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Twenty five papers are presented from seven sessions of an international seminar held on ecotourism for forest conservation and community development. The focus is on Asia. The sessions are: overview of ecotourism, realistic expectations, and current trends and issues (five papers); ecotourism in...

Publisher
Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia-Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RECOFTC report, 1997, No. 15, pp x + 281 pp.
Abstract

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

A case study of ecotourism in Thailand and its immediate neighbouring countries is provided. Although it is argued that ecotourism is less important in relative terms than similarly endowed countries such as Costa Rica, Nepal and Kenya, two main components can be identified in the Thai ecotourism...

Author(s)
Weaver, D.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Ecotourism in the less developed world., 1998, pp 160-179
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

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
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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

The purpose of this study is to explore the conservation of cultural heritage among the Temuan indigenous tribe that inhabits the southern part of peninsula Malaysia since 2,500 BC. According to a statistical survey, most indigenous tribe communities are one of the poor income group populations in...

Author(s)
Salbiah Abd Rahman
Publisher
Sustain Society, Kyoto, Japan
Citation
The 4th International Conference on sustainable future for human security, Kyoto, Japan, 19-21 October 2013, 2013, pp 137-142
Abstract

This paper examines the relationships between the perception of young local residents regarding tourism development and conservation efforts, their involvement in promoting and supporting Lenggong Valley as a World Heritage Site (WHS), and their sense of belonging. This paper also asks if the...

Author(s)
Mastura Jaafar; Shuhaida Md Noor; Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 48, pp 154-163
Abstract

This paper will focus on SWOT analysis approach to observe the participation of indigenous people on conservation and tourism. As studies on indigenous peoples, its interrelation with tourism and conservation in Lower Kinabatangan Sabah (LKS) were limited, this study utilized the beginning of...

Author(s)
Normah Abdul Latip; Marzuki, A.; Pimid, M.; Mohd Umzarulazijo Umar
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2015, 9, 7, pp 331-334
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

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