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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

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

It is argued that coastal ecotourism can play an important role in reducing the pressure on coastal resouces in South East Asia. This pressure arises from the competing demand from the subsistence requirements of local communities; biodiversity conservation; and recreational demands from...

Author(s)
Wong PohPoh
Publisher
United Nations Environment Programme, Paris, France
Citation
Industry and Environment, 2001, 24, 3/4, pp 20-24
Abstract

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

This study determines visitors' preferences of ecotourism attributes in the Redang Island Marine Park in Malaysia. This study employs the Choice Experiments (CE), the Conditional Logit (CL) to investigate the visitors' preferences of the ecotourism attributes. The personal interview has been made...

Author(s)
Yacob, M. R.; Radam, A.; Rawi, S. B.
Publisher
ANSInet, Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Applied Economics and Finance, 2009, 3, 1, pp 12-21
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
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
Abstract

Nature-based tourism can generate important revenue to support conservation of biodiversity. However, constant exposure to tourists and subsequent chronic activation of stress responses can produce pathological effects, including impaired cognition, growth, reproduction, and immunity in the same...

Author(s)
Muehlenbein, M. P.; Ancrenaz, M.; Sakong, R.; Ambu, L.; Prall, S.; Fuller, G.; Raghanti, M. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 3, pp e33357
AbstractFull Text

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
Abstract

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

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