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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
Abstract

This study presents an approach based on an integrated use of GIS, ANP and Water Quality Index (WQI) for sustainable tourism planning in a wetland environment (Ramsar site). ANP will be utilized to evaluate the relative priorities for the conservation, tourism and economic development of the Ramsar ...

Author(s)
Mansir Aminu; Abdul-Nassir Matori; Khamaruzaman Wan Yusof; Rosilawati Binti Zainol
Publisher
Maxwell Science Publications, Birmingham, UK
Citation
Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2013, 6, 3, pp 417-422
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
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

Small islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
Abstract

Ecotourism is a normative concept defined and driven by generalized principles concerning local livelihoods and conservation of natural and cultural environments. Supply-side studies considering the applicability of these principles in practice are limited. In particular, an understanding of how...

Author(s)
Thompson, B. S.; Gillen, J.; Friess, D. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 2, pp 257-276
Abstract

Ecotourism is a sustainable use of forest resources, as compared to traditional uses such as logging or mining. However, whether turning forests into tourist sites can generate incomes comparable to the lucrative traditional activities is less clear. We estimated the recreational values of the...

Author(s)
Gwee SaiLing; Tan, A. K. G.; Suresh Narayanan
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2019, 38, 4, pp 327-342

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