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This paper describes the tourism management at Kinabalu Park in Sabah, Malaysia. It discusses: the tourism attraction and development of facilities; visitor arrivals; revenue; park policy; visitor or tourism impacts; steps taken to manage visitors or tourists; and the park's public awareness...

Author(s)
Basintal, P.
Publisher
DOC Science Publishing, Science & Research Unit, Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the World Heritage Managers Workshop, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, 26-30 October, 2000, 2001, pp 99-103
Abstract

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) offers important mechanisms to generate revenue and benefits to local communities and government. At present, Ecotourism in Malaysia is increasing promoted as a sustainable use of Marine Protected Areas. Ecotourism presents our country with growing opportunities for...

Author(s)
Yacob, M. R.; Alias, R.; Zaiton, S.; Mohd Farid, M.
Publisher
International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Press (IACSIT), Jurong West, Singapore
Citation
International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering (IPCBEE), 2012, 49, pp 15-19
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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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The incentives for resource extraction and development make the conservation of biodiversity challenging within tropical forestlands. The 2007 establishment of the Royal Belum State Park in the Malaysian state of Perak offers lessons for creating protected areas in tropical countries where...

Author(s)
Schwabe, K. A.; Carson, R. T.; DeShazo, J. R.; Potts, M. D.; Reese, A. N.; Vincent, J. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Environment & Development, 2015, 24, 1, pp 54-81
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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Assessment of valuable geological resources is critical in ensuring sustainable utilization of resources at geological sites for education, tourism, recreational and conservation purposes. This research aims to develop a comprehensive method of assessing heritage resources of geological sites based ...

Author(s)
Muzaffar Yusry; Simon, N.; Tanot Unjah
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2018, 23, 3, pp 861-872

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