323-325
Abstract

This paper will focus on SWOT analysis approach to observe the participation of indigenous people on conservation and tourism. As studies on indigenous peoples, its interrelation with tourism and conservation in Lower Kinabatangan Sabah (LKS) were limited, this study utilized the beginning of...

Author(s)
Normah Abdul Latip; Marzuki, A.; Pimid, M.; Mohd Umzarulazijo Umar
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2015, 9, 7, pp 331-334
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Ecological tourism is intimately associated with natural features such as scenic beauty, beaches and marine areas, flora and fauna, parks and conservation areas. Increasingly, this tourism is organized to help in the cause of rural poverty alleviation through community-based initiatives. This study ...

Author(s)
Goh HongChing
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 3, pp 42-52
Abstract

Using partial least squares-structural equation modeling, we analyzed data from 410 questionnaires completed by a sample of residents from the vicinity of the George Town World Heritage Site (WHS), Malaysia, to investigate the effects of community factors on residents' perceptions and support for...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Kock, N.; Ahmad, A. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 2, pp 198-216

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