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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

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

Paraboea (including Trisepalum) is represented by 36 species in Malaysia and displays a high level of endemism (80%) and 31 of its species are restricted to limestone habitats. Two species are endemic in Sabah, of the 11 species in Sarawak 10 are endemic, and in Peninsular Malaysia 16 of the 24...

Author(s)
Kiew, R.; Ummul-Nazrah, A. R.; Chua, L. S. L.
Publisher
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Gardens' Bulletin (Singapore), 2011, 63, 1/2, pp 433-450
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
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
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
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The National Heritage Act 2005, the only specific statute on the preservation of cultural heritage is seen to have given a narrow definition and scope of cultural heritage; unlike the broad scope of cultural heritage given by authors. The differentiation between 'Heritage' and 'National Heritage'...

Author(s)
Nurulhuda Adabiah Mustafa; Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah
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 407-415
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

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