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This paper describes the tourism management at Kinabalu Park in Sabah, Malaysia. It discusses: the tourism attraction and development of facilities; visitor arrivals; revenue; park policy; visitor or tourism impacts; steps taken to manage visitors or tourists; and the park's public awareness...

Author(s)
Basintal, P.
Publisher
DOC Science Publishing, Science & Research Unit, Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the World Heritage Managers Workshop, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, 26-30 October, 2000, 2001, pp 99-103
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
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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
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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
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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
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Natural resources such as mangrove forests offer numerous benefits to society. These benefits are either direct or indirect. Mangroves are important for ecological functions that provide coastal protection, nutrient requirements for offshore ecosystems and water purification. The valuation...

Author(s)
Zaiton, S.; Hazandy, A. H.; Herman, M. A. S.
Publisher
Akdeniz University, Tourism Faculty, Antalya, Turkey
Citation
International Antalya Hospitality Tourism and Travel Research conference proceedings, Antalya, Turkey, 9-12 December 2014, 2014, pp 206-219
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Lower Kinabatangan Segama Wetland consists of three Permanent Forest Reserve covered a total area approximately 78,803 Ha. Situated in the eastern coast of Sabah and manage by Sabah Forestry Department, LKSW has been designated as Ramsar Site in 2008. The natural ecosystem in LKSW comprised of...

Author(s)
Abdul Hamid, M. A.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.; Ahmad, S.; Ramachandran, S.; Husin, T.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 396-398
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Sabah is the sole producer of seaweeds in Malaysia with most of total production is cultivated off Semporna coasts (Sade, Ali, & Mohd., 2006). Tun Sakaran Marine Park (TSMP), located in Semporna Island is unique because there are human settlements inside and seaweed cultivation can be found within...

Author(s)
Nur Afifah, M. N.; Zaiton Samdin
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 51-56

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