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The paper discusses issues of heritage, conservation, development and tourism within a South East Asian context. It focuses on circumstances in the city state of Singapore and the countries of Malaysia and the Philippines and their capitals with particular attention given to three case studies of...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2012, 37, 1, pp 47-55
Abstract

Although at the international level studies on community involvement in the management of UNESCO heritage sites have begun since 1945, in Malaysia such studies only started in 2000. To fill this gap this study examined the extent, form and challenges of community involvement in the conservation of...

Author(s)
Solihah Mustafa; Mazdi Marzuki; Ruzannna Syamimi Ramli; Jabil Mapjabil; Mohammad Kadir, Z. A.; Mohamad Pirdaus Yusoh
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 12, pp 87-99
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
Abstract

George Town, Penang is one of the historic tourist destinations that have been recognized as the World Heritage Site (WHS) by UNESCO in July 2008. However, there are heritage buildings that are not well conserved. Therefore, this study aimed to identify the conservation management of heritage...

Author(s)
Rosniza Aznie, C. R.; Nur Athirah Khalid
Publisher
Penerbit Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjung Malim, Malaysia
Citation
Geografi, 2017, 5, 3, pp 1-7
Abstract

Jugra is the royal heritage town which resides numerous cultural and natural heritage assets. All these treasures can be turned into premier assets. Preservation of the heritage assets is beneficial to future generations and local community in terms of social, economics and politics. The local...

Author(s)
Zainab Roslan; Zuliskandar Ramli; Shin Chong; Choy ErAh; Muhammad Rizal Razman
Publisher
World Food Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2017, 15, 2, pp 107-110