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Community-based tourism is a type of tourism which seeks to achieve sustainable development of rural communities whereby their standard of living can be improved without jeopardising environmental integrity. Sabah is one of the states in Malaysia that is well-endowed with tourism attractions based...

Author(s)
Mohd Jirey Kumalah; Gusni Saat; Jabil Mapjabil; Rosazman Hussin; Teuku Afrizal; Mustapa Abu Talip
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 12, pp 112-128
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The tourism industry contributes to the national economy and local development. It also gives, through direct and indirect involvement, positive impact on the local community itself by improving its quality of life and well-being. Hence, the rationale for the identification of the tourism potential ...

Author(s)
Nadiah Abdul Halim; Choy ErAh; Adam, J. H.; Mohd Afiq, A. J.; Siti Norhafizah, A. T.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2012, 8, 9, pp 13-21
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Modern-day tourists are becoming more demanding than ever and this has increased the competition in tourism industry. Based on the tourists' perceptions, it is crucial to recognise the key success factors that act as the ultimate driving forces that will undeniably help in the development of the...

Author(s)
Chin CheeHua; Lo MayChiun
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2017, 5, 3, pp 227-247
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The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between local communities' involvement and sustainable rural tourism development in the existing tourism industry in Kuching namely, Kampung Annah Rais and Kampung Darul Islam Belimbing. In tourism industry, the way how tourism stakeholders are ...

Author(s)
Fong SookFun; Lo MayChiun
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 11, pp 125-146
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The development of a sustainable, community based tourism is determined on satisfying the objectives of all stakeholders in the system. The inter relationships among the stakeholders must be fully recognized since each stakeholder's needs may be dissimilar from the others. The challenge for local...

Author(s)
Mohd Romzee Ibrahim; Ahmad Shuib; Sridar Ramachandran; Syamsul Herman Afandi
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 190-199
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In the rural tourism industry, the environment has emerged to be of most concern to the local communities, followed by social-cultural and economic issues. Stemming from the awareness, the environment has become one of the main pillars for sustainable tourism development, particularly, rural...

Author(s)
Chin CheeHua; Lo MayChiun; Abang Azlan Mohamad; Vikneswaran Nair
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2017, 10, 3, pp 120-132
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Homestay programme is one of several community-based tourism activities which has the potential of advancing the rural community. In order to succeed in this programme, the parties involved, especially the homestay operators need to identify sustainable approaches that can simultaneously bring...

Author(s)
Rosazman Hussin; Velan Kunjuraman
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2014, 10, 3, pp 160-174
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The value of wildlife as consumptive or non-consumptive ecotourism activities are evident in many research carried out in the field of wildlife tourism. The Batuh Puteh (Orang Sungai) community of Lower Kinabatangan, Sabah has successfully adopted a combination of an 'authentic' vacation where ...

Author(s)
Natalie King; Vikneswaran Nair
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 310-322
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The development of sustainable community-based tourism is aimed at satisfying the objectives of all stakeholders in the system. The interrelationships among the stakeholders must be fully recognised since each stakeholder's needs may be dissimilar from the others. The challenge for local...

Author(s)
Mohd Romzee Ibrahim; Ahmad Shuib
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 5, 3, pp 35-49
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This study analyzes the impact of (i) societal drivers and (ii) climate change on the sustainable development of coastal tourism in Kudat. The scope of this study encompasses local societal drivers, such as related government stakeholders, environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs), the...

Author(s)
Choy ErAh
Publisher
World Food Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2015, 13, 3/4, pp 147-149

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