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Conservation of historic areas and buildings has become an increasingly important feature in Peninsular Malaysia's older cities. The most recent heritage conservation projects, focused on the three main tourism centres of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Penang, are receiving political and financial...

Author(s)
Cartier, C. L.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1996, 21, 1, pp 45-53
AbstractFull Text

Island tourism is one of the fastest growth sectors in Malaysia. Islands in Malaysia are famous around the globe with its beautiful nature, culture and sparkling blue seawater. Malaysia boasts some of the most beautiful islands. An amazing number of these natural treasures lay nestled in tranquil...

Author(s)
Muhamad Ferdhaus Sazali; Mohd Rezza, P. A.; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of International Conference on Tourism Development, 'Building the future of tourism', Penang, Malaysia, 4-5 February 2013, 2013, pp 121-126
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to examine the relationship between recreation specialization and diver's underwater behavior in Perhentian Island. Design/methodology/approach - Data were collected using a pilot survey on 50 divers in Perhentian Island. In-depth interviews with several dive operators...

Author(s)
Nurbaidura Salim; Azizi Bahauddin; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2013, 5, 4, pp 388-397
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

This study investigates the factors contributing to community participation in a World Heritage Site (WHS) using Motivation, Opportunity, and Ability (MOA) model. We examined the effects of these factors on three levels of community participation. The findings showed that motivation had the...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Ahmad, A. G.; Rabeeh Barghi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 142-153
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
Abstract

This study investigates the participation of indigenous communities in conservation and tourism development projects, specifically focusing on the native people of Sabah, Malaysia. Using the motivation, opportunity, and ability model, we conceptualize a framework for understanding the factors that...

Author(s)
Normah Abdul Latip; Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Azizan Marzuki; Mohd Umzarulazijo Umar
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 3, pp 400-409
Abstract

This work uses a multivariate panel Granger causality test to examine the causal relationship between real international tourism receipts and economic growth in 11 Asian regions for the period from 1995 to 2015, accounting for both dependency and heterogeneity across regions. The results of this...

Author(s)
Wu TsungPao; Wu HungChe
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2019, 21, 1, pp 87-96
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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